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Sunrisers Hyderabad win by seven wickets! That is game done and dusted. Sunrisers have knocked Kings XI Punjab out of IPL 2016. Yuvraj Singh finishes unbeaten on 42 off 24 balls, Ben Cutting played his part with 21 off 11 balls. Here is how the IPL 2016 Points Table looks like now.
Live Score SRH 171/3 after 19 Overs: Sandeep Sharma with the penultimate over and he gave away 11 runs. Ben Cutting smashed him down town for a big six and that shifted momentum back in SRH’s favour. nine needed off last over now and Mohit Sharma will bowl it.
Live Score SRH 160/3 after 18 Overs: Well, Yuvraj Singh and Ben Cutting have swung the match back in Sunrisers’ favour. 19 runs came from this Mohit Sharma over. Yuvraj smashed him for a four and a six and then Cutting clubbed one between long-on and deep mid-wicket. SRH now need 20 off 12 balls. Also Catch- Live Score KXIP vs SRH, IPL 2016, Match 46
Live Score SRH 141/3 after 17 Overs: Ben Cutting is the new batsman in. Brilliant over by Axar Patel here. He gives away just two runs at this crucial stage. SRH now need 39 off 18 balls.
Deepak Hooda Out! This is getting closer and closer now. Sunrisers now require 41 more runs to win from four overs. Onus was on Deepak Hooda to accelerate as was the senior partner out there. He holes out to David Miller who ran forward from deep mid-wicket. Deepak Hooda c D Miller b Sandeep Sharma 34(22). Also Catch- KXIP vs SRH, IPL 2016 Free Live Streaming
Live Score SRH 119/2 after 14 Overs: Sunrisers Hyderabad now need 61 more runs to win from six overs. Yuvraj Singh and Deepak Hooda are the two batsmen in the middle. Yuvraj has already hit two boundaries.
David Warner Out! Oh, dear! Warner is the third batsman to be out hit wicket this season. Goes deep in the crease, looking to play on the leg-side Warner slips and broke the stumps. Warner hit wkt b Axar 52(41).
Live Score SRH 86/1 after 11 Overs: That is half-century up for David Warner, his sixth this season. What a knock by him, yet again. Sunrisers Hyderabad now need 95 more runs to win in 55 balls.
Shikhar Dhawan Out! Kings XI Punjab needed a wicket and they have got it. One run completed, Warner and Dhawan decide to go for second. Mohit Sharma comes in from long-on, picks the ball and throws it quickly. He hits the stumps at non-strikers end directly and Dhawan knew he was gone. Dhawan run out (Mohit Sharma) 25(22).
Live Score SRH 62/0 after 7 Overs: David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan have now put on a half-century stand and Sunrisers look well on course. Kings XI Punjab desperately need a wicket here.
Live Score SRH 20/0 after 3 Overs: Good start for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Not the express start, but steady one. David Warner has hit two fours already.
Live Score KXIP 179/4 after 20 Overs: Kings XI Punjab will be happy with the score they put on. Amla was unlucky to miss out on his hundred. Amla c Warner b Bhuvneshwar 96(56). Join us back for Sunrisers Hyderabad’s response.
Gurkeerat Singh Out! Gone! Bhuvneshwar Kumar strikes! Change of pace there by Bhuvi. Gurkeerat looking to play over cover misses the line of the ball and it goes on to hit the top of off-stump. Gurkeerat Singh b Bhuvneshwar 27(20).
Live Score KXIP 148/2 after 17 Overs: Hashim Amla has put the foot on accelerator now and is now batting on 89 off 49 balls. Last three overs coming up and KXIP will be eying to go past 170-run mark.
Live Score KXIP 121/2 after 15 Overs: Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers doing a fine job here. Even though Kings XI have wickets in hand, they seem to be struggling at the moment. However, with David Miller and Glenn Maxwell to come next, they will be looking to accelerate.
Wriddhiman Saha Out! Gone! Looking to play towards the leg-side, Saha gets the top edge and Deepak Hooda running from deep square leg takes the catch. W Saha c Deepak Hooda b Henriques 27(23).
Live Score KXIP 87/1 after 11 Overs: That is half-century up for Hashim Amla. SUper show by him today and he is unfinished yet. Meanwhile the partnership between Ama and Wriddhiman Saha is now worth 54 off 40 balls.
Live Score KXIP 61/1 after 8 Overs: Hashim Amla looks in good touch out there. He is batting on 42 off 25 balls and has hit six fours and a six so far. Kings XI Punjab going along nicely here.
Murali Vijay Out! Gone! Mustafizur Rahaman strikes in his first over. It is the slower ball that undone’s the batsman. Vijay drives early and hits it straight to SRH David Warner placed at mid-off. Vijay c Warner b Mustafizur 6(12).
Live Score KXIP 19/0 after 2 Overs: Good nice start for Kings XI Punjab. Hashim Amla and Murali Vijay are the two opening batsmen. Amla has already hit four fours. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ashish Nehra have been used by SRH so far.
TOSS: Kings XI Punjab won the toss and opt to bat. Both the sides have made few changes- Here is a look at playing XIs-
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh, Deepak Hooda, Ben Cutting, Naman Ojha(w), Karn Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Mustafizur Rahman.
Kings XI Punjab: Murali Vijay(c), Hashim Amla, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, David Miller, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Anureet Singh.
Hello, and welcome to India.com’s coverage of Indian Premier League match number 46 between hosts Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad at the PCA Stadium in Mohali. While Sunrisers Hyderabad continues to be on top of the points table, Kings XI are located on the bottom half. Stay tuned as we bring you the live updates.
David Warner-led Sunrisers Hyderabad will be in no mood to give up their number one position and they do start as favourites in this fixture. However, Kings XI Punjab will be aware of the fact that SRH come into the match with a defeat against Delhi Daredevils on their back.
Both sides met earlier in the tournament and it was Sunrisers Hyderabad side who emerged winners by five wickets. Overall head to head record is very much in favour of Sunrisers winning five out of seven against Kings XI. Also Check- IPL 2016- Full Coverage
Kings XI still have the chance to make it to playoffs and the side will take the field with that in mind. KXIP start as underdogs and they will be happy with the tag, thus allowing themselves to play more freely as they have probably nothing to lose.