Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings – IPL 2021
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings, the 37th IPL match will be played on 25th September 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, UAE.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings – Pre-match Updates
Head to Head comparison of Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings shows that out of 17 matches played between them, SRH has a good win record of 12, PBKS managed to win only on 7 occasions.
However, SRH presently is in it lowest phase of its IPL career and is at the last position in the IPL points table. Similarly, PBKS too is in the second last position.
For PBKS the silver lining is that they were on the verge of winning the last match with RR, that they finally lost due to poor batting in the last over and some fabulous bowling by Kartik Tyagi.
From here onward, the journey to playoffs is very hard, they have to win all the 5 matches that they will play.
SRH vs PBKS Match Details
Kane Williamson, the captain of SRH won the toss and elected to bowl first against Punjab Kings. SRH did not make any changes to the playing XI of the last match.
Whereas Punjab made 3 changes to the squad, Chris Gayle, Nathan Ellis, and Ravi Bishnoi come in for Fabian Allen, Adil Rashid, and Porel respectively.
Below are the SRH and PBKS teams that were declared.
|Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)||David Warner, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Kane Williamson(c), Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Abdul Samad, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed|
|Punjab Kings (PBKS)||KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis|
After losing the toss PBKS was put on to bat first and they could not make a big score, PBKS finished 125-7 in 20 overs.
SRH had to chase a reasonable total with run-a-ball scoring but they could not do that and finished 120-7 after 20 overs. They eventually lost the match to PBKS by 5 runs.
After losing this game they are out of the playoffs race, they have just won 1 game out of 9 played. On the other hand, Punjab remains in the playoffs race but they have to win their remaining 4 matches.
Jason Holder was awarded man of the match for his unbeaten 47 and 3 wickets.
After losing the toss PBKS opened the innings with KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal. PBKS started slow and they were 26-0 after 4 overs.
In the very next over (5th over), the promising pair of PBKS was departed by Jason Holder, Rahul scored 21 and Mayank scored just 2, PBKS was 29-2 after power play (6 overs).
After losing two early wickets, Chris Gayle and Aiden Markram tried to stabilize the innings and stay in the middle for a longer period, PBKS was 55-2 after 10 overs.
PBKS lost another wicket in the form of Gayle to Rashid Khan at 14, and the PBKS score was 58-3 after 11 overs. Gayle was replaced by Nicholas Pooran.
Sandeep Sharma struck in the next over by dismissing Pooran cheaply at 8, PBKS was 68-4 after 12 overs.
Aiden Markram and Deepak Hooda were on the crease to score a competitive total for PBKS, but they lost Markram to Samad at 27, PBKS was 93-5 after 15 overs.
Jason holder dismissed Hooda in the next over and PBKS was 97-6 after 16 overs.
Thereafter, Nathan Ellis and Harpreet Barar added 28 runs to the total and PBKS scored 125-7 in 20 overs.
|KL Rahul |
c (sub)J Suchith b Holder
|Mayank Agarwal |
c Williamson b Holder
|Chris Gayle |
lbw b Rashid
|Aiden Markram |
c Manish b Samad
|Nicholas Pooran c&b Sandeep||8||4||0||1|
|Deepak Hooda |
c (sub)J Suchith b Holder
|Harpreet Brar |
|Nathan Ellis |
c Manish b Bhuvneshwar
|Mohammad Shami Not out||0||0||0||0|
|Total: 125-6 in 20 Overs|
SRH had to get 126 runs off 120 deliveries, this was an easy target to get, a run a ball was required.
SRH opened the innings with David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha and warner’s poor show continued, he was dismissed in the first over by Mohammed Shami, PBKS were right on the spot from the first over. SRH was 2-1 after 1 over.
Kane Williamson joined Saha in the middle but just to leave in the 3rd over to Shami, SRH was 10-2 after 3 over.
Manish Pandey joined Saha, they together took the total score to 32 when Pandey was departed by Ravi Bishnoi at 13, SRH was struggling at 32-3 after 8 over.
With Saha and Kedar Jadhav on the crease, SRH needed 93 runs off 72 deliveries with 7 wickets in hand, the only thing was required is to stay on the crease and keep the scoreboard ticking.
Both Saha and Jadhav were trying to stabilize the innings when Jadhav was departed by Bishnoi in the 13th over, Abdul Samad too got run out in the same over and SRH was 60-5 after 13 overs.
Thereafter, Saha and Jason Holder built a partnership to reach 96 runs but unfortunately, Saha got run out in the 17th over, SRH was 96-6 after 17 overs.
They needed 29 runs off 18 balls but they could not score that and finished 120-7 after 20 overs. SRH lost the match by 5 runs.
|David Warner |
c Rahul b Shami
|Wriddhiman Saha Runout (Arshdeep)||31||37||1||0|
|Kane Williamson |
|Manish Pandey |
|Mahipal Lomror |
c Avesh b Rabada
|Kedar Jadhav |
|Abdul Samad |
c Gayle b Bishnoi
|Jason Holder |
|Rashid Khan |
|Total: 120-7 in 20 Overs|
SRH vs PBKS Match Highlights (video)
Match highlights between SRH and PBKS