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Indian Premier League 2022, Match 70: Sunrisers Hyderabad went against Punjab Kings at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai and the latter won by 5 wickets, posting a total of 160/5, securing the sixth position at the IPL 2022 score table. Liam Livingstone top scored with a 22-ball 49 not out while Shikhar Dhawan contributed with 39 off 32 conveyances as Punjab Kings pursued down the 158-run target, overcoming Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 wickets and 29 balls in excess. For SRH, Fazalhaq Farooqi got 2 wickets while Sundar, Suchit and Umran Malik took a wicket each.
Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar wins the throw and chooses to bat against Punjab Kings at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Abhishek Sharma and Priyam Garg are in the centre to open the innings for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Liam Livingstone to begin the procedures with the new ball. A clean first over from Liam Livingstone as just five runs chilled out. The pitch looks a bit slow that is the reason Mayank Agarwal accepted the call of beginning with a spinner here. Punjab Kings drew the primary blood ahead of schedule here as youthful Priyam Garg lost his wicket. It was a bit full from Kagiso Rabada and Priyam attempted to flick it yet got an edge to it as Mayank Agarwal took a simple catch at mid-off. Wicket Number 99 for KG Rabada in IPL. SRH 14/1 in 2.4 overs.
Rahul Tripathi takes up some kind of hobby on the main ball as Nathan Ellis neglects to snatch the catch on his completion. He rebuffed him immediately with a six over mid-wicket. A major over for SRH as 11 runs chilled out. The tension is right back in Punjab. Huge BLOW! In-structure Rahul Tripathi cleared it directly to Shikhar Dhawan at short fine leg as Harpreet Brar gets his first of the evening. He is enraged with himself after the unfortunate shot and goes for a long stroll back towards the structure. The key break helped Punjab out. Yet again Abhishek Sharma attempts to clear the rope yet this time Liam Livingstone takes a staggering catch at long-off. He bounced at the right second and kept in mind the limit ropes. A major blow for Sunrisers as Abhishek was looking hazardous with the bat. SRH 76/3 in 10.3 overs. Kagiso Rabada got back to the assault looking for his 100th IPL wicket however he needs to sit tight for it. Three runs chilled out Rabada actually have an over left to accomplish the accomplishment in this season itself. The onus is on Aiden Markram here to take care of business in the last overs. Wicket number 3 for Harpreet Brar he is appreciating bowling at this sluggish surface as this time he beat Aiden Makram with the flight and Jitesh Sharma removed the stumps at the right time.
12 runs fell off the penultimate over as Romario Shepherd and Washinton Sundar figured out how to gather a four each against Arshdeep Singh who completed his night wicketless yet with a decent economy rate. SRH will hope to get 160 from here in the end. SRH 147/5 out of 19 overs. A decent rebound from Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last five overs to post a battling absolute here. SRH 157/8 out of 20 overs.
Out walk the Punjab Kings openers Jonny Bairstow and Shikhar Dhawan. Bhuvneshwar Kumar opens the assault for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Jonny Bairstow hammers three boundaries in the opening over, giving a spectacular beginning to Punjab Kings in the pursuit of 158. Fazalhaq Farooqi tidies up Bairstow. Length ball, an excessive amount of speed, Bairstow swings and misses. PBKS: 28/1 after 3 overs. Umran Malik strikes first. Subsequent to getting hit for a boundary off the primary ball, he returns the string and disposes of Shahrukh Khan. Livingstone thoroughly searches in a state of mind to complete the things before long. Slaps the first over wide lengthy off for six and the following one over profound mid-wicket. His third one in this innings. PBKS: 92/3 after 9 overs. 100 sudden spikes in demand for board for PBKS in the eleventh over. With Livingstone and Shikhar Dhawan in the centre, Punjab can legitimately anticipate a successful completion.
Jitesh Sharma’s little appearance reaches a conclusion. Moves down the track to take the spinner on, and lofts it towards long-on. Priyam Garg times his leap and takes an incredible catch. Shepherd to Livingstone: 6, 4, 6. He is ablaze this evening. That is crazy hitting from the Englishman. Also, the six is the 1000th one in the competition. PBKS only 2 takes off from win. Debutant Prerak Mankad hits the triumphant run as Punjab Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 wickets. Livingstone, who crushed the 999th and the 1000th six of the competition, stayed unbeaten on 49. With this success, Punjab completes their mission at sixth spot on the table.