Indian T20 Commentary

Hyderabad VS Cricket Commentary

Match 3725-Sep-2021

125/720.0 oversRun rate: 6.25
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120/720.0 oversRun rate: 6
Punjab Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 runs
Sunrisers Hyderabad First innings
Nathan Ellis4|0|32|0
119.719.6: Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, ELLIS KEEPS HIS NERVE, ALRIGHT! Good stuff from the debutant. A full toss around off, slower too, Jason Holder is not able to get underneath this and just tonks this one ahead of the long on fielder. PUNJAB WIN BY 5 RUNS! 
219.619.5: Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, Fuller this time, around off, Holder jams this one out through mid-wicket. Nathan Ellis chases after this and keeps it down to just 2 runs. 7 needed off the final ball. A biggie will ensure that this game will go onto the Super Over. Can Nathan Ellis keep his nerve?
019.519.5: Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, WIDE. Nathan Ellis this time bowls a full toss, but hurls it outside the tramline on the off side. Left alone. Wided. 
019.419.4: Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, Ellis does well again! He serves a delicious yorker, around leg. Holder manages to jam this one out towards the long on region, but Holder denies the single. 10 needed in 2 balls now! 
019.319.3: Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, DOT! Well bowled by Ellis. He hurls a slower bouncer, outside off, Holder has to wait. He keeps waiting. The ball finally arrives and Holder smacks this one, but only manages to find Mayank Agarwal at point. 10 needed in 3 now! 
619.219.2: Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, SIX! BANG! This is why Hyderabad needed Holder on strike! He delivers and now they need 10 more to win! Around off, on a length, Jason Holder makes room and smokes this one over the wide long on fence. 
019.119.1: Nathan Ellis to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, BYE! It works out for Hyderabad, in the end. Rahul should have struck with his throw though. Slower, length, outside off, Kumar looks to slap it away but misses. They scamper through for the run. KL Rahul has a shy at the striker's end but misses. Had he hit, Holder would have been sent packing. 16 from 5 now!
19 Overs | Runs : 110/7 | Run rate : 5.79
118.618.6: Arshdeep Singh to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, What a penultimate over from Arshdeep! Just 4 runs and a wicket off it. He hurls a yorker, on leg, this is flicked to fine leg for one. Singh ends with figures of 4-0-22-1, wonderful stuff. 17 needed off the final 6! 
218.518.5: Arshdeep Singh to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, A couple of runs for Kumar! Around off, on a length, Bhuvneshwar Kumar lofts this one over covers, in the gap. The fielder at long off runs to his left and stops the ball. Two taken. 
018.418.4: Arshdeep Singh to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Well bowled again by Singh! Superb stuff. He serves a short ball, slower this time, around off. Kumar hangs back, waits for it to arrive, flashes his blade, but misses. 
118.318.3: Arshdeep Singh to Jason Holder, Slower, around off, Holder pushes this to the left of the cover fielder for one. 
018.218.2: Arshdeep Singh to Jason Holder, Singh slants in a length ball around off, Holder looks to push but gets beaten this time. 
018.118.1: Arshdeep Singh to Rashid Khan, OUT! CAUGHT AND BOWLED! Arshdeep Singh wanted it for himself and he makes no mistake. Khan has to depart and he will be disappointed that he could not contribute more with the blade. A pacy shortish ball, around off, Rashid Khan looks to pull, but only manages a top edge on this. The ball loops up in the air next to the bowler, Singh moves that side and pouches this. 21 more needed in 11 balls! 
18 Overs | Runs : 105/7 | Run rate : 5.83
117.617.6: Mohammed Shami to Rashid Khan, 9 off Shami's final over! Shortish, outside off, chopped away by Rashid towards covers for one. 21 needed in 12 balls! 
117.517.5: Mohammed Shami to Jason Holder, Around off and middle, on a good length, Holder heaves this to the fielder at deep square leg on the bounce. One run. 
017.417.4: Mohammed Shami to Jason Holder, Shami serves this fuller, slower, wider outside off. Holder leaves it, thinking it could be a wide, but the umpire makes no movement. Good decision as this delivery was just inside the tramline. 
017.317.3: Mohammed Shami to Jason Holder, Slower this time, fuller outside off, Holder swings at this but misses. A good comeback from Shami! 
617.217.2: Mohammed Shami to Jason Holder, SIX! What a strike from Holder! This is in the arc and the big West Indian does not miss out! Shami hurls this in the slot, around off, Jason Holder uses his long levers and tonks this one over the long on fence. 
117.117.1: Mohammed Shami to Rashid Khan, Around off, on a length, Khan looks to push but the ball takes the inside edge and goes to the left of Gayle at short fine leg for one. 
17 Overs | Runs : 96/6 | Run rate : 5.65
016.616.6: Arshdeep Singh to Jason Holder, A brilliant over by Singh, just 5 runs and a wicket off it! Angling away, outside off, Holder misses his poke this time. 30 more needed from 18 balls! 
216.516.5: Arshdeep Singh to Jason Holder, On middle, on a length, Holder nudges this behind square on the leg side. Mohammed Shami runs to his right in the deep and stops the ball. Two taken. 
016.416.4: Arshdeep Singh to Jason Holder, Short of a length, angling away, around off, Jason looks to have a poke at this but misses. 
116.316.3: Arshdeep Singh to Rashid Khan, Outside off on a length, Khan swings at this but the ball takes the outside edge and goes to Gayle at short third man for one. 
116.216.2: Arshdeep Singh to Jason Holder, Around off, pushed to the off side for one. 
116.116.1: Arshdeep Singh to Wriddhiman Saha, OUT! RUN OUT! The last thing Hyderabad needed after the break. They had some momentum on their side after the last over, but now, the wicket of Saha is a punch in the gut for them. Arshdeep Singh serves a length delivery, on the pads. Wriddhiman Saha nudges this to the mid-wicket region as the batters take one. Arshdeep Singh gives the ball a chase and looks to clean up. Saha steps out of the crease, looking for the second, but says no, as Holder was already halfway down the track. Saha then thinks of taking the run, but by then, it is too late. Arshdeep Singh throws the ball to Ravi Bishnoi at the non-striker's end, who whips the bails off quickly. 
16 Overs | Runs : 91/6 | Run rate : 5.69
015.615.6: Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, A slower full toss, around off, Holder pushes it back to the bowler and steps out of the crease, in the process. Nathan Ellis collects the ball and has a shy at the striker's end but misses. 16 from the over and Hyderabad now need 35 more from the last 4 overs! 
215.515.5: Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, Good running from the batters. Around off again, on a length, Holder nudges this through square leg and they run hard and complete the second run. 
115.415.4: Nathan Ellis to Wriddhiman Saha, Shortish, on off, Saha pulls this to the leg side and hands the strike back to Holder. 
115.315.3: Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, Around off, tapped to the off side by Jason for one. 
615.215.2: Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, SIX! Back-to-back maximums! Three sixes in the last 4 balls and Holder is looking to attack! Around off, on a length, Jason Holder gives the full swing of the blade and smacks this one over long on. 
615.115.1: Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, SIX! BANG! What a shot. Holder has decided to take the charge to the Punjab bowlers now! A pacy length ball, on middle and leg, Jason Holder smokes this one all the way over deep mid-wicket. 
15 Overs | Runs : 75/5 | Run rate : 5
114.614.6: Ravi Bishnoi to Jason Holder, Flatter ball, on middle. Holder rocks back and pushes it to long on for a run.
614.514.5: Ravi Bishnoi to Jason Holder, SIX! BANG! Tossed up, on off. Jason Holder clears his front leg and sends it sailing over long off for a maximum! Hyderabad need more of these from Holder if they are to chase down this target!
014.414.4: Ravi Bishnoi to Jason Holder, Oh, dear! Bishnoi nearly had his fourth wicket here! A googly, from outside off, turning in sharply. Jason Holder stays back to flick but he misses and the ball goes just over his middle stump.
114.314.3: Ravi Bishnoi to Wriddhiman Saha, Loopy ball, on middle and leg. Wriddhiman Saha squeezes it out towards deep mid-wicket for a run.
114.214.2: Ravi Bishnoi to Jason Holder, Nicely tossed up, on off. Jason Holder hits it straight down the ground to collect a run.
214.114.1: Ravi Bishnoi to Jason Holder, Bishnoi sprays this one down leg. Holder tickles it to fine leg for a couple.
14 Overs | Runs : 64/5 | Run rate : 4.57
113.613.6: Harpreet Brar to Jason Holder, Floated, around off. Jason Holder works it to long off and takes a single.
013.513.5: Harpreet Brar to Jason Holder, Play and a miss! Tossed up, outside off, turning away late. Jason Holder looks to go over covers but misses.
013.413.4: Harpreet Brar to Jason Holder, Flatter ball, on off. Jason Holder blocks it out.
113.313.3: Harpreet Brar to Wriddhiman Saha, Flatter and quicker, outside off. Saha works it to long off for a run.
113.213.2: Harpreet Brar to Jason Holder, Flatter ball, outside off. Jason Holder punches it to cover for a single.
113.113.1: Harpreet Brar to Wriddhiman Saha, On a length, on off. Saha works it down the ground for one.
13 Overs | Runs : 60/5 | Run rate : 4.62
012.612.6: Ravi Bishnoi to Abdul Samad, OUT! CAUGHT! Another one bites the dust and Ravi Bishnoi is on a roll here! He tosses this one nicely, outside off. Abdul Samad gets low and looks to play the slog sweep but it takes a thick outside edge which lobs up in the air towards Chris Gayle at short third man. Gayle settles under it and pouches it with ease.
112.512.5: Ravi Bishnoi to Wriddhiman Saha, Flatter ball, on off. Wriddhiman Saha turns it on the leg side for a run.
012.412.4: Ravi Bishnoi to Wriddhiman Saha, NOT OUT! Another googly, from outside off. Wriddhiman Saha looks to flick but he misses and is rapped on the pads. Ravi Bishnoi appeals but the umpire says no. Punjab opt for a review but the impact was outside off and they lose their review. A leg bye is taken as the ball rolls away. The fielder has a shy at the keeper's end but misses. The fielder backing up misses too and the batters take one more.
112.312.3: Ravi Bishnoi to Abdul Samad, Flatter ball, on off. Abdul Samad works it down the ground for one to get off the mark.
012.212.2: Ravi Bishnoi to Kedar Jadhav, OUT! BOWLED! Ravi Bishnoi strikes once again for Punjab and Kedar Jadhav's struggle comes to an end. A googly, outside off, turning in sharply. Kedar Jadhav stays back to cut but he gets cramped for room and the ball takes an inside edge and crashes onto his stumps. 
012.112.1: Ravi Bishnoi to Kedar Jadhav, Tossed up, well outside off. Kedar Jadhav looks to slog but he misses.
12 Overs | Runs : 56/3 | Run rate : 4.67
211.611.6: Harpreet Brar to Wriddhiman Saha, Flatter ball, on off. Wriddhiman Saha rocks back and cuts it wide of long off for one. Aiden Markram runs across, collects the ball and throws it back to the bowler. Harpreet Brar fails to grab it cleanly and concedes one more.
111.511.5: Harpreet Brar to Kedar Jadhav, Quicker ball, on off. Kedar Jadhav gets back and works it to long on for one.
111.411.4: Harpreet Brar to Wriddhiman Saha, A tad short, around off. Saha drags it to long on for a single.
111.311.3: Harpreet Brar to Kedar Jadhav, Flatter and quicker, on middle and leg. Kedar Jadhav works it to the leg side for a run.
111.211.2: Harpreet Brar to Wriddhiman Saha, On a length, around middle. Wriddhiman Saha turns it to deep mid-wicket for one.
311.111.1: Harpreet Brar to Kedar Jadhav, Flatter ball, outside off. Kedar Jadhav cuts it late past Chris Gayle at short third man. He puts in a dive but the ball goes past him. The batters take three runs.
11 Overs | Runs : 47/3 | Run rate : 4.27
010.710.6: Ravi Bishnoi to Wriddhiman Saha, Tossed up, outside off. Wriddhiman Saha misses the sweep yet again and the ball hits him on the pads.
010.610.6: Ravi Bishnoi to Wriddhiman Saha, Wide! Bishnoi spills one down leg. Saha misses his flick. Wide called!
010.510.5: Ravi Bishnoi to Wriddhiman Saha, Another googly, from outside off. Wriddhiman Saha looks to cut it but it comes off the inner half of the bat back to the bowler.
110.410.4: Ravi Bishnoi to Kedar Jadhav, A googly, from outside off. Kedar Jadhav hangs back and cuts it late towards short third man.
110.310.3: Ravi Bishnoi to Wriddhiman Saha, Tossed up, around off. Saha works it to long off for a run.
010.210.2: Ravi Bishnoi to Wriddhiman Saha, Floated, outside off. Saha looks to sweep it but he misses.
110.110.1: Ravi Bishnoi to Kedar Jadhav, Nicely tossed up, outside off. Kedar Jadhav stays back and guides it to short third man for a run.
10 Overs | Runs : 43/3 | Run rate : 4.3
19.69.6: Nathan Ellis to Kedar Jadhav, A really good over by Ellis! Just 4 off it. Short of a length, outside off, awkwardly played towards third man by Jadhav for a single. 
19.59.5: Nathan Ellis to Wriddhiman Saha, Ellis sticks to bowling the slower deliveries, serves it around off, Saha waits for it and knocks it down to long on for one. 
09.49.4: Nathan Ellis to Wriddhiman Saha, Slightly behind the good length, around off, Saha defends this to the fielder at covers. 
09.39.3: Nathan Ellis to Wriddhiman Saha, Around middle and leg, on a length, slower again. Saha walks down and looks to work this to the leg side but misses and gets hit high on the pad. 
19.29.2: Nathan Ellis to Kedar Jadhav, Slower, back of a length, outside off, Kedar runs this down to third man. One run. 
19.19.1: Nathan Ellis to Wriddhiman Saha, Fuller in length, on off, whipped to deep mid-wicket for one. 
9 Overs | Runs : 39/3 | Run rate : 4.33
18.68.6: Harpreet Brar to Wriddhiman Saha, Another single as Saha nudges this through short fine leg. 7 from the over! 
28.58.5: Harpreet Brar to Wriddhiman Saha, This is bowled shortish and on off, Saha punches this one past the fielder at extra cover. The fielder at long off runs to his left and stops the ball. Two taken though. 
18.48.4: Harpreet Brar to Kedar Jadhav, Kedar Jadhav works this one to the fielder at deep square leg and rotates the strike. 
28.38.3: Harpreet Brar to Kedar Jadhav, Kedar Jadhav is off the mark! Brar hurls a shortish ball, on the pads, worked to the right of the fielder at fine leg for a brace. 
08.28.2: Harpreet Brar to Kedar Jadhav, Tossed up, around off. Kedar skips down and pushes this to the fielder at covers. 
18.18.1: Harpreet Brar to Wriddhiman Saha, Flatter, around leg, knocked to the on side for one. 
8 Overs | Runs : 32/3 | Run rate : 4
07.67.6: Ravi Bishnoi to Manish Pandey, OUT! KNOCKED HIM OVER! What a delivery from Bishnoi and Pandey has to go back now. Big wicket for Punjab and they get their third. Ravi Bishnoi serves a wrong 'un, it lands around off, the ball spins in a touch as Manish Pandey looks to work this to the leg side. He misses and the ball goes onto crash into the furniture behind. Ravi is delighted and he ends his first over with a wicket. Hyderabad are in a spot of bother now. 94 more needed in 72 balls. 
17.57.5: Ravi Bishnoi to Wriddhiman Saha, On the pads, WS nudges this to the leg side for one. 
17.47.4: Ravi Bishnoi to Manish Pandey, Fuller, on off, hit down the ground for one. 
07.37.3: Ravi Bishnoi to Manish Pandey, A good comeback from Bishnoi! The googly, outside off, Pandey looks to slash it away but misses. 
47.27.2: Ravi Bishnoi to Manish Pandey, FOUR! A welcome boundary for Pandey! Not the best delivery from Bishnoi though, the length is the issue here. Bishnoi drags it down and serves it short and on the body. Manish Pandey goes back and powers this one to the deep square leg fence. 
17.17.1: Ravi Bishnoi to Wriddhiman Saha, Ravi Bishnoi starts his spell with a fuller delivery, tosses it up nicely, around off. Saha gets low and sweeps this to deep mid-wicket for a run. 
7 Overs | Runs : 25/2 | Run rate : 3.57
06.76.6: Harpreet Brar to Manish Pandey, That stayed low a touch from Brar! Around off, flatter, lands and stays low. Pandey adjusts and pushes this to covers. Just 5 from Brar's first! 
06.66.5: Harpreet Brar to Manish Pandey, Harpreet Brar serves this flatter and quicker on the pads, Pandey misses his shot to the leg side and gets pinged high on the pad. 
06.56.4: Harpreet Brar to Manish Pandey, Flatter, on off and middle, bunted to the off side by MP. 
06.46.4: Harpreet Brar to Wriddhiman Saha, TWO WIDES. The slider, slides down the leg side this time. Saha leaves it and Rahul is not able to collect. One more run taken. 
16.36.3: Harpreet Brar to Manish Pandey, Dragged shortish this time, on middle. Pandey taps this to covers for a quick run. 
16.26.2: Harpreet Brar to Wriddhiman Saha, On middle and leg, tucked to deep square leg by Saha for one. 
16.16.1: Harpreet Brar to Manish Pandey, In the air...safe! Floated, fuller, around middle, spinning in, Pandey closes the face of the bat early, looking to tuck, but the ball takes the leading edge and loops safely towards mid off for one. 
6 Overs | Runs : 20/2 | Run rate : 3.33
15.65.6: Arshdeep Singh to Manish Pandey, Sharp single! Around off, slower but on a length, Pandey just nudges this one to short third man for one. Hyderabad are at 20/2 at the end of the Powerplay, needing 106 more to win from 84 balls. 
05.55.5: Arshdeep Singh to Manish Pandey, Back of a length, angling away, around off, Pandey runs this one towards short third man and wants one but is sent back by Saha. The fielder has a shy at the striker's end but he misses his attempt. 
15.45.4: Arshdeep Singh to Wriddhiman Saha, Closer to off, on a length, Wriddhiman taps this to short third man for one. 
25.35.3: Arshdeep Singh to Wriddhiman Saha, A touch shortish, around off, Saha looks to pull, but only manages his heave off the inner half of the blade, towards deep square leg. They run hard and Saha dives in, to complete the second run. 
15.25.2: Arshdeep Singh to Manish Pandey, Outside off, Manish dabs this gently to the fielder at short third man for an easy single. 
05.15.1: Arshdeep Singh to Manish Pandey, On a length, around middle, slower this time, Pandey only taps this to the cover region. 
5 Overs | Runs : 15/2 | Run rate : 3
04.64.6: Mohammed Shami to Wriddhiman Saha, Good-length ball, on middle. Saha pushes it back to the bowler. Another excellent over from Mohammed Shami as just 3 runs came from it.
04.54.5: Mohammed Shami to Wriddhiman Saha, Length ball, on off. Saha taps it to point.
04.44.4: Mohammed Shami to Wriddhiman Saha, Lovely delivery! Length ball, angling away after landing, outside off. Wriddhiman Saha looks to poke at it but he misses.
14.34.3: Mohammed Shami to Manish Pandey, Back of a length, on middle. Manish Pandey looks to flick it but it takes the leading edge which falls short of Aiden Markram at mid on. A single taken.
24.24.2: Mohammed Shami to Manish Pandey, Length ball, in the slot, around off. Manish Pandey looks to heave it on the leg side but he gets the inner half of the bat and the ball goes past mid on. The batters take two.
04.14.1: Mohammed Shami to Manish Pandey, Good-length ball, around off. Pandey presses forward and defends it to cover.
4 Overs | Runs : 12/2 | Run rate : 3
03.63.6: Nathan Ellis to Wriddhiman Saha, Another slower ball, banged in short, outside off. Saha taps it to the cover-point region.
13.53.5: Nathan Ellis to Manish Pandey, Slower ball, shorter in length, around middle. Manish Pandey pulls it to deep square leg for a run.
03.43.4: Nathan Ellis to Manish Pandey, Play and a miss! Length ball, shaping away from outside off. Manish Pandey looks to play an expansive drive but he misses.
03.33.3: Nathan Ellis to Manish Pandey, Good-length ball, jagging back in from middle. Pandey works it to mid on.
13.23.2: Nathan Ellis to Wriddhiman Saha, Length ball, just outside off. Wriddhiman Saha taps it to backward point for a quick run.
03.13.1: Nathan Ellis to Wriddhiman Saha, Short of a length, on middle. Wriddhiman Saha misses the flick and gets hit high on his pads.
3 Overs | Runs : 10/2 | Run rate : 3.33
02.62.6: Mohammed Shami to Manish Pandey, Back of a length, on off. Pandey stands tall and taps it to backward point. A wicket-maiden over for Shami! 
02.52.5: Mohammed Shami to Manish Pandey, Length ball, strayed on the pads. Manish Pandey misses his flick and gets hit on the pads.
02.42.4: Mohammed Shami to Manish Pandey, Good-length ball, around off. Manish Pandey looks to defend but it goes off the outer half of the bat towards backward point as there is some extra bounce on offer for Shami.
02.32.3: Mohammed Shami to Manish Pandey, Length ball, on off. Manish Pandey drives it to cover.
02.22.2: Mohammed Shami to Kane Williamson, OUT! BOWLED! Mohammed Shami is on fire! A huge wicket for Punjab, as they get to see the back of Hyderabad's captain. Good-length ball, outside off. Williamson looks to drive on the up through covers but he gets an inside edge and the ball crashes onto his stumps. Shami gets the big fish and his teammates are delighted!
02.12.1: Mohammed Shami to Kane Williamson, Length ball, jagging back in from middle. Williamson turns it to mid-wicket.
2 Overs | Runs : 10/1 | Run rate : 5
41.61.6: Arshdeep Singh to Wriddhiman Saha, FOUR! What a shot! Good-length ball, outside off. Saha lofts it over cover for a boundary. 
11.51.5: Arshdeep Singh to Kane Williamson, Good-length ball, outside off. Kane Williamson taps it towards deep cover to get off the mark with one.
11.41.4: Arshdeep Singh to Wriddhiman Saha, Back of a length, around off. Wriddhiman Saha works it to mid-wicket for a run.
01.31.3: Arshdeep Singh to Wriddhiman Saha, Length ball, on off. Saha pushes it back to the bowler.
01.21.2: Arshdeep Singh to Wriddhiman Saha, Slower ball, on a length, around off. Wriddhiman Saha looks to drive but it goes off the outside edge to short third man.
21.11.1: Arshdeep Singh to Wriddhiman Saha, Good-length ball, around off. Saha punches it through covers for a couple.
1 Overs | Runs : 2/1 | Run rate : 2
00.60.6: Mohammed Shami to Kane Williamson, Back of a length, around middle. Kane Williamson turns it to mid-wicket. Just 2 runs from the first over and the big wicket of David Warner.
00.50.5: Mohammed Shami to Kane Williamson, Good-length ball, strayed on the pads. Kane Williamson misses the flick and gets rapped on the pads.
00.40.4: Mohammed Shami to Kane Williamson, Back of a length, around off. Kane Williamson gets behind the line to block it.
00.30.3: Mohammed Shami to David Warner, OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! David Warner walks back and his poor run of form continues! Short of a length, outside off. David Warner looks to cut hard but he only manages an outside egde which goes straight to KL Rahul behind the sticks who gulps it down.
20.20.2: Mohammed Shami to David Warner, Almost chopped on! Back of a length, around off. David Warner looks to cut but it takes the inside edge and goes to fine leg for a couple.
00.10.1: Mohammed Shami to David Warner, Good-length ball, on off. David Warner hangs back and blocks this one.
Punjab Kings First innings
019.719.6: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Harpreet Brar, Bye! Slower ball, outside off, on a length. Harpreet Brar misses his heave to the leg side. They sneak in a bye! Punjab finish with 125/7.
419.619.5: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Harpreet Brar, FOUR! BANG! Full ball, outside off. Harpreet Brar carves it through extra cover. The ball races away to the fence.
219.519.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Harpreet Brar, In the air..but it lands in between two fielders. Length ball, on off. Harpreet Brar mistimes the slog and it goes to wide of long on. Abdul Samad runs from deep mid-wicket and puts in a late dive but the ball falls in front of him. The batters take a couple.
019.419.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Nathan Ellis, OUT! CAUGHT! Punjab lose another one! Slower ball, outside off. Nathan Ellis looks to heave it but it goes off the outer half of the bat and in the air towards Manish Pandey at short third man. He takes a good catch running backwards. 
019.319.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Nathan Ellis, Wide! Too wide, outside off. Nathan Ellis leaves it alone. Wided!
619.219.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Nathan Ellis, SIX! Nathan Ellis finally gets hold of it and these are crucial runs for Punjab! Slower ball, on off. Nathan Ellis sends it sailing over long off for a maximum!
019.119.1: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Nathan Ellis, Play and a miss! Slower ball, on a length, outside off. Nathan Ellis looks to heave it but misses.
19 Overs | Runs : 111/6 | Run rate : 5.84
118.718.6: Jason Holder to Nathan Ellis, Holder bangs it in short, around middle. Nathan Ellis miscues the pull as the ball goes to David Warner at long off on the bounce. A single taken. A brilliant spell from Holder comes to an end! 
118.618.5: Jason Holder to Harpreet Brar, Back of a length, outside off. Harpreet Brar pushes it to long off for a run.
218.518.4: Jason Holder to Harpreet Brar, Full toss, on middle. Harpreet Brar lofts it over the bowler's head. David Warner runs to his right from long on, dives in front and saves two runs for his side.
018.418.3: Jason Holder to Harpreet Brar, Well bowled! Slower ball, way outside off. Harpreet Brar has a swing at it but he fails to get any bat on it.
118.318.2: Jason Holder to Nathan Ellis, Slower ball, outside off. Nathan Ellis punches it to cover for one.
118.218.1: Jason Holder to Harpreet Brar, Slower and fuller, outside off. Harpreet Brar drags it towards long off for a run.
018.118.1: Jason Holder to Harpreet Brar, Slower ball, outside off. Harpreet Brar leaves it alone. Wided!
18 Overs | Runs : 105/6 | Run rate : 5.83
117.617.6: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Harpreet Brar, Full ball, outside off. Harpreet Brar looks to go over long on but it goes off the toe end of the bat towards the long on fielder. The batters take one. Just 4 from the over! 
117.517.5: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Nathan Ellis, Another ball, on a length, around off. Nathan Ellis clears his front leg and heaves it to long on. A single taken!
117.417.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Harpreet Brar, Length ball, outside off. Harpreet Brar works it to long off for a single.
117.317.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Nathan Ellis, Slower ball, on a length, outside off. Nathan Ellis hits it to long off to collect a single.
017.217.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Nathan Ellis, Swing and a miss! Good-length ball, outside off. Nathan Ellis throws the kitchen sink at it but misses.
017.117.1: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Nathan Ellis, Back of a length, outside off. Nathan Ellis pushes it to extra cover.
17 Overs | Runs : 100/6 | Run rate : 5.88
216.616.6: Rashid Khan to Harpreet Brar, Floated, around middle and leg. Harpreet Brar works it uppishly towards long on for a couple.
016.516.5: Rashid Khan to Harpreet Brar, Quicker ball, around off. Harpreet Brar looks to flick but he gets an inside egde onto his pads.
016.416.4: Rashid Khan to Harpreet Brar, Flatter ball, outside off. Harpreet Brar blocks it out.
016.316.3: Rashid Khan to Harpreet Brar, BEATEN! Lovely delivery! A googly, outside off. Harpreet Brar looks to drive through cover but it zips past his outside egde.
016.216.2: Rashid Khan to Harpreet Brar, A googly, around off, turning away late. Harpreet Brar misses the drive.
116.116.1: Rashid Khan to Nathan Ellis, Flatter ball, outside off. Nathan Ellis pushes it to cover for a run.
16 Overs | Runs : 97/6 | Run rate : 6.06
115.615.6: Jason Holder to Nathan Ellis, Length ball, around off. Nathan Ellis taps it towards backward point and takes a quick run to get off the mark.
015.515.5: Jason Holder to Nathan Ellis, Slower ball, on a length, outside off. Nathan Ellis looks to cut hard but misses.
015.415.4: Jason Holder to Deepak Hooda, OUT! TAKEN! What a catch! And it is that man again, Jagadeesha Suchith (sub)! Punjab are in big, big trouble as they lose their sixth wicket. Length ball, outside off. Deepak Hooda looks to play an expansive drive over cover. He fails to get the desired elevation and the ball goes to Jagadeesha Suchith (sub) at cover who jumps to his left and takes a stunner! Hyderabad players are delighted, as they should be.
115.315.3: Jason Holder to Harpreet Brar, Holder bangs in short, around leg. Harpreet Brar swivels and mistimes the pull to deep square leg for a run.
015.215.2: Jason Holder to Harpreet Brar, Length ball, on middle. Harpreet Brar works it to mid-wicket.
215.115.1: Jason Holder to Harpreet Brar, Short of a length, on off. Harpreet Brar gets on top of the bounce and punches it to cover. The fielder there fumbles and concedes two runs.
15 Overs | Runs : 93/5 | Run rate : 6.2
414.614.6: Abdul Samad to Deepak Hooda, FOUR! Top shot by Hooda! Loopy ball, outside off. He carves it over covers for a boundary.
114.514.5: Abdul Samad to Harpreet Brar, Fuller ball, outside off. Driven to deep cover for one.
014.414.4: Abdul Samad to Aiden Markram, OUT! TAKEN! Aiden Markram would be gutted! This ball should have been outside the stadium! A full toss, outside off. Markram mistimes his slog towards long off. Manish Pandey settles under the ball and gulps it down with ease. Half the Punjab side back into the shed now! 
114.314.3: Abdul Samad to Deepak Hooda, Flatter ball, on off. Pulled to long on for one.
214.214.2: Abdul Samad to Deepak Hooda, Loopy ball, on off. Hooda drives it hard. The man at deep cover gets to his right and dives to keep it to two.
114.114.1: Abdul Samad to Aiden Markram, Tossed up, outside off. Aiden Markram drives it to long off for one.
14 Overs | Runs : 84/4 | Run rate : 6
013.613.6: Khaleel Ahmed to Aiden Markram, Length ball, around leg. Markram misses the flick and gets hit on the pads. The batters take a leg bye as the ball rolls away to the on side. 
113.513.5: Khaleel Ahmed to Deepak Hooda, Short of a length, outside off. Hooda punches it to deep cover for a single.
113.413.4: Khaleel Ahmed to Aiden Markram, Full ball, on off. Clipped to long on for one.
213.313.3: Khaleel Ahmed to Aiden Markram, Length ball, on off. Punched to covers. The man at covers dives but cannot stop it. The batters take a couple.
413.213.2: Khaleel Ahmed to Aiden Markram, FOUR! Crunched! Full ball, outside off. Markram frees his arms and sends the ball racing to the cover fence.
113.113.1: Khaleel Ahmed to Deepak Hooda, Back of a length, outside off. Hooda taps it towards point for one. The fielder misses his shy at the bowler's end and the fielder backing up misses it too. But the batters do not take the second.
13 Overs | Runs : 74/4 | Run rate : 5.69
112.612.6: Rashid Khan to Deepak Hooda, Tossed up, on off. Hooda sweeps it past square leg for a single.
012.512.5: Rashid Khan to Aiden Markram, Tossed up, on off. Markram looks to reverse sweep but the ball hits his pads and goes towards fine leg for a leg bye. 
112.412.4: Rashid Khan to Deepak Hooda, Googly, lands outside off and comes back in. Hooda pushes it to long on for one.
112.312.3: Rashid Khan to Aiden Markram, Full ball, on leg. Markram sweeps it to deep square leg for one.
112.212.2: Rashid Khan to Deepak Hooda, Flatter ball, outside off. Hooda runs it towards short third man for one.
112.112.1: Rashid Khan to Aiden Markram, Tossed up, on leg. Markram sweeps it past square leg for one.
12 Overs | Runs : 68/4 | Run rate : 5.67
111.611.6: Sandeep Sharma to Aiden Markram, Full ball, on leg. Aiden Markram works it to long on for one.
111.511.5: Sandeep Sharma to Deepak Hooda, Full ball, on leg. Flicked past square leg for one.
011.411.4: Sandeep Sharma to Nicholas Pooran, OUT! CAUGHT! Sandeep Sharma has taken a stunner! He has taken a brilliant, brilliant catch! Full ball, slower and outside off. Pooran hits it back towards the bowler. Sharma gets his hands to it first and the ball pops out but he takes it on the second attempt!
611.311.3: Sandeep Sharma to Nicholas Pooran, SIX! WHOA! That is some shot on your third ball! Short of a length, outside off. Pooran rocks back and sends the ball sailing to hit the roof of the stadium at the mid-wicket fence.
111.211.2: Sandeep Sharma to Aiden Markram, Full ball, around off. Markram works it past mid-wicket for one.
111.111.1: Sandeep Sharma to Nicholas Pooran, Short of a length, outside off. Pooran cuts it to deep cover for one.
11 Overs | Runs : 58/3 | Run rate : 5.27
010.610.6: Rashid Khan to Aiden Markram, Flatter ball, on off. Blocked out towards Khan by Markram.
110.510.5: Rashid Khan to Nicholas Pooran, Loopy ball, outside off. Pooran drives it to deep cover for one.
010.410.4: Rashid Khan to Chris Gayle, OUT! LBW! Gayle departs and Khan has struck! Flatter ball, on leg. It turns back in and pings Gayle on the pads as he looks to block. The umpire raises the finger but Gayle reviews. No bat on that one and Ball Tracker has umpire's call on hitting. Gayle walks back to the shed, but, Punjab retain their review. 
110.310.3: Rashid Khan to Aiden Markram, Tossed up, on off. Markram sweeps it past square leg for one.
110.210.2: Rashid Khan to Chris Gayle, Flatter ball, outside off. Gayle runs it towards short third man for a single.
010.110.1: Rashid Khan to Chris Gayle, Flatter ball, on off. Tapped to short third man.
10 Overs | Runs : 55/2 | Run rate : 5.5
19.79.6: Khaleel Ahmed to Chris Gayle, Back of a length, around off. Gayle stays back and looks to guide it past short third man but he hits it straight to the fielder there. The batters take one.
19.69.5: Khaleel Ahmed to Aiden Markram, Short of a length, outside off. Aiden Markram stays back and punches it to Abdul Samad at sweeper cover for a run.
19.59.4: Khaleel Ahmed to Chris Gayle, Length ball, strayed on the pads. Gayle flicks it to fine leg for one.
19.49.3: Khaleel Ahmed to Aiden Markram, Back of a length, around leg. Aiden Markram works it behind square on the leg side to collect a single.
19.39.2: Khaleel Ahmed to Chris Gayle, Full ball, on the pads. Gayle clips it to deep mid-wicket for a run.
09.29.2: Khaleel Ahmed to Chris Gayle, Wide! Too wide, outside off. Chris Gayle lets it be. Wide called.
49.19.1: Khaleel Ahmed to Chris Gayle, FOUR! CLASSY! Length ball, on off. Gayle drives it straight back past the bowler. The ball races away to the fence.
9 Overs | Runs : 45/2 | Run rate : 5
48.68.6: Rashid Khan to Aiden Markram, FOUR! A much-needed boundary for Punjab. Rashid serves a full toss, on middle. Aiden Markram tonks it towards deep mid-wicket for a boundary.
08.58.5: Rashid Khan to Aiden Markram, Tossed up, on off. Aiden Markram blocks it out.
08.48.4: Rashid Khan to Aiden Markram, Flatter and quicker, outside off. Aiden Markram looks to cut but misses.
18.38.3: Rashid Khan to Chris Gayle, Floated, around off. Gayle hits it hard and straight, the ball hits the stumps and goes to long off. A single taken.
18.28.2: Rashid Khan to Aiden Markram, Tossed up, outside off. Aiden Markram pushes it to sweeper cover for a run.
08.18.1: Rashid Khan to Aiden Markram, Rashid starts with a googly on middle. Aiden Markram rocks back to heave it but he misses and gets hit on the pads.
8 Overs | Runs : 39/2 | Run rate : 4.88
17.67.6: Jason Holder to Aiden Markram, Full ball, on off. Aiden Markram works it down the ground and collects a single.
17.57.5: Jason Holder to Chris Gayle, Lovely change of pace from Holder! A slower ball, shorter in length, around off. Gayle is deceived by the change of pace and he works it to deep square leg for a run.
27.47.4: Jason Holder to Chris Gayle, Overpitched ball, on off. Chris Gayle stays back and squeezes it out to long on for a couple of runs.
17.37.3: Jason Holder to Aiden Markram, Full ball, on middle. Aiden Markram digs it out towards deep square leg for one.
17.27.2: Jason Holder to Chris Gayle, Good-length ball, on middle and leg. Gayle looks to pull but gets in an awkward position and it goes of the splice of the bat to square leg. A single taken.
17.17.1: Jason Holder to Aiden Markram, Length ball, on middle. Aiden Markram flicks it to mid-wicket for a run.
7 Overs | Runs : 32/2 | Run rate : 4.57
06.66.6: Khaleel Ahmed to Chris Gayle, Length ball, around off. Chris Gayle taps it to backward point.
16.56.5: Khaleel Ahmed to Aiden Markram, DROPPED! Would you believe it? David Warner has dropped a catch. Good-length ball, on off. Aiden Markram looks to go over cover but it goes off the outer half of the bat in the air towards cover. Warner runs behind, reaches out but drops it. The batters take one.
26.46.4: Khaleel Ahmed to Aiden Markram, Back of a length, just outside off. Aiden Markram hangs back and lofts it over Kane Williamson at mid off. Williamson gives it a chase and keeps it down to two.
06.36.3: Khaleel Ahmed to Aiden Markram, Swing and a miss! Good-length ball, outside off. Aiden Markram looks to drive on the up but he misses.
06.26.2: Khaleel Ahmed to Aiden Markram, Good-length ball, nipping in slightly, from middle. Aiden Markram defends it back to the bowler.
06.16.1: Khaleel Ahmed to Aiden Markram, Short of a length, on off. Aiden Markram stands tall and punches it to cover.
6 Overs | Runs : 29/2 | Run rate : 4.83
05.65.6: Sandeep Sharma to Chris Gayle, Length ball, around off. Gayle presses forward and pushes it to cover. Punjab are 29/2 at the end of the Powerplay.
05.55.5: Sandeep Sharma to Chris Gayle, Good-length ball, just outside off. Chris Gayle drives on the up towards extra cover.
15.45.4: Sandeep Sharma to Aiden Markram, Back of a length, on off. Aiden Markram taps it to cover and takes a quick run.
05.35.3: Sandeep Sharma to Aiden Markram, Full ball, outside off. Aiden Markram drives hard but straight to the cover fielder.
05.25.2: Sandeep Sharma to Aiden Markram, In the air...but it falls short of Wriddhiman Saha behind the sticks. Length ball, outside off, shaping away late. Aiden Markram pokes at it and it goes off the outside egde to the keeper.
05.15.1: Sandeep Sharma to Chris Gayle, Leg bye! Length ball, strayed on the pads. Gayle misses his flick and the ball clips his pads before going behind square on the leg side. They sneak in a leg bye.
5 Overs | Runs : 28/2 | Run rate : 5.6
04.64.6: Jason Holder to Aiden Markram, Length ball, around off. Punched to covers by Markram. A top over from Holder, 1 run and two big wickets for him! 
04.54.5: Jason Holder to Mayank Agarwal, OUT! TAKEN! Another one bites the dust and it is now clear, that this pitch is not the easiest to bat on! Length ball, outside off. Mayank Agarwal goes for the booming drive over mid off. But the ball comes off slowly after landing and he gets it as far as mid off. Kane Williamson takes a low catch there and Punjab are in some trouble!
04.44.4: Jason Holder to Mayank Agarwal, Length ball, on off. Mayank Agarwal blocks it.
14.34.3: Jason Holder to Chris Gayle, Gayle is off the mark! Length ball, on leg. He flicks it past square leg for one.
04.24.2: Jason Holder to Chris Gayle, Full ball, on off. Gayle pushes it to mid off.
04.14.1: Jason Holder to KL Rahul, OUT! TAKEN! There comes the first wicket and Holder gets rid of the big fish, Rahul! Holder bowls a length ball, on middle. Rahul looks to flick but gets it from the inside half of the bat. The ball goes straight to short mid-wicket and Jagadeesha Suchith (sub) takes an easy catch. Punjab's openers have usually provided them with good starts, but, it was not meant to be on this occasion. 
4 Overs | Runs : 26/1 | Run rate : 6.5
13.63.6: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to KL Rahul, Back of a length, on off. Rahul heaves it towards deep square leg for one. He does not connect it well and gets it from the inner half of the bat, so, only one is possible. 7 from Sandeep's second over! 
43.53.5: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to KL Rahul, FOUR! Hello there! Where did that come from? Full ball, on off. Rahul shuffles across the stumps and then paddles it to the fine leg fence for a boundary.
23.43.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to KL Rahul, Short of a length, outside off. Rahul slices it over cover for a couple.
03.33.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to KL Rahul, Length ball, just outside off. Rahul looks to punch it away but gets beaten.
03.23.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to KL Rahul, A touch fuller, around leg. Rahul works it towards mid-wicket.
03.13.1: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to KL Rahul, Length ball, outside off. Rahul taps it towards cover with soft hands.
3 Overs | Runs : 19/0 | Run rate : 6.33
12.62.6: Sandeep Sharma to KL Rahul, Length ball, on the pads. Rahul flicks it to deep mid-wicket for one.
42.52.5: Sandeep Sharma to KL Rahul, FOUR! Another edge goes to the boundary! Length ball, outside off. Rahul goes for the drive but gets the outside edge. The ball goes past short third man and runs to the fence.
02.42.4: Sandeep Sharma to KL Rahul, Play and a miss! Short of a length, outside off. Rahul looks to cut it hard but misses.
02.32.3: Sandeep Sharma to KL Rahul, Length ball, on off. Rahul punches it but the man at cover dives to stop the ball.
02.22.2: Sandeep Sharma to KL Rahul, On a length, around off. Rahul blocks it out.
12.12.1: Sandeep Sharma to Mayank Agarwal, On a length, outside off. Mayank Agarwal pulls it towards long on for a single.
2 Overs | Runs : 13/0 | Run rate : 6.5
31.61.6: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Mayank Agarwal, Great fielding! Length ball, outside off. Mayank Agarwal punches it past point sweetly. Samad chases the ball and puts in a slide to keep the ball in. He saves a run for his side.
11.51.5: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to KL Rahul, Fuller ball, on off. Flicked past square leg for one.
21.41.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to KL Rahul, Length ball, around off. Pushed past point. The man from third man gets across and dives to keep it to a couple.
41.31.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to KL Rahul, FOUR! Over the slip fielder! Length ball, outside off. Rahul steps out for the booming drive but gets the outside edge. The ball goes over first slip and runs to the fence.
01.21.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to KL Rahul, Back of a length, on off. Rahul stays back and pushes it back to the bowler.
01.11.1: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to KL Rahul, Length ball, lands outside off and shapes away. Rahul goes for the drive but gets beaten!
1 Overs | Runs : 3/0 | Run rate : 3
00.60.6: Sandeep Sharma to Mayank Agarwal, Back of a length, around off. Mayank Agarwal blocks it. Just 3 from the first over.
10.50.5: Sandeep Sharma to KL Rahul, Length ball, outside off. Rahul pushes it past covers for one.
10.40.4: Sandeep Sharma to Mayank Agarwal, Quick run. Length ball, on off. Agarwal pushes it to mid on for a quick single. The fielder misses his shy at the bowler's end.
10.30.3: Sandeep Sharma to KL Rahul, Tap and run. Punjab are underway. Length ball, around off. Rahul taps it to cover for a quick single.
00.20.2: Sandeep Sharma to KL Rahul, Short of a length, outside off. Rahul rocks back and punches it to mid off.
00.10.1: Sandeep Sharma to KL Rahul, Sharma lands it on a length, around off and gets it to nip back. Rahul blocks it out with ease.
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