Hyderabad get off the mark

22 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Sunrisers Hyderabad out-classed Punjab Kings by nine wickets to snap their three-match losing streak in the IPL on Wednesday, reports media. Opting to bat, Punjab Kings were bundled out for a below-par 120, courtesy pacer Khaleel Ahmed (3/21) and spinner Abhishek Sharma (2/24), who shared five wick-ets between them.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1/16), Rashid Khan (1/17) and Siddarth Kaul (1/27) were the other wicket-takers for Sunrisers. Chasing the to-tal, opener Jonny Bairstow (63 not out) first added 73 runs off 60 balls with David Warn-er (37) and then shared an un-beaten 48-run stand with Kane Williamson (16) to take SRH home in 18.4 overs.