SRH vs PBKS: Jason Holder remained 47 not out vs Punjab Kings in the chase of 126 runs.© BCCI/IPL
Punjab Kings (PBKS) won a thrilling clash vs SunRisers Hyderabad by five runs in Match 37 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah. After opting to bowl first, Hyderabad restricted Punjab to 125/7 in 20 overs, where Jason Holder was the star bowler for his team with his three wickets for 19 runs. Later, while chasing 126 runs, SRH batsmen failed to deliver right from the start of their innings. Mohammed Shami dismissed David Warner and Kane Williamson early in the chase. Leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi was the leading wicket-taker for PBKS as he took three crucial wickets in the middle-overs, conceding 24 runs. SRH all-rounder Holder did everything he could for his side but failed to take his side past the finishing line. Holder scored 47 runs with the bat after an excellent bowling show. With this win, KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings jumped to the fifth spot in the points table. PBKS have four wins in ten matches they played this season. Hyderabad are still at the bottom of the points table with eight defeats in nine games and their hopes of playoff qualification have almost ended. (SCORECARD)
SunRisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings IPL 2021 Match 37 Highlights From Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Excellent Effort From Jason Holdent Went In Vain!
Jason Holder was the top performer today but he failed to be on the winning side. The all-rounder picked up three wickets while bowling and remained 47 not out in the chase of 126 runs vs Punjab Kings. Ravi Bishnoi played an important role for PBKS’ victory against SunRisers Hyderabad as he took three wickets in the middle-overs. PBKS are now at the fifth spot in the points table while SRH still sit at the bottom of the table with just a single win off their nine matches. SRH are almost out of contention for playoff qualification.
PBKS Win By 5 Runs!
Ohh!! Just a single!! Nathan Ellis has done it for PBKS on his debut IPL match. Jason Holder has done everything to make SRH win but he failed in the end. PBKS have won the match by 5 runs.
SRH Need 7 off 1!
Nathan Ellis to Jason Holder, two runs. Wide on the previous ball and two runs now good over from debutant Ellis under pressure.
SRH 119/8, need 7 runs off 1 ball to win.
SRH Need 10 off 2!
Two back to back dot balls from Nathan Ellis.
SRH 116/7, need 10 runs off 2 balls
Ellis to Holder, SIX! Fifth SIX from Jason Holder and he is not giving up.
SRH 116/7 need 10 runs from 4 balls
SRH Need 17 Off 6!
Excellent over from Arshdeep Singh!! Just 4 runs and a wicket. SunRisers Hyderabad 17 need runs in the final over to win.
SRH 109/7, need 17 runs from 6 balls to win
Arshdeep Singh to Rashid Khan, OUT, caught and bowled. Seventh wicket goes down for SRH.Rashid Khan c and b Arshdeep Singh 3(4)
SRH 105/7, need 21 runs to win from 11 balls
Shami to Jason Holder, SIX, over long on. Jason Holder has done it all today first with the ball and now with the bat for SRH
SRH 103/6, need 23 runs to win in 16 balls
RUN OUT, Saha has to go this time. A complete misunderstanding between the two batsmen and in the end it resulted in PBKS getting another wicket.Saha Run Out (Arshdeep Singh/Ravi Bishnoi) 31(37) (4s-1)
SRH 92/6, need 34 off 26 to win.
Back to Back Sixes!
Jason Holder has gone again for a big shot. Third SIX from him tonight.
Ravi Bishnoi to Holder, SIX, to long-off. First six of this chase.
SRH 74/5, need 52 runs to win in 31 balls
Third Wicket For Bishnoi!
OUT another wicket for Ravi Bishnoi. SRH are now five down as Abdul Samad has to depart.
Abdul Samad c Chris Gayle b Ravi Bishnoi 1(2)
SRH 60/5, need 66 runs off 42 balls to win
Ravi Bishnoi to Kedar Jadhav, OUT Bowled!!
Second wicket for Ravi Bishnoi.
Kedar Jadhav b Ravi Bishnoi 12(12)
SRH 55/4, need 69 off 46 to win
SRH Need 70 Off 48!
Punjab Kings bowlers bowled brilliantly till now as after 12 overs SunRisers Hyderabad managed to put up just 55 runs on the board losing three wickets. The required run-rate for SRH is close to 9 now.
SRH 55/3, need 70 runs in 48 balls
Manish Pandey departs for 13. Ravi Bishnoi gets his first wicket.Manish Pandey b Ravi Bishnoi 13(23) (4s-1)
PBKS 32/3 in 8 overs
Ravi Bishnoi to Manish Pandey, FOUR, to backward square leg. Much needed boundary for SRH but still a long way to go. Pandey needs to deliver today for his team.
SRH On BackFoot!
After the powerplay over SunRisers Hyderabad scored just 20 runs with the loss of two crucial wickets of David Warner and Kane Williamson.
SRH, 20/2, Need 106 runs in 14 overs.
OUT!!!! Shami strikes again. SRH skipper Kane Williamson has to go this time.
Kane Williamson b Mohammed Shami 1(6)
Arshdeep Singh to Saha, FOUR, to deep extra cover. Fantastic way to end the over!
SRH 10/1 after two overs.
Shami to Warner, OUT, caught behind. Warner fails to deliver yet again as he has to go on the third ball of SRH’s innings.
Warner c Rahul b Shami 2(3)
FOUR, from Harpreet Brar this time. 13 runs already from the last over
Bhuvneshwar to Nathan Ellis, OUT, another easy catch for Manish Pandey.
Nathan Ellis has to depart as Bhuvneshwar gets his first wicket.
Nathan Ellis c Manish Pandey b Bhuvneshwar 12(12) (6s-1)
Bhuvneshwar to Nathan Ellis, SIX, good shot!! Just second of tonight.
SRH Bowlers Steal Show!
Just two overs left and SunRisers Hyderabad bowlers have done a great job as they never allowed any batsman to settle down. Punjab Kings are 104/6 with no main batter on the crease.
Third Wicket For Holder!
Holder to Hooda, OUT!! Excellent catch from Jagadeesha Suchith!! He is not in the eleven but he impressed with his two catches so far in the game.
Hooda c (sub) Suchith b Holder 13(10) (4s-1)
Abdul Samad to Hooda, FOUR, to extra cover. Terrific shot from Deepak Hooda!!
Abdul Samad to Markram, OUT, and easy catch for Manish Pandey. Bowling change worked for SRH.
Aiden Markram departs after getting a good start.
Markram c Manish Pandey b Abdul Samad 27(32) (4s-2)
Khaleel Ahmed to Markram, FOUR to the off-side. Much needed boundary for PBKS.
FOURTH WICKET Falls! Six on the previous ball but this time Pooran fails to deliver on the knuckle ball. Caught and bowled by Sandeep Sharma.Pooran c and b Sandeep Sharma 8(4) (6s-1)
Sandeep Sharma to Nicholas Pooran, SIX on the third ball his inning, over deep mid-wicket.
Big Wicket For SRH As Chris Gayle Departs!
Rashid Khan to Gayle, appeal for LBW and umpire Kumar Dharmasena has given him OUT.
Gayle reviewed the decision but that too fails him to save as the ball was hitting the wickets straight.
Chris Gayle lbw b Rashid Khan 14(17) (4s-1)
PBKS 57/3 after 10.4 overs.
Khaleel Ahmed to Gayle, FOUR, to long-on. Back to back boundary for Punjab Kings.
PBKS In Trouble!
After seven overs Punjab Kings have 32 runs on the board with the loss of two wickets. Jason Holder removed openers KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal in his first over by giving away just a single run. Chris Gayle is batting along with Aiden Markram as PBKS are eyeing for a rebuild.
Holder Strikes Again!
ANOTHER WICKET!!!!!! Mayank Agarwal has to go this time.
Excellent over from Jason Holder as he removed both the openers.
Mayank c Williamson b Holder 5(6)
OUT!!!! Jason Holder gave his team the first breakthrough on his first ball.
PBKS skipper KL Rahul departs.
Rahul c (sub) Suchith b Holder 21(21) (4s-3)
SCOOP From KL Rahul!
FOUR!! This time to fine leg. Excellent SHOT from KL Rahul and he completes his 400 runs this season.
Sandeep Sharma to KL Rahul, FOUR to third man.
Bhuvneshwar to Rahul, FOUR, to third man. First boundary of the match.
Good Start From SRH!
Good over from Sandeep Sharma. Just three runs from the first over.
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