In the IPL 2023 match between SunRisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings, SunRisers Hyderabad emerged victorious by 8 wickets with 17 balls to spare, thanks to a stellar performance by Rahul Tripathi who scored an unbeaten 74. Earlier, Punjab Kings, after being put in to bat by SRH skipper Aiden Markram, posted a total of 143 for 9 in their allotted 20 overs, with Shikhar Dhawan playing a magnificent innings of 99 not out off 66 balls. Despite Mayank Markande’s four-wicket haul (4 for 15), SRH’s Umran Malik and Marco Jansen took two wickets each while Bhuvneshwar Kumar claimed one wicket.
Shikhar Dhawan misses century
The start of Punjab Kings was very bad. When opener Prabhsimran Singh returned to the pavilion without opening an account. Matt Short scored 1 run. Jitesh Sharma scored 4 runs. Sam Karan contributed 22 runs. Sikandar Raza scored 5 runs, Shahrukh Khan scored 4 runs, Harpreet Brar and Mohit Rathi scored 1-1 runs. At the same time, Rahul Chahar and Nathan Ellis could not even open their account, but Shikhar Dhawan played a stormy innings for Punjab Kings. He hit strokes all over the ground. It was because of him that the Punjab Kings team could reach a respectable score. He scored 99 runs in 66 balls.
Hyderabad has the upper hand
So far 21 matches have been played between Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL, out of which Sunrisers Hyderabad has won 14 matches. At the same time, the team of Punjab Kings has won 7 matches. In this way the Hyderabad team has the upper hand.
Sunrisers Hyderabad got their first win
This is Sunrisers Hyderabad’s first win in IPL 2023. Earlier, the Hyderabad team had to face defeat against Rajasthan Royals by 72 runs. At the same time, the team had to face defeat by 50 runs against Lucknow Super Giants. On the other hand, this is the first defeat of Punjab Kings in IPL 2023.