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Made 26 in the last over, still Shashank-Ashutosh could not win Punjab, Hyderabad won by 2 runs theinsiderinsight


PBKS vs SRH: Sunrisers Hyderabad has achieved a thrilling win against Punjab Kings by 2 runs. SRH, playing first after losing the toss, scored 182 runs in 20 overs. Punjab Kings, while chasing the target, did not have a good start as the team lost the wickets of all three top order batsmen within 20 runs. Although Sam Curran and Sikandar Raza tried to make Punjab's comeback by playing innings of 29 runs and 28 runs respectively, but proved unsuccessful. On behalf of SRH, especially Bhuvneshwar Kumar and captain Pat Cummins bowled tightly and put the Punjab batsmen under pressure. Punjab's hero Shashank Singh played an inning of 46 runs against Gujarat Titans, while Ashutosh Sharma also created a ruckus in the last overs, but despite his hard work, Punjab lost by 2 runs.

Punjab was continuously losing wickets, so the team had to score 78 runs in the last 5 overs. Under the pressure of scoring more runs, Jitesh Sharma lost his wicket on the very next ball after hitting a six in the 16th over, who scored 19 runs in 11 balls. Punjab batsmen definitely scored 28 runs in the next 2 overs, but they still needed 50 runs in 18 balls. The pair of Shashank Singh and Ashutosh Sharma were once again preparing to turn the match, but they had a tough challenge of scoring 29 runs in the last 6 balls.

Nitish missed the catch on the first ball of the last over and the ball went outside the boundary line. After bowling two wide balls, Jaydev Undkat again hit a six. Punjab needed only 13 runs in the last 3 balls. When the turn of the last ball came, Punjab needed 9 runs. Shashank Singh hit a six on the last ball, but Punjab had to face a close defeat by 2 runs. Jaydev Unadkat had given away 26 runs in this last over of the innings.

Shashank-Ashutosh pair again made the match exciting

In the match against Gujarat Titans, the pair of Shashank Singh and Ashutosh batted brilliantly in the last overs and won the lost game for Punjab Kings. This time too their pair had brought Punjab close to victory in the last overs. On one hand, Shashank Singh scored 46 runs in 25 balls and Ashutosh scored 33 runs in 15 balls, but could not ensure the victory of Punjab. Talking about SRH's bowling, Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 2 important wickets. Whereas Pat Cummins, T Natarajan, Nitish Reddy and Jaydev Unadkat took one wicket each.

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