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SRH vs PBKS 2024 Highlights; Abhishek Sharma Secures Second After Drowning Rajasthan in Points Table

SRH vs PBKS 2024 Highlights: In their last group stage match of the IPL 2024 campaign, Sunrisers Hyderabad secured a 4-wicket win against Punjab Kings on May 19 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.

With this victory, Sunrisers Hyderabad advances to the second position in the IPL 2024 points table. Hyderabad has been a mammoth in the season, showing impressive batting prowess throughout the season. Hyderabad has been one of the four teams who qualified for playoffs.

Abhishek Sharma was named the Player of the Match after helping the side chase the target of 215 with his 66 runs. While speaking in the post-match conference, “It’s a matter of time for any batsman. My days are going good so I should utilize it for my team. I wanted to contribute as the target was big today. I think I have told this before, during SMAT I was clear how I was going to play and dominate (during IPL).”

“He (Lara) was our coach as well, have done some work with him, he’s in touch. That’s helping me now. Just waiting for the loose balls, I am going hard against them and trying to put them (bowlers) under pressure. I was talking to Nitish, the more I was waiting it was getting easier for me.”

“I was ready for that (playing against Harshal). I was trying to take a single but fortunately got a boundary (one of the balls.) I want to thank the crowd, special mention to pitch curator and groundsmen. They have given pitches that have suited our style,” concluded Abhishek Sharma.

Coming to the Match, Punjab Kings won the toss and opted to bat. Opening the innings, Atharva Taide and Prabhsimran Singh had a partnership score of 97 for the first wicket.

Atharva Taide smashed 46 runs on 27 deliveries before being dismissed by Natarajan in the first ball of the 10th over. With Prabhsimran Singh’s 71 runs, the openers gave an impressive start for the side.

After the dismissal of Shashank Singh on a run out for 2 runs, Rile Rossouw also contributed 49 runs to the side before being dismissed by Pat Cummins. With Jitesh Sharma’s 32* runs, Punjab Kings scored 214, losing 5 wickets in 20 overs.

With the target of 215 runs, Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma opened the innings where Head was sent out on a golden duck by Arshdeep Singh in the first over of the innings.

Abhishek Sharma smashed 66 runs on 28 deliveries before being dismissed by Shashank Singh. Harshal Patel dismissed Rahul Tripathi and Nithish Reddy for 33 and 37 runs while Heinrich Klaasen scored 42 runs before being dismissed by Harpreet Brar.

With Abdul Samad and Sanvir Singh’s 11* and 6* runs, Hyderabad scored 215 runs on the first ball of the last over and won the match by four wickets difference.

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