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Irfan Pathan departs; Sunrisers Hyderabad falling apart at 84/5 after 12 overs against Kings XI Punjab in Match 9 of IPL 2014

Apr 22, 2014

Sunrisers Hyderabad have completely lost track of their chase of 194 to win this crucial IPL 2014 encounter against Kings XI Punjab, as they have managed just 84 runs for the loss of five wickets after 12 overs. Chasing Kings XI Punjab’s mammoth total of 193, Sunrisers Hyderabad made a poor start as they have lost three wickets in the first six overs — Shikhar Dhawan, Aaron Finch and David Warner. Lakshmipathy Balaji took the Australians while Mitchell Johnson dismissed Dhawan. Their middle-order too failed as Venugopal Rao and Irfan Pathan couldn’t form a partnership with Lokesh Rahul. Darren Sammy has joined Rahul at the centre now, but one feels it may be too little, too late for Hyderabad as it is too long a task even for Sammy from here on.

Earlier in the innings, opening alongside Finch, the Hyderabad captain, Shikhar Dhawan didn’t last long as he fell to Mitchell Johnson in the second over. Dhawan lasted for just three balls, his feet were not moving as he under-edged a widish delivery outside the off-stump to hand an easy catch to Wriddhiman Saha.

Dhawan’s wicket brought Finch’s Australian opening partner, David Warner to the centre. Warner too took his time early on in the innings, and that allowed the Punjab bowlers to build some more pressure as the asking rate started to rise.

Hyderabad were then dealt another blow as Finch lost his wicket to Lakshmipathy Balaji in the fifth over. Balaji castled him. In the same over, Balaji dismissed Warner as well as the Australian handed an easy catch to the point fielder.

SRH lost their most formidable batsmen inside the powerplay, and their fragile middle-order has failed to.

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