Hashim Amla struck two sixes © AFP
Hashim Amla struck two sixes © AFP

Hashim Amla has has got out for 96 runs off just 56 balls in Match 47 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016. Playing for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in their game against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Amla hit 14 fours and two sixes in his innings . He batted in stupendous fashion getting to his half century in just 30 balls. He had hit seven shots to the fence and one which dispatched the ball outside the ground en route his fifty. He continued to bat in that manner. When he reached 89, he had faced only 49 balls. He hit a four off Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s bowling taking his score to 93. He then took a single on the next ball. After 18 overs, KXIP had reached 160 for the loss of three wickets. Bhuvneshwar, Moises Henriques and Mustafizur Rahman had picked up a wicket each. Live Cricket Scorecard: Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2016 Match 47 at Mohali

Talking of the match, Murali Vijay was the first to depart. He scored six having faced 12 deliveries. Wriddhiman Saha, who followed him scored a 23-ball 27. He hit three shots to the fence in his innings. Gurkeerat Singh was the new man at the crease after the fall of Saha. Vijay was scalped by Mustafizur Rahman while Moises Henriques took the wicket of Saha. Live Blog: Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2016, Match 46 at Mohali

Amla took special liking of Ashish Nehra’s bowling early on in the match. Owing to this, the opposition captain got Nehra out of the attack after his two overs.