With a big 45-run win over <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Kings-XI-Punjab">Kings XI Punjab</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Sunrisers-Hyderabad">Sunrisers Hyderabad</a> strengthened their chance of a playoff berth with their sixth win in 12 matches to go to 12 points and become a front-runner to finish in fourth place in the points tally during the league stages. <p></p> <p></p>On the other hand, KXIP, with their seventh loss in 13 matches slipped one position down to sixth behind <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Kolkata-Knight-Riders">Kolkata Knight Riders</a>. KKR, KXIP and Rajasthan Royals have 10 points each, with KKR having superior Net run-rate than other two. <p></p> <p></p><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-836927" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/teasm1.jpg" alt="" width="695" height="317" /> <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Sunrisers-Hyderabad">Sunrisers Hyderabad</a> defeated <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Kings-XI-Punjab">Kings XI Punjab</a> by 45 runs in <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/indian-premier-league-2019-200997/live-scores/sunrisers-hyderabad-vs-kings-xi-punjab-live-cricket-score-match-48-190323-summary.html">Match 48</a> of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/IPL-2019">IPL 2019</a> match at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium on Monday. <p></p> <p></p>Playing his last match of season before heading home for World Cup preparations, David Warner struck a belligerent 81 off 56 balls with seven fours and two sixes to complete his IPL 2019 campaign with 692 runs, the highest so far in the tournament. <p></p> <p></p>Chasing the imposing total, K L Rahul (79 off 56, 4x4s, 5x6s) made a valiant effort with the bat but lacked support from the other end as Kings XI were restricted to 167 for eight. <p></p> <p></p>By virtue of this win, Sunrisers have consolidated their fourth position in the table with 12 points from 12 games, while Kings XI are at 10 points from as many matches. Both the teams have two more matches to go with Kings XI still in the hunt.