Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Faisalabad Wolves Live Cricket Score, CLT20 Qualifiers match: Dhawan falls but Sunrisers close-in on win

Shikhar Dhawan scored his second consecutive fifty in CLT20 2013 © IANS

Sep 18, 2013

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Sunrisers Hyderabad: 131/3 | Overs 17.3 | Duminy 20*, Sammy 14*

Sammy finishes the game with three boundaries off Asad Ali — as simple as it gets. Sunrisers win comfortably with fifteen balls to spare. Sunrisers and Otago Volts qualify for the main stage of the competition.

Amit Mishra is the man-of-the-match.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 119/3 | Overs 17 | Duminy 20*, Sammy 2*

Khalid has given four of the over. Four singles and Sunrisers need nine off 18 balls. Will the match get over in the next over?

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 115/3 | Overs 16 | Duminy 18*, Sammy 0*

Adil concedes three of the over. Sunrisers need 13 off four overs. It should be easy from here. Sunrisers are watchful here.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 112/3 | Overs 15 | Duminy 15* OUT! Dhawan 59 (50) and Samantay 0 (2)

Imran Khalid has Dhawan bowled but not after he was carted for a boundary and a six. Samantray is out off the second ball courtesy of an arm ball. It is a bit too late for Wolves, or is it?

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 102/1 | Overs 14 | Dhawan 49*, Duminy 15*

Sunrisers have seen off Saeed Ajmal. Six runs have come off the over. Wolves’ bowling has been ordinary. Sunrisers are oncourse for an easy win.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 96/1 | Overs 13 | Dhawan 46*, Duminy 12*

Samiullah strays on the pads of Duminy and he glances for a fine boundary. Nine runs have come off the over. That’s a productive over. Sunrisers are coasting towards the target.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 87/1 | Overs 12 | Dhawan 44*, Duminy 5*

Nine runs have come off the over from Ajmal. He has not been amongst wickets. Wolves were relying on him to pick up wickets in a heap.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 78/1 | Overs 11 | Dhawan 41*, Duminy 4*

Adil concedes six off the over. Wolves need wickets as quiet overs will not make much of a difference. Hyderabad are comfortably placed.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 72/1 | Overs 10 | Dhawan 40*, Duminy 3*

Misbah is on the attack. Duminy is crowded by the fielders as he takes stance. Sunrisers can afford to take their time. The required run-rate is under six runs per over.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 69/1 | Overs 9 | Dhawan 39*, Duminy 1* OUT! Parthiv 23 (21)

Call this the commentator’s curse. Parthiv departs trying to pull Ehsan Adil and he is caught at mid-wicket. Parthiv has scored 23. In comes JP Duminy.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 63/0 | Overs 8 | Parthiv 20*, Dhawan 35*

Ajmal gives away six runs. Sunrisers need 65 off 12 overs. The southpaws are looking comfortable. The duo has been in tremendous form. Against Kandurata they put together 121 runs. Will they put their second 100-run stand again today.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 57/0 | Overs 7 | Parthiv 20*, Dhawan 33*

Adil conceeds six off his first over. Wolves are in search of wickets. Misbah has stationed an in and out field. Sunrisers are in no hurry and under no pressure.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 51/0 | Overs 6 | Parthiv 18*, Dhawan 29*

Misbah brings on his trump card Saeed Ajmal who goes for 10 in his opening over. He has been creamed through the covers for a four. Parthiv slog-sweeps Ajmal for a four. Sunrisers are not looking under any pressure. It was from here Wolves’ batting failed to put up an impressive show.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 41/0 | Overs 5 | Parthiv 13*, Dhawan 24*

Samiullah has been hit for three boundaries. Sunrisers are just peppering the field and taking control of the game. Wolves need wickets.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 27/0 | Overs 4 | Parthiv 8*, Dhawan 15*

Seven runs have come off the over. The Sunrisers openers are looking to score the runs off every delivery. Singles and doubles the innings is off to a steady start.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 20/0 | Overs 3 | Parthiv 7*, Dhawan 12*

Dhawan smashes Samiullah through covers for a boundary. Dhawan charges him and upsets his line. Sunrisers have had not too many trouble till now.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 12/0 | Overs 2 | Parthiv 6*, Dhawan 5*

Parthiv smashes Asad Ali for a four through off-side. He concedes a no-ball but Dhawan fails to take advantage of it. Hyderabad would be expecting to put on a decent opening stand.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 5/0 | Overs 1 | Parthiv 1*, Dhawan 4*

Samiullah Khan is getting the ball to move. He had Dhawan in slight trouble with the swing. The last ball was dispatched to boundary square of the wicket on the off-side. Dhawan is off the mark in style.

Faisalabad Wolves: 127/5 | Overs 20 | Misbah 56*, Salman 3*

Wolves have scored 127 in their 20 overs. Misbah was the lone warrior scoring an unbeaten 40-ball 56. He hit five sixes and a solitary boundary. He hit a six over square-leg that was royal.

Amit Mishra was the star of the day with 17 dot balls in the innings. His spell: 4-1-13-1. That was decisive.

Faisalabad Wolves: 117/5 | Overs 19 | Misbah 46*, Salman 3*

Eight have come off the over. This is the below par total considering the placid nature of the wicket. Steyn bowls out. He has given away 20 off his four overs.

Faisalabad Wolves: 109/5 | Overs 18 | Misbah 34*, Salman 0* OUT! Khurram 4 (7)

Perera confuses Khurram with a slower delivery. The batsman misses and bowler hits. Ten runs have come off the over.

Faisalabad Wolves: 99/4 | Overs 17 | Misbah 34*, Khurram 2*

Four runs have come of the over. Steyn has come back with a bang. Wolves have lost the momentum in their innings. The run rate is still below six runs per over. They need big overs.

Faisalabad Wolves: 95/4 | Overs 16 | Misbah 31*, Khurram 1* OUT! Khalid 2 (5)

Ishant strikes off the first ball of his comeback spell. Khalid tries to go over the top and mistimes it. Thisara Perera catches the ball at long-on. Only three runs have come off the over.

Faisalabad Wolves: 92/3 | Overs 15 | Misbah 29*, Khalid 2*

Misbah hits Sammy for a six over long-on. He is on fire. Sammy concedes 10 off the over. How many will Wolves get in the last five overs?

Faisalabad Wolves: 82/3 | Overs 14 | Misbah 21*, Khalid 0*

Misbah begins the over with a big six over long-on. The six has rattled Mishra. He hoodwinked Misbah with a googly and it goes for four byes.

Faisalabad Wolves: 70/3 | Overs 13 | Misbah 14*, Khalid 0* OUT! Ammar Mahmood 31 (38)

Darren Sammy gets Ammar Mahmood who went for the ramp shot but the ball looped up and was held by short fine-leg. Sammy gets a wicket in his first over.

Faisalabad Wolves: 66/2 | Overs 12 | Ammar Mahmood 30*, Misbah 11* 

Two runs have come off Mishra’s over. He is bowling a wonderful loop. The final ball looked out but umpire Illingworth suggests that Ammar got some bat. That saved the opener.

Faisalabad Wolves: 64/2 | Overs 11 | Ammar Mahmood 29*, Misbah 10* 

Twenty runs have come off the last five overs. Misbah presses onto the accelerator. He hits Karan for a six over long-on. Nine runs have come off the over.

Faisalabad Wolves: 55/2 | Overs 10 | Ammar Mahmood 28*, Misbah 3* 

Mishra is bowling with a lot of confidence. He is using his variations to good effect. Only four runs have come off the over. Sunrisers are dictating the terms.

Faisalabad Wolves: 51/2 | Overs 9 | Ammar Mahmood 27*, Misbah 1*  OUT! Asif Ali 0 (6)

Karan Sharma has trapped Asif Ali for a duck. The confidence of the spinners is back after they were summoned for just one over between them yesterday. Sunrisers are right back in this game.

Faisalabad Wolves: 48/1 | Overs 8 | Ammar Mahmood 26*, Asif Ali 0*  OUT! Ali Waqas 16 (21)

Mishra immediately strikes. Waqas is caught in the deep and Sunrisers have their first brakthrough. Mishra had Asif Ali as well but umpire Richard Illingworth says not out. It was close.

Faisalabad Wolves: 48/0 | Overs 7 | Ammar Mahmood 26*, Ali Waqas 16*

Perera is changing his pace. The Wolves batsmen are watchful. Only four runs have come off the over. This has been a good start. Wolves will be looking to setup a solid score.

Faisalabad Wolves: 44/0 | Overs 6 | Ammar Mahmood 24*, Ali Waqas 14*

Wolves have scored 44 off the powerplay overs. Waqas played a delightful on-drive off Ishant. That was so Graeme Smith-like. Will Sunrisers’ spinners put a stranglehold on the Pakistan franchise?

Faisalabad Wolves: 35/0 | Overs 5 | Ammar Mahmood 22*, Ali Waqas 7*

Thisara Perera is welcomed to the bowling crease with two fours by Ammar Mahmood. The wicket looks great. Wolves are off to a steady start.

Faisalabad Wolves: 25/0 | Overs 4 | Ammar Mahmood 13*, Ali Waqas 7*

Ishant has been carted for two boundaries. Mahmood pulls Ishant for a boundary and Waqas hits the tall fast bowler behind point for a four. Ten have come off the over.

Faisalabad Wolves: 15/0 | Overs 3 | Ammar Mahmood 8*, Ali Waqas 2*

Steyn is straying on the pads to Mahmood and he was promptly dispatched for a boundary. Seven runs have come off the over. Wolves are off to a decent start.

Faisalabad Wolves: 8/0 | Overs 2 | Ammar Mahmood 2*, Ali Waqas 1*

Ishant Sharma oversteps on the third ball of the over. Mahmood could have been run-out though. Waqas skies the freehit delivery whch falls in the no-man’s land. Ishant concedes three of the over.

Faisalabad Wolves: 5/0 | Overs 1 | Ammar Mahmood 1*, Ali Waqas 0*

Dale Steyn is still not right on the money. He strayed the fifth ball on the pads of laft handed Ali Waqas who failed to get a bat on the delivery. The ball took the pads and it rushed away to the boundary. Steyn is looking a tad rusty.

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Shikhar Dhawan won the toss and he elected to bowl. Dhawan says that they fancy chasing at Mohali and he reckons it is tough to defend at the venue.

It is a must-win game for Faisalabad Wolves who lost their first game against Otago Volts.


Sunrisers Hyderabad: Shikhar Dhawan (c), Parthiv Patel (wk), Jean-Paul Duminy, Biplab Samantray, Darren Sammy, Thisara Perera, Ashish Reddy, Karan Sharma, Amit Mishra, Dale Steyn, Ishant Sharma.

Faisalabad Wolves: Ali Waqas, Ammar Mahmood, Asif Ali, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Khurram Shehzad, Imran Khalid, Mohammad Salman (wk), Ehsan Adil, Saeed Ajmal, Asad Ali, Samiullah Khan.

Hello and welcome to the live updates of the fourth qualifiers match between the Sunrisers Hyderabad and Faisalabad Wolves in the Champions League Twenty20. I, Sarang Bhalerao, will be bringing you the over-by-over updates of this match.

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