IPL 2021: Warner, Bairstow dual effort gets SRH their first win

After three failed attempts Sunrisers Hyderabad grabbed their first win of the season at MA Chidambaram stadium. The day began with Punjab winning the toss and opting to bat first. Losing opening batsman KL Rahul too early into the innings left the batting line-up weak, however, Mayank Agarwal (22) and Chris Gayle (15) struggled to the make thing stable but failed in their attempt as frequent loss of wickets crippled the batting attack.

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Punjab in their strive to remain alive in their pursuit to stay alive in the IPL fixture managed a 120 total.

On the other hands, Hyderabad after three consecutive failures managed to survive, defeating Punjab by 9 wickets with 8 undelivered balls.

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Sunrisers with brilliant performance of opening pair skipper David Warner (37) and wicket-keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow (63*) helped the side achieve the target in 18.4 overs. An overall clinical performance that delivered teams first win. They had never won a match at Chepauk before.

After today’s game, Sunrisers Hyderabad is now in the fifth position of the Points Table with 2 points while Punjab Kings is in the eigth place with also 2 points.

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