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Indian Premier League 2020 Eliminator: Sunrisers Hyderabad seal 6-wicket win in low-scoring thriller; Royal Challengers Bangalore eliminated


After bowlers restricted Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to a lowly complete, Kane Williamson smashed a half-century to assist Sunrisers Hyderabad beat the Virat Kohli-led facet by six wickets within the Eliminator of the continued thirteenth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

With the win, Sunisers have arrange a conflict in opposition to Delhi Capitals within the Qualifier 2–the winner of which is able to face Mumbai Indians within the remaining. The Bangalore franchise, alternatively, has knocked out of the match.

Hyderabad received the toss and opted to bowl first in the course of the all-important conflict. 

Jason Holder bagged three wickets, whereas T Natarajan and Shahbaz Nadeem contributed with two and a wicket, respectively to assist Sunrisers Hyderabad limit Bangalore to a partly rating of 131 for seven of their stipulated 20 overs.

Virat Kohli, who got here to open the batting for RCB as we speak alongside Devdutt Padikkal, fell cheaply for six runs off Jason Holder supply within the second over.Padikkal quickly adopted the skipper again to the pavilion after being caught by Priyam Garg at midwicket on a Holder supply within the fourth over.

AB de Villiers (56) then smashed a relaxed and composed half-century moreover sharing a vital 41-run stand with Aaron Finch (32) for the third wicket.

After the duo’s dismissals, RCB misplaced Moeen Ali (0), Shivam Dube (8) and Washington Sundar (5) cheaply, whereas Navdeep Saini and Mohammed Siraj remained unbeaten at 9 and 10, respectively.

In reply, SRH misplaced openers David Warner and Shreevats Goswami cheaply for 17 and duck, respectively.

Subsequently, Manish Pandey additionally didn’t convert his first rate begin into an enormous rating and departed for 21-ball 24 runs. 

Kane Williamson then introduced up a vital knock of fifty runs off 44 balls moreover sharing a 65-run stand with Jason Holder (unbeaten at 24) to assist Sunrisers cross the mark in 19.4 overs.

For RCB, Mohammed Siraj claimed two wickets, whereas Adam Zampa and Yuzvendra Chahal chipped in with a wicket every.

Williamson was declared ‘Man of the Match’ for his spectacular efficiency with the bat.

SRH will now meet Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 on the identical venue on Sunday.





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