Highlights: IPL 7 Match 39: KXIP Vs SRH in Hyderabad

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Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 13:19 [IST]
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Hyderabad, May 14: It rained fours and sixes at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium today. In a high-scoring game, Kings XI Punjab prevailed over Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets in Match 39 of IPL 7.


Chasing a mammoth total of 206, KXIP were put on the victory path by Wriddhiman Saha, Manan Vohra and star of the tournament Glenn Maxwell. KXIP won comfortably, with 8 balls to spare. Captain George Bailey ended the game with a six off Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Highlights: IPL 7 Match 39: KXIP Vs SRH

Highlights of the match

# KXIP, with their 8th win in 10 games, have returned to the top of the points table

# This was the second time in IPL 7 that KXIP had chased down a target of 200 plus. Earlier had beaten Chennai Super Kings with same target

# KXIP are the only team in IPL history to chase down a target of 200 plus thrice

# KXIP scored the fastest team 100 and 150 in IPL history

# KXIP's 100 came in just 7.3 overs and 150 in 11.4

# KXIP's 131 in first 10 overs is a record team score for 10-over stage in IPL, bettering 130 of Deccan Chargers in 2008

# Glenn Maxwell was caught by Dale Steyn on 23 off a noball from Amit Mishra. However, the same combination got him at 43

# Maxwell became the first batsman in IPL 7 to cross 500 runs. He now has 517 runs from 10 innings

# Maxwell has now hit 34 sixes, most this IPL. Today he scored 5 sixes and 2 fours

# KXIP's Sandeep Sharma bowled the joint second most costliest spell in IPL history (1/65 in 4 overs)

# Dale Steyn went wicketless for 51 in 4 overs

# Fours - SRH: 14; KXIP: 19

# Sixes - SRH: 12; KXIP: 12

# Top scorers - SRH: Naman Ojha 79 (36 balls, 4x4, 7x6); KXIP: Wriddhiman Saha 54 (26 balls, 8x4, 2x6)

# Highest wickets - KXIP: Rishi Dhawan 2/42 (4); SRH: 1 wicket each for Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Karn Sharma and Irfan Pathan

# Powerplay scores (1-6) - SRH: 55/0; KXIP: 86/1

# Highest partnership of the match - 91 for second wicket in just 6.5 overs from Saha and Manan Vohra


Story first published:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 19:34 [IST]
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