Younger leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi snared three wickets as Punjab Kings dished out a scientific bowling show to beat struggling Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 runs in a low-scoring however entertaining Indian Premier League match right here on Saturday.
The 21-year-old Bishnoi (3/24) ran by means of the SRH center order after veteran India pacer Mohammed Shami rocked the run chase early on by dismissing each David Warner (2) and captain Kane Williamson (1) cheaply within the first and third overs respectively.
Chasing 126 for a win on a gradual Sharjah Cricket Stadium monitor, SRH ended at 120 for 7 in 20 overs to finish their hopes of constructing it to the play-offs.
Punjab, nonetheless, stored their hopes alive as they grabbed the fifth place with 8 factors from 10 matches.
West Indian Jason Holder raised hopes of a dramatic win for SRH with a late onslaught of 47 off simply 29 balls with the assistance of 5 sixes however in the long run SRH had been quick by 5 runs.
SRH wanted 21 from the ultimate two overs and Arshdeep Singh conceded simply 4 runs from the penultimate over.
Needing 17 runs from the ultimate over bowled by Nathan Ellis, Holder hit a six within the second ball however SRH wanted a six to tie the rating and take the match to Tremendous Over.
However Holder, who had taken three wickets for 19 runs within the Punjab Kings innings, may rating only one run from the ultimate ball.
SRH had been 20 for two after Energy Play and Bishnoi took the centre stage from then onwards as he eliminated the subsequent three batsmen to stifle the SRH run chase.
From 43 for 3 on the midway mark, SRH had been 60 for five within the thirteenth over.
The arrival of Jason Holder on the crease gave some hopes to SRH because the West Indian hit two sixes to take 16 runs from the sixteenth over bowled by Nathan Ellis.
SRH wanted 35 from the ultimate 4 overs and Wriddhiman Shah (31) was set on the different finish however he obtained run out within the seventeenth over in a horrible mix-up.
Earlier, Holder’s spectacular spell of three wickets for 19 runs helped SRH limit Punjab Kings to 125 for 7 after being despatched in to bat.
Punjab Kings batsmen struggled to get occurring a gradual wicket and did not sew any massive partnership, the very best being the 30-run stand between Chris Gayle and Aiden Markram, who top-scored with a 32-ball 27, for the third wicket.
Captain KL Rahul had scored 49 within the earlier match however obtained dismissed early this time as he fell to Holder’s first ball for a run-a-ball 21 within the fifth over.
The opposite opener Mayank Agarwal (5), who had scored 67 in opposition to Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday, was out 4 balls later as he sliced a Holder supply to Kane Williamson at mid off.
Punjab Kings had been 29 for two after Energy Play and will have been three wickets down the subsequent over however David Warner dropped Markram off Khaleel Ahmed.
The Mohali-based facet had been 55 for two at midway mark.
Chris Gayle shunned taking part in his trademark big-hitting photographs however obtained dimissed for 14 off 17 balls off the bowling of Rashid Khan.
Nicholas Pooran (8) adopted his senior West Indian colleague to the dressing room the subsequent over, whereas Markram’s promising innings ended within the fifteenth over whereas searching for massive photographs to speed up the innings.
Deepak Hooda (13) hit some lusty blows earlier than substitute fielder J Suchith plucked the ball out of skinny air in an impressive fielding effort to dismiss the batsman.
Punjab Kings took 14 runs from the ultimate over bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar to finish their innings at 125 for 7.