IPL 2019, KXIP vs SRH: Maturity, shot-selection, game awareness highlight KL Rahul's match-winning half-century against Hyderabad
Rahul could not be hurried into making a mistake as he exercised great control over his shot-selection. It was in achieving this level of control that Rahul will look back at this game with pride and joy.
IPL 2019, KXIP vs SRH: Middle order problems affecting top order approach; team needs fresh ideas to return to winning ways
The lack of confidence in SRH's middle order is showing in the approach of the openers. David Warner was forced to bat within himself against Punjab bowlers at Mohali. You rarely see him bat 20 overs in a game without getting close to a century. In fact, Warner’s fifty took 49 balls which makes it the slowest in his otherwise prolific IPL career.
IPL 2019, KXIP vs SRH: Plan was to restrict Warner-Bairstow by bowling tight line, says Punjab's Ankit Rajpoot
"The plan was to block his runs by bowling a tight line. I did not give him the opportunity to play to his strength," Rajpoot said after KXIP secured a last-over win against SRH.
IPL 2019, KXIP vs SRH: Skipper Ashwin muses on 'scope of improvement' after Punjab make heavy weather of comfortable chase
"We have had really close games, the biggest positive for me is there is scope for improvement," Ashwin said at the post-match presentation ceremony.
KXIP vs SRH Highlights and Match Recap, IPL 2019, Full cricket score: KL Rahul holds nerve to take Kings XI to six-wicket win
Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Match 22 LIVE Score Updates: Rahul and Curran guide their team home in the end after a bit of a scare, with the former remaining unbeaten on 71 to guide his team home in the end. A rare fumble by Warner allows Rahul to come back for the winning second run off the penultimate delivery. Punjab now find themselves at the third spot after this victory.
IPL 2019, KXIP vs SRH Match Preview: Sunrisers Hyderabad look to sort out middle-order woes ahead of Kings XI Punjab clash
Both Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab have garnered six points after three wins from five games but the Hyderabad outfit is placed second in the eight-team standings on account of a better run rate.
Chris Gayle's unbeaten 63-ball-104, his 21st hundred in shortest format propelled KXIP to 193 for 3 in 20 overs and they then restricted Sunrisers to 178 for 4, recording their third win in the tournament.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner let out the secret behind his team's success, saying it's all about staying hungry and having self-belief
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