SRH vs KXIP Live: Warner, Bairstow give SRH a brisk start


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End of OVER 4: Another expensive over by Cottrell. 15 runs off it. SRH 41/0
OVERS 3.5: FOUR! Cottrell to Bairstow. The right-hander uses the pace and sends the ball towards fine leg.
OVERS 3.3: FOUR! Bairstow at this best. This time he sends Cottrelll towards deep extra cover.
OVERS 3.2: FOUR! Poor delivery from Cottrell. Bairstow plays this towards cover point for a boundary.
Cottrell starts his second over.
End of OVER 3: 7 runs off Shami’s over. SRH 26/0
OVERS 2.4: FOUR! Short from Shami. Warner pulls this towards deep mid wicket for a boundary.
Mohammed Shami comes into the attack
End of OVER 2: 6 runs off Mujeeb’s over. SRH 19/0
OVERS 1.2: FOUR! Bairstow guides Mujeeb through covers. What a shot from the England batsman.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman comes into the attack
End of OVER 1: 13 runs off Cottrell’s over. SRH 13/1
OVER 0.6: FOUR! Warner guides Cottrell towards third man for a boundary.
OVER 0.5: FOUR! Warner picks the length and smashes this over bowler’s head.
David Warner and Jonny Bairstow are at the crease. Sheldon Cottrell will open the attack for KXIP. Here we go…!!!
PLAYING XIs:
Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul(c), Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran(w), Simran Singh, Glenn Maxwell, Ravi Bishnoi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami, Sheldon Cottrell
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner(c), Jonny Bairstow(w), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, K Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan

CAPTAIN’S TAKE:
KL Rahul (KXIP):
I was hoping I’d lose the toss but I would have wanted to bat first too. We’ve just not been able to close games with bat or ball. We’ve started well, but not closed down things. Set batsmen haven’t been able to convert into bigger scores. Bowlers haven’t executed their plans but we know that can happen. I’m happy that the dressing room is a place where the boys are having a lot of fun. Doesn’t feel like we’ve lost a lot of games. Guys know that we’ve made mistakes and everyone is keen to come back stronger. Three changes – Prabhsimran, Arshdeep and Mujeeb come in for Jordan, Brar and Sarfaraz.

David Warner (SRH):
We’ll have a bat. Last game while chasing, we lost a lot of wickets in the middle. And in the bowling, there were about two or three overs where they just overpitched. 170-200 has been the range of par scores. Don’t know how the track will play until you are out there. One change – Khaleel in for Kaul.
TOSS: Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner wins toss, opts to bat against Kings XI Punjab.

It’s toss time, folks.
STAT ATTACK: David Warner has scored 8 consecutive 50plus scores against KXIP

How many wickets for Rashid today?

Both the teams are ready:

The deck is ready

Hello and welcome to the Live coverage of the IPL 2020 match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab in Dubai.





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