Team Bangalore, led by Virat Kohli defeated Hyderabad by four wickets in the 54th match of the twelfth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Here are the highlights:
# Bangalore win by four wickets!
# Boundaries off the first two deliveries by Umesh Yadav as Bangalore finish on 178/6 (19.2 overs)
# Muhammad Nabi to bowl the final over!
# Need 6 runs from the final over!
# Umesh Yadav is the new man in!
# Wicket! Washington Sundar dismissed for a duck as he attempts to go for a bit hit off a slow delivery with Manish Pandey completing the catch. Bangalore 168/6 (18.3 overs)
# Washington Sundar is the new man in!
# Wicket! Gurkeerat Singh Maan departs for 65 runs off 48 deliveries as he attempts to direct a slow bouncer without proper connect, handing a catch to Yusuf Pathan. Bangalore 167/5 (18.2 overs)
# Khaleel Ahmed to bowl the 19th over!
# Need 11 runs from 12 deliveries!
# Colin de Grandhomme is the new man in!
# Wicket! Hetmyer dismissed for 75 runs off 47 deliveries as the Windies cricketer attempts to go for a third six off the over following a six off the previous delivery, with Vijay Shankar completing a fine catch on the boundary ropes. Bangalore 164/4 (17.4 overs)
# Rashid Khan to bowl his third over!
# Five runs from Kumar's final over, as Bangalore reach 151/3 (17 overs)
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bowl his final over!
# Need 30 runs in 24 deliveries!
# 16 runs from the over, as Gurkeerat Singh Mann completes his second half-century in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Three boundaries by Gurkeerat Singh Mann, as Bangalore, reach 146/3 (16 overs)
# Vijay Shankar into the attack!
# Need 46 runs from 30 deliveries!
# Hetmyer and Gurkeerat Singh Mann complete a 100-run partnership, recording the first hundred-run partnership not involving Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers for Bangalore since 2013, with 15 runs off the 14th and 15th overs of the innings. Bangalore 130/3 (15 overs)
# Bangalore 115/3 (13 overs) with 23 runs off the 12th and 13th overs of the innings bowled by Basil Thampi and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. 10 runs off Thampi's third over followed by 13 runs off Bhuvneshwar Kumar's third over as Hetmyer and Gurkeerat Singh Mann score a six and a boundary respectively.
# Shimron Hetmyer scores his maiden half-century of IPL 2019 off 32 deliveries, following two sixes off Rashid Khan's second over as Bangalore score 20 runs from the ninth and tenth overs, Bangalore 92/3 (11 overs)
# Bangalore 72/3 (9 overs) with 16 runs off the eighth and ninth overs of the innings. Pacer Basil Thampi concedes five runs off his maiden over, followed by 11 runs off Nabi's second over as Hetmyer smashes his second six of the innings.
# Bangalore 56/3 (7 overs) as Khaleel Ahmed bowls his third over with Muhammad Nabi brought into the attack. Khaleel concedes four runs off his third over followed by seven runs off Nabi's maiden over as Hetmyer directs the ball to fine leg.
# 25 runs off the fourth and fifth over bowled by Khaleel Ahmed who delivers his second over and Rashid Khan who is brought into the attack. Hetmyer smashes two boundaries off Khaleel followed by a boundary by Gurkeerat Singh Mann, to score 15 runs off Ahmed's over. Hetmyer further smashed a six off Rashid Khan's maiden over with 10 runs scored. Bangalore 45/3 (5 overs)
# Just a single off the over, Bangalore 20/3 (3 overs)
# Gurkeerat Singh Mann is the new man in!
# Wicket! AB de Villiers dismissed for 1 run off 2 deliveries as he edges the ball to Martin Guptill at slips off a length delivery. Bangalore 20/3 (2.5 overs)
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bowl his second over!
# 13 runs and a wicket from the over, Bangalore 19/2 (2 overs)
# Shimron Hetmyer is the new man in!
# Wicket! Virat Kohli departs for 16 runs off 7 deliveries following a boundary and a six off the first two deliveries of the over, as he edges the delivery to Wriddhiman Saha. Bangalore 18/2 (1.5 overs)
# Khaleel Ahmed into the attack!
# Six runs and a wicket from the over, Bangalore 6/1 (1 over)
# AB de Villiers is the new man in!
# Wicket! Parthiv Patel dismissed for 0 off 3 deliveries as he edges the ball to Manish Pandey off a length delivery, Bangalore 1/1 (0.3 overs)
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bowl the opening over!
# Bangalore openers Parthiv Patel and Virat Kohli are set for the chase!
# Bangalore need 176 runs to win!
# 28 runs from the final over, as Hyderabad finish on 175/7 (20 overs) following two sixes and boundaries apiece by Williamson followed by a boundary by Bhuvneshwar Kumar off the final delivery!
# Umesh Yadav to bowl the final over of the innings!
# Five runs from the over, as Hyderabad inch closer to the 150-run mark! Hyderabad 147/7 (19 overs)
# Saini to bowl the 19th over!
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the new man in!
# Wicket! Rashid Khan dismissed for 1 run off 2 deliveries off a slow delivery, as he hands a catch to Shimron Hetmyer at deep mid-wicket! Hyderabad 139/7 (17.3 overs)
# Kulwant Khejroliya to bowl his third over!
# Wicket! Muhammad Nabi departs for 4 runs off 3 deliveries as he fails to control a short delivery hit over long-on, with Gurkeerat Singh Mann running in and completing the catch. Hyderabad 137/6 (16.6 overs)
# Navdeep Saini to bowl his third over!
# Muhammad Nabi is the new man in!
# Wicket! Yusuf Pathan departs for 3 runs off 4 deliveries as Chahal picks his 100th wicket in the Indian Premier League (IPL) off a slightly wide delivery which Pathan fails to direct effectively, resulting in a catch to Umesh Yadav. Hyderabad 127/5 (15.5 overs)
# Yuzvendra Chahal into the attack in the 16th over, following a 15-run over from Khulwant Khejroliya comprising of two sixes by Kane Williamson!
# 14 runs and a wicket from the over, Hyderabad 107/4 (14 overs)
# Yusuf Pathan is the new man in!
# Wicket! Vijay Shankar departs for 27 runs off 18 deliveries having smashed two consecutive sixes off the previous deliveries, before attempting a third six off a short of length delivery resulting in a top edge to Colin de Grandhomme!
# Washington Sundar to bowl his third over!
# Hyderabad 93/3 (13 overs) as Colin de Grandhomme is brought into the attack. Shankar smashes a six off the opening delivery of the over long-on followed by sixes off the remaining deliveries.
# Hyderabad 81/3 (12 overs) with 10 runs from the 11th and 12th overs of the innings bowled by Umesh Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal. 8 runs from Yadav's third over as Williamson hits the ball through mid-wicket. Two runs off Chahal's third over.
# 10 runs off the ninth and tenth overs of the Hyderabad innings as Khejroliya concedes two runs off his second over, following by eight runs from Washington Sundar's second over as Williamson directs the ball to backward point. Hyderabad 71/3 (10 overs)
# Vijay Shankar is the new man in!
# Wicket! Manish Pandey departs for 9 runs off 12 deliveries as the batsman attempts to go for a big hit off a turning delivery, with Shimron Hetmyer completing the catch despite not being in control. Hyderabad 61/3 (7.5 overs)
# Kane Williamson is the new man in!
# Wicket! Martin Guptill departs for 30 runs off 23 deliveries as the Kiwi batsman hands the ball to Virat Kohli at mid-wicket following a flat delivery by the bowler. Hyderabad 60/2 (7.2 overs)
# Washington Sundar into the attack!
# Just eight runs off the sixth and seventh overs of the Hyderabad innings as Chahal concedes a single off his second over with seven runs off Khejroliya's maiden over. Hyderabad 59/1 (7 overs)
# Boundary off the final delivery as Guptill directs the ball over cover, with Hyderabad finishing on 51/1 (5 overs)
# Manish Pandey is the new man in!
# Wicket! Saha dismissed for 20 runs off 11 deliveries in an innings comprising of four boundaries as he fails to negotiate a slower delivery, handing a catch to Umesh Yadav. Hyderabad 46/1 (4.3 overs)
# Navdeep Saini to bowl his second over!
# 15 runs from Chahal's maiden over as Wriddhiman Saha scores three consecutive boundaries off the first three deliveries of the over, to help Hyderabad reach 44/0 (4 overs)
# Yuzvendra Chahal into the attack!
# 27 runs from the second and third overs of the innings bowled by Navdeep Saini who is brought into the attack and Umesh Yadav who bowls his second over. Two boundaries and a six off Saini's maiden over, making it 19 runs from the over. Chahal fails to hold on to a top-edge from Martin Guptill off Yadav's second over as Hyderabad score 8 runs from the over. Hyderabad 29/0 (3 overs)
# Just two runs from the opening over as Wriddhiman Saha and Martin Guptill get off the mark in a vital clash. Hyderabad 2/0 (1 over)
# Umesh Yadav to bowl the opening over!
# Hyderabad openers Wriddhiman Saha and Martin Guptill are set to open the innings!
# Bangalore have lost only one of their last five matches!
# Bangalore (Playing XI): Parthiv Patel(w), Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Colin de Grandhomme, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Yuzvendra Chahal
# Hyderabad (Playing XI): Wriddhiman Saha(w), Martin Guptill, Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson(c), Vijay Shankar, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, K Khaleel Ahmed, Basil Thampi
# Shimron Hetmyer, Colin de Grandhomme and Washington Sundar replace Heinrich Klaasen, Marcus Stoinis and Pawan Negi for Bangalore!
# Yusuf Pathan replaces Abhishek Sharma for Hyderabad!
# Team Bangalore win the toss and opt to field!
# The toss is set to take place in a few minutes!
Hyderabad would look to complete the unfinished business and seal their place in the IPL Playoffs when they clash with laggards Bangalore, on Saturday.
The defeat against Mumbai via Super Over must be hurting but they need to shrug it off and add two points to take their tally to 14, good enough to stay in the top-4.
The Teams (From):
Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (C), Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, T Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Shreevats Goswami, Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Billy Stanlake, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Shakib Al Hasan, Wriddhiman Saha, Martin Guptill, Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma and Shahbaz Nadeem.
Bangalore: Virat Kohli (capt), Parthiv Patel, AB de Villiers, Colin de Grandhomme, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Moeen Ali, Shimron Hetmyer, Dale Steyn, Shivam Dube, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Devdutt Padikkal, Himmat Singh, Milind Kumar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Heinrich Klaasen, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Akshdeep Nath, Prayas Ray Barman, Kulwant Khejroliya and Tim Southee.
(With PTI Inputs)