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‘An extremely hard day at the office’ – Twitter goes berserk as Hyderabad demolish Bangalore

This was Hyderabad’s fifth consecutive win in the Indian T20 League 2022

Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik
Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (Image Credit : BCCI/IPL)

Bangalore and Hyderabad locked horns in the 36th game of the ongoing Indian T20 League 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bowl first. Little did they knew that there bowlers will have dream day with the ball.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar started the proceedings with a five-run over. In the next over, Marco Jansen struck thrice to keep the Faf du Plessis-led side on the back foot. Jansen first clean bowled Du Plessis (5) with a straight delivery in the second ball of the over. In came, Virat Kohli (0), who caught at slips by Aiden Markram on the very next ball.

On the last ball of the over, Anuj Rawat (0) was also caught be Markram in the slips with the score reading 8/3. Glenn Maxwell (12), who came in after the fall of Kohli, was caught at mid-off by Williamson off T. Natarajan. Suyash Prabhudesai (15), who was playing steadily, was stumped by Nicholas Pooran off Jagadeesha Shuchith. In the same over, Shuchitha gave the biggest blow to the Men In Red and Black. The left-arm spinner took the wicket of Dinesh Karthik (0), who was caught by Pooran.

Karthik is one of the in-form batter for the team. Meanwhile, the team never recovered from these wickets. In the 10th over, Shahbaz Ahmed was caught by Pooran as the former gloved a short ball from Umran Malik. After struggling to put bat on ball, Harshal Patel (4) lost his off-stump to T. Natarajan. Wanindu Hasaranga (8) also struggled during his stay at the crease before he was clean bowled by Natarajan.

The innings ended after Mohammed Siraj (2) was caught by Williamson off Kumar with the score reading 68 all-out in 16.1 overs. In reply, the 2016 winners came out to improve their Net Run Rate (NRR) which was damaged in their first game against Rajasthan. Openers Abhishek Sharma (47) and Williamson stitched a quick partnership of 64 runs in 7.2 overs before the former was caught at long-on by Anuj Rawat off Harshal Patel.

The team chased down the target in just eight overs, with nine wickets in hand. Rahul Tripathi finished the game off with a six.

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