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5 moments from the KXIP-SRH match that don't fade away

Sunrisers cruised to victory against Punjab at Mohali.

Top 5 / Top 10 29 Apr 2017, 01:12 IST
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Warner and Dhawan got Sunrisers off to the perfect start

The defending champions, Sunrisers Hyderabad have further solidified their grasp for the play-off spots of this year’s IPL as they beat Kings XI Punjab by 26 runs. After being put in to bat first, David Warner and his men posted an incredible total of 207 runs. 

Chasing anything over 200 is a difficult ask in T20s and that is precisely what the KXIP showed as they fell short by 26 runs in the end despite the heroics of Shaun Marsh.

With this win, the Sunrisers are clear at number 3 on the table while Punjab linger at 7th. 

Extra Cover: IPL 2017: KXIP vs SRH, 5 things that went wrong for Kings XI Punjab

Here are 5 memorable moments from the match that don't fade away, quite like the Axe Signature range of body perfumes. 

#1 Sunrisers’ opening delight

David Warner has always been one of the best and most consistent players in the Indian Premier League. It is hard to remember the last time he had a bad season in the competition. Shikhar Dhawan, however, has been a little inconsistent. 

However, what can’t be denied is that when these two batsmen are in flow, they are perhaps the best opening pair to watch. And today was just one of those glorious days for Hyderabad.

With an opening partnership of 107 runs, Warner and Dhawan gave their team the best start they could possibly have asked for. While the Australian made 51 off 27 balls, Dhawan smashed 77 runs off 48 balls, which allowed…

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