Defending champions MI, who have slipped to seventh place on the IPL 2021 table, will need their famed top-order to blast some runs and turn things around when they face PBKS.
Sent in to bat, Punjab could manage 125 for 7 but the bowlers produced a clinical performance to restrict Hyderabad to 120 for 7 and keep their IPL play-off hopes alive.
Defending 125/7, Punjab Kings restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to 120/7 to register a five-run win in the 37th match of IPL 2021.
Punjab Kings defended a paltry total of 125/7 to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by five runs in their IPL 2021 match at Sharjah. Catch highlights here.
Sunrisers Hyderabad suffered their seventh defeat after being blown away by Delhi Capitals while Punjab Kings imploded against Rajasthan Royals.
PBKS failed to score four runs in the final over with Karthik Tyagi dismissing Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda to cap off vital two points.
KL Rahul said Punjab Kings 'haven't learnt from previous mistakes' after his team lost two wickets in the final over needing all of four runs for a win vs Rajasthan Royals.
With three needed off four balls in the final over, Kartik Tyagi took two wickets to help RR edge out PBKS by 2 runs.
While Punjab Kings are languishing at sixth place in the IPL 2021 table with six points from eight matches, Rajasthan Royals are fifth with the same points but played a game less.
Rohit Sharma not only has the experience as a leader but also the numbers to back him since he has led Mumbai Indians to a record five IPL titles.
The former batting great feels Rahul, who has been in good form recently, can be made India's T20 vice-captain.
Rahul has already amassed 331 runs from seven games this year, including four half-centuries. He is second on the list of 2021 IPL's top scorers.
Plans for a chartered flight was cancelled on Friday. The players will undergo six-day isolation upon their arrival in the UAE
The incident occurred in the 34th over of India's second innings when KL Rahul, who had scored a patient 46 off 101 balls, was caught off James Anderson
They have so far added 421 runs at an average of 52.62 in eight innings with one century and two fifty stands
Catch Day 3 highlights and cricket scores of the fourth Test between England vs India at The Oval. India were 270/3 in 92 overs
Rahul, who had re-entered the rankings in 56th position last week, had scored 129 in India's first innings against England
Verbal altercation between England and tail-enders Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah motivated India to go for the win in the 2nd Test match at Lord's
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