IPL PHOTOS: Kings XI Punjab vs Hyderabad Sunrisers
Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to bowl first against Hyderabad Sunrisers in Mohali on Saturday.
The spunky Preity Zinta was in her elements doing what she does the best!
But in the end her team failed to live up to the expectations as Sunrisers beat Kings XI by 30 runs.
Image: Preity Zinta, the co-owner of Kings XI Punjab with a fan
Dhawan goes cheaply
Harmeet Singh struck!
Shikhar Dhawan hit one straight back to the Kings XI bowler -- nice reflex catch from Harmeet.
Dhawan walked back for 15.
Image: Shikhar Dhawan walks back
Darren Sammy out for a duck
Sunrisers innings fell apart after Darren Sammy was done-in by a wrong-one. The ball was pitched up as Sammy went for a cut -- missed it completely.
Umpire had the easiest decision to make to raise his finger. Piyush Chawla was eleated.
Sunrisers were 52-5 after 9 overs.
Image: Piyush Chawla celebrates
Fighting half-century from Parthiv Patel
A fighting half-century from Parthiv Patel and the big hitting of Thisara Perera helped Sunrisers Hyderabad to a competitive 150-7.
Sunrisers were struggling at 50-5 at one point, but then picked up their game courtesy of some poor bowling in the end by the Kings XI bowlers.
Parthiv Patel made 61 from 61, while Perera blasted his way to 32 off 19 balls.
Karan Sharma too contributed with a vital 18-ball 22.
Sandeep Sharma was the most successful bowler with figures of 3-21.
Image: Parthiv Patel
Satish departs as Kings XI struggle
Kings XI batsmen committed harakiri as R Satish succumbed to a run out.
A brilliant throw from Thisara Perera found Satish short of his crease.
Image: R Satish