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SRH vs MI: Head, Abhishek, and Klaasen shine as Hyderabad beat Mumbai in a high-scoring clash

In the SRH vs MI IPL 2024 match in Hyderabad, Sunriseres Hyderabad broke the record for the highest run in an inning in IPL history and eventually won the match by 31 runs.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad records the highest totals in IPL; beat Mumbai Indians by 31 runs

SRH vs MI: Abhishek Sharma, Travis Head, and Heinrich Klaasen produced carnage against Mumbai Indians

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Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by 31 runs to register their first victory of the IPL 2024 campaign. In the SRH vs MI match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Sunriseres Hyderabad broke the record for the highest run in an inning in IPL history, scoring 277 runs in 20 overs. They broke RCB's 11-year-old record by scoring 14 runs more. Mumbai Indians came close to chasing the total but eventually lost the game by a margin of 31 runs. Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma, Heinrich Klaasen, and Aiden Markram scored valuable runs at some unbelievable strike rates to help their side put up the highest total in the history of IPL. This is Hardik Pandya's second straight loss in the Indian Premier League 2024 edition as the captain of Mumbai Indians.

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SRH vs MI: Hyderabad register their first win of the IPL 2024 campaign following a high-scoring clash against Mumbai

 

SRH vs MI: Travis Head smashed an 18-ball half-century for Sunrisers Hyderabad

 

Mumbai Indians won the toss and decided to bowl first. During the SRH vs MI match in IPL 2024 in Hyderabad, Sunrisers Hyderabad broke multiple records while scoring the highest run in an IPL inning. They scored 277 runs against Mumbai Indians to break the most runs in an IPL inning record. They surpassed RCB's record of 263 created against Pune Warriors India in 2013.

Travis Head struck one of the fastest half-centuries this season. He played a 24-ball 62-run inning to set up the platform for the upcoming batters. Youngster Abhishek Sharma scored his fifty in just 16 balls to surpass Travis Head's record of 18 balls. Sharma hit 7 sixes and 3 fours and went back to the dugout, scoring 63 runs in just 23 deliveries.

 

SRH vs MI: Abhishek Sharma smashed Travis Head's fastest fifty record by getting to the mark in only 16 balls

 

Heinrich Klassen and Aiden Markaram then took the responsibility and added 116 runs for the fourth wicket. Both the South African batters tore apart the Mumbai Indians bowling unit. Klassen completed his fifty in just 23 balls and then remained unbeaten on 80 from 34 balls with 7 huge sixes. Meanwhile, Markaram played more of an anchor role with his 42 from 28 balls as Sunrisers Hyderabad put 277 runs on the scoreboard.

For MI, debutant Kwena Maphaka went for 66 in his four overs while Hardik Pandya, the new skipper conceded 46 runs in his four overs. Gerald Coetzee who bowled superbly on his debut gave away 57 runs in his four overs against SRH. Sunrisers crossed the 250 mark in the 19th over and only if it was not for Jasprit Bumrah's 36 runs in four overs, SRH could have gotten past the 300-run mark as well. 

 

SRH vs MI: Heinrich Klaasen hit another rampaging half-century

 

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Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma provided Mumbai Indians with a sensational start, scoring 50+ runs in the first three overs. Ishan looked sharp in this game and hit 4 sixes to help Mumbai get a perfect start to their record chase. He scored 34 runs in 13 deliveries before Shahbaz Ahmed dismissed him. Former skipper Rohit Sharma started brilliantly but couldn't extend his inning and got out on 26 after facing only 12 deliveries. The SRH skipper, Pat Cummins picked up Rohit's wicket, providing his side with the second breakthrough inside the powerplay.

 

SRH vs MI: Shahbaz Ahmed celebrates nabbing Ishan Kishan

 

Naman Dhir and Tilak Varma then constructed a partnership and continued to rip apart the SRH bowlers. Both batters helped the side put up 150+ on the scoreboard inside the first 10 overs. Naman Dhir did the same as he did against GT. He struck 2 sixes and 2 boundaries to score 30 runs off just 14 deliveries. On the other side, Tilak Varma played a sensational knock of 64 off just 34 deliveries, hitting 6 sixes in his inning. But, it was Pat Cummins who struck again and sent Tilak to the dugout to take the driving seat of the match.

Hardik Pandya once again disappointed the fans with his performance, scoring only 24 runs after facing 20 deliveries which is a lot in this type of run chase. But, Tim David and Romario Shepherd fought till the end but couldn't take the team to victory. David struck 42 runs in just 22 deliveries, hitting 3 huge sixes and 2 fours while Shepherd played an unbeaten cameo of 16 runs off just 6 deliveries. Mumbai fell short by 31 runs and Hyderabad registered their first victory of the season.

 

SRH vs MI: Jaydev Unadkat got Naman Dhir to break Mumbai Indians' momentum

 

The pitch completely helped the batters but Pat Cummins showed why he is one of the best captains in the World Cricket right now. He rotated his bowlers perfectly and clinched the victory. Bhuvneshwar Kumar once again went expensive as he conceded 53 runs in his 4-over spell. Unadkat was also expensive but took 2 important wickets in the right moments.

 

 

Mayank Markande and Shahbaz Ahmed also couldn't add much to the bowling unit as the Mumbai batters tore them apart but it was Pat Cummins' captaincy that took the game away from Hardik's hands. The World Cup winner conceded only 35 runs in his 4-over spell and picked up the wickets of Rohit and Tilak. When the bowlers were going expensive, he rotated them brilliantly and won the 2 points at home.

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