Despite a glorious six-wicket haul by leg-spinner Adam Zampa, Rising Pune Supergiants suffered a slight four-run detriment opposite Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL strife to finish their hopes of subordinate for a knockout stage, in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday.
It was a best bowling total by an Australian in T20s as Zampa claimed 6 for 19 in his 4 overs to assistance Pune shorten Sunrisers for a medium 137 for 8 after skipper David Warner inaugurated to bat.
However, a Supergiants could not book a successful runchase as Sunrisers dished out a trained bowling effort, led by a maestro seamer Ashish Nehra, who claimed three wickets, to shorten Pune to 133-8 in 20 overs.
For Sunrisers, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1/20), Moises Henrique (1/20) and Barinder Sran (1/26) also chipped in with one wicket each.
With this win, Sunrisers reached a tip of a points table with 14 points, while Pune sunk to a seventh mark with 6 points after their 8 better in 11 matches.
Chasing 138 to win, Pune were dealt a serious blow usually in the third round of a innings when seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar removed opener Ajinkya Rahane (0) with Naman Ojha holding the catch, in a lass over.
Rahane has been their top-scorer and his exclusion early on put a vigour on a top-order as Usman Khawaja too was run-out in fourth over by Hooda when a opener was perplexing to steal a second run.
George Bailey (34) and R Ashwin (29), who was promoted up the order, afterwards combined 49 off 48 balls and brought adult a fifty in a 10 over.
Ashwin bloody a integrate of fours in a subsequent dual overs but Bailey’s miscued shot finished in a hands of Ashish Nehra as Pune slipped to 68-3.
Ashwin picked adult another 4 in a 13th over though a brilliant locate by Ojha in a subsequent over off Barinder Sran cut shot his innings.
Nehra afterwards discharged Saurabh Tiwary (9) in a 15th over after being strike for a boundary. It was a miscued lift shot that finished adult as a elementary locate for Dhawan.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (30) afterwards bloody a 6 over long-off to palliate a pressure, before picking adult a 100 for his group with a singular in a 17th over.
In a end, Pune indispensable 14 runs off a final over and Dhoni bloody Nehra’s fourth round for a 6 though he was run-out in a subsequent ball. Zampa too was discharged in a final round as Pune suffered nonetheless another loss..
Brief Score: Sunrisers Hyderabad: 137 for 8 in 20 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 33; Adam Zampa 6/19). Rising Pune Supergiants: 133 for 8 in 20 overs (George Bailey 34; Ashish Nehra 3/29)