IPL 2022 40th match was played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Lions, in this match, Gujarat captain Hardik Pandya won the toss and decided to bowl first.
That’s why Sunrisers Hyderabad had to come to bat first. Captain Kane Williamson and Abhishek Sharma came to open for Hyderabad.
A great start was expected from both of them. But Williamson could not do much in this and was out in the third over.
Kane Williamson failed again
Kane Williamson faced 8 balls and could only manage 5 runs. Gujarat Lions’ most experienced fast bowler Mohammad Shami clean bowled Kane Williamson.
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After that Rahul Tripathi came to bat. But he too did not manage to show his flair in this match. He could only score 16 runs after playing 10 balls. Tripathi’s wicket was also taken by Mohammed Shami.।
Rahul Tripathi fails to read an in-swinger bowled by Shami and got out as Lbw.
Aidan Markram came to bat after Rahul Tripathi at number four. Markram along with Abhishek Sharma started to move the innings forward.
Both these batsmen scored runs all around the field and thrashed the bowlers of Gujarat Lions.
Seeing both of them batting, it seemed that today both of them will not be out and will play full 20 overs.
The partnership of these two had taken the match out of Gujarat’s hands. Now none of Gujarat’s strategy was working.
But then captain Hardik Pandya ordered Alzarri Joseph to bowl 16 overs.
Joseph showed Abhishek Sharma the way to the pavilion on the very first ball of this . He got Gujarat Lions back in this match.
Abhishek Sharma played well
Sharma contributed 65 runs by playing 42 balls in this innings. This young man hit three sixes and 6 fours in his innings.
After this, Gujarat Lions started taking wickets continuously for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Now it looked like Hyderabad’s innings would end under 175.
But we got to see something miraculous in the last over. Lockie Ferguson comes in to bowl the last over for Gujarat.
Marco Jansen hit a six on the first ball of this over. And then only one single came off the next two balls.
Shashank Singh 3 Six Vs Lockie Ferguson
Till now it was going very well and now Ferguson had young Indian Uncapped batsman Shashank Singh on strike.
Everyone felt that now Ferguson would not allow more runs on the next 3 balls. But then this batsman surprised everyone by hitting three consecutive sixes in the next 3 balls of Ferguson.
Let us tell you that for the first time this season he came to bat and won the hearts of everyone with his batting.
Who is Shashank Singh
Let us tell you that Shashank plays domestic cricket for Singh and he is 30 years old. Shashank Singh has played 6 IPL matches so far. But he got a chance to bat today against Sunrisers Hyderabad and he proved is value by heating 25 runs in just 6 deliveries.