From the Pavilion
The South African speedster went past the 140 km/h mark consistently.
Hyderabad restricted to 126/6 in 20 overs by Pune
This match marks Yuvi's return to the Indian Premier League as he dons Pune's colours once again.
This will be a new beginning for a youthful Pune Warriors. The squad has a young Sri Lankan - Angelo Mathews - as leader but adequate experience in terms of T20 cricket. Yuvraj Singh will again have to play a key role if Pune have to do well in this IPL.
New-look representatives from the City of Charminar, now christened Sunrisers Hyderabad, will open their IPL campaign against Pune Warriors at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad on Friday evening. The Sunrisers have a new team management with former Australian all-rounder Tom Moody as head of the coaching staff. The team also has a Pakistani connection - bowling coach Waqar Younis.
Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Pune Warriors to start their campaign in this edition of the Indian Premier League.
The Hyderabad-based team, owned by the Sun TV Group was founded on October 25, 2012 and replaced the 2009 IPL winners Deccan Chargers, which was terminated by the Governing Council. Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara will lead the side in their maiden edition.
Did you know?
In head-to-head meetings between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai lead 8-6 in 14 matches contested between the two sides. Chennai have played four IPL finals. Following were the results: On June 1, 2008 in Mumbai (DY Patil), CSK lost to Rajasthan Royals by three wickets; on April 25, 2010 in Mumbai (DY Patil), Chennai beat Mumbai Indians by 22 runs; on May 28, 2011, Chennai beat RCB by 58 runs at home and on May 27, 2012 at Chepauk, CSK lost to Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets.
Bookie Jitender Singh, alias Jeetu (38), who was arrested from Ahmedabad on Friday, also claimed he tried to strike deals with some players of 'Uva', a team in Sri Lankan Premier League, but was not successful, they said.
Pos. P W NR L NRR Pts.
16 11 0 5 +0.530 22
16 11 0 5 +0.441 22
16 10 0 6 +0.322 20
16 10 0 6 +0.003 20
16 9 0 7 +0.457 18
16 8 0 8 +0.226 16
16 6 0 10 -0.095 12
16 4 0 12 -1.006 8
16 3 0 13 -0.848 6