Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) beat Gujarat Lions by eight wickets at Kanpur to book their Indian Premier League Play-offs berth with four balls remaining. Captain David Warner (69) and Vijay Shankar (63) batting smartly and held the fort after two early blows. After this win Hyderabad are placed second with 17 points after Mumbai Indians. For Gujarat, Praveen Kumar finished with the figures of 2 for 22. (SCORECARD)
IPL highlights between GL vs SRH straight from Kanpur, India
19:20 IST: And it's done! Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Gujarat Lions by eight wickets at Kanpur.
19:19 IST: Four! Warner hits the ball straight down the ground to hit the winning runs.
19:13 IST: Four! Praveen straying on the pads, Warner guides the ball away for a boundary. Hyderabad now need 13 runs off 18 balls.
19:07 IST: Four overs late Sunrisers Hyderabad need 20 runs in 24 balls. David Warner and Vijay Shankar scored individual fifties.
19:04 IST: Four!! Switch hit from Warner off Jadeja. Warner is taking his team ahead.
19:03 IST: Five overs remaining, Hyderabad need 28 more runs. Currently they stand at 127 for two.
19:01 IST: Four! Wide form Sangwan, Shankar puts it away for a boundary.
19:00 IST: Four! Short from Sangwan, Shankar pulls, top edges the ball for a boundary over the keeper's head.
18:59 IST: 14 overs gone, Sunrisers Hyderabad need 38 runs in 36 balls.
18:55 IST: David Warner brings up his IPL fifty.
18:54 IST: Four! Warner guides Falukner for a boundary. Captain Warner leading from the front.
18:51 IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad cruising in run chase, need 53 runs in 48 balls.
18:50 IST: Four! Back-to-back boundaries for Shankar off Soni.
18:49 IST: Four! Tossed up delivery from Soni, Shankar slams the ball straight down the ground.
18:48 IST: Four! Short from Soni, Warner makes no mistake in pulling the ball for a boundary.
18:43 IST: Four! Short from Soni, Shankar puts it away on the leg side for a boundary.
18:42 IST: Four! Wide from Soni, Warner dismisses him for a boundary.
18:36 IST: Nine overs gone, Hyderabad stand at 71 for two. Need more 84 runs in 66 balls.
18:35 IST: Four! Bottom edge from Shankar, ball roles down to third man for a boundary.
18:33 IST: Four! A bit of width from Munaf, Warner guides the ball away for a boundary.
18:32 IST: Good first over from Jadeja, concedes only six runs.
18:23 IST: Four! Warner finds the gap in the off-side and there is no stopping that one.
18:22 IST: Dropped! Shankar goes for the drive, gets an outside edge and Dinesh Karthik behind the stumps drops a relatively easy chance. Faulker has every right to feel unlucky.
18:17 IST: Four! Warner goes straight and finds the gap.
18:15 IST: After four overs Hyderabad are 27 for 2.
18:10 IST: Wicket! Another one bites the dust, This time Moises Henriques follows Dhawan to the pavilion. Praveen Kumar picks up his second wicket. Hyderabad have lost their second wicket.
18:08 IST: Four! Poor fielding from Smith and Henriques gets off the mark with a boundary.
18:06 IST: Wicket! Shikhar Dhawan has to take the long walk back. Praveen Kumar draws first blood for Gujarat.
18:04 IST: Costly over for Gujarat, Sangwan concedes 13 runs in his first over.
18:02 IST: Boundary! Three consecutive four for Dhawan off Sangwan.
18:01 IST: Two in two!! Dhawan caresses the ball towards third man for a boundary.
18:00 IST: Four! Dhawan welcomes Pradeep Sangwan with a boundary on the off-side.
17:59 IST: After the first over, Hyderabad stand at seven for no loss.
17:57 IST: David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan opening the batting for Hyderabad.
17:56 IST: Praveen Kumar is leading the bowling attack for Gujarat Lions.
17:55 IST: Welcome back to the second innings.
17:42 IST: Stay tuned for the second innings where Hyderabad will look to overhaul the total to book a berth in play-offs.
17:39 IST: Bowled!! Bhuvi clean bowls Munaf Patel for a golden duck. Gujarat finish for 154 - all out in 19.2 overs.
17:38 IST: Cleaned up!! Bhuvi delivers a perfect yorker and Praveen Kumar departs. Gujarat 154 for nine, 19.1 overs.
17:36 IST: Bowled again! Beautiful yorker from Kaul and the stumps are all over the place. Soni takes the long walk back home. Gujarat 153 for eight.
17:29 IST: Four! Full toss from Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Jadeja dismisses it for a boundary.
17:27 IST: Wickets are falling like dominoes for Gujarat. Stunning comeback by the Hyderabad bowlers.
17:26 IST: Bowled!! Brilliant bowling from Siraj, dismisses Pradeep Sangwan for a golden duck, gets his fourth. Gujarat 142 for seven.
17:24 IST: Bowled! Back of a length delivery from Siraj, Faulkner swings, misses and the bal crashes into the stumps. Gujarat 142 for six, 16.5 overs.
17:22 IST: Four! Short delivery on the leg side, Faulkner puts it away for boundary.
17:18 IST: Second strategic time-out. After the 16th over, Gujarat stand at 134 for five.
17:15 IST: Four! Pitched up delivery from Rashid, Jadeja slams the ball straight down the ground for a boundary.
17:14 IST: Gujarat losing momentum after three quick wickets. Good over from Kaul, concedes only three runs.
17:08 IST: Cleaned up! Rashid Khan clean bowls Aaron Finch with a googly. Gujarat 123 for five.
17:05 IST: Out!! Low full toss from Rashid Khan, Dinesh Karthik fails to get enough bat on the ball and Deepak Hooda takes a good catch at deep mid wicket. Hyderabad back on to with regular wickets.
17:03 IST: Out! Siraj gets his second in form of Suresh Raina. Identical delivery, identical shot from Raina. Identical result. Two wickets in an over for Mohammad Siraj.
17:00 IST: Out! Slower length delivery from Siraj, Kishan swings, ball flies high up in the and Naman Ojha takes a comfortable catch. Gujarat stand at 120 for two in 12.4 overs.
16:53 IST: Four! Wide from Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, KIshan slashes at the ball, Sikhar Dhawan lets the ball go through between his legs.
16:51 IST: LBW!! Rashid Khan gets the breakthrough. Traps Dwayne Smith in front of the wicket. Gujarat 111 for one.
16:48 IST: Single on the off-side, Dwayne Smith brings up his 17th IPL fifty.
16:47 IST: Ten overs gone, Gujarat stand at 105 for zero.
16:46 IST: Four! Back of a length delivery form Henriques, Smith swings his bat, ball takes an outside edge for a boundary.
16:45 IST: A single and Gujarat Lions bring up their 100-run partnership in the 10th over.
16:44 IST: Four! Wide from Moises Henriques, Smith slaps the ball through covers for a boundary.
16:43 IST: Four! Brilliant stuff from Smith, follows the six with a boundary.
16:42 IST: Six! Short from Rashid, Dwayne Smith on one knee rocks back and pulls the ball for a flat six on the leg side.
16:40 IST: Six! Kishan welcomes Rashid Khan with a maximum. And also brings up his maiden IPL fifty.
16:36 IST: After the end of eight overs, Gujarat stand at 76 for no loss.
16:35 IST: Good over from Nabi yet again, concedes only three runs.
16:34 IST: Ishan Kishan and Dwayne Smith are building a solid platform for Gujarat Lions.
16:31 IST: Six! Short from Kaul, Kishan pulls it for a maximum.
16:26 IST: At the end of the powerplay, Gujarat stand at 61 for zero.
16:25 IST: Six and a four! Smith changing gears as Nabi is being taken to the cleaners.
16:21 IST: Four! Full length delivery from Kishan, Smith hits the ball straight down the ground for a boundary. Bottom hand comes into play for the West Indian.
16:20 IST: Four! Two in two for Kishan, full delivery from Siraj, Kishan slams the ball straight down the ground for a boundary.
16:19 IST: Four! Wide from Siraj, Kishan dismisses the ball for a boundary.
16:18 IST: Brilliant first over by Mohammad Nabi, gives away only two runs.
16:13 IST: Four! Boundary to end the Siddharth Kaul over. Ishan Kishan is at his best.
16:12 IST: Six! Short from Siddharth Kaul, Kishan pulls and top edges the ball for his second maximum.
16:08 IST: Six! Short from Siraj on the leg side, Kishan pulls the ball over deep square leg boundary for the first maximum.
16:05 IST: After the first over, Gujarat stand at 11 for no loss.
16:03 IST: Four! Length delivery from Bhuvi, Kishan defends, ball takes an edge to roll towards the third man boundary.
16:02 IST: Four! Dwayne Smith cuts Kumar handsomely for the first boundary.
16:00 IST: First ball, back of a length delivery from Bhuvaneshwar, Dwayne Smith negotiates the ball.
15:59 IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar leading the bowling attack for Hyderabad.
15:58 IST: Dwayne Smith and Ishan Kishan are opening the batting for Gujarat Lions.
15:43 IST: Playing XI for Hyderabad
SRH XI: D Warner (C), S Dhawan, M Henriques, D Hooda, V Shankar, M Nabi, N Ojha (W), B Kumar, R Khan, S Kaul, M Siraj #GLvSRH— NDTV Live Scores (@CricketNDTVLive) May 13, 2017
15:42 IST: Playing XI for Gujarat
GL XI: D Smith, I Kishan, S Raina (C), D Karthik (W), A Finch, R Jadeja, J Faulkner, P Kumar, P Sangwan, M Patel, A Soni #GLvSRH— NDTV Live Scores (@CricketNDTVLive) May 13, 2017
15:33 IST: Team Changes -- For Gujarat, Praveen Kumar and Munaf Patel replace Dhawal Kulkarni and Basil Thampi. For Hyderabad, Deepak Hooda comes in for Yuvraj Singh.
15:31 IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad captain wins toss, elects to field vs Gujarat Lions.
15:29 IST: It's toss time!
15:13 IST: Hello and welcome to the live blog of the match between Gujarat Lions and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Kanpur.
With this kind of a scenario, the defending champions will need both Orange Cap holder, skipper David Warner, and the Purple Cap wearing Bhuvneshwar Kumar, as well as all the others, to get their act together and push hard for a decisive win. Easier said than done against Suresh Raina-led GL, who will be playing for a lot of hurt pride.