IPL 2017, Rising Pune Supergiant vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: As It Happened
MS Dhoni guides Rising Pune Supergiant to 6-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad
Dhoni takes a double and RPS need 2 off 1 ball now. Superover?
Manoj Tiwary takes single and Dhoni comes to the crease. SIX is anticipated.
Dhoni plays this towards fine leg for a single. RPS need 5 off 3 balls.
FOUR! Manoj Tiwary slams this for a boundary off Siddharth Kaul. RPS need 6 off 4 balls.
Rising Pune Supergiant need 11 runs in 6 balls
RPS need 14 off 8 balls
FIFTY! Dhoni brings up his fifty off 29 balls with a SIX off Bhuvi towards long on.
FOUR! Dhoni hits it again. This time he opens the face of the bat and guides Bhuvi towards backward sqaure leg.
FOUR! Bhuvneshwar to bowl his fourth and last over of his spell. Dhoni uses the pace and guides this towards backward square leg.
RPS need 30 off 12 balls. Dhoni and Tiwary are at the crease.
SIX! Dhoni at his best. He waits for the ball and sends it towards long on region. What a shot from him.
FOUR! Tiwary makes a good use of the slower ball. He picks it and sends it towards backward square leg.
Siraj comes into the attack. Dhoni takes a single and gives strike to Manoj Tiwary.
FOUR! Much-needed boundary fro RPS. Manoj Tiwary sends Bhuvi towards deep mid wicket. RPS 130/4, need 47 off 18 balls.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar removes Ben Stokes for 10.
RPS 121/4, need 56 off 23
Just 6 runs off Siraj's over. Brilliant stuff from youngster. RPS 121/3, need 56 off 24 balls.
SIX! BOOM! Dhoni at his best. That was with so much power. MS slams this between mid wicket and long on. RPS 115/3, need 62 off 30 balls
Dhoni plays it towards mid wicket region. He will get a single. Good running between the wickets by the former India captain.
Siddharth Kaul is back into the attack. This is his second over.
Rashid Khan runs out Rahul Tripathi for 59 runs.
RPS 98/3, need 79 off 41 vs SRH
Moises Henriques comes into the attack.
Did you hear the noise. Yes, MS Dhoni is the new man at the crease.
WICKET! Rashid Khan removes Steve Smith for 27.
RPS 87/2, need 90 off 55 vs SRH
SIX! What a shot from Smith. He slams Bipul Sharma towards deep mid wicket. RPS 83/1, need 94 off 60 balls.
Rashid Khan starts his second over.
Two back-to-back excellent overs for SRH. Just 6 runs off the last 2 overs.
A loud cheer as Rashid Khan comes into the attack.
SIX! Tripathi moves to 47 with an unexpected six towards deep point. What kind of shot this was. RPS 55/1, need 122 off 84 balls
SIX! Tripathi comes forward and sends Kaul towards long on. What a confident shot from him. RPS 45/1, need 132 off 87 balls
Tripathi punches with a straight bat towards mid on for single. Smith is on the strike.
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni's form will remain in focus when the struggling Rising Pune Supergiant square off against defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Playing only their second edition of the IPL, Pune are lying seventh in the table with four points after losing three matches and winning two in their last five outings so far.