Twitter erupts as Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma punish LSG to register record win for SRH | IPL 2024

May 8, 2024

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In an electrifying display of power hitting, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) registered the quickest run-chase in IPL history, overpowering Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) with a commanding 10-wicket victory in Match 57 of IPL 2024. This historic match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium witnessed a spectacular batting showcase that left fans and critics alike in awe.

Lucknow Super Giants Batting Performance:

After winning the toss and electing to bat first, LSG posted a respectable total of 165/4 in their allotted 20 overs. Nicholas Pooran and Ayush Badoni were the standout performers, scoring 48 and 55 runs respectively. Pooran’s innings included six fours and a six, while Badoni dazzled with nine boundaries. However, despite solid contributions, the total ultimately proved insufficient against the formidable SRH lineup.

SRH’s bowling attack was spearheaded by Bhuvneshwar Kumar who delivered an economical spell, taking 2 wickets for just 12 runs in his four overs.

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Record-Breaking Chase:

In response, SRH openers Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma launched an all-out assault on the LSG bowlers. Head smashed 89 runs off just 30 balls, including eight fours and eight sixes, while Sharma contributed a rapid 75 off 28 balls, featuring eight fours and six sixes. Together, they raced to the target in just 9.4 overs without losing a single wicket, marking the fastest run-chase in the history of the IPL.

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LSG’s bowlers struggled significantly under the onslaught. Krishnappa Gowtham, Yash Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi and Naveen ul Haq all failed to make any impact, conceding runs at an alarming rate which facilitated SRH’s historic chase.

Here’s how Twitter reacted:

LSG is new Victim of Travis Head😭 #SRHvLSG

— Aryan 🦥 (@iAryan_Sharma) May 8, 2024

Travis head 😭 #SRHvLSG

— Desi Bhayo (@desi_bhayo88) May 8, 2024

Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head pulled off the IMPOSSIBLE today, CHASING 165+ RUNS in less than 10 OVERS! 🏏🔥 #SRHvLSG

— Hail Prabhas (@HailPrabhas007) May 8, 2024


By Team @SunRisers #Srh JUS POWER UNLEASHED BY THE OPENING PAIR #Head & #AbhishekSharma

just Brutal guys 🙌🏿😱🔥

9.4 overs 167/0 💣🏋️‍♂️ !!#KurchiMadathapetti 🌶️

— thaman S (@MusicThaman) May 8, 2024

SRH batters blow away LSG bowling unit: #IPL2024 #SRHvLSG #CricketTwitter

— (@CricketTimesHQ) May 8, 2024

Abhishek Sharma has smashed most sixes in an IPL season for SRH.


— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) May 8, 2024

Hyderabad & Lucknow match summary by Abhishek Sharma & Travis head 🔥

— theboysthing_ (@Theboysthing) May 8, 2024

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— Dinda Academy (@academy_dinda) May 8, 2024

KL Rahul after seen Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma batting 💥💥#SRHvLSG #KLRahul #IPL2024

— Ashutosh Srivastava 🇮🇳 (@sri_ashutosh08) May 8, 2024

Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma with LSG bowlers: #SRHvLSG

— UmdarTamker (@UmdarTamker) May 8, 2024

Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma don’t just score runs, they literally bully the opposition.

— R A T N I S H (@LoyalSachinFan) May 8, 2024

Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma to LSG bowler’s 💥💥

Meanwhile KL Rahul right now 🤣 #SRHvLSG #KLRahul #IPL2024

— Ashutosh Srivastava 🇮🇳 (@sri_ashutosh08) May 8, 2024

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