Sent in to bat, Punjab could manage 125 for 7 but the bowlers produced a clinical performance to restrict Hyderabad to 120 for 7 and keep their IPL play-off hopes alive.
Defending 125/7, Punjab Kings restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to 120/7 to register a five-run win in the 37th match of IPL 2021.
While captain Sanju Samson has coped up a penalty of 24 lakhs, the other members of the playing XI 'were each fined lesser of either Rs 6 lakhs or 25 percent of their individual match fee.'
Zaheer Khan is optimistic about Hardik Pandya's return in the playing eleven in Mumbai Indians' next game against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Punjab Kings defended a paltry total of 125/7 to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by five runs in their IPL 2021 match at Sharjah. Catch highlights here.
It will also be a testing time for India stars as out of sync Royal Challengers Bangalore face rusty Mumbai Indians in the 39th match IPL 2021
Three-time winners CSK endured their worst outing last season, a far cry from the manner in which they are dominating in this IPL edition.
The win took Chennai Super Kings to the top spot with 14 points, while Royal Challengers Bangalore remain third, behind Delhi Capitals after nine matches each.
Chennai Super Kings reclaimed the top spot in IPL 2021 points table with a six-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Sharjah. Catch highlights
Thangarasu Natarajan had tested positive for COVID-19 before Sunrisers Hyderabad's fixture against Delhi Capitals on Wednesday.
Sunrisers Hyderabad suffered their seventh defeat after being blown away by Delhi Capitals while Punjab Kings imploded against Rajasthan Royals.
Both sides have started the UAE leg of IPL 2021 with wins. Delhi Capitals hammered Sunrisers Hyderbad while Rajasthan Royals beat Punjab Kings.
Hardik Pandya missed his second successive Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 game in the UAE leg.
Rutherford, from Guyana, was roped in as a replacement for Jonny Bairstow after the England star opted to withdraw from the UAE leg IPL
Kolkata Knight Riders produced a clinical performance for the second successive game since IPL's resumption to tame Mumbai Indians.
Defending Indian Premier League champions Mumbai Indians suffered a seven-wicket defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders after scoring 155/6.
Venkatesh Iyer produced yet another stunning batting display as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match.
The 26-year-old returned to action post-injury layoff with a blistering unbeaten 47 in Delhi Capitals' eight-wicket win over SRH in Dubai.
Prime Miniter Narendra Modi welcomed by Indian community in New York.PIB/PTI Photo
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Members of Welfare Party of India participate in candle light vigil to protest against Assam Government over Thursday's violence in an eviction drive in Assam, near Mahatma Gandhi statue in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Samyukta Kisan Morcha activists take part in a torch rally ahead of their Bharat bandh call on September 27 to protest against the three farm laws by Centre, in Jaipur.PTI Photo
J&K Governor Manoj Sinha with Union Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia during a meeting.PTI Photo
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