Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head IPL 2024

Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head Lead Hyderabad to Record-breaking Victory

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In a breathtaking display of power-hitting, Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head led the Sunrisers Hyderabad to a historic victory against the Delhi Capitals in the 35th league match of the IPL 2024 T20 cricket series.

The match, held on April 20th at 7:30 pm in the capital city of Delhi, saw an extraordinary performance by the Hyderabad team. Winning the toss, Delhi Capitals elected to bowl first, a decision they would soon regret as Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head came out with a relentless onslaught from the very first over.

Abhishek Sharma, the Indian sensation, played an innings to remember, smashing the Delhi bowlers with ferocity. His partnership with Travis Head was nothing short of extraordinary. Head, too, played his part magnificently, scoring a blistering 50 runs off just 16 balls. This achievement equaled Abhishek Sharma’s record as the fastest Hyderabad player to score a half-century in the IPL.

The duo’s explosive batting propelled Hyderabad to 100 runs in just 5 overs, setting a new IPL record. They surpassed Chennai Super Kings’ record of reaching 100 runs in 6 overs, which was set back in 2014 against Punjab.

By the end of the powerplay, Hyderabad had reached a staggering 125/0, with Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head batting at an incredible pace. This not only set a new IPL record for the most runs scored in the powerplay but also established a new global record.

Abhishek Sharma’s onslaught finally came to an end when he was dismissed for 46 runs off just 12 balls, including 2 fours and 6 sixes. Despite falling short of the fastest half-century record, Sharma’s contribution was invaluable to Hyderabad’s dominance.

Travis Head continued to threaten the Delhi bowlers, accumulating an impressive 89 runs off just 32 balls before being dismissed. Aiden Markham and Henrich Klaasen contributed 1 run and 15 runs respectively, taking Hyderabad to a formidable total of 158/4 at the end of 10 overs.

Hyderabad’s remarkable performance not only secured them a resounding victory but also etched their names in the history books with multiple records broken. Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head’s partnership will be remembered as one of the most explosive displays of batting in IPL history, leaving the Delhi Capitals and their fans in awe

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