Dubai: Opener Johnny Bairstow (Jonny Bairstow), who played a key role in helping Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) win by 69 runs against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), was adjudged ‘Man of the Match’ due to his 69-run partnership. Bairstow is also happy with his performance.
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Bairstow shared a 160-run partnership with captain David Warner, on which the team scored 201 losing 6 wickets in 20 overs. Punjab lost the match by piling on 132 runs. ‘Man of the match’ Bairstow said after the match, ‘I am very happy. It is obvious that this is my third half-century, but continuous hitting is important.
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When batting with Warner, Bairstow said, ‘It is fun to bat with him. We all know how great a player he is. I think this is his 50th half-century. These figures automatically tell about them. The length of the pitches and ground here is different than in India. The temperature here is also very different.