Deepak Hooda hit a blistering maiden century as India survived a scare before prevailing over their less fancied opponents in a nail-bitting finish.
Rahul Dravid has always maintained that he likes continuity and gave clear hints on Tuesday that pace sensation Umran Malik might have to wait for his turn.
Having not played since India's early exit at the T20 World Cup last year, Hardik silenced all his critics after facing a lot of flak for his fitness and for not being able to bowl regularly.
Umran Malik received his maiden call-up for the national team for the upcoming five-match T20 International home series against South Africa starting June 9.
The Jammu speedster gets a maiden India call-up for the T20I home series against South Africa
Umran Malik earned an expected call-up in the Indian team for the upcoming five-match T20 International home series against South Africa starting June 9.
The ongoing edition of the glitzy cricket league appears no different because several uncapped players have left an indelible mark with their performance.
Rahul Tripathi scored 76 from 44 balls to guide Sunrisers Hyderabad to a challenging 193 for six. He was ably complemented by Priyam Garg (42) and Nicholas Pooran (38).
Chappell, one of the most respected voices in world cricket, says that the advent of IPL has acted as a catalyst for India's "enormous depth in pace bowling" and it is not showing any signs of abating
The right-arm tearaway pacer Umran from Jammu has become the talk of the ongoing IPL after clocking over 150 kmph consistently.
The 22-year-old Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer from Jammu produced one of the fieriest spells of fast bowling in the IPL history, snapping five wickets for 25 runs on Wednesday night.
Though his efforts went for a losing cause, Umran has rightly adjudged the player of the match for his fiery spell of fast bowling, one of the finest in IPL history.
The IPL newcomers are currently in the midst of a dream inception year with six wins from seven games at the halfway stage and are placed on top of the table.
After Bhuvneshwar Kumar provided the key breakthrough of Livingstone, the 22-year-old uncapped pacer picked three wickets while the fourth came via run out to derail PBKS.
Malik, spoiled the PBKS show as he first had Odean Smith with a slower one before castling Rahul Chahar and Vaibhav Arora in successive deliveries.