𝕁𝕚𝕠𝕋𝕧𝕧𝕚𝕟𝕖𝕖 – Sunrisers Hyderabad batsmen Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar made a brilliant century partnership for their third wicket against Rajasthan Royals. The target given by Rajasthan Royals for 155 runs in 20 overs was easily achieved by the Sunrisers Hyderabad team losing 2 wickets in 18.1 overs.
Before that, the Hyderabad team had a very bad start, both of their opener batsmen lost their wickets by adding 16 runs in just 2.3 overs.
Sunrisers Hyderabad, running in excellent form, both opener batsman Lou Jaufra Archer showed the path of the pavilion by wreaking havoc.
In such a difficult time, the pair of Hyderabad batsmen Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar not only took over the team but also brought the team out of the difficult situation to reach the victory. And both these players made an unbeaten partnership of 140 runs to win their team.
Shankar’s direct hit at the non-striker’s end sends back M Ashwin 🎯
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) October 24, 2020
In this match, where Manish Pandey played the role of Attacker, on the other hand, Vijay Shankar played the role of anchor. Both these players played a half-century partnership in 30 balls.
Then after that, both of these players added 100 in 41 balls and played a century partnership in 71 balls. After the centenary partnership of these two players, a unique record was recorded in the history of Sunrisers Hyderabad.
An unbeaten 140-run partnership in 93 balls for the fourth wicket between Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar was the 24th-century partnership for Sunrisers Hyderabad. The most special after this partnership is that after joining the Indian Premier League in the year 2013, both players were not Indians in the 23-century partnership for Sunrisers Hyderabad before today.
In such a situation, it is the first Indian pair of Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar to complete a century partnership in the Indian Premier League for Sunrisers Hyderabad. And before Sunrisers Hyderabad, there is definitely a foreign player in the century partnership. This is a new feat for the Sunrisers that the Indian team batsmen have done.