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SRH vs LSG: Head & Abhishek shatter records and Lucknow bowlers in one of the biggest IPL wins

SRH vs LSG: Head & Abhishek shatter records and Lucknow bowlers in one of the biggest IPL wins

Sunrisers Hyderabad's duo of Head and Abhishek ran through the LSG bowlers as they clubbed 167 runs at an astronomical run rate of 17.27

SRH vs LSG: Out of all the 23 players who participated in the Sunrisers Hyderabad vs. Lucknow Super Giants clash on May 8, Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma were miles apart from everyone else. While LSG struggled in posting a below-par score of 165/4, the SRH openers took no time and completed the run-chase in a flash.

Head and Abhishek combined together to hammer 167 runs in just a matter of 58 balls. The Australian hitting 89* off just 30 balls. The Indian, meanwhile, wreaked havoc as well as he clubbed his career-best score of 75* in only 28 balls. Due to their amazing efforts, SRH hunted down the first-innings total in 9.4 overs. This is now the fastest run-chase of a 150+ run total, not just in IPL, but in entire T20 history. Along with this, let us take a look at all the crucial records that were broken in the SRH vs LSG clash.

Records broken in SRH vs LSG IPL 2024 match

Winning with most balls to spare in IPL (100+ targets):

62 balls – SRH vs LSG, Hyderabad 2024 (Target: 166)*
57 balls -DC vs PKBS, Brabourne 2022 (Target: 116)
48 balls – Deccan Chargers vs MI, Navi Mumbai 2008 (Target: 155)

Fewest Overs to Chase the target in IPL (Min Target 150+)

9.4 – SRH v LSG (166)*
12.0 – DEC v MI (155)
14. 2 – KKR v SRH (161)
14.4 – MI v RR (190)
14.5 – KKR v GL (184)

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Highest total after first 10 overs in IPL:

167/0 (9.4) – SRH vs LSG Hyderabad 2024 *
158/4 – SRH vs DC Delhi 2024
148/2 – SRH vs MI Hyderabad 2024
141/2 – MI vs SRH Hyderabad 2024

Highest strike-rate in IPL innings (min 30 balls)

296.66 – Travis Head in 2024
278.12 – Travis Head in 2024
270.27 – Yusuf Pathan in 2010

Fewest balls to 100-run partnership (IPL):

30 balls: Travis Head – Abhishek Sharma vs DC, Delhi 2024
34 balls: Travis Head – Abhishek Sharma vs LSG, Hyderabad 2024 *
36 balls: Harbhajan – J Suchith vs PKBS, Wankhede 2015
36 balls: Chris Lynn – Sunil Narine vs RCB, Bengaluru 2017

Highest Strike rate in IPL (min 500 runs)

179.13 – Travis Head*
176.29 – Philip Salt
174.96 – Andre Russell
173.37 – Heinrich Klaasen
171.61 – Tim David

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