SRH vs LSG: Watch: Sanvir Singh takes brilliant diving catch to return Marcus Stoinis

Sanvir Singh, Marcus Stoinis

Sunrisers Hyderabad, on Wednesday (May 8), got off to a brilliant start with the ball in the ongoing match against Lucknow Super Giants thanks to two impressive catches.

LSG captain KL Rahul won the toss and opted to bat first at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. However, he and his opening partner Quinton de Kock could not give their team a good start as the latter had to return to the pavilion for just 2 runs thanks to a stunning catch by Nitish Reddy near the deep square leg boundary. back in the third over. .

In the fifth over, Sanvir Singh produced a brilliant effort to return the in-form Marcus Stoinis for just 3 and put his team in the driving seat. On the second ball of the over, Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled a short ball and Stoinis tried to pull.

The Australian all-rounder, however, could not make a good connection, although it looked like the ball would land safely between the defenders at center and mid-wicket. However, Sanvir Singh ran and lunged forward to get his fingers under the ball at the last moment and complete a brilliant catch.

Check out Sanvir Singh’s screenshot:

SRH and LSG hope for a crucial victory:

Both SRH and LSG will be desperate to win the ongoing game to increase their chances of making the playoffs. While a loss definitely won’t put them out of the playoff race, a win will definitely put them in the driver’s seat.

Both teams have six wins and five losses so far and a win will take the winner to third place in the points table with two games left. SRH is currently in fourth place, while LSG is in sixth place. While both teams have the same amount of points, they are currently separated by net run rate.

Both LSG and SRH suffered tough defeats in their last matches. SRH suffered a seven-wicket defeat against Mumbai Indians, with the five-time champions chasing 174 runs in 18 overs while losing three wickets. LSG, on the other hand, suffered a tough 98-run defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders in their last game. Chasing 236, LSG were bowled out for just 137.