IPL 2024
Pat Cummins Playfully Trolls Labuschagne After Record-Breaking IPL Match
By CricShots - Apr 16, 2024 3:18 pm
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The 30th match of IPL 2024 witnessed an extraordinary showdown between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on April 15, culminating in SRH’s triumph by 25 runs. The highlight of the match was the unprecedented total scored by SRH, reaching a staggering 287 runs, marking the highest ever in IPL history. Leading the charge for SRH was Australian opener Travis Head, whose spectacular century paved the way for victory.

Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins

Following the remarkable game, SRH’s skipper, Australian pacer Pat Cummins, took to Instagram to share a snapshot with Travis Head, captioning it with astonishment at the monumental score. Cummins shared a photo on Instagram with Travis Head, acknowledging their team’s extraordinary feat of scoring 287 runs in a T20 match.

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This post attracted a reaction from their Australian teammate Marnus Labuschagne, who expressed astonishment with “Wow 🤯🤯”. Cummins humorously replied, suggesting Labuschagne’s potential to clear the Bangalore fence.

Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins trolls Marnuc Labuschagne

SRH’s batting onslaught was led by Travis Head, who blazed his way to a breathtaking 102 off just 41 balls, showcasing an array of nine fours and eight sixes. Heinrich Klaasen, the wicketkeeper-batter, also contributed significantly with a fiery 67 off 31 deliveries.

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However, RCB displayed resilience in their chase, with openers Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis laying a strong foundation with an 80-run partnership. Dinesh Karthik’s explosive 83 off 35 balls added impetus to RCB’s chase, but the daunting target proved insurmountable as they concluded their innings at 262/7.

With this victory, SRH secured their fourth win of the season, positioning themselves fourth on the points table. Their next challenge awaits against Delhi Capitals on April 20 in Delhi, as they aim to maintain their winning momentum in the tournament.