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Sachin Tendulkar is blown away by Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma- Republic World
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Sachin Tendulkar is blown away by Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma- Republic World

Travis head, Abhishek Sharma and Sachin Tendulkar | Image: BCCI/PTI

The Lucknow Super Giants had no problem reaching the Uppal Stadium despite the threat of rain. However, the guest batters tempered their enthusiasm as their team was able to chase down the target in record time. The Sunrisers opening hitters, especially Travis Head, were on a mission and dominated the LSG bowling line-up. With key assists from Abhishek Sharma, the Australian batsman showed his destructive side against Lucknow and secured a win at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The openers’ electrifying performance delighted the Sunrisers supporters, and even Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar couldn’t resist commenting on their performance.

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Team India legend Sachin Tendulkar is in awe of SRH openers’ performance against LSG in IPL 2024

The Lucknow Super Giants were unable to withstand the onslaught of the Sunrisers who delivered openers Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head in Hyderabad. The LSG bowlers failed miserably as Head and Sharma launched an attack and raced towards the target in less than ten overs. Hyderabad’s innings made rounds on social media as fans praised the batters. Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was also impressed by Travis and Abhishek’s batting display. On X (formerly Twitter), Tendulkar said that if they had opened the match, the score could have reached 300 runs.

“A destructive opening partnership would be an understatement tonight. If these guys had batted first, they would have scored 300 runs!’ Tendulkar tweeted.

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Talking about the match, Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma’s dance of destruction made Sunrisers’ victory inevitable. While chasing the Lucknow Super Giants’ 165 runs, the openers made use of their high-stakes attacking approach, which often proved to be beneficial for them. The Openers reached the target efficiently and the home fans were happy to see SRH back in play-off contention after returning to the top four of the IPL 2024 points table. Hyderabad has secured the number three spot, while LSG is still struggling to hold on and currently sits at the sixth spot in the rankings.