Abhishek Sharma: IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Abhishek Sharma shatters Travis Head’s record in the same innings against Mumbai Indians | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Hyderabad witnessed a spectacle of record-breaking performances as Abhishek Sharma stole the spotlight with a sensational innings during a breathtaking IPL showdown between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians.
Following an electrifying start by SRH opener Travis Head (62 off 24), who blazed his way to a record-setting 18-ball fifty, Sharma stepped up to the crease and rewrote history by surpassing Head’s feat.
In a stunning display of power-hitting, Sharma reached his fifty in just 16 balls, setting a new benchmark for the fastest fifty by an SRH batter in the tournament.
Sharma’s onslaught was relentless as he unleashed a barrage of boundaries, including seven towering sixes and three fours, during his whirlwind knock of 63 runs off just 23 balls. His assault began with a flurry of three sixes off Piyush Chawla in the seventh over, where he amassed 21 runs.

Not content with just one record-breaking over, Sharma continued his onslaught in the 10th over, targeting the young debutant Kwena Maphaka with two sixes and two fours, accumulating 20 runs and further cementing his place in IPL history.
The duo’s blistering partnership of 68 runs for the second wicket in a mere 3.4 overs propelled SRH to unprecedented heights, with their Powerplay score of 81/1 and a total of 148/2 after 10 overs setting new records for the franchise and the tournament, respectively.

With Sharma’s explosive innings laying the foundation for a mammoth total, Hyderabad’s fans were treated to a spectacle of cricketing brilliance, marking a truly unforgettable day in IPL history.


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