Dhoni, Tripathi's half-centuries help Pune post 6-wkt win

Dhoni, Tripathi's half-centuries help Pune post 6-wkt win
Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rahul Tripathi cracked brilliant half-centuries to guide Rising Pune Supergiant to six-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League match, here today.

Chasing 177, Dhoni scored an unbeaten 61 off just 34 balls with the help of five boundaries and three sixes, to steer the Pune to a thrilling victory in the last ball, reaching 179 for four in 20 overs.

Tripathi made a quickfire 41-ball 59 at the top of the order to give Pune a blazing start to their innings.

Earlier, Rising Pune Supergiant produced a disciplined bowling effort before a smashing half-century by Moises Henriques enabled Sunrisers Hyderabad to reach a competitive total of 176 for three.

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