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SRH vs LSG, IPL 2024: Travis Head reaches fastest fifty for Sunrisers Hyderabad, second fastest of the season

Travis Head hit a quick fifty off 16 balls to power Sunrisers Hyderabad against Lucknow Super Giants at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Wednesday.

Chasing 166 to win in a match Sunrisers need to win to remain comfortable in the play-off race this season. Head with opening partner Abhishek Sharma neutralized any concerns of a slow wicket with a blistering start with the bat.

LSG’s innings contained 4 sixes and 16 fours. However, the pair plundered a whopping 101 runs in the PowerPlay with 13 fours and eight sixes.

En route, Head brought up his fifty, hit Naveen-ul-Haq for consecutive boundaries and reached the milestone in just 16 balls.

Head has also scored a 16-ball fifty this season against Delhi Capitals at the Arun Jaitley Stadium last month. His partner, Abhishek Sharma, also scored a 16-ball 50, against the venue Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here in Uppal.

The fastest fifty of the season was scored by Jason Fraser-McGurk of Delhi Capitals, who did it twice in just 15 balls at home, against SRH and MI.