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The Sunrisers Hyderabad created history by posting 277, the highest score in IPL history, which helped them beat Mumbai Indians. But this wasn't a one-sided clash as MI managed to score 246 runs as this was the first match which saw over 500 runs across both innings. This fixture was witness to 38 sixes, most in a single IPL game.

Batting first, Sunrisers Hyderabad got off to a blistering start as they managed to score 148 in the first ten overs. SRH saw quick-fire half-centuries from Travis Head, and Abhishek Sharma before Aiden Markram and Henrich Klassen finished off the first innings with a total of 277. Klassen top-scored with 80 in 34 balls with four fours and seven sixes.

Then Mumbai Indians went blow-for-blow in the second innings as they scored 141 in their first ten overs. But in the second half of the second innings, the match turned with  Pat Cummins,  Bhuvneshwar Kumar and  Jaydev Unadkat putting a stop to the flow of runs. These three overs eventually won SRH the game by 31 runs.

Talking about this loss, Mumbai Indians captain Hardik Pandya said,   "Not really (thought SRH would score 277 at the toss). Wicket was good, 277 no matter how bad or good you bowl, if the opposition has to score that much, they have batted well. They (the bowlers) were good, it was tough out there, almost 500 runs were scored and the wicket was helping the batters, we could have done a few things here and there, but having said that, we have a young bowling attack and we will learn. 

"If the ball goes this many times into the crowd, you will need time to get the overs done. Everyone (the batters) looked good and it is just a matter of time before we put things right. He (Kwena Maphaka) was fantastic, coming into his first game and getting overwhelmed, he was alright and backed his skillset, just needs some game time," he continued.