Played at AYR Cricket Ground in Hyderabad, Telangana, Bacardi Blasters after being put to bat first were off to a shaky start with scoreboard reading 51/2 and 86/3 in the 12th over. However, it was their attacking keeper batsman Nishanth Yadav turning the game around with a brilliant knock of 102 runs. Coming in at no.4, Nishanth Srikandula wasted no time as he took just 52 deliveries smashing 10 fours and 5 sixes at a strike rate of almost 200.00. Nishanth brought up his 33rd hundred across all formats since 2017 at a crucial moment for his team getting dismissed only in the penultimate over of the innings.
Hyderabad Supergiants in reply could only muster a total of 163/8 as Bacardi Blasters won the match by 37 runs. Shafi Kaif bowled a crucial spell of 2/14 in 4 overs being the pick of the lot for Bacardi Blaster while Nishanth Yadav Srikandula was declared ‘man of the match for his match winning hundred.