'World class': David Warner shines in extraordinary IPL feat

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An incredible batting stand from David Warner and Jonny Bairstow has left the cricket world in a frenzy.
David Warner was part of another huge century stand for Hyderabad. Pic: IPL

David Warner and Jonny Bairstow have added another extraordinary chapter to their blossoming opening batting partnership.

The Aussie star and England's Bairstow put on an incredible 160-run opening stand to propel Sunrisers Hyderabad to a big win over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League.

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Bairstow blasted a massive 97-runs, while Warner hit a quick-fire 52 in a blistering stand that helped Hyderabad seal a 69-run win.

Hyderabad faded at the end but still managed a solid 6-201, passing the double century mark for the first time this season.

Kings XI's reply never really got started, with only Nicholas Pooran putting up a fight with a 37-ball 77, having notched up the fastest half-century in the IPL this season off just 17 deliveries.

They were all out for 132 in the 17th over, losing for a fourth straight time.

Bairstow, who was dropped on 19, plundered two sixes off Ravi Bishnoi's first over, two sixes in an over off Glenn Maxwell, and two more sixes off Mujeeb Ur Rahman in the 14th, bringing up his and Warner's second 150-run stand in the IPL, both against Kings XI.

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