To keep alive the race to qualify for playoffs, David Warner-led SunRisers Hyderabad registered an emphatic 88-run win in opposition to Delhi Capitals and clinched two important factors underneath their belt. After amassing a colossal complete, SRH’s bowling unit, led by Rashid Khan’s masterclass, curbed Delhi to simply 131 runs to register an important win.
While chasing an intimidating complete of 219 runs, DC’s batting unit was jolted with two blows in the first two overs. Shikhar Dhawan (0) and Marcus Stoinis (5) have been proven the exit door Sandeep Sharma and Shahbaz Nadeem respectively, leaving DC in massive hassle.
To plunge extra distress on Iyer’s males, Rashid Khan unfurled his magic in his very first over to dismiss Shimron Hetmyer and Ajinkya Rahane. While Hetymer departed after scoring 16 from 13, Rahane walked again on 19-ball 26. Rashid turned the tide in SRH’s favour by registering his finest bowling figures (3/7) of the on-going IPL season.
Skipper Iyer, attempting to save DC’s sinking ship, additionally had to head again after gifting away a straightforward catch to Kane Williamson off Vijay Shankar‘s supply. It all boiled down to DC needing 147 runs off the final 10 overs.
However, Rishabh Pant, Delhi’s final hope, departed in the 17th over to make the victory seem like a distant dream for them. Pant departed after scoring 36 off 35 balls. In the finish, DC managed to publish simply 131 runs on the scoreboard.
After being put to bat first, SRH’s run-flow was bolstered by the blistering opening stand between skipper Warner and Wriddhiman Saha. SRH’s transfer to slot Saha in the opener’s function clicked as he put his foot on accelerator from the phrase go.
The Warner-Saha pair stitched a 107-run partnership to put their facet into the driving seat. Warner, who celebrated his 34th birthday immediately, hit eight fours and a pair of sixes to smoke a 34-ball 66. His carnage helped SRH in placing up 77 runs in the powerplay itself.
Saha, particularly after Warner’s departure, took cost to smash 87 off 45 deliveries. Playing his second match of the on-going season, Saha performed a significant function in laying the basis of a giant complete. Missing out on his ton by 13 runs, he was dismissed in the 10th over by Ravichandran Ashwin.
After the departure of each the openers, Manish Pandey steadied SRH’s ship and maintained the run-flow by hitting a 31-ball 44. Despite Anrich Nortje-Kagiso Rabada‘s economical present in the final two overs, SRH managed to publish a sturdy 219-run total- their second-highest in the historical past of the IPL.
With this win, SRH at the moment are sitting on the sixth place in the factors desk with 10 factors, They’ll subsequent face Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore on Saturday at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.