The Sunrisers Hyderabad registered a victory against Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians lost to Chennai Super Kings in their first games. There is a head to head competition between both the teams and out of 10 encounters, both the teams won five matches each. Out of five games conducted in Hyderabad so far, Sunrisers Hyderabad won three games and Mumbai Indians won two games till date. Let us have a detail of three head to head encounters that took place in Hyderabad.
1.2016- Sunrisers won by David Warner’s knock
In 2016, Mumbai Indians were to bat first and lost their openers Parthiv Patel and Martin Guptill during power plays. Ambati Rayudu and Krunal Pandya sweated hard to rebuild the innings and managed to lead the scoreboard to 142/6 in 20 overs. Barinder Sran picked three wickets in the innings from SRH.
As an answer, Sunrisers made a poor start and lost Shikhar Dhawan to Tim Southee. David Warner and Henriques made a stand of 62 runs off 55 balls to turn the game to their side. Warner made his fifty in 42 balls and managed to score 90 runs off 59 balls by 7 boundaries and 4 sixes and won the man of the match award.
2.2013-Ishant Sharma Collapsed Mumbai innings
In 2013, Sunrisers Hyderabad won 90 percent of home games. In the 43rd game of IPL 2013, Mumbai Indians lost Sachin Tendulkar and Dinesh Karthik within 5 overs. Ishant Sharma managed to pick the wickets of Sachin Tendulkar in first over, and Dinesh Karthik in 5th over to collapse the opponents. The Mumbai team could not regain strength to give good competition and the innings ended at the score of 129/4 in 20 overs. Amit Mishra and leg-spinner Karn Sharma managed to pick a wicket each.
Shikhar Dhawan opened the game and managed to score 73 runs off 55 balls and Kumara Sangakkara scored 21 runs and Hanuma Vihari scored 25 runs to hit the winning target 130 runs in 18 overs. Dhawan hit 9 boundaries and 1 six in this game.
- 2015- Mumbai Indians thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad in a do or die combat
In the 8th edition of IPL, the game was a do or die fight for both the teams that meant to make the way to playoffs or sack them out. The Hyderabad team chose to bat first and lost their top order batsmen Shikhar Dhawan, Eoin Morgan, and David Warner within six overs. Malinga and Mitchell Mc Clenaghan bowled the terrific spell to dismiss the top order at the score of 23/3 in 5.3 overs. Moises Henriques and KL Rahul tried to repair the condition but were futile due to the attacks of Harbhajan Singh and Suchith which demolished the condition to 91/9. Hyderabad’s innings concluded at the score of 113 all-out in 18 overs.
As a reply, the Mumbai Indians played in an elegant style and the openers Lendl Simmons and Parthiv Patel led the team to reach the target within 14 overs. Parthiv Patel scored an unbeaten fifty and Lendi Simmons thrashed Karn Sharma with 48 runs in his spell. Mitchell Mc Clenaghan was awarded the man of the match award for his spell of 3/16.