Mayank Markande took the highest number of wickets and cruised the team towards the edges of victory but Deepak Hooda’s performance led SRH to a magical 1-wicket win in the seventh game of IPL 2018.The Sunrisers Hyderabad were in a critical condition of needing 11 runs off 11 balls when the Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma choose Ben Cutting to bowl as the spell of Mustafizur Rahman and Jasprit Bumrah was over. At that time, Deepak Hooda hit a six for the first ball in the spell of Ben Cutting and led the team to a position that needed 2 runs off 2 balls. Stanlake, the no.11 by that time made singles to register a 1-run win. With this victory, the Sunrisers Hyderabad topped the points table.
In the beginning, the Sunrisers Hyderabad decided to bowl first on winning the toss. This decision surprised the spectators as the hosts made this move without the bowling spearhead, Bhuvneshwar Kumar. They managed to restrict the opponents to the score of 148 runs off 20 overs by losing 7 wickets. Rashid Khan bowled 18 dot balls and took a wicket by conceding 13 runs off 4 overs.
No batsman from Mumbai made score above 30 runs. Evin Lewis scored 29 runs off 17 balls and Surya Kumar Yadav scored 28 runs off 31 balls. Siddharth Kaul and Sandeep Sharma picked two wickets each.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad made a good start and scored 56-0 during Powerplay in reply. Markande picked the wickets of Shikhar Dhawan, Wriddhiman Saha, and Manish Pandey. The opening pair made the stand of 62 runs and then skipper Williamson departed. By ten overs, the SRH’s score was 89/4. By that time Markande picked the wicket of Shakib Al Hasan.
Hooda and Yusuf Pathan made a partnership of 29 runs before Yusuf Pathan got dismissed by 18th over.
Mumbai Indians: 147/8 off 20 overs, Evin Lewis 29 off 17 balls, Sandeep Sharma 2/25, Rashid Khan 1/13, Siddharth Kaul 1/29
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 151/9, Shikhar Dhawan 45 off 28, Deepak Hooda 32* off 25 balls, Mayank Markande 4/23, Mustafizur Rahman 3/24.