Delhi Capitals lost yet another game in the IPL against Sunrisers Hyderabad yesterday minimizing their chances to reach playoffs. Royal Challengers Bangalore slipped to the last position and Delhi Capitals are just one place ahead in the current IPL points table. Sunrisers Hyderabad succeeded to restrict Delhi Capitals on their home ground for 129/8 and chased the winning total by 18.3overs by losing 5 wickets.
Delhi Capitals made a drastic start as Prithvi Shaw lost his wicket to Bhuvneshwar Kumar very early and Rishabh Pant(5) and Shikhar Dhawan (12) also fell for Mohammed Nabi throwing the team into an ordeal. Shreyas Iyer, the skipper tried to repair the innings by slamming 43. Axar Patel gave a good stand to him by slamming 23 off 13 balls.
By the end of the Powerplays, Delhi were 36/2. Later by nine overs, they are 49/3. They added 44 runs from last overs. Mohamed Nabi is the best bowler for SRH as he collapsed the top order and Bhuvi picked his first wickets in the season. Siddharth Kaul picked 2/35, Rashid Khan picked 1/18, and Sandeep Sharma picked 1/25 from this game.
Jonny Bairstow and David Warner added 64 runs to the opening stand and Jonny Bairstow was the violent one among them with 48 runs off 28 balls. He was dismissed by Rahul Tewatia. His cameo consisted of 9 fours and one six. He was given life at the score of 5 and made the most out of this opportunity by slamming 5 boundaries from the same region he was dropped and slammed a big hit.
Mohammed Nabi stood as the strong pillar for the team’s win by picking two wickets by conceding 21 runs. He got great support from his teammates by quicker wickets after powerplays. Mohammed Nabi succeeded to bowl out two fiery batsmen from Delhi, Shikhar Dhawan, and Rishabh Pant. Jonny Bairstow was awarded the man of the match for his quick fire of 48 off 28 balls.
Delhi Capitals 129/8, Shreyas Iyer 43, Mohammed Nabi 2/22
Sunrisers Hyderabad 131/5, Jonny Bairstow 48 off 28 balls