It was the fire attack of KANE WILLIAMSON from SUNRISES HYDERABAD for DELHI DAREDEVILS. It was the great decision for the captain of SUNRISES to elect to bat 1st and build a massive target to chase for the opponent i.e 191/4.
Playing in his first match of the season, Williamson was the more aggressive of the two as he hit six fours and five sixes in his 51-ball knock before he was out in the 17th over.
Yuvraj singh unable to satisfy his captain & team as well as fan’s on his 6th match in IPL 2017.
With their fourth successive win at home, defending champions Hyderabad jumped to second spot with eight points from six matches.
Chasing 192 for a win, Delhi were in the hunt as they reached 56/1 at the end of six powerplay overs with Sanju Samson (42) and Karun Nair (33) going great guns though they lost Sam Billings (13) early on.
Samson, especially, played some exquisite shots, including a six off Siddarth Kaul and another off Mohammed Siraj early in the run chase.
But the game changed suddenly with two Delhi wickets falling in consecutive balls after Yuvraj Singh was introduced for the first time in the Teh duo were going great guns, putting Delhi in a strong position. 10th over.
That ended a promising innings from Samson whose 42 came from 33 deliveries with the help of three fours and two sixes.
Shreyas Iyer (50 not out) took on Afghan bowler Rashid Khan in the 15th over as he hit two sixes to collect 16 runs.
Delhi needed 65 from the final five overs but could only score 49 with the Hyderabad side bowlers coming up with a fine bowling show at the death overs.
Needing 24 runs from the final over, Delhi made a valiant attempt but ended up 15 runs short in the end.
However sunrisers won the matche by 15 runs
Reported By : Abhijit Kumar Singh