Hyderabad: Hyderabad defeated Delhi by 7 wickets in the exciting match to take the first position in the points table. In the last over, Sunrisers needed 14 runs to win. In such a situation, Plunkett could not defend it for Delhi. Finally, Williamson 31 and Joseph were unbeaten on 27 runs Both bowled superb under pressure in the last over. This is the highest score scored by any team in Hyderabad successfully. Rashid Khan was declared the Man of the Match for his superb bowling.
The decision to bat by winning the toss in his house against Hyderabad has not proved to be very good for Delhi. Delhi Daredevils could not convert a good start to a big score and scored 163 runs losing five wickets in 20 overs. For Delhi, Prithvi Shaw scored the highest of 65 and Shreyas Iyer scored 44 runs. Hyderabad won the target of making 164 runs in 20 overs. For Hyderabad, Rashid Khan secured 2 and Siddharth Kaul took 1 wicket.
Dwayne-Hales’s brilliant batting
To pursue the target of 164, Alex Hales and Shikhar Dhawan started the innings for Hyderabad. Both the batsmen batted briefly and scored 34 runs in 5 overs. Hyderabad completed 50 runs in 5.5 overs. The first blow to Hyderabad was given by Amit Mishra. Fast bowler Alex Hales bowled on a fantastic leg spin. After falling on the leg stump, take off stump of Ball Hales. Hales scored 45 off 31 balls. During this, he scored three fours and three sixes. After this Amit Mishra got the second opener Shikhar Dhawan in his googly and bolted it. Shikhar scored 33 runs in 30 balls. During this, Pikhara hit two fours and a six in his innings. Subsequently, Manish Pandey was caught by Earth Shaw on the plunket ball. Pandey scored 21 runs. When Pandey was out in the first ball of the 18th over, the team needed 32 runs from 17 balls.