IPL matches are getting interesting and now there is a race to end up in the top four by 7 teams. So, what is the remaining team doing and which one is it? It is Delhi Capitals who are striving not only to get a place in the Top 4 but also to become table toppers. In match 33, Delhi Capitals vs SRH match happened. We saw Delhi Capitals dominating most of the match. And in the end, Delhi Capitals defeated SRH comfortably by 8 wickets. So, if you want to watch the highlights and summary of the match, then we are here for you.
Let’s dive right into match details!
Delhi Capitals vs SRH | Let’s Take a Look at Match Summary:
Sunrises Hyderabad skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and decided to Bat first. In the absence of Johnny Bairstow, David Warner got a chance to open with Wriddhiman Saha. But his poor form continues.
SunRisers Hyderabad Batting:
David Warner got out in the first over. Anrich Nortje dismissed David Warner on Duck. Kane Williamson and Wriddhiman Saha tries to build the innings but they failed to do so.
In Powerplay, Sunrises Hyderabad scores only 32 runs with the loss of 2 wickets. The middle-order, which has been the issue for Hyderabad in the first leg, remains in the same situation in the second phase as well. Once again Manish Pandey, their experience player, got the start but did not able to play the long innings that could help the team. He scored seventeen on sixteen deliveries and got caught and bowl off Rabada.
Kedhar Jadhav also did not look comfortable on the crease and got plumb LBW. But he reviews the decision and hawk-eye showed the ball was dead straight. SRH half team got out in thirteen overs with a score of 74. At this stage, it looked like it was difficult for them to score even 125 runs. However, the partnership of Abdul Samad and Rashid Khan helped them to reach 134 runs with nine wickets down. Abdul Samad scored the most runs. Afghan cricketer Rashid khan scored 22 and was the second-highest run-scorer.
Anrich Nortje, who missed the first leg of IPL due to covid-19, made a strong comeback and bowled the most economical spell. He only conceded 12 runs and pick two wickets in four overs. His South African bowling partner Kagiso Rabada picked three wickets. Axar Patel took 2 wickets as well. Then, DC received some bad news as Marcus Stoinis got injured during his bowling and he just bowled 1.1 overs in the match.
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Delhi Capitals Response:
In reply, Delhi Capitals chased the target of 135 easily in 17.5 overs with eight wickets in hand. Prithvi Shaw got out early but Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer played responsible innings. Shreyas Iyer has missed the first leg to IPL due to a shoulder injury. He also shone on his return and scored 47 runs on 41 balls with the help of two fours and two huge sixes. Shikar Dhawan scored 42 runs on 37 balls with six fours and a Six. Both the batsmen laid a solid foundation for the run chase which gave us the news, “Delhi Capitals Defeated SRH”.
Shikar Dhawan got out when the score was 72 in 11 overs. The stage was perfectly set for the batsman like Rishab Pant to come and take the game away from the opponents and he did the same. He scored some quick runs in his natural style (that is by hitting boundaries). He scored 35 runs on 21 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes at the strike rate of 166.67. Thus, in the end, Delhi Capitals defeated SRH easily.
The bowling of Hyderabad was below average. Only Rashid Khan bowled the brilliant spell and took the wicket of in form Shikar Dhawan. Khaleel Ahmad also took one wicket.
Delhi Capitals vs SRH HighLights:
Let’s take a look at Delhi Capitals vs SRH highlights:
Man of the Match:
Anrich Nortje is rewarded as Man of the match for this brilliant spell. In the award ceremony, he said an early wicket was the key to win this match.
Shikar Dhawan with his 42 runs becomes the leading run-scorer of the Indian premier league. Kane Williamson said that his team didn’t start well and they were at least 30 runs short. Then, he rightfully said that their bowler didn’t bowl well. Delhi Capitals Captain Rishab Pant gave bowlers credit for this win.
Delhi Capitals vs SRH was a pure display of Capitals strength. They became the table topper of the Indian premier league with seven wins out of nine games. They are almost confirmed in the top four. On the other hand, Sunrises Hyderabad is at the bottom of the table with only one win in their eight games and their chances to qualify are almost zero. Let’s see who will end up in the top 4 as the competition is growing fierce.
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