IPL 2020, SRH vs DC: David Warner & Wriddhiman Saha shines as SRH beat DC by 88 runs
In the 47th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) beat Delhi Capitals (DC) by 88 runs at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Aided by David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha's explosive knocks, SRH gave a high target of 220 for the DC to chase tonight. Rashid Khan shined for the SRH with him taking 3 wickets at an economy rate of 1.75. With their win against DC tonight, SRH now stands at the 6th position in the points table of IPL 2020.
Skipper Shreyas Iyer won the toss and elected to field first. Sunrisers Hyderabad had one of its best starts in the 13th edition of IPL with skipper David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha's explosive innings tonight. While the skipper played a classy knock of 66 runs off 34 balls, Saha played a fiery knock of 87 runs off 45 balls aided by 2 sixes and 12 fours. Manish Pandey also shined for the SRH with his quick cameo of undefeated 44 runs off 31 balls tonight. Kane Williamson also remained undefeated with his knock of 11 runs off 10 balls as SRH gave a high target of 220 runs for the DC to chase tonight. Anrich Nortje and Ravichandran Ashwin remained the only bowlers who grabbed a wicket each in their spells of 4 overs each.
Delhi Capitals had a bad start with early wickets of its top batting line-up tonight. While opener Ajinkya Rahane made 26 runs off 19 balls, the next 2 batsmen Shikhar Dhawan and Marcus Stoinis lost their wickets after making 0 and 5 run each tonight. Shimron Hetmyer also failed to save DC as he lost his wicket after making 16 runs off 13 balls tonight. Rishabh Pant tried his best with his slow innings of 36 runs off 35 balls. Skipper Shreyas Iyer who came late to the crease remained unsuccessful in saving the sinking ship of DC with his knock of just 7 runs off 12 balls tonight. The rest of the batting line-up also collapsed as SRH beat DC by massive 88 runs tonight. SRH bowlers dominated the DC batting line-up tonight with Rashid Khan's destructive bowling tonight. Khan grabbed 3 huge wickets at an economy rate of 1.75 in his spell of 4 overs. Sandeep Sharma also grabbed 2 wickets in his spell of 4 overs.