Delhi Capitals (DC) returned to profitable methods on Thursday evening by handing a 21-run defeat to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday evening. After setting SRH a mammoth goal of 208, Rishabh Pant’s bowlers did a superb job to limit the ‘Orange Military’ to 186/8 in 20 overs. The great victory has taken DC to the fifth spot on the desk with 10 factors of their kitty.
The Sunrisers wanted a stable begin from the opening duo of Kane Williamson and Abhishek Sharma but it surely wasn’t their day. The duo collectively scored 11 runs earlier than getting out inside the powerplay.
South African batter Aiden Markram contributed with a 25-ball 42 whereas Nicholas Pooran top-scored with a 62-run innings of 34 deliveries however their efforts weren’t sufficient to take the Sunrisers dwelling. The latter fought a lone battle as he lacked assist from the opposite finish.
Earlier, Warner struck his fourth half-century of the season with a 58-ball 92 not out in an impressive batting show in opposition to his former membership whereas Powell (67 not out off 35) joined the celebration in a while after the Capitals have been requested to bat first.
The duo stitched 122 runs for the unconquered fourth wicket as they scored 70 runs from the ultimate 5 overs, going hammer and tongs in opposition to a hapless SRH assault. Warner hit 12 fours and three sixes in his whirlwind knock. This was his greatest and Capital’s highest particular person rating this season.
The marauding Australian additionally taught some classes on tempo sensation Umran Malik, who bowled this season’s quickest supply at 154.8kmph, punishing the teenager for 32 runs in his first spell of two overs.
Powell smashed Malik for 3 fours and one six within the remaining over which yielded 19 runs.
It was a extremely unhealthy day in workplace for younger Mailk, who had taken 5 wickets in opposition to Gujarat Titans on April 27, as he conceded 52 runs with none wicket.
Warner smashed Malik for 2 fours and a six within the fourth over which yielded 21 runs because the Capitals ended the powerplay at 50 for two with Warner contributing 31.
Mandeep Singh (0) was dismissed by Bhuvneshwar Kumar off the fifth ball of the innings whereas Mitchell Marsh was caught and bowled by Sean Abbott within the fifth over.
The ninth over yielded 23 runs and one wicket, that of captain Rishabh Pant (26 off 16) who hit three successive sixes and one 4 off Gopal. Pant, nevertheless, dragged the final supply of the over on to his stumps.
The Capitals have been poised for a giant whole as they reached 91 for 3 on the midway mark.
Warner accomplished his fifty with a 4 off the primary ball of the twelfth over bowled by Malik with one supply clocking 154.8 kmph, the third-fastest in IPL historical past.
Huge-hitting Powell, who was dropped when on 18 by Kane Williamson off Malik, joined the celebration, in a while, hitting 5 sixes Abbott for 2 consecutive sixes within the seventeenth over which yielded 18 runs.
(With PTI Inputs)