Shikhar Dhawan led SRH to victory at Delhi

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 | 0

Sunrisers Hyderabad is in very charming form in the season of IPL. They are holding the top position on the IPL point table where the group stage matches have come to an end. So, it seems that they are going to qualify for the playoff round as the first team. They faced defeat only couple of times in the season though still there are some matches left for all teams. So, Sunrisers Hyderabad has to keep the form continue to reach the playoff round. In their last meeting SRH faced Delhi Daredevils which was the 42nd match in the tournament. In the match, Shikhar Dhawan led SRH to victory at Delhi.

Shikhar Dhawan led SRH to victory at Delhi

Shikhar Dhawan was one of the two openers in Sunrisers Hyderabad and he played very well in the match. He scored highest 92 runs in the match. He was declared as the player of the match at the end. Though, he did not get the century but played the vital role in the match. He alone led his team from the front. On the other side, Delhi Daredevils has a player who made an unbeaten century in the match. He was Rishabh Pant. He scored undefeated 128 runs in only 63 balls. Based on his score, Delhi did present a big score in front of SRH but they failed to secure the match.

Delhi Daredevils are in great pressure in the season. They failed to secure their position in next round but already in last position on the point table. They only managed couple of victories in the season by playing plenty of matches.

The match between Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad took place in 10th May, 2018 and the hosting arena was Feroz Shah Kotla. It was the home venue of DD. Earlier, in the first meeting which took place at the home venue of SRH, DD faced their first defeat against SRH in the season. So, it was the 2nd defeat of the local team in the season.

At the home venue, Delhi Daredevils won the toss and decided to bat at the beginning. Their decision was opposite but they proved it good later. They did able to score good runs by batting first. Openers did not do their job well but scored only 9 and 11 runs so far. Only Pant played well and at the end of the crease Patel scored 24 runs so far. In 20 overs DD lost five wickets against SRH. In 18.5 overs SRH got the victory against DD and they lost only 1 wickets and won by 9 wickets so far.

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