IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Capitals by 15 runs
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: In IPL Cricket, Rashid Khan's brilliant performance and Bhuvneshwar Kumar's gutsy show with the ball guided Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) to a 15 run win over Delhi Capitals (DC) in Abu Dhabi last night.
Rashid took three key wickets of Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, and Rishabh Pant to hand Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) their first win of the tournament. He was adjudged the Man of the Match.
Defending the total, leg-spinner Rashid (3/14) returned with three crucial wickets, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/25) scalped two and T Natarajan and Khaleel Ahmed took 1 wicket each to restrict Delhi Capitals to 147 for 7 in 20 overs for a deserving win.
Earlier after being asked to bat first, Jonny Bairstow (53 off 48), scored his second fifty of the tournament while David Warner (45 off 33 balls) and Kane Williamson (41 off 26 ) also came up with valuable contributions, helping Sunrisers Hyderabad post a competitive 162 for the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs.
Earlier, Delhi Capitals won the toss and elected to bowl.
In today's fixture, Rajasthan Royals will take on Kolkata Knight Riders in Dubai.