DC vs SRH / Delhi returned home with defeat, Hyderabad defeated by 67 runs

Zoom News : Apr 20, 2024, 11:37 PM
DC vs SRH: Sunrisers Hyderabad, the series of explosive batting and big scores continues in IPL 2024 and the winning streak of this team captained by Pat Cummins continues. Sunrisers, who defeated Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on the basis of IPL record scores, did the same to Delhi Capitals and registered their fourth win in the season. In the first match of this season played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, Sunrisers scored a tremendous score of 266 runs on the basis of the fireworks of Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma, in response to which Delhi, despite trying hard, could score only 199 runs and 67 runs. Lost to.

Delhi Capitals had entered this match after winning 2 consecutive matches and it was expected that they would be able to maintain this form in the first match of this season at home. Sunrisers did not let this happen and continued their explosive batting style from the first match of this season. Even though Hyderabad could not break the record of the highest score for the third time, this team definitely made a new record in the powerplay.

SRH made record in powerplay itself

Like every time, it was started by Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma. Both of them completed 50 runs for the team in the third over itself and 100 runs in the fifth over itself. Not only IPL, but for the first time in the history of T20 cricket, a team completed its 100 runs within the first 5 overs. During this, Travis Head scored a half-century in just 16 balls. Both of them also broke the record of Kolkata Knight Riders (105 runs) by scoring 125 runs in the powerplay. There was a partnership of 131 runs in 38 balls between the two, after which the pace of runs suddenly stopped.

Kuldeep Yadav did this by dismissing Abhishek and Aiden Markram in the 7th over. Then soon Travis Head missed his second consecutive century, while Heinrich Klaasen also could not do anything special. That is, Hyderabad's innings, which at one time seemed to be easily crossing the score of 300 runs, started faltering. However, Shahbaz Ahmed scored unbeaten 59 runs in just 29 balls and took the team to a tremendous score of 266 runs.

The reply for Delhi was also swift and started with 4 consecutive fours in the first 4 balls. Prithvi Shaw targeted Washington Sundar but he gave away his wicket on the 5th ball. David Warner had a poor comeback and was dismissed cheaply but young batsman Jake Fraser McGurk had different intentions. He scored 30 runs by hitting 3 fours and 3 sixes on Sundar in the third over. Then he hit Mayank Markande for 3 consecutive sixes and scored a half-century in just 15 balls, which proved to be the fastest half-century of this season.

McGurk was out while attempting the fourth consecutive six, after which Abhishek Porel took over the responsibility of the attack. But his attack also did not last long and he too got stumped off Markande's ball. On the basis of these innings, Delhi had scored 134 runs till the 9th over but after this no batsman including captain Rishabh Pant could play such innings. Left arm fast bowler T Natarajan controlled the situation by bowling brilliantly. Pant hit some shots but he also continued to struggle. Natarajan took 3 wickets in the 19th over and Delhi's innings ended with the wicket of Pant on the first ball of the 20th over.