David Warner stood tall against his former franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad to get 2 crucial points for Delhi Capitals in IPL 2022. Warner carried his bat through the innings and scored 92 runs off 58 balls. Delhi Capitals posted 207/3 in 20 overs and then won the match by 21 runs.
The victory, their 5th of the season in 10 matches, has powered DC to 5th place, just above SRH in IPL points table. The mid table clash is getting more interesting with race to IPL Playoffs getting heated up.
Warner got an able support in form of Rovman Powell who showed his brutal hitting ability with unbeaten 67 runs innings. The pair added 70 runs in last 5 overs in an unbroken partnership of 122 runs.
SRH chase started poorly as in form opener Abhishek Sharma was caught at short fine leg off Khaleel Ahmed in 2nd over. Kane Williamson poor form continues as he was dismissed by returning Anrich Nortje in 5th over for just 4 off 11.
Nicholas Pooran was the player to take on the battle against Capitals bowlers. Pooran scored 62 off 34 balls but he was not able to stay till the end. He found a good support in Aiden Markram who scored 42 runs off 25 balls to keep pushing SRH.
However their slow start in the chase came back haunting them as SRH lost the match by 21 runs.
Earlier, Kane Williamson won his 9th toss in 10th match this season and asked DC to bat first. Capitals made 4 changes while SRH made 3 changes to playing 11.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled a wicket maiden first over to let SRH going. But SRH former captain David Warner took the revenge for his unceremoniously exit from the franchise last season.
DC vs SRH Scorecard
|Match 50 – DC vs SRH|
|1||Delhi Capitals (DC)||207/3 (20 Overs|
|2||Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)||186/8 ( 20 overs)|
|Result||Delhi Capitals (DC) won by 21 runs|