Dhawan, Williamson ensure SRH make playoff’s in IPL 11; Delhi knocked out

Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Delhi Daredevils by 9 wickets in the 42nd match of IPL season 11. Delhi Daredevils chose to bat first after winning the toss in the Ferozshah Kotla Stadium in Delhi, thanks to Rishabh Pant’s 128,  they scored 187 runs in 20 overs and set 188 for Sunrisers Hyderabad. In reply, Hyderabad team made it look like a cakewalkby making 191 runs in 18.5 overs on the brilliant innings of Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson.

Scoreboard SRH vs DD

Opener Shikhar Dhawan scored 92 runs for Hyderabad. In his innings, Dhawan faced 50 balls and added nine fours and four sixes. Captain Kane Williamson gave him side good support and scored 83 runs in 53 balls with eight fours and two sixes. Both shared a 176-run partnership for the second wicket to give the team victory.

With the help of 176 runs partnership between Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Kane Williamson, Hyderabad countered Pant’s century and booked the place in the IPL playoffs and closed the doors for Delhi Daredevils. Despite losing the first wicket quickly, Dhawan and Williamson, played with patience, scored an unbeaten partnership of 176 in 102 balls and helped the team win with seven balls remaining. Sunrisers lost Alex Hales wicket in the second over, making 14 runs. After this, Dhawan and Williamson guided the team to 91 runs in ten overs. Both did not make any mistake in admonishing loose balls and making it easy to reach the target without any risk.

Earlier batting first Delhi Daredevils’s team lost 5 wickets for 187 runs and  set a target of 188 runs for Sunrisers Hyderabad in their stipulated 20 overs.

Rishabh Pant, from Delhi, blasted the bowling attack of Sunrisers Hyderabad and hit a century in 56 balls. Rishabh Pant scored 128 runs in 63 balls. In this innings, he hit 15 fours and 7 sixes. Pant has also completed his 1,000 runs in the IPL. In this season, Pant has made 521 runs in 11 matches so far. Pant showed a brilliant game and played a powerpacked innings whil e wickets fell from one end.

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