Hyderabad, April 15: Delhi Capitals (DC) beat SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 39 runs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
Chasing 156 runs, the home team were off to a flyer as David Warner and Jonny Bairstow added 72 runs in 9.5 overs. Keemo Paul dismissed Jonny Bairstow for 41. The Englishman’s innings included 5 fours and a six.
Kane Williamson making a comeback after an injury failed to score big as he was dismissed for 3. Thereafter, Warner batting steadily ran out of partners from the other end.
The Australian notched up his 40th IPL half-century. But he was dismissed off the very next ball for 51. His innings included 3 fours and a six. Following the dismissal of Warner, the SRH middle-order batsmen wilted under pressure owing to the soaring run-rate.
At one stage, SRH were cruising to victory when Bairstow and Warner were at the crease (72/0). However, they were bundled out for 116 runs in 18.5 overs. Earlier, DC scored 155/7 in 20 overs. (Agencies)