Delhi won by 7 runs in a thrilling match: Hyderabad defeated in 5th consecutive match, Akshar Patel’s double performance
Delhi Capitals have registered their 5th consecutive win over Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. The team defeated Sunrisers by 7 runs at their home ground in the 34th match of the season on Monday.
This is the second win in the current season, before which the team had lost 5 matches in a row. If we look at the overall record, this is Delhi’s 11th win over Hyderabad. The team has come to par with the Sunrisers. Hyderabad has also won so many matches. So far 22 matches have been played between the two.
Batting after winning the toss, Delhi scored 144 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. In response, the Hyderabad batsmen could only manage 137 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs.
Manish-Akshar’s partnership, electing to bat first after winning the toss, lost 5 wickets in the 8th over after Washington Sundar’s lethal bowling. Here Akshar Patel and Manish Pandey shared a 69-run partnership to take the team’s score beyond 140.
The Wicket of Klaasen Heinrich Klaasen got out after scoring 31 runs. He was caught by Enrique Nortya at the hands of Aman Khan. Before Klaasen’s dismissal, it looked like the score would be an easy chase.
Accurate bowling by Mukesh Mukesh Kumar saved 13 runs in the last over. He bowled accurately and allowed Hyderabad’s Marco Jansen and Washington Sundar to score only 5 runs.
Hyderabad lost due to a slow run rate
After winning the toss, Manish Pandey and Akshar Patel scored 34-34 runs from Delhi. There was an important partnership of 69 runs between the two. Apart from these, Mitchell Marsh scored 25, David Warner 21, Sarfaraz Khan 10, Aman Khan 4, Ripple Patel 5, Anrich Nortya 2, Kuldeep Yadav 4, and Ishant Sharma scored one run. Phil Salt out caught for a golden duck.
From Hyderabad, Washington Sundar took 3, Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 2 and Thangarasu Natarajan took one wicket. 3 batters run out.
Mayank Agarwal scored 49, Heinrich Klaasen 31, and Washington Sundar 24 from Hyderabad in the second innings. Apart from these, Harry Brook scored 7, Rahul Tripathi scored 15, Abhishek Sharma scored 5, Aiden Markram scored 3 and Marco Jansen scored 2 runs. SRH batsmen scored very slowly in chasing the target of 145. Due to this, he was left behind by 7 runs.
Akshar Patel and Enrique Nortya took 2-2 wickets from Delhi. Whereas Kuldeep Yadav and Ishant Sharma took 1-1 wickets.
This is how the wickets of Hyderabad fell.
First: Harry Brook was bowled by Anrich Nortya on the first ball of the sixth over.
Second: On the third ball of the 12th over, Akshar Patel got Mayank Agarwal caught by Aman Khan.
Third: On the third ball of the 13th over, Ishant Sharma got Rahul Tripathi caught by wicketkeeper Salt.
Fourth: Abhishek Verma was caught and bowled by Kuldeep Yadav on the third ball of the 14th over.
Fifth: Akshar Patel bowled Captain Markram on the first ball of the 15th over.
Sixth: On the third ball of the 19th over, Nortya got Klaasen caught by Aman.
Delhi’s wickets fell like this…
First: On the third ball of the first over, Bhuvneshwar got Phil Salt caught by Heinrich Klaasen.
Second: T. Natarajan made Mitchell Marsh LBW on the fourth ball of the 5th over.
Third: On the second ball of the 8th over, Sundar got Warner caught by Harry Brook.
Fourth: Sundar got Sarfaraz Khan caught by Bhuvneshwar Kumar on the fourth ball of the 8th over.
Fifth: On the last ball of the 8th over, Sundar got Aman Khan caught by Abhishek Sharma.
Sixth: Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled Akshar Patel on the 5th ball of the 18th over.
Seventh: Manish Pandey was runout on the second ball of the 19th over. He was dismissed by Sundar and Heinrich Klaasen.
Eighth: Got runout on the second ball of the 20th over.
Ninth: Ripple Patel was run out on the fourth ball of the 20th over.
Hyderabad’s slow start also lost a wicket
Chasing a target of 145 runs, Hyderabad got off to a slow start. The team also lost a wicket in scoring 36 runs in 6 overs. Harry Brook, who scored the first century of this season, was bowled by fast bowler Anrich Nortya.
Shift to Delhi from here…
Manish Pandey and Akshar Patel’s half-century partnership scored 144/9
Batting after winning the toss, Delhi scored 144 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
Akshar Patel and Manish Pandey played struggling innings of 34-34 runs from the team. Both added 69 runs on 59 balls. Earlier, Mitchell Marsh contributed 25 and David Warner contributed 21 runs. Washington Sundar took three and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took two wickets. T Natarajan got a wicket.
Fifty partnership in Akshar-Pandey
Delhi was handled by Manish Pandey and Akshar Patel after losing 5 wickets for 62 runs in the 8th over. Both handled the innings of the Capitals and shared a partnership of 69 runs. In the 18th over, Akshar was bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar and broke this partnership. Manish Pandey was also run out in the same over. Both the players scored 34-34 runs.
Delhi lost 2 wickets in the powerplay
After winning the toss and electing to bat, Delhi lost the wicket of Phil Salt on the very first ball. Mitchell Marsh scored fast, but he also became LBW in the 5th over. Sarfaraz Khan, who landed at number-4, supported David Warner and did not let any other wicket fall in the powerplay. The team scored 49 runs for 2 wickets in 6 overs.