DC vs SRH Man of the Match: Sunrisers Hyderabad star batsman was awarded the Man of the Match award for his whirlwind knock vs DC.
During the 16th match of the ongoing 12th season of the Indian Premier League between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Delhi, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets to register their third consecutive victory in IPL 2019.
Chasing a 130-run target, Sunrisers got off to a brilliant start on the back of 64-run opening stand between David Warner and Jonny Bairstow. Despite losing half their side for the next 67 runs, SRH managed to seal the chase in the penultimate over.
Coming in to bat at No. 7 in the 17th over, Nabi ended up scoring 17* (9) with the help of two fours and a six to score the winning runs for Hyderabad.
After Hyderabad captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar won the toss and put the hosts in to bat, Delhi ended up scoring a below par 129-8 in their allotted quota of 20 overs. Captain Shreyas Iyer top-scored for his team scoring 43 (41) with the help of three fours and a six.
With bowling figures of 4-0-21-2, SRH all-rounder Mohammad Nabi was the pick of the bowlers for the second consecutive time for his team. Having dismissed Shikhar Dhawan (12) and Rishabh Pant (5) before the halfway mark in the first innings, the 34-year old cricketer generated a major impact during the match.
DC vs SRH Man of the Match
SRH wicket-keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow, who scored his maiden IPL century in the last match, was declared the ‘Man of the Match’ tonight for his quickfire innings which provided his team a head-start in the chase.
Opening the batting with Warner, Bairstow took on the DC bowlers from the word go. Despite Warner failing to get going in the middle, the Englishman stood tall on the reputation by scoring 48 (28) with the help of nine fours and a six. Bairstow ended up winning his second consecutive ‘Man of the Match’ award.
How Twitter reacted:
Jonny Bairstow is awarded the Man of the Match award for his brilliant innings of 48 off 28 deliveries 😎😎 pic.twitter.com/5lBiMI0lqB
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 4, 2019
In all 4 innings Bairstow has been dismissed by leg-spinners this IPL
— Abhishek Kumar (@abhik2593) April 4, 2019
In #IPL2019 David Warner and Jonny Bairstow have aggregated 413 runs for the opening wicket in just 233 balls (S/r 177.25), including 3 successive 100+ stand and 185 stand – the highest in #IPL.#DCvSRH
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) April 4, 2019
This IPL so far
— Vidhu Pal (@vidhu_pal) April 4, 2019
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