IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals gets past Sunrisers Hyderabad in super over

Last Updated: Monday, 26 April 2021 (00:18 IST)
Chennai: Delhi Capitals (DC) edged past Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the first super over finish of this year’s here tonight.

Batting first, DC finished at 159 for four with opener making a quickfire half century and and captain contributing 28 and 37 respectively.
In reply, SRH lost skipper David Warner early, but Kiwi Kane Williamson’s half century (66 not out, 51 balls, 8x4) and (38, 18 balls, 3x4, 4x6) restored confidence, before SRH lost wickets continuously.
However, a six by J Suchith, who came in for Bhuvaneswar Kumar, in the last over, ensured that the contest extended to super over, as SRH finished at 159 for 7.
In the Super over, DC’s conceded just eight runs, with David Warner’s one run-short turning the table in favour of DC.
SRH scored eight runs (minus-1 for one run short), and DC romped home off the last ball.
With this win DC emerged as the second topper in the table behind CSK, which had earlier defeated RCB.
Scoreboard :
David Warner (run out) 6
Jonny Bairstow c Dhawan b Avesh Khan 38
(not out) 66
Virat Singh c Stoinis b Avesh Khan 4
Kedhar Jadhav st Pant b Amit Mishra 9
Abhishek Sharma lbw Patel 5
Rashid Khan lbw Patel 0
Vijay Shankar lbw Avesh Khan 8
(not out) 14
Extras : (b-2, lb-2, w-5) 9
Total : 159 for seven in 20 overs.
Fall of wickets : 1-28, 2-56, 4-84, 4-104, 5-117, 6-117, 7-136.
Bowling :
K Rabada 3-0-25-0
R Ashwin 4-0-27-0
M Stoinis 1-0-12-0
Axar Patel 4-0-26-2
Avesh Khan 4-0-34-3
Amit Mishra 4-0-31-1. (UNI)