IPL 2018, Delhi Darevils (DD) vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi, LIVE cricket score and latest updates: Williamson ends this with a four. Sunrisers Hyderabad will have to face Delhi Daredevils in the game tonight which does not look like a very hard task for the former. His unbeaten innings of 128 off 63 balls had been studded with 15 fours and seven towering sixes with 26 runs coming from Bhuvneshwar Kumar's past on that allowed the hosts to post a competititve rating of 187/5 in 20 overs.
Electing to bat, Delhi had themselves to blame for a sluggish start which saw them lose the opening duo of Prithvi Shaw (9) and Jason Roy (11) in consecutive deliveries before skipper Shreyas Iyer (3) departed off a silly run-out. Harshal Patel got the early wicket of Alex Hales but the DD bowlers failed to create any pressure at all.
SRH, who have been stellar in the death, conceded 76 in their last five overs, with Pant switching gears towards the end. Dhawan smashed nine four and four sixes whereas Williamson hit eight boundaries and two over the line during his stint at the crease. Such was his impact that he scored his last 59 runs off just 18 balls, incidentally the highest any batsman has made in the last-four in the IPL.More news: Cong petitions EC over recovery of voter ID cards in Karnataka
Sunrisers won by 9 wickets with 7 balls remaining.
They contributed to a record 176-run partnership to consolidate SRH's position at the top of the order.
Rishabh Pant, from Delhi, blasted the bowling attack of Sunrisers Hyderabad and hit a century in 56 balls.More news: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson set for first-round duel at Players Championship
Pant could not become the youngest batsman to score a century in the IPL but during this innings against Hyderabad, he becomes the youngest batsman to complete 1000 runs in IPL. He is now the owner of the Orange Cap, with a total of 521 runs at a strike rate of 179.65. Siddharth Kaul, who has been extremely economical this IPL season, went for 48 runs in four overs. Delhi didn't learn from SRH's mistakes; the slower balls were taken for runs, and they didn't pick that up. Delhi has been struggling in all departments but it would be interesting to see the Daredevils can survive the Hyderabad bowlers this time around.
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