IPL 2020, Match 11: Talking points as SRH get off the mark
First Published 30, Sep 2020, 1:07 PM
Match 11 of the 13th IPL season was won by SRH, as they defeated DC by 15 runs. Although it was a low-scoring thriller, the match had some notable actions, especially in the bowling department.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) registered their first win of the season, as they defeated Delhi Capitals (DC) by 15 runs in Abu Dhabi.
Let’s look at the talking points of the match:
The Warner-Bairstow show
After three unsuccessful opening starts, Jonny Bairstow and David Warner added 77 runs for the first wicket within 10 overs. Warner fell five runs short of a half-century, while Bairstow managed to get his.
Kane Williamson, the New Zealand skipper, played his first match for SRH in this IPL season. The man with a cool mind, he consolidates well with the bat and is an excellent fielder on the field. He contributed 41 runs off 26 balls, especially at the time when SRH needed it the most.
The economical Rabada
Rabada is undoubtedly the resting pulse for Delhi Capitals. He was phenomenal with the ball, where he leaked just 21 runs and claimed a couple of wickets during his spell.
SRH’s Ball Magic
SRH’s main bowlers, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rashid Khan stole the show. The pacer, Bhuvneshwar opened the bowling, took two wickets, and was quite economical. Meanwhile, Rashid overtook him, as he struck three massive wickets with just an economy of 3.50. Leftie pacer, T Natarajan, brought the struggle to the DC’s star batsmen, as he bowled consecutive yorkers.