SRH vs DC Highlights: Warner & Saha's blistering innings demolish Delhi Capitals, kept its hopes alive

SRH vs DC Match Highlights: Sunrisers Hyderabad kept their hopes of qualifying for the playoffs alive with a dominant victory over Delhi Capitals. David Warner & Wriddhiman Saha's blistering innings demolish Delhi Capitals by a massive 88 runs.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Oct 28, 2020 14:02 IST
SRH vs DC Highlights: Warner & Saha's blistering innings demolish Delhi Capitals, kept its hopes alive
IPL 2020, SRH vs DC Match Highlights

IPL 2020, SRH vs DC Highlights:

  • Sunrisers shows a complete dominance, thrashes DC by 88 runs, their 2nd biggest win (i.e. run margin) in IPL history
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad (10 points) have now moved up to 6th position with this win over DC
  • Delhi Capitals were pushed down to the third spot by virtue of their Net Run Rate
  • Rashid Khan produced an impressive bowling figure of 4-0-7-3d, along with Sandeep Sharma & Natarajan

Sunrisers skipper David Warner (on his 34th Birthday) and Wriddhiman Saha blistering innings demolish Delhi Capitals to register their second biggest win in terms of runs and the team still alive in the ongoing tournament. Both the openers Warner and Saha gives SRH an aggressive start and took 77 runs by the end of the first powerplay, the highest in an IPL 2020. Rashid Khan led a fine bowling display along with the seamers bundled out the Capitals for 131 and seals the big win after losing a couple of games. 

Meanwhile, even after 47 IPL matches, no team in Dream11 IPL 2020  has managed to seal a playoff berth yet. The table-toppers Mumbai Indians(MI), Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) and Delhi Capitals(DC) all of them lost their previous encounters along with Delhi side undergo with a huge 88-run loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) on Tuesday at Dubai, making it their third consecutive loss in a row for the Shreyas Iyer and Co.

In reply, Delhi Capitals were bundled out for 131 as Afghan's mystery spinner Rashid Khan returned with the magical figures of 3/7 in his full quota of four overs. Sandeep Sharma (2/27) and T Natarajan (2/26) got two wickets each.

For DC, Rahane and Pant scored a few runs but that doesn't enough for the Capitals and the team has gone below to the third spot in the points table. With this massive win over DC, SRH keeps their playoff hope alive in the tournament.

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Delhi Capitals will now face two table -toppers in their remaining two matches, one with Royal Challengers Bangalore and other with the defending champions MI, so the team desperately searching for a win to go through the playoffs but DC trapped in its own web. 

Earlier DC won the toss and sent SRH to bt first, SRH posted a mammoth target of 2/219 in 20 overs. David Warner scored a blistering 66 off 34 balls while Wriddhiman Saha played a top knock of 87 runs off just 45 deliveries with 12 fours and 2 sixes. In the end, Manish Pandey quickfire 44* off 31 balls helped to set a big total.

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Where do SRH and DC go next?

Delhi Capitals, who now will be a little tricky situation despite having 14 points having dropped to 3rd place, have two tough encounters coming up, the first of which is against Mumbai Indians on this upcoming double-header Saturday, October 31 which is a day game in Dubai before taking on Virat's Royal Challengers in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Sunrisers Hyderabad too will have the same opposition coming at them but in a different order. On Saturday they take on RCB and then MI on Tuesday, both were in Sharjah.