Tonight, the IPL war was won by the defending champions, Sunrisers Hyderabad beating Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 runs. Once again, they proved that they can defend any low scores with their brilliant bowling and fielding skills. The team is leading at the top of the charts as the team earned it’s seventh win of the season out of the nine matches they have played till now.
Before the match started, the toss was won by Virat Kohli, the skipper of RCB who chose to bowl first.The players of RCB showcased brilliant bowling and fielding skills and didn’t allow free runs to Sunrisers in the first innings of the match.
Tim Southee and Mohammad Siraj, the pace bowlers of Royal Challengers did exceptional bowling and made the batsmen of Sunrisers run for money by taking three wickets each.Kane Williamson played a wonderful knock and tried his best to stretch the scores to great numbers by scoring 59 off 39 balls. On the other hand, Shakib Al Hasan scored 35 runs in 32 balls. Yusuf Pathan, the hero of last match of Sunrisers only scored 12 runs off 7 balls tonight.All the players were bundled up making the total scores to 146 runs.
In the second innings, The innings was opened by Manan Vohra and Parthiv Patel, started a very slow innings. The skipper of the team, Virat Kohli played a slow innings today as he scored 39 runs off 30 balls. AB De Villiers was sent back to pavilion with 5 runs in his account as he was given run out by Rashid Khan.
The bowlers and fielders of Sunrisers Hyderabad defended the runs wonderfully and won the match by 5 runs.
Here’s how twitteratis reacted to the great win by Sunrisers Hyderabad, have a look:
— Royal Challengers (@RCBTweets) May 7, 2018
— Jatin Sapru (@jatinsapru) May 7, 2018
— Lisa Sthalekar (@sthalekar93) May 7, 2018
— Anish Telkikar (@telkikar_anish) May 7, 2018
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) May 7, 2018
SRH have batted first 4 times this IPL and defended their score all the 4 times.
118 v MI
132 v KXIP
151 v RR
146 v RCB
Shows how they're the best bowling side! #SRHvRCB
— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) May 7, 2018
RCB disappointed again. RCB fans are now relied on their other 5 teams to win IPL. #IPL
— Silly Point (@FarziCricketer) May 7, 2018
Bhuvi is one of the finest bowler.
— Akshay (@AkshayKatariyaa) May 7, 2018
What a game 👏 learn from SRH how to turn the game . Rashid khan what a beauty he is outstanding.#SRHvRCB
— M ✨ (@kryanitemaheen) May 7, 2018
When S.kaul outperforms rashid khan, bhuvi in bowling you know #srh has serious bowling unit.
— dmanose (@dmanose) May 7, 2018
— Vimal Singh (@Vimalgeo) May 7, 2018
If only the Nizam knew how to defend like this in 1948. #SRHvRCB
— Gabbbar (@GabbbarSingh) May 7, 2018
— B.Abhishek (@maverix111) May 7, 2018
Man I literally didn't see the game aftr grandhomme hit 2sixes off rashid khan over . 😂😂
— solksjaer has won it (@EkchilledBeer) May 7, 2018
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) May 7, 2018
Oh rashid khan what have u done..😭😭
— DxD H (@Charithheshan2) May 7, 2018
— pichakdhoom (@SooKarMan) May 7, 2018
Consecutive sixes in Rashid Khan's over?
The end is near! 🤦♂️#SRHvRCB
— SocialSaint (@isocialsaint) May 7, 2018
Rashid Khan almost took Kohli wicket and takes ABD wicket..
— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) May 7, 2018
Rashid Khan's comeback after being clobbered in two successive matches has been stellar. He's not only got great skills but big heart too
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) May 5, 2018
You won't catch the catches…He castles the stumps to get his wicket…Rashid Khan
— …. (@ynakg2) May 7, 2018
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