Tonight, the match was hosted by Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium against the Delhi Daredevils.
Before the match started, Sunrisers Hyderabad were asked to bowl first as the toss was won by Delhi Daredevils who choose to bat first.
The first innings of the match was opened by the young players, Prithvi Shaw who has impressed everyone with his devastating batting skills.Tonight as well, he scored 65 runs in 36 balls, hitting 6 fours and 3 sixes.
Shreyas Iyer, the new skipper of the team was sent back after the ‘caught-out’ by Shikhar Dhawan. He scored 44 runs in 36 balls. Rishabh Pant scored 18 runs in 19 balls, he was given lbw by Rashid Khan. Vijay Shankar remained unbeaten at the score of 23 runs that he scored in only 13 balls.
Tonight as well, like in previous matches, the game was led by the young players of the Delhi Daredevils, it was their batting which stretched the score to 163 runs.
Here’s how twitteratis reacted to first innings, have a look:
— Madhav Sharma (माधव शर्मा) (@HashTagCricket) May 5, 2018
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) May 5, 2018
When needed, an Australian didn’t cross the line #SRHvDD
— Gaurav Kalra (@gauravkalra75) May 5, 2018
Batting first, good decision as they know SRH can defend any freaking thing. #SRHvDD
— Monica (@monicas004) May 5, 2018
Something about a Short man with a MRF bat hitting sixes down the ground #SRHvDD
— Naveen (@ImNsamy) May 5, 2018
ABD, Virat Kohli , McCullum may be the world's best and biggest hitters of the game but the real fun is watching young guys like Prithvi Shaw, Pant and Shreyas nailing the bowlers…#CSKvRCB #SRHvDD #IPL2018
— Dharmik Joshi (@Dharmik__Joshi) May 5, 2018
Both Prithvi Shaw and Rashid Khan are 19 years old. The former looks 5 years younger and the latter looks 5 years older. #SRHvDD
— LOLendra Singh (@LOLendraSingh) May 5, 2018
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— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) May 5, 2018
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) May 5, 2018
Rashid Khan has 147 wickets after 100 Twenty20 matches. The only bowler who had more wickets than him at this stage of career was Krishmar Santokie (158 wkts). #SRHvDD
— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) May 5, 2018
Top captaincy from Kane Williamson.. Add to that, his bowlers never let him down.. conceded 95 in he first ten, 68 in the next. #SRHvDD
— Jatin Sapru (@jatinsapru) May 5, 2018
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) May 5, 2018
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