Hyderabad spinners Rashid Khan and Jagadeesha Suchith‘s tight spells had restricted the Capitals to 159 for 4 regardless of a fast 81-run stand between openers Prithvi Shaw (53) and Shikhar Dhawan (28).
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However, Hyderabad’s over-reliance on their high-order batsmen meant that after skipper David Warner (6) and Jonny Bairstow (38) had been dismissed, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was left to anchor the sinking ship.
DC are at present positioned second with 8 factors from 5 video games whereas SRH are seventh with a lone win.
With Capitals full of confirmed performers, it was not doable for Williamson (66 not out) to do the job with out assist from the opposite finish. His combating knock was not sufficient to take the facet residence.
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However, well timed hits from Suchith (14 off 6) helped SRH tie the scores and take it to the Super Over.
SRH managed only one boundary, setting a straightforward eight-run goal for Capitals who knocked off the required runs regardless of Rashid Khan’s brilliance.
At the beginning of the chase after Warner’s run out, it was one other opener Bairstow, who saved the run-fee below management together with his energy hitting whereas Williamson was his traditional assuring self.
Bairstow was dismissed instantly after hitting a huge six of pacer Avesh Khan within the sixth over.
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Young Virat Singh took a while to discover his ft against superior Capitals’ spin trio of R Ashwin, Axar Patel and Amit Mishra, which meant that the accountability to discover fast runs was on the Kiwi batsman.
Virat (4 off 14) consumed too many balls and was ultimately dismissed by Khan. It introduced Kedar Jadhav (9) to the crease however he too didn’t final lengthy. He was stumped off Mishra. It was the center-order that faltered once more with SRH’s probabilities of play-off qualification evaporating with every passing recreation.
SRH wanted 50 runs from the ultimate 5 overs with Williamson holding the innings collectively .
Earlier, skipper Rishabh Pant (37) and Steve Smith (34 not out) raised a 58-run stand for the fourth wicket to guarantee a combating complete for DC after electing to bat.
Shaw started with a hat-trick of fours off pacer Khaleel Ahmed. Those had been breathtaking strokes, straight out of a textual content ebook.
There was sheer class in his cowl drives, each alongside the bottom and those performed over the sector as Shaw backed his timing with precision and energy.
His six off pacer Siddarth Kaul over lengthy on and the ramp shot over brief third-man off the identical bowler bore testimony to his supreme contact.
Dhawan was pleased enjoying the second fiddle because the Capitals placed on board 51 with out loss in Powerplay overs.
Left-arm spinner Suchith, enjoying his first recreation for SRH, did an honest job, gifting away solely 21 runs in his 4-over quota. He constantly troubled Dhawan.
Suchith bowled in tandem with Khan, SRH’s greatest spinner over time, as the 2 bowlers put brakes on the run stream.
Rashid additionally offered his facet with first breakthrough when he discovered stumps of Dhawan, ending DC’s 81-run opening stand.
Shaw’s splendid knock led to a run out after a mixture-up with skipper Pant.
Pant and former Australia captain Steve Smith had been now two new batsmen on the crease. They saved the scoreboard shifting.
Smith was dropped on 14 by Kaul off Vijay Shankar. Khaleel had additionally missed out on an opportunity provided by Pant just a few balls in the past off Rashid.
The duo managed to get just a few boundaries however SRH bowlers largely managed the proceedings.
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