Swashbuckling opener David Warner crushed a century to guide Sunrisers Hyderabad to an agreeable 48-run prevail upon table-toppers Kolkata Knight Riders in their IPL experience, here today.
Warner butchered the KKR bowlers with a 59-ball 126-run innings, studded with 10 fours and 8 sixes to control shielding champions Sunrisers Hyderabad to a forcing 209-3 after Captain Gautam Gambhir chosen to bowl. (FULL IPL 2017 COVERAGE)
Pursuing the objective, KKR were lessened to 12-2 in 2.3 overs with both their openers – Gambhir (11) and Sunil Narine (1) back to the pavillion.
Robin Uthappa (53) and Manish Pandey (39) then shared a 78-run organization off 51 balls for the third wicket to keep KKR in the chase.
After their expulsion, Yusuf Pathan (12), Sheldon Jackson (16) and Colin de Grandhomme (18) attempted their hands however it was insufficient at last as KKR were confined to 161-7 in stipulated 20 overs.
For Sunrisers, Mohammed Siraj (2/26), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/29) and Siddharth Kaul (2/26) took two wickets each, while Rashid Khan (1/38) additionally contributed with one wicket.
There was additionally a rain-intrusion of 42 minutes when KKR were 52-2 in 7 overs with Uthappa and Pandey at the wrinkle however it didn’t influence the match as no overs were lost.
This was Sunrisers’ 6th win in 10 matches. They now have 13 focuses and are set at the third spot in the table. For two-time champions and table-toppers KKR, it is just their third misfortune in 10 matches.
With this win, Sunrisers likewise retaliated for their 17-run misfortune to KKR in their past excursion.
Warner swindles KKR bowlers
Prior, Warner and Shikhar Dhawan (29), who had forged a 107-run opening association in their last match against KXIP, created yet another sparkling 139-run opening stand in 76 balls to set up the establishment for an enormous aggregate.
When they were once again into the cottage, Kane Williamson (40) impacted five fours in his 25-ball innings and alongwith Yuvraj Singh (6 not out) took Sunrisers over the 200-check.
This was the most astounding aggregate in this season and furthermore the third time that Sunrisers have scored a 200 or more aggregate. They had scored 207-3 against Kings XI Punjab in their last match, other than scoring 207-4 against RCB ahead of schedule in the season.
For KKR, who are sitting beautiful at the highest point of the table, none of the bowlers could make any impression as they were swindled by Warner.
Opening the innings, Warner put KKR bowlers to the sword as he alongwith Dhawan amassed 79-0 in the Powerplay overs.
Warner made his aim clear from the beginning by managing in limits. He grabbed Chris Woakes for uncommon treatment in the third over when he impacted him for four and several sixes to store up 17 runs.
Yusuf Pathan then came in his terminating line as he crushed two fours and a six to by and by heap on 17 runs and raise the group fifty in only 23 balls.
The Australian then switch-hit Sunil Narine over short third man to score his 50 in 20 balls. He then punching him through cover for a four.
He proceeded with his frenzy and raised the group 100 in the ninth over by pounding Nathan Coulter-Nile for a most extreme over midwicket in the fourth ball.
Kuldeep Yadav then drained 18 keeps running as Warner clobbered one limit and two sixes in the tenth over.
In the eleventh over, Warner grabbed two or three keeps running by sending Umesh Yadav to the profound midwicket zone to score the third century of this season. He took only 43 balls for his hundred.
In the thirteenth over, Dhawan (29), who was playing the second fiddle, was run out as KKR at last broke the opening organization.
It was Kuldeep Yadav, who created a splendid handling where he got the ball and tossed the stumps down at the bowler’s end after Dhawan neglected to make the ground.
Warner’s breathtaking innings arrived at an end in the seventeenth over when at the end of the day searching for a six off Woakes he was holed out by Gambhir.
Kane Williamson (40) and Yuvraj Singh (6) then took Sunrisers over the 200-check.