Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 4 runs in an exhilarating contest at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
Chasing the goal of 142, the Challengers misplaced three wickets for simply 38 in 6.5 overs. RCB skipper Virat Kohli was trapped in entrance by Bhuvneshwar Kumar for simply 5 runs. On the identical time, Daniel Christian (1) and Srikar Bharat (12) have been dismissed by Siddharth Kaul and Umran Malik, respectively.
Then opener Devdutt Padikkal (41) and all-rounder Glenn Maxwell (40) stitched a vital partnership to get RCB out of bother. The duo added a significant stand of 54 runs for the fourth wicket earlier than Kane Williamson effected a jaw-dropping run-out to interrupt the partnership and eliminate harmful Maxwell.
Quickly, RCB misplaced Padikkal and Shahbaz Ahmed (14) as the sport went all the way down to the wire with 13 wanted off the ultimate over. Nevertheless, Bhuvneshwar confirmed all his expertise regardless of AB de Villiers on the strikers’ finish. Bhuvi conceded solely eight runs within the deciding closing over as SRH won the contest by 4 runs.
Earlier, Sunrisers posted 141/7 of their allotted 20 overs, courtesy of a vital knock on the prime by opener Jason Roy. The English star scored 44 from 38 deliveries with the assistance of 5 boundaries. Aside from Roy, captain Williamson chipped in with a invaluable contribution of 31 off 29 balls, together with 4 boundaries.
For the Challengers, Harshal Patel once more shined with the ball and picked up a three-wicket haul for 33 runs in his quota of 4 overs. With that, Patel has taken the tally of wickets to 29 within the ongoing season.
Christian was the least economical bowler for RCB. The Aussie all-rounder bowled three overs and bagged a few scalps whereas conceding solely 14 runs.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
Woohoooo we gained 😘😘😘
— David Warner (@davidwarner31) October 6, 2021
I get they’ve certified, however how on earth does RCB at all times go away AB to attempt to preform miracles
— Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) October 6, 2021
#DelhiCapitals confirmed a spot within the top-2. Extremely unlikely that #RCB can attain the top-2 now. #SRH has spoiled not less than one get together…can they spoil one other one a few days from now? By the best way, I’m accepting memes at this time too 🥳🥳 #IPL2021
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) October 6, 2021
— Deepu Narayanan (@deeputalks) October 6, 2021
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is such a champion bowler. To defend 12 runs v genius ABD is commendable
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) October 6, 2021
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) October 6, 2021
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) October 6, 2021
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) October 6, 2021
— Vikrant Gupta (@vikrantgupta73) October 6, 2021
Holder. That over set it up for Hyderabad. Good to see from an Indian standpoint Bhuvi defend the rating within the final over. #RCBvsSRH
— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) October 6, 2021