IPL 10 DD vs SRH: Anderson stars as Delhi beats Hyderabad by 6 wickets
New Delhi: Riding on the quick fire knock of Corey Anderson, Delhi Daredevils chased down 186 comfortably with six wickets in hand against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League match at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here on Tuesday.
The clinical performance helped the home side to move up to the points table to No. 6.
Corey Anderson's 24-ball 41-run inning was laced with two fours and three biggies.
Chasing the total of 185 runs, Delhi Daredevils openers Sanju Samson and Karun Nair provided the side a quick start. Samson was the first to depart at an individual score of 24. Rishabh Pant, who was promoted to No. 2, played a fine knock of 34 runs. Karun Nair played in his own fashion and scored 39 runs off 20 deliveries with five fours and two sixes.
Shreyas Iyer (33) also scored runs for the side before being dismissed by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Chris Morris (15) and Corey Anderson remained unbeaten.
For SRH, Mohammed Siraj picked two wickets while Bhuvi and Kaul claimed one-wicket each.
Earlier, cashing in the good start provided by the openers Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner, Yuvraj Singh exploited Delhi Daredevils (DD) bowling aggressively to help Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) post a huge score of 185/3.
Yuvraj Singh played one of the finest innings of IPL 10 scoring 70 runs off 41 balls hitting 11 fours and a six, while Moises Henriques provided him great support during the slog overs hitting 25 runs off 18 balls, with the help of two boundaries. The duo partnered the crease in an unbeaten partnership of 93 runs off just 50 balls.
Openers Dhawan (28 off 17, 4 fours, 1 six) and Warner (30 off 21, 4 fours, 1 six) added 53 runs for the first wicket off just 5.2 overs. Kane Williamson, who has been amongst the top performers for SRH this season, could score run-a-ball 24 with 1 four and a six.
Mohammed Shami was the pick of the bowlers as he bagged 2 wickets in his four overs giving away 36 runs, while Amit Mishra managed one scalp off his four overs for only 23 runs. Kagiso Rabada bowled one of the most expensive spells of IPL giving away 59 runs off his 4 overs.
Jayant Yadav, though, could not bag any wickets but conceded only 26 runs, while Chris Morris finished his four-over spell with 0/36 figures.