Delhi Capitals defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 39 runs in IPL Cricket, at Hyderabad last night to go second in the points table behind Chennai Super Kings. Put in to bat, Delhi posted 155 for 7, riding on skipper Shreyas Iyer’s 45, and 40 by New Zealand’s Colin Munro. In reply, Hyderabad was bundled out for just 116 in 18.5 overs courtesy a stunning bowling performance.
Kagiso Rabada scalped 4 wickets and gave away just 22 runs in 3.5 overs. Another South African Chris Morris and West Indian Keemo Paul bagged 3 wickets each. Paul, who took the crucial top-order wickets, was adjudged man of the match.
Earlier in the day, Chennai beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets to record their seventh win in eight games and strengthen their position at the top of the table. Today, third-placed Mumbai Indians will host bottom dwellers Royal Challengers Bangalore at 8 in the evening.