Delhi Capitals defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 7 runs© BCCI
Delhi Capitals registered their second win of IPL 2023 after they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 7 runs on Monday. Opting to bat first, DC posted a low whole of 144/9 in 20 overs. Later, SRH have been restricted to 137/6 regardless of Mayank Agarwal and Heinrich Klaasen scoring 49 and 31 runs respectively. For DC, Axar Patel was the star performer as he not solely scored 34 runs with the bat but additionally registered the figures of two/21 with the ball. Other than bagging the Participant Of the Match award, the all-rounder has been receiving numerous reward from all around the world.
Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar additionally didn’t shrink back from praising Axar and backed him to be the captain of DC as an alternative of David Warner.
Talking on Star Sports activities Cricket Dwell, Gavaskar stated, “I believe Axar Patel should be appointed the captain of Delhi Capitals. He is an honest player. He’s in a good rhythm. The Indian team can benefit from him being named the captain of the franchise and performing well. All these things should be done in a long run.”
Speaking concerning the match, Washington Sundar’s all-round effort went in useless as Sunrisers Hyderabad made heavy climate of a below-par chase to go all the way down to Delhi Capitals by seven runs, their third defeat in a row within the IPL, on Monday.
The allrounder Sundar (4-0-28-3) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (4-0-11-2) uncovered the batting frailties of Delhi Capitals’ within the first half of the sport to limit them to 144/9 after David Warner opted to bat.
However an inexplicable batting strategy during which SRH by no means appeared to dominate led to their downfall as they have been restricted to 137/6.
The defeat sees the Sunrisers positioned ninth within the factors desk, with simply two wins from seven matches. Regardless of a win within the contest, the Delhi Capitals remained backside of the league standings.
With the league stage of the season reaching its midway mark, each SRH and DC must put a string of constructive outcomes if they’re to stay within the playoffs race.
(With PTI Inputs)
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