DC Vs RR Match Summary : It was a contest between the third position Sunrisers Hyderabad and 5th positioned Delhi Capitals at the famous Feroz Shah Kotla ground. The stadium was jam packed to cheer for the home team Delhi Capitals, but the home team started the innings with the disappointment as both the openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan departed early at an individual score of 11 and 12 respectively.
The middle order batsmen Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant looked determined to occupy the crease, but Rishabh Pant again departed cheaply at an individual score of 5. Although Shreyas Iyer played a gutsy and patient knock of 43 of 41 balls, but since then the scorecard looked more like the telephone number.
DC Vs RR Match Summary : In the end Delhi Capitals wrapped the innings at 131/5 in 20 overs. On the other hand Sunrisers Hyderabad started the innings quietly, after an over Jonny Bairstow cleared his intentions and started slogging the balls to all corners of the park, but when Bairstow looked set for high quality fifty, he was dismissed by Rahul Tewatia.
A sudden wicket gave the boost Delhi Capitals was looking for, but the pressure to defend a small total got better of him as despite taking 5 crucial wickets Sunrisers Hyderabad won the match with 9 balls to spare. Both Yusuf Pathan and Mohammad Nabi wasted no time and finished the innings with a bang.
Jonny Bairstow was declared the man of the match for his all-round performance in the match.