Delhi Capitals chased an 8-time goal in the first Super Over of the season to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad at MA Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday.
He needs eight for the pocket of the match, and Rishabh Pant Shikhar davan counters Rashid Khan to finish the job at Chepauk. Axar Patel bowled for the Super Over for Capitals, where he limited David Warner and Kane Williamson up to seven tracks.
Pursuing a target of 160 shots, SRH started well, although he lost skipper David Warner in PowerPlay. Johnny Beirstov broke 38 of only 18 deliveries tied with 3 fours and 4 sixes. However, the English national team lost to Shikhar Dhawan in the sixth.
SRH continued to lose wickets at regular intervals. Virat Singh (4) fell victim to Avesh Khan while Kedar jadhav (9) was fired by Amit Mishra, leaving Hyderabad’s clothing at 104/4. Axar Patel, playing his first game of the season, then chose two on two as SRH suffered another collapse.
Aksar trapped Abhishek Sharma and Rashid Khan in the 17th, and Avesh struck again at a nearby castle Vijay Shankar. However, Williamson dropped the anchor and crashed in the middle to the end, scoring 66 of 51 deliveries in a sandball consisting of eight fours.
J Suchith also broke away with a late episodic 6-ball 14 game, but it wasn’t enough to take SRH over the finish line. Kagiso Rabada defended 16 in the latter as fans witnessed the first Super Over ongoing IPL edition.
Choosing to fight first, DC started well with 81 stands between Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan. The show began in style, hitting three consecutive fours Haleil Ahmedit’s over.
However, the stand was broken by Rashid Khan. The Afghan sensation confused Davan, 28, with a delivery that turned and trimmed the top of the stump.
The show, which celebrated its second half of the season, looked good before mixing with Pant led to his departure. In punch-filled strokes consisting of 7 fours and sixes, Shaw scored 53 of 39 deliveries.
Pant and Smith kept the dashboard moving before the former returned in an attempt to clear the middle of a wicket from Siddhart Kaul’s delivery. Shimron Hetmeier, the next man in, also went for 1 through the same. Towards the end, Smith hit a six and a four to steer his country near the 160-point mark.