Indian T20 Commentary

Delhi VS Hyderabad Cricket Commentary

Match 3322-Sep-2021

134/920.0 oversRun rate: 6.7
VS
139/217.5 oversRun rate: 7.79
Delhi Capitals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets
Delhi Capitals First innings
Shreyas Iyer47 | 41)*
Rishabh Pant(35 | 21)
Jason Holder3.5|0|33|0
617.617.5: Jason Holder to Shreyas Iyer, SIX! A big shot to seal the victory for Delhi! They move to the top of the table with this win and Iyer smacks a wonderful shot to get the winning runs. Short again, around off, Shreyas Iyer shuffles and powers this one over deep mid-wicket. DELHI WIN BY 8 WICKETS! 
017.517.4: Jason Holder to Shreyas Iyer, Short in length, angling into the batter, on middle, Iyer pulls but only finds the man at mid-wicket. 
117.417.3: Jason Holder to Rishabh Pant, On middle, full toss, heaved to the man at deep mid-wicket for one. 2 more needed now! 
417.317.2: Jason Holder to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Cracking shot! Holder hurls across a fuller delivery, wider outside off, Rishabh Pant spanks this one through extra cover and gets a boundary. 3 more runs away are Delhi...
117.217.1: Jason Holder to Shreyas Iyer, Around off, chopped to the off side for one. 
017.117.1: Jason Holder to Shreyas Iyer, WIDE. Slower ball slipped down the leg side, left alone. Wided. 
17 Overs | Runs : 127/2 | Run rate : 7.47
616.816.6: Khaleel Ahmed to Rishabh Pant, SIX! POWER! What a magnificent hit from Pant! He wants to wrap this game up quickly! Around off, shortish in length, Rishabh Pant gives it the full thwack of the blade and smokes this one over deep mid-wicket. Just 9 more needed now! 
416.716.5: Khaleel Ahmed to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Delhi march on towards the victory! Slower delivery this time, Khaleel serves this short and around middle, Rishabh swivels and works this through short fine leg for a boundary. 
116.616.4: Khaleel Ahmed to Shreyas Iyer, Outside the off pole, Iyer steers this one down to third man for one. 
116.516.3: Khaleel Ahmed to Rishabh Pant, Same length as the previous ball, around middle, hooked to deep square leg for one. 
016.416.2: Khaleel Ahmed to Rishabh Pant, Good pace, good bounce, good carry from Khaleel! Outside off, back of a length this time, the ball spits off the surface, Rishabh looks to flash it away but misses and Saha collects it behind the sticks. 
016.316.2: Khaleel Ahmed to Rishabh Pant, WIDE. Another one. This one is shortish, way outside off, Pant looks to pull but misses. Wide signalled. 
016.216.2: Khaleel Ahmed to Rishabh Pant, WIDE. Ahmed slips and serves a fuller ball, down leg, Pant tries to flick but misses. 
216.116.1: Khaleel Ahmed to Rishabh Pant, Ahmed serves a shortish ball, on off, Pant mistimes his pull but still manages to get a couple of runs as Jason Holder runs to his left and stops the ball at long on. 
16 Overs | Runs : 110/2 | Run rate : 6.88
115.615.6: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Rishabh Pant, 11 from the over! Back of a length, around off, Rishabh dabs this to the off side for one. 25 needed off 24 balls! 
115.515.5: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shreyas Iyer, Iyer looks to pull but mistimes his shot down towards long on for a single. 
115.415.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Rishabh Pant, A clean strike but just for a run! Around off, again, short in length, pulled hard to the right of Rashid Khan at deep mid-wicket, who dives and stops the ball. One run. 
615.315.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Rishabh Pant, SIX! BANG! The skipper gets a good short delivery and he dispatches this one well. Kumar served it around off, slightly slower too, Pant anticipates and waits for it, and then smokes it all the way over deep mid-wicket fence. 
115.215.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shreyas Iyer, Around off, a touch shortish, Shreyas Iyer looks to pull, but the ball connects with the upper part of the blade and goes over the diving Manish Pandey, who dove to his left from short mid-wicket, towards long on for a single. 
115.115.1: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Rishabh Pant, Short of a length, around off and middle, Pant pulls this to the deep mid-wicket region for a single. 
15 Overs | Runs : 99/2 | Run rate : 6.6
014.714.6: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, Flatter and on middle, flicked to the right of mid-wicket. Tidy over from Rashid Khan, just 3 from it. 36 needed in 30 balls. 
014.614.6: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, WIDE! Khan misses his line and spills it down the leg side. Iyer lets it go. Wided.
014.514.5: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, Floated on middle. Iyer taps it to covers and looks to take a quick single but was sent back wisely. 
114.414.4: Rashid Khan to Rishabh Pant, Around off. Pant comes down the track as he defends it in front of covers. A quick single taken. 
014.314.3: Rashid Khan to Rishabh Pant, Very full and on off. Defended out back to the bowler. 
014.214.2: Rashid Khan to Rishabh Pant, A mild appeal for caught behind but not given! A flatter, quicker ball, outside off. Pant gives his all as he tries to cut but misses. He loses his bat as he loses his grip and the bat goes to mid-wicket. Kane Williamson picks it up and hands it back to Pant. 
114.114.1: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, Very full and on middle. Iyer gets low and flicks it to deep square leg for a single.
14 Overs | Runs : 96/2 | Run rate : 6.86
113.613.6: Sandeep Sharma to Shreyas Iyer, A low full toss, on middle. Shreyas Iyer flicks it to deep square leg for a single. 39 needed in 36 balls.
013.513.5: Sandeep Sharma to Shreyas Iyer, A yorker-length ball, on middle. Iyer jams it out to mid on. 
413.413.4: Sandeep Sharma to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR! Two boundaries in a row! A length ball, on off. Iyer whacks it over mid-wicket for another boundary. 
413.313.3: Sandeep Sharma to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR! Good shot! Short in length, on off. Iyer pulls it through mid-wicket for a boundary.
013.213.2: Sandeep Sharma to Shreyas Iyer, Slight hesitation but Pant was inside his crease! On middle. Iyer flicks it to mid-wicket. Pant wanted a quick single but was sent back in time. The fielder has a shy at the non-striker's end but he misses. 
213.113.1: Sandeep Sharma to Shreyas Iyer, A length ball, on off. Iyer flicks it with soft hands to square leg and collects a couple of runs. Good running between the wickets. 
13 Overs | Runs : 85/2 | Run rate : 6.54
112.612.6: Khaleel Ahmed to Shreyas Iyer, A single to end the over! On a length, outside off. Iyer taps it late to third man for a single. 50 needed in 42 balls.
112.512.5: Khaleel Ahmed to Rishabh Pant, Length ball and on middle. Pant looks to flick but closes the bat face too early. Gets a soft leading edge to the mid off fielder who has a shy at the bowler's end but misses. A single taken.
112.412.4: Khaleel Ahmed to Shreyas Iyer, A length ball, outside off. Shreyas Iyer tries to cut but gets a thick outside edge to third man for another single.
112.312.3: Khaleel Ahmed to Rishabh Pant, On a length, on off. Pant pulls it to deep square leg for a single.
012.212.2: Khaleel Ahmed to Rishabh Pant, Angles it on the pads, flicked to mid-wicket.
112.112.1: Khaleel Ahmed to Shreyas Iyer, A length ball, outside off. Iyer opens his bat face and plays it to third man for a single.
12 Overs | Runs : 80/2 | Run rate : 6.67
111.611.6: Jason Holder to Shreyas Iyer, Again serves it short in length and on off, pulled away to deep mid-wicket for one. 55 needed in 48 balls.
111.511.5: Jason Holder to Rishabh Pant, Short of a length, on off. Pant slaps it uppishly and to point who half-stops it and allows a single.
411.411.4: Jason Holder to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Rishabh Pant is off the mark and with a boundary! A full ball, on middle. Pant gets underneath it and smashes it straight down the ground for a boundary. 
011.311.3: Jason Holder to Rishabh Pant, On a length, on middle. Pant taps it on the off side.
011.211.2: Jason Holder to Rishabh Pant, A full ball, slanting outside off. Pant dances down the track and looks to go downtown but fails to get any bat on it. 
111.111.1: Jason Holder to Shreyas Iyer, A full ball, angling on middle. Iyer drills it down to long on for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 73/2 | Run rate : 6.64
110.610.6: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, Four runs and a wicket from this over! A full ball, on off, pushed away to point for a single. 
010.510.5: Rashid Khan to Shikhar Dhawan, OUT! TAKEN! Will this open the gates for Hyderabad? Shikhar Dhawan was looking so good but has to walk back disappointed. A tossed up ball, full and around middle. Shikhar Dhawan gets on his knee and slog-sweeps it to deep square leg. Abdul Samad in the deep, runs to his left and takes a very good catch. 
010.410.4: Rashid Khan to Shikhar Dhawan, Full and on middle. Dhawan gets low and blocks it out. 
110.310.3: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, Darted on the pads. Shreyas flicks it to long on for a single.
110.210.2: Rashid Khan to Shikhar Dhawan, Dhawan skips down the track and hits this full ball, down to long off for one more. 
110.110.1: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, A shorter ball, outside off. Iyer pushes it down to long on for a single.
10 Overs | Runs : 69/1 | Run rate : 6.9
09.69.6: Sandeep Sharma to Shikhar Dhawan, Outside off, cut away straight to the point fielder. 66 more needed in 60 balls! 
49.59.5: Sandeep Sharma to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! Top shot. Dhawan is oozing his class at the moment. The second boundary on the trot. Sandeep hurls a length ball, around off, Shikhar Dhawan nonchalantly lofts this drive over covers and gets a boundary. 
49.49.4: Sandeep Sharma to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! That went like a tracer bullet! Dhawan swept this one away brilliantly! Sandeep Sharma serves a full toss, around off, Shikhar Dhawan gets low and powers his sweep through square leg and the ball speeds away to the ropes. 
09.39.3: Sandeep Sharma to Shikhar Dhawan, Sharma serves a quicker delivery, fuller outside off, Dhawan swings hard at this but fails to connect. 
19.29.2: Sandeep Sharma to Shreyas Iyer, A touch fuller, around off, Iyer drives this one nicely through mid on for a single. 
09.19.1: Sandeep Sharma to Shreyas Iyer, Slower this time, back of a length, around off, Iyer pushes this to the left of mid on. 
9 Overs | Runs : 60/1 | Run rate : 6.67
08.68.6: Rashid Khan to Shikhar Dhawan, Flatter, around middle, Shikhar Dhawan comes down the track and looks to push the ball away, but he gets an inside egde and the ball goes onto hit the pad. 9 from Rashid's second over! 
18.58.5: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, This is eased nicely down the ground for a single by Shreyas. 
68.48.4: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, SIX! SLAM! Iyer was beaten on the previous delivery but he roars back in style! This one was fuller, loopy too, lands around off, Shreyas Iyer gets low and slog-sweeps it handsomely over deep mid-wicket. 
08.38.3: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, Well bowled! Rashid serves a flatter delivery, quicker too, lands around off and turns away, Iyer looks to have a poke at this but misses. 
18.28.2: Rashid Khan to Shikhar Dhawan, A touch shorter, around off, Dhawan gets low and taps this to the left of short third man for one more. 
18.18.1: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, Floated, around off, Iyer slices this to the left of backward point for a single. 
8 Overs | Runs : 51/1 | Run rate : 6.38
07.67.6: Sandeep Sharma to Shikhar Dhawan, Wider outside off, fuller this time, SD looks to work at this but only gets an inside edge, which Saha collects, on the bounce. 6 from Sandeep's first over! 
27.57.5: Sandeep Sharma to Shikhar Dhawan, Another full toss way outside off, Dhawan slams this one to the right of the long off fielder and comes back for the second. 50 up for Delhi too! 
07.47.4: Sandeep Sharma to Shikhar Dhawan, Outside off, but a full toss, Shikhar pushes this to the fielder at covers. 
07.37.3: Sandeep Sharma to Shikhar Dhawan, Slower in pace, outside off, Dhawan gets low and looks to whack this to the leg side but misses. 
17.27.2: Sandeep Sharma to Shreyas Iyer, Around off, hit across the line, through mid-wicket, for one. 
37.17.1: Sandeep Sharma to Shikhar Dhawan, Around off and middle, back of a length, Dhawan goes back and powers this one over mid-wicket. Does not time it well though. Rashid Khan runs to his right and David Warner runs to his left. Khan slides, pulls the ball back towards Warner, who fails to collect cleanly. Rashid Khan gets up, gets to the ball and throws it to the bowler, but three are taken, by that time. 
7 Overs | Runs : 45/1 | Run rate : 6.43
06.66.6: Jason Holder to Shreyas Iyer, Around off, on a length, Shreyas gives the full swing of the blade but he fails to connect this time. 
16.56.5: Jason Holder to Shikhar Dhawan, Nicely bowled by Jason! He sees Dhawan dancing down the track and serves a yorker around off, Dhawan adjusts quickly and guides this through covers for one. 
06.46.4: Jason Holder to Shikhar Dhawan, On a shortish length, around off and middle, Dhawan looks to defend, but gets an inside edge back onto the pad. 
46.36.3: Jason Holder to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! Nicely done by Gabbar! Again, the length is slightly behind the good length, around the body too, Shikhar Dhawan swivels and hooks this one to the left of the deep square leg fielder. Boundary. 
06.26.2: Jason Holder to Shikhar Dhawan, Short of a length this time, on middle, Dhawan skips down the track but only manages to bunt this one to the cover region. 
16.16.1: Jason Holder to Shreyas Iyer, Back of a length, around off, SI taps this to point and scampers through for a single. 
6 Overs | Runs : 39/1 | Run rate : 6.5
05.65.6: Rashid Khan to Shikhar Dhawan, Floated, around off, Dhawan eases this to the cover region. At the end of the Powerplay, Delhi are at 39/1, they need 96 more from 84 balls! 
15.55.5: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, Iyer nudges this through mid-wicket and rotates the strike. 
15.45.4: Rashid Khan to Shikhar Dhawan, Now, Dhawan smartly follows up the biggie with a single by tucking this shortish ball to the on side. 
65.35.3: Rashid Khan to Shikhar Dhawan, SIX! WOW! That looked so easy from Dhawan! Khan serves this loopy, fuller on middle, Shikhar Dhawan gets low and mows a slog-sweep over the deep mid-wicket fence. 
15.25.2: Rashid Khan to Shreyas Iyer, Rashid goes fuller, around middle and off, Iyer steps out and heaves this, with the inner half of his blade, to long on for a run. 
15.15.1: Rashid Khan to Shikhar Dhawan, Khan starts off with a flatter ball, on middle, Dhawan pulls this and finds Warner at deep square leg for a single. 
5 Overs | Runs : 29/1 | Run rate : 5.8
14.64.6: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shikhar Dhawan, Quick single taken! Short in length, on off. Dhawan taps it in front of covers and runs across for a quick single. The fielder has a shy at the bowler's end but he instead hits the batter.
04.54.5: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shikhar Dhawan, On a length, on middle. Dhawan turns it on the leg side.
14.44.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shreyas Iyer, Quick single! Short and outside off. Iyer looks to pull but gets an inside edge and the ball deflects onto the body. A quick single as it rolls on the off side.
04.34.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shreyas Iyer, On a length, on off. Iyer defends it under his eyes.
04.24.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shreyas Iyer, A full ball, on off. Iyer toe ends his drive to covers.
04.14.1: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shreyas Iyer, Lovely delivery! A length ball, outside off. Shreyas Iyer looks to push away from the body but fails to get any bat on it.
4 Overs | Runs : 27/1 | Run rate : 6.75
03.63.6: Jason Holder to Shikhar Dhawan, Nicely played but for no run! A length ball, outside off. Dhawan skips down and slaps it hard but straight to the cover fielder.
03.53.5: Jason Holder to Shikhar Dhawan, On the pads, a fuller ball, flicked to mid-wicket.
43.43.4: Jason Holder to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! Stamp of authority from Shikhar Dhawan! A full ball, on off. Dhawan smashes it wide of mid off for a boundary. 
13.33.3: Jason Holder to Shreyas Iyer, Length ball, on middle, flicked on the leg side for a single.
03.23.2: Jason Holder to Shreyas Iyer, A length ball, outside off. Iyer looks to play at this but then decides to leave it alone.
23.13.1: Jason Holder to Shreyas Iyer, Shreyas Iyer is off the mark! A full ball, on middle. Iyer flicks it wide of deep square leg for a brace.
3 Overs | Runs : 20/1 | Run rate : 6.67
02.62.6: Khaleel Ahmed to Shikhar Dhawan, On a length and on off, driven to covers.
02.52.5: Khaleel Ahmed to Prithvi Shaw, OUT! TAKEN! Great catch by the skipper, Kane Williamson! A full ball, around off, seems it was another slower ball by Ahmed. Prithvi Shaw looks to heave but does not middle it. Hits it off the toe end and towards wide long on. Kane Williamson at mid on runs sideways, and keeps his eyes on the ball, and pouches it nicely. The first one falls and Hyderabad would look to build on this. 
02.42.4: Khaleel Ahmed to Prithvi Shaw, Nicely deceived! Now serves a slower short ball, on middle. Shaw is too early in his pull shot and misses.
42.32.3: Khaleel Ahmed to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! EDGY RUNS! A length ball, outside off. Shaw swings his bat hard but it takes the toe end of his bat and the ball goes through short third man for a boundary.
02.22.2: Khaleel Ahmed to Prithvi Shaw, Full and on the pads, flicked straight to short fine leg.
42.12.1: Khaleel Ahmed to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! Nicely played! A full ball, outside off. Shaw hangs back and plays it through mid-wicket for a boundary. Brilliant shot.
2 Overs | Runs : 12/0 | Run rate : 6
01.61.6: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shikhar Dhawan, Touch fuller, on off. Dhawan defends it again on the off side. 
01.51.5: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shikhar Dhawan, A length ball, on off. Dhawan defends it to covers.
41.41.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! Beats everyone! A length ball, on middle. Dhawan dances down the track and flicks it to the left of the bowler. Beats the diving mid on fielder and the ball races away to the fence. 
01.31.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shikhar Dhawan, On a length, on middle. Dhawan keeps it out.
41.21.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! First boundary of the chase! A full ball, on the pads. Shikhar Dhawan flicks it to square leg for a boundary. Easy pickings for him.
01.11.1: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shikhar Dhawan, Kumar hurls a full ball, and on the pads. Dhawan skips down and tucks it on the leg side. 
1 Overs | Runs : 4/0 | Run rate : 4
20.60.6: Khaleel Ahmed to Prithvi Shaw, A full ball, on the pads. Shaw flicks it wide of deep square leg. The fielder in the deep runs to his left, dives and does well to save a couple of runs. 
00.50.5: Khaleel Ahmed to Prithvi Shaw, Length ball, slanting across, outside off. Shaw drives it but finds the mid off fielder. 
10.40.4: Khaleel Ahmed to Shikhar Dhawan, A full ball, on off. Shikhar Dhawan chips it over the bowler's head to get off the mark with a single.
00.30.3: Khaleel Ahmed to Shikhar Dhawan, SWING AND A MISS! A length ball, outside off, some extra pace here. Dhawan looks to drive but fails to get any bat on it. 
00.20.2: Khaleel Ahmed to Shikhar Dhawan, This one nips back in sharply! On a length and around off. Dhawan looks to defend but gets hit high on the pads. 
10.10.1: Khaleel Ahmed to Prithvi Shaw, Delhi and Shaw are off the mark! A length ball, angling on middle. Shaw flicks it to square leg for a single.
Sunrisers Hyderabad First innings
019.819.6: Avesh Khan to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, OUT! RUN OUT! Rishabh Pant scores a direct hit this time! A full ball, outside off. Bhuvneshwar Kumar looks to drive but misses and they scamper across for a quick single. Rishabh Pant, behind the sticks grabs the ball and scores a direct hit on his end. A perfect end for Delhi and Hyderabad finish on 134/9! 
019.719.5: Avesh Khan to Sandeep Sharma, BYE! A length ball, outside off. Sandeep Sharma swings and misses. They take a quick bye. Rishabh Pant has a shy at his end but misses.
119.619.4: Avesh Khan to Rashid Khan, OUT! RUN OUT! A full ball, outside off. Rashid Khan drags it down to long on and scampers across for a quick couple. Steven Smith, the substitute fielder carries the ball and throws it to the keeper. Rishabh Pant, behind the sticks removes the bails off and that is the end of Rashid Khan's cameo.
019.519.3: Avesh Khan to Rashid Khan, A dot! Again serves a yorker, outside off. Khan jams it out straight to short third man. 
119.419.2: Avesh Khan to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, A yorker, outside off. Bhuvneshwar Kumar squeezes it out to third man for one run.
419.319.1: Avesh Khan to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, FOUR! Useful runs! A length ball, on off. Kumar lofts it over covers and the ball races away to the fence for a boundary. 
019.219.1: Avesh Khan to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, WIDE! Now down the leg side. A full ball, angling down. Kumar misses his flick.
019.119.1: Avesh Khan to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, WIDE! Length ball way outside off. Kumar swings and misses. Wided.
19 Overs | Runs : 126/7 | Run rate : 6.63
018.618.6: Kagiso Rabada to Rashid Khan, On a length, outside off. Rashid Khan tries to slash at it but gets a soft inside edge and the ball rolls to the keeper. 14 runs coming of the penultimate over! 
418.518.5: Kagiso Rabada to Rashid Khan, FOUR! Short of a length on middle. Rashid Khan looks to pull but gets a thick outside edge over the keeper's head and the ball races away to the fence. 
018.418.4: Kagiso Rabada to Rashid Khan, Short and on middle. Rashid Khan looks to pull but misses.
618.318.3: Kagiso Rabada to Rashid Khan, SIX! BANG! A short ball, outside off. Rashid Khan hammers it all the way over point for a biggie. 
018.218.2: Kagiso Rabada to Abdul Samad, OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! Hyderabad are 7 down now! A short of a length ball, on off. Samad looks to pull but it gets big on him. He only manages a thick outside edge towards the short fine leg region where Rishabh Pant walks across and pouches it.
418.118.1: Kagiso Rabada to Abdul Samad, FOUR! Good shot! On a length on middle. Samad smashes it straight down the ground for a boundary. 
18 Overs | Runs : 111/6 | Run rate : 6.17
017.617.6: Anrich Nortje to Rashid Khan, Excellent end to the over and to Nortje's spell. Again serves a short ball, on middle. Khan fails to connect any bat on it as he looks to pull. 
017.517.5: Anrich Nortje to Rashid Khan, A pacy short ball, on middle. Rashid Khan makes room and tries to whack it but fails to connect. 
117.417.4: Anrich Nortje to Abdul Samad, A short ball, outside off. Samad pulls it down to long on who collects it on the bounce. A single taken. 
117.317.3: Anrich Nortje to Rashid Khan, Very full and on middle, Khan whips it to deep square leg for a single.
217.217.2: Anrich Nortje to Rashid Khan, Full and on middle. Rashid Khan looks to go downtown but it takes the outside edge and it goes over backward point for a brace.
017.117.1: Anrich Nortje to Rashid Khan, Short ball, on middle. Rashid Khan looks to play the ramp shot but fails to get any bat on it. 
17 Overs | Runs : 107/6 | Run rate : 6.29
616.716.6: Avesh Khan to Abdul Samad, SIX! Much-needed one! A full toss, angling on middle. Abdul Samad hangs back and lofts it all the way over wide long on for a biggie. 
116.616.6: Avesh Khan to Rashid Khan, Full and outside off. Rashid Khan opens the face of his bat in the last minute and works it to third man for a single. Hold on, a No Ball called by the third umpire and a Free Hit will follow. 
016.516.5: Avesh Khan to Rashid Khan, Widish yorker-length ball. Rashid Khan fails to dig it out.
016.416.4: Avesh Khan to Rashid Khan, In the slot, a full ball. Rashid Khan drives it hard but finds the mid off fielder. 
116.316.3: Avesh Khan to Abdul Samad, Short of a length, outside off. Samad stands tall and slaps it down to long on for a single.
016.216.2: Avesh Khan to Abdul Samad, Length and on off. Samad works it to mid-wicket. 
116.116.1: Avesh Khan to Rashid Khan, On a length, outside off. Khan looks to push but gets an inside edge and the ball rolls to the keeper on a bounce. A single taken. 
16 Overs | Runs : 97/6 | Run rate : 6.06
115.615.6: Axar Patel to Rashid Khan, Floated and on off. Khan punches it through covers for a single to end the over. 
415.515.5: Axar Patel to Rashid Khan, FOUR! EDGY RUNS! A shorter ball, around off. Khan makes room and looks to push but gets a thick outside edge past short third man for a boundary. The fielder gives a chase but to no avail. 
115.415.4: Axar Patel to Abdul Samad, Full and on off, pushed to deep covers for one run.
115.315.3: Axar Patel to Rashid Khan, Quicker and angling on middle. Rashid Khan gets inside his crease and punches it through point for a single.
015.215.2: Axar Patel to Rashid Khan, Flatter and on off. Rashid Khan pushes it to covers.
015.115.1: Axar Patel to Jason Holder, OUT! TAKEN! Good catch by Prithvi Shaw, that was hit with some venom! A tossed up ball, full and on off. Jason Holder shuffles down the pitch and looks to go over covers but does not get the required elevation. Hits it hard and straight to covers where the ball sticks in the hands of Prithvi Shaw. Hyderabad are 6 down now and in a spot of bother. 
15 Overs | Runs : 90/6 | Run rate : 6
014.714.6: Kagiso Rabada to Abdul Samad, Short ball around leg, Samad looks to pull but misses.
214.614.5: Kagiso Rabada to Abdul Samad, A couple now! Full ball outside off, Samad lifts it to deep cover for a couple of runs.
114.514.4: Kagiso Rabada to Jason Holder, On off, guided to third man for a single.
614.414.3: Kagiso Rabada to Jason Holder, EDGED AND SIX! That has travelled off the outside edge. Hyderabad will take it anyhow they come. Good-length ball around off, Holder looks to swing it away but it goes off the outside edge and it flies over third man for a biggie.
014.314.3: Kagiso Rabada to Jason Holder, PLAY AND A MISS! Full and outside off, Holder makes some room and then looks to drive but fails to put bat on it. A No Ball called by the third umpire. Free Hit will follow.
114.214.2: Kagiso Rabada to Abdul Samad, Good-length ball around off, Samad heaves it off his inner half to deep square leg. A single.
114.114.1: Kagiso Rabada to Jason Holder, Good-length ball on middle, Holder flicks it to deep square leg for a single.
14 Overs | Runs : 78/5 | Run rate : 5.57
113.613.6: Ravichandran Ashwin to Jason Holder, Full on middle, Holder flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
013.513.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Jason Holder, NOT OUT! Holder has made it back in! Tossed up on off, Holder plays the reverse sweep to short third man and takes off for a single but is sent back. Nortje throws it to the keeper, Pant who whips the bails off. The third umpire is called for and the replays show that Holder is just in.
013.413.4: Ravichandran Ashwin to Jason Holder, Quicker ball on off, Holder defends it to cover.
113.313.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Abdul Samad, Just short! Tossed up on middle, Samad looks to go over long on but mistimes it. Luckily for him, it lands short of Smith, the substitute fielder at long on. A single taken.
113.213.2: Ravichandran Ashwin to Jason Holder, Flatter ball on the pads, Holder works it to deep mid-wicket for one.
113.113.1: Ravichandran Ashwin to Abdul Samad, Floated on the pads, Samad flicks it to deep mid-wicket for one.
13 Overs | Runs : 74/5 | Run rate : 5.69
012.612.6: Anrich Nortje to Kedar Jadhav, OUT! LBW! All reds it is and Anrich Nortje has another! He has been excellent in this game so far. Nortje goes full and on middle, Jadhav looks to flick but misses and gets hit on the pads. An appeal is made for LBW and the finger has gone up. Jadhav takes the review and it looks like it has been taken more in hope, than anything else. The UltraEdge shows no bat while the Ball Tracker shows all reds.
012.512.5: Anrich Nortje to Kedar Jadhav, Outside off, Jadhav cuts it to point. Jadhav wants the single but is sent back by Samad.
012.412.4: Anrich Nortje to Kedar Jadhav, PLAY AND A MISS! On a length outside off, Jadhav looks to guide it to third man but fails to get any bat on it.
112.312.3: Anrich Nortje to Abdul Samad, Good-length ball on middle, Samad nudges it to long on for a single.
112.212.2: Anrich Nortje to Kedar Jadhav, Back of a length ball outside off, Kedar cuts it to third man for one.
112.112.1: Anrich Nortje to Abdul Samad, Full ball on middle, Samad heaves it to deep square leg for a single.
12 Overs | Runs : 71/4 | Run rate : 5.92
111.611.6: Ravichandran Ashwin to Abdul Samad, Flatter ball on the pads, Samad works it to deep square leg for a single.
111.511.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Kedar Jadhav, Quicker ball on off, Jadhav pushes it to long off for a single.
011.411.4: Ravichandran Ashwin to Kedar Jadhav, Flatter ball around off, Jadhav moves inside the crease and then guides it to short third man. The fielder throws it to Pant who whips the bails off but Jadhav was in.
111.311.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Abdul Samad, Floated ball on the pads, Samad nudges it to deep square leg for another single.
111.211.2: Ravichandran Ashwin to Kedar Jadhav, Flatter ball on middle, Jadhav tucks it to square leg and crosses over.
111.111.1: Ravichandran Ashwin to Abdul Samad, Full ball on the pads, Samad flicks it to deep square leg for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 66/4 | Run rate : 6
010.610.6: Kagiso Rabada to Kedar Jadhav, Back of a length ball outside off, Jadhav looks to defend at first but then gets his bat away from the line of the delivery.
110.510.5: Kagiso Rabada to Abdul Samad, Good-length ball around off, Samad works it to long on for a single.
010.410.4: Kagiso Rabada to Abdul Samad, Slower ball outside off, Samad looks to swing it away but misses.
410.310.3: Kagiso Rabada to Abdul Samad, MISFIELD AND FOUR! Sloppy work from Shimron Hetmyer! Low full toss on middle and leg, Samad flicks it to deep mid-wicket. Hetmyer comes across, slides but commits a misfield and concedes a boundary.
010.210.2: Kagiso Rabada to Abdul Samad, Full on off, Samad pushes it to cover.
010.110.1: Kagiso Rabada to Manish Pandey, OUT! CAUGHT AND BOWLED! Rabada returns and sends back Manish Pandey! Hyderabad have lost two quickly and Delhi are right on top here. Rabada runs in and dishes a good-length ball on middle and leg, Pandey looks to flick but seems to be a little early into the shot. It goes off the leading edge behind the bowler. Rabada runs a little behind and takes it safely. Hyderabad in desperate need of a partnership.
10 Overs | Runs : 61/4 | Run rate : 6.1
19.69.6: Axar Patel to Manish Pandey, Flatter and outside off, cut away to point for a single.
09.59.5: Axar Patel to Kane Williamson, OUT! TAKEN! The dropped catches do not cost much and do not haunt Delhi as they hold onto this catch and it is the captain who has to walk back now! Patel hurls a full ball, on off. Kane Williamson shuffles across and comes down the track to go downtown but does not middle it. He hits it high in the air and towards long off where Shimron Hetmyer takes a well-judged catch near the ropes.
09.49.4: Axar Patel to Kane Williamson, Another chance goes begging! Prithvi Shaw is the culprit this time! What are Delhi doing? Loopy ball outside off, Williamson looks to go over cover but mistimes it. It goes quickly to Shaw at cover who gets two hands to it but fails to hold onto it. Will this prove costly?
19.39.3: Axar Patel to Manish Pandey, Loopy ball, on off. Manish punches it to point for a single.
19.29.2: Axar Patel to Kane Williamson, In the air but safe! A full ball, on off. Kane Williamson lofts it towards long off and the ball drops safely. A single taken. 
09.19.1: Axar Patel to Kane Williamson, Around off, pushed to covers.
9 Overs | Runs : 58/2 | Run rate : 6.44
18.88.6: Ravichandran Ashwin to Kane Williamson, DROPPED! Rishabh Pant is the culprit! Ashwin hurls a carrom ball, flatter and outside off, it lands and spins away. Kane Williamson looks to push on the off side but gets an outside edge to the keeper who fails to catch it. A single taken as the ball rolls to the off side.
08.78.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Kane Williamson, Again goes wide of the crease and hurls a flatter ball, on middle. Kane Williamson pushes it back to the bowler.
18.68.4: Ravichandran Ashwin to Manish Pandey, Flatter and on middle. Manish Pandey flicks it to square leg for a single. Kane Williamson wanted another run but was sent back on time.
48.58.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Manish Pandey, FOUR! Makes full use of the Free Hit! Ashwin goes wide of the crease and angles a short ball, on off. Pandey slaps it straight down the ground for a boundary. 
18.48.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Kane Williamson, A full ball, on middle. Kane Williamson sweeps it to short fine leg for a single. No Ball called for overstepping. Free-Hit coming up. 
08.38.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Kane Williamson, WIDE! Full and way outside off. Left alone. 
48.28.2: Ravichandran Ashwin to Kane Williamson, FOUR! Welcomes Ashwin with a boundary! Slightly shorter, outside off. Kane Williamson rocks back and times it in the gap towards deep mid-wicket for a boundary.  
28.18.1: Marcus Stoinis to Kane Williamson, Short of a length, outside off. Kane Williamson hangs back and slaps it uppishly over covers for a brace. 
8 Overs | Runs : 43/2 | Run rate : 5.38
17.67.6: Axar Patel to Kane Williamson, Just a single! A loopy ball, on middle. Kane Williamson advances down the track and flicks it to mid-wicket for a single.
17.57.5: Axar Patel to Manish Pandey, Flatter ball, on middle. Pandey eases it down to long on for a single.
17.47.4: Axar Patel to Kane Williamson, Around off, pushed to covers for a single.
17.37.3: Axar Patel to Manish Pandey, Now stays back and punches this flatter ball to point for a single.
07.27.2: Axar Patel to Manish Pandey, A full ball, on off. Pandey dances down the track and drags it to mid-wicket. 
07.17.1: Axar Patel to Manish Pandey, Tossed up, full and on off. Pandey slaps it hard but finds the cover fielder. 
7 Overs | Runs : 39/2 | Run rate : 5.57
16.66.6: Marcus Stoinis to Manish Pandey, 7 runs coming from the over! On a length, on off. Pandey tucks it to long on and collects a single.
26.56.5: Marcus Stoinis to Manish Pandey, Full and on middle, Pandey turns it to deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 
16.46.4: Marcus Stoinis to Kane Williamson, Just a single! On a length, outside off. Kane Williamson skips down and drives it to covers. Prithvi Shaw inside the ring dives to his right and stops the ball. A single taken. 
16.36.3: Marcus Stoinis to Manish Pandey, A full ball, on middle. Pandey hangs back and flicks it to deep mid-wicket for one run.
06.26.2: Marcus Stoinis to Kane Williamson, LEG BYE! A length ball, angling on the pads. Kane Williamson looks to flick but misses and gets hit on the pads. The ball rolls on the leg side of the pitch and they collect a leg bye. 
16.16.1: Marcus Stoinis to Manish Pandey, Full and on middle. Pandey drills it down to long on for a single.
6 Overs | Runs : 32/2 | Run rate : 5.33
05.65.6: Avesh Khan to Kane Williamson, Short of a length, on middle. Kane Williamson pulls it all along the ground to short fine leg. Avesh Khan will feel lucky as that was a ball that deserved to have been put away. End of the Powerplay, Hyderabad are 32/2.
05.55.5: Avesh Khan to Kane Williamson, A length ball, on off. Kane Williamson defends it back to the bowler.
05.45.4: Avesh Khan to Kane Williamson, Good shot from Williamson but for no run! A full ball, on off. Kane Williamson drives it to the cover fielder who dives to his right and stops it. 
15.35.3: Avesh Khan to Manish Pandey, Short of a length, outside off. Pandey opens his bat face and guides it nicely to third man for a single. 
25.25.2: Avesh Khan to Manish Pandey, A full ball, on middle. Pandey flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a brace. He is off the mark. 
05.15.1: Avesh Khan to Kane Williamson, On a length, on off, pushed back to the bowler who half-stops and deflects it to mid off. 
5 Overs | Runs : 29/2 | Run rate : 5.8
04.64.6: Kagiso Rabada to Wriddhiman Saha, OUT! CAUGHT! Kagiso Rabada has his revenge, as after being slammed for a biggie on the first ball of this over, he removes Saha now! Saha was looking good but in search of quick runs, he pays the price. Short ball around off, Saha looks to pull but the ball came quickly onto him. It takes the top edge and it goes to mid-wicket where Shikhar Dhawan takes the catch.
04.54.5: Kagiso Rabada to Wriddhiman Saha, Fullish ball outside off, Saha looks to drive but fails to get any bat on it.
04.44.4: Kagiso Rabada to Wriddhiman Saha, Good-length ball outside off, pushed to cover.
04.34.3: Kagiso Rabada to Wriddhiman Saha, Slower short ball outside off, Saha looks to pull but is early into the shot and he misses.
04.24.2: Kagiso Rabada to Wriddhiman Saha, Good-length ball around off, Saha defends it to the side of the pitch on the leg side.
64.14.1: Kagiso Rabada to Wriddhiman Saha, SIX! What a way to welcome Kagiso Rabada! Lovely stuff from Saha! Full on the pads, Saha flicks it over deep mid-wicket for a maximum. 2000 runs for Saha in the Indian T20 League.
4 Overs | Runs : 23/1 | Run rate : 5.75
03.63.6: Axar Patel to Kane Williamson, Flatter ball outside off, Williamson pushes it to point.
13.53.5: Axar Patel to Wriddhiman Saha, Quicker ball on the pads, Saha flicks it to the leg side for another single.
13.43.4: Axar Patel to Kane Williamson, Fullish ball on middle, Kane works it to square leg for a single.
03.33.3: Axar Patel to Kane Williamson, Tossed up on middle, Williamson defends it back to the bowler.
13.23.2: Axar Patel to Wriddhiman Saha, Quicker ball on off, Saha pushes it to cover for one.
43.13.1: Axar Patel to Wriddhiman Saha, FOUR! First signs of aggression from Saha! Loopy ball on off, Saha goes on his knees and then slog-sweeps it to deep mid-wicket for a boundary.
3 Overs | Runs : 16/1 | Run rate : 5.33
02.62.6: Anrich Nortje to Wriddhiman Saha, Excellent yorker from Nortje! Yorker on the pads, Saha looks to flick but gets hit on the pads. Nortje appeals but the umpire is not interested. Going down leg, maybe. A leg bye taken as the ball goes to third man.
02.52.5: Anrich Nortje to Wriddhiman Saha, Good-length delivery outside off, Saha punches it to cover.
12.42.4: Anrich Nortje to Kane Williamson, Good-length ball on the pads, Kane clips it to deep square leg for a single.
02.32.3: Anrich Nortje to Kane Williamson, A dot! Full ball on middle, Williamson pushes it straight to the fielder at mid on.
12.22.2: Anrich Nortje to Wriddhiman Saha, Good-length ball on middle, Saha works it wide of mid on for a single.
12.12.1: Anrich Nortje to Kane Williamson, Fullish ball on the pads, Williamson flicks it to deep square leg for one.
2 Overs | Runs : 12/1 | Run rate : 6
01.61.6: Avesh Khan to Wriddhiman Saha, PLAY AND A MISS! Good-length ball outside off, Saha looks to cut but fails to get any bat on it.
41.51.5: Avesh Khan to Wriddhiman Saha, FOUR! Just past the point fielder! Length ball outside off, Saha waits on it and slashes at it. It goes uppishly towards cover-point. The point fielder dives full stretch but it goes wide of him for a boundary.
01.41.4: Avesh Khan to Wriddhiman Saha, Good-length ball outside off, Saha pushes it to point.
11.31.3: Avesh Khan to Kane Williamson, On a length around off, Williamson opens the face of the bat and then guides it to third man for a single.
11.21.2: Avesh Khan to Wriddhiman Saha, Good-length ball on middle, Saha gets off the mark as he flicks this one to deep mid-wicket for a single.
01.11.1: Avesh Khan to Wriddhiman Saha, Full on middle, Saha works it to mid on.
1 Overs | Runs : 6/1 | Run rate : 6
00.60.6: Anrich Nortje to Kane Williamson, FOUR LEG BYES! Poor delivery to end the over! Good-length ball on the pads, Williamson looks to flick but it brushes his pads and it goes to fine leg for four leg byes.
00.50.5: Anrich Nortje to Kane Williamson, NOT OUT! A big inside edge on it and Delhi waste a review. Good-length ball around off, Williamson looks to defend but seems to have missed and gets hit on the pads, Delhi appeal but the umpire says no. Pant takes the review after discussing with the bowler and his teammates. The UltraEdge rolls in and it shows that there was an inside edge on it.
20.40.4: Anrich Nortje to Kane Williamson, Williamson is off the mark with a lovely drive! Full on middle, Williamson drives it towards mid on. The fielder from mid on makes a half stop. Two runs taken as the ball goes to long on.
00.30.3: Anrich Nortje to David Warner, OUT! CAUGHT! Warner goes for a duck! Excellent start from Anrich Nortje and Delhi! This is just the start they would have wanted. Not the return that Warner would have wanted to the Hyderabad side. A pacy short ball around off, Warner hops and looks to flick but the ball gets big on him. It takes the leading edge and it goes to point where Axar Patel takes the catch. What a start from Delhi!
00.20.2: Anrich Nortje to David Warner, Good-length ball on off, Warner gets behind the line of the delivery and then defends it to cover.
00.10.1: Anrich Nortje to David Warner, Excellent start from Anrich Nortje! He starts with a yorker outside off, Warner gets his bat down to dig it out but misses.
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