IPL-10: SRH Starts With A Win Against RCB
Making a fantastic debut in the tenth season of Indian Premier League (IPL), the defending champion team – David Warner led Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) won their first match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
Brilliant batting by Yuvraj Singh, who led the first innings by scoring 62 runs in just 27 balls, helped SRH to put up 207 runs on the board. In his stormy innings, Yuvi had 3 massive sixes and 7 fours. He was equally supported by Moises Henriques who smashed 52 runs off 37 balls.
With Kohli not on the top-11 due to injury, Shane Watson has captained Bangalore team for first outing this season. Although RCB looked good in the initial overs, the fall of wickets kickstarted after Afghanistan bowler Rashid Khan departed Manideep Singh in the sixth over. Later, in the Hooda’s over, Warner picks a brilliant catch to send out Chris Gayle.
Ashish Nehra, Bhubaneswar Kumar and Rashid Kumar picked two wicked each and RCB lost its 10th wicket in final over and couldn’t chase down Sun Riser’s target of 207 runs. The innings winded up after Bangalore scored 172 runs.
For his outstanding performance, Yuvraj Singh has been awarded ‘Man of the Match’ who looks quite confident with new haircut.