Royal Challengers Bangalore were restricted to 131 for seven after losing the toss and opting to bat first. AB de Villiers (5×4 off 56:43 balls) was the top scorer on the team. Captain Virat Kohli (6: 7), opener Devdut Padikkal (1: 6) and Aaron Finch (3×4, 1×6 off 32:30), Moin Ali (0) and Shivam (32: 30) were the other openers. Dubey (8) and Washington Sunder (5) emerged in the middle overs. However .. de Villiers played patiently in one end .. Bangalore had to settle for a low score in the 18th over.
Hyderabad did not get off to a good start in the 132-run innings. Saha was replaced by opener Srivastava Goswami (0) in the first over. Captain David Warner (17:17 off 3×4)’s aggression was limited to one over. However .. Manish Pandey (3×4, 1×6 off 24 balls) along with Kane Williamson, who improved the Sunrisers Hyderabad innings .. However .. Manish Pandey was out at 55 for the team .. Priyam Garge (7) who came later also lost his wicket due to pressure. With that .. despite a bit of excitement at the end .. Williamson teamed up with Jason Holder (3×4 off 24:20 balls) to lead the team to victory. Hyderabad needed 9 runs in the last 6 balls to win .. Williamson singled for the first ball .. Holder completed the winning formality by moving three and four balls to the boundary.