Mumbai: Delhi Capitals will face Sunrisers Hyderabad (DC vs SRH) in the 50th match of IPL 2022. Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson won the toss for the 9th time this season. He decided to bowl first. Major changes were made in both the teams for this match. Four players were entered in Delhi’s playing XI. At the same time, Shreyas Gopal, Sean Abbott and Karthik Tyagi got a chance to debut for Hyderabad.
Shreyas Gopal gave only one run in his first over but in his second over he came under the target of Rishabh Pant. In this 9th over of Delhi’s innings, David Warner took a run on the first ball. The second ball was a googly and Pant hit it for a six over mid-wicket. After coming out of the crease on the third ball, the Delhi captain hit a six in front. Pant did not stop here and hit a six on the fourth ball as well. The 5th ball was far outside the off-stump but Pant also took a four by playing a cut shot on it.
On the last ball of the over, luck favored Shreyas Gopal and Rishabh Pant got bowled. Gopal bowled a full toss outside the off-stump and Pant wanted to play a big shot on it too. But the ball took the inner edge of his bat and hit the wicket. This is the first time that Rishabh Pant has been dismissed by a spin bowler in IPL 2022.
In this match, David Warner and Rovman Powell made a partnership of 122 runs in 66 balls for Delhi Capitals. Warner scored 92 runs in 58 balls with the help of 3 sixes and 12 fours. At the same time, Powell played an unbeaten innings of 67 runs off 35 balls. He scored 19 runs in the last over against Umran Malik. Powell’s innings included 6 sixes. Delhi scored 207 runs for 3 wickets. Hyderabad has a target of 208 runs to win.