IPL 2023: SunRisers Hyderabad defeated Delhi Capitals by 9 runs on Saturday.© BCCI/IPL
Mitchell Marsh Dished out one of his finest all-round performances but it wasn’t enough as Sunrisers Hyderabad returned to winning ways with a comprehensive nine-run win over Delhi Capitals in the IPL on Saturday. The hard-hitting Australian all-rounder first snapped four wickets and then blasted six maximums in his 39-ball 63-run knock to conjure up hopes of a successful chase but once he was out, things went downhill for the hosts on the sluggish Kotla tracks. Batting first, Abhishek Sharma slammed a 36-ball 67 to set the stage for Heinrich Klaasenwho provided the final flourish with an unbeaten 53 as SRH posted an impressive 197 for 6.
In reply, Delhi Capitals remained 9 runs short of the total.
With the win, SRH moved to the 8th spot in the table while MI slipped to the 9th spot. The position for DC — who were at the bottom of the table — remained unchanged.
In the first game on Saturday, Gujarat Titans defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets to rise to the top spot in the table with 12 points. Meanwhile, Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants slipped a place each to go to the second and third spots, respectively.
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RCB’s Faf Du Plessis continues to be the leading run-getter with a tally of 422 in eight games. GT’s Shubman rose to the second spot with his 49-run knock. Virat Kohli slipped at the third spot Devon Conway Slipped at the fourth spot. As far as the leading wicket-takers are concerned, RCB’s Mohd SirajGT’s Rashid Khan, PBKS’ Arshdeep Singh and CSK’s Tushar Deshpande have 14 wickets each.
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