Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner played an inspiring knock of 91 off 55 balls to script the side’s first home match win in IPL 2015 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam. The rain marred Match 19 of the eighth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament saw SRH win the match by 16 runs (D/L method). SRH batting first set a target of 177 for Kolkata Knight Riders but was revised to a target of 118 runs in 12 overs. You can catch the full video Highlights of SRH vs KKR match here on the official website of Star Sports.
Warner was merciless in his treatment of the Knight’s bowling attack smashing his way to 91 off 55 balls studded with nine boundaries and four huge sixes. The skipper was ably supported by his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan who made 54 off 46 balls and stitched a 130-run partnership with the Australian. KKR fought their way back into the contest by picking three quick wickets and restricted them to a chaseable total.
Post the end of Sunrisers Hyderabad innings, Kolkata Knight Riders opening batsmen Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir came into chase the revised target of 118 runs off 12 overs. SRH bowler Dale Steyn was at his fiery best but not supported by the fielders as both the openers were given lifeline with catches going down. In the end, the disciplined bowling from the Sunrisers proved good to earn their second win of IPL 8.