The Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers held their nerve in a high-scoring finale of the Indian Premier League and secured their maiden title by beating the Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight runs in a chase of 209 runs in Bangalore.
David Warner slammed an unbeaten 58-ball 93 and along with a late cameo from Bipul Sharma, Sunrisers Hyderabad raced into the finals of the Indian Premier League by defeating Gujarat Lions by four wickets in a chase of 163 runs in the second qualifying final in Delhi.
A meticulous effort from the Sunrisers Hyderabad bowling attack restricted Kolkata Knight Riders to 140 for eight in a chase of 163 runs and secured a 22-run win in the eliminator of the Indian Premier League in Delhi, thereby securing a berth in the second qualifying final against the Gujarat Lions.
Crucial knocks from Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan set up a target of 171 for six after which Sunil Narine took a three-wicket haul as Kolkata Knight Riders secured a 22-run victory and also a berth in the play-off in the 55th match of the Indian Premier League in Kolkata.
Karun Nair scored a spirited 83 as Delhi Daredevils chased down 159 off the final delivery and secured a six-wicket victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 52nd game of the Indian Premier League in Raipur.
Sunrisers Hyderabad chased down a target of 180 runs in 19.4 overs with a fifty from David Warner and an unbeaten 42 from Yuvraj Singh defeating Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets in the 46th match of the Indian Premier League in Mohali to stay on course for a berth in the play-offs.
After Adam Zampa's six-wicket haul rattled the batting line-up, the Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers responded with a disciplined show to defend a target of 138 runs and secure a close four-run victory against the Rising Pune Supergiants in the 40th match of the Indian Premier League in Visakhapatnam.
After Shikhar Dhawan’s unbeaten knock of 82 runs helped set a target of 178 runs, the Sunrisers Hyderabad fast bowlers completely flattened Mumbai Indians and bowled them out for 92 runs to secure an massive 85-run victory in the 37th match of the Indian Premier League in Visakhapatnam.
Shikhar Dhawan scored an unbeaten 47 as Sunrisers Hyderabad prevailed in a low-scoring encounter to chase down 127 runs in 19 overs and secure a five-wicket win against Gujarat Lions in the 34th match of the Indian Premier League in Hyderabad.
Backed by a dominant batting display powered by a 92 from David Warner and a fifty from Kane Williamson, Sunrisers Hyderabad posted 194 for five after which the bowlers secured a 15-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 27th Match of the Indian Premier League in Hyderabad.
The ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has already given the fans and viewers plenty of reasons to cheer and celebrate. Here’s Mayukh Bhattacharya's summary of the highlights of the tournament so far.