Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals IPL 2020: Hello and welcome to our coverage of SRH vs DC IPL match from Dubai. Wriddhiman Saha stamped his class with a 45-ball 87 before Rashid Khan dished out a clinical bowling performance as Sunrisers Hyderabad kept themselves alive in the race for IPL playoffs with a whopping 88-run win over Delhi Capital on Tuesday. Asked to bat first, splendid knocks by Saha (87), skipper David Warner (66) and Manish Pandey (44) powered Sunrisers to 219 for two. Star spinner Rashid then led a fine bowling display to end with the impressive figures of 4-0-7-3, his best in this season. The Afghan bowled an astonishing 17 dot balls in his quota of four overs, helping his side bowl out the Capitals for 131 in 19 overs. Sunrisers (10 points) have now moved up to sixth from seventh position with this win, while the Capitals, who slumped to their third consecutive loss, were pushed down to the third spot with 14 points. Here you can follow all the updates of SRH vs DC IPL match from Dubai. (SCORECARD)
SRH beat DC by 88 runs
22.59 IST: Natrajan to Nortje, OUT! It's DONE and DUSTED Sunrisers Hyderabad (219/2) beat Delhi Capitals (131 all-out) by 88 runs in Dubai. Pant 36, Rashid 3/7
22.55 IST: Natarajan to Tushar, FOUR! Low full-toss and the southpaw slams it straight down the ground for a boundary.
22.53 IST: Holder to Ashwin, OUT! Tad full from the pacer and Ashwin lofts it into the air and gets caught at the boundary line.
22.51 IST: Holder to Tushar, SIX! Short ball and Tushar Deshpande slams it over long-off for a biggie.
22.50 IST: Holder to Tushar, FOUR! Half-volley and the southpaw slams it straight for a boundary.
22.47 IST: Sandeep to Ashwin, FOUR! Short ball and Ashwin pulls into the gap for a boundary.
22.44 IST: Sandeep to Pant, OUT! Excellent review from Warner as the bowler was not that confident about the edge to the wicketkeeper. The review shows a spike and Pant departs.
22.39 IST: Natarajan to Rabada, OUT! BOWLED! Rabada gets the taste of his own medicine as Natrajan's toe-crushing yorker sends him back to pavilion.
22.36 IST: Natarajan to Pant, FOUR! Slower one and Pant slams it straight down the ground for a boundary.
22.21 IST: Holder to Pant, FOUR! Pant swipes it through the third man as Rashid Khan efforts were not enough to stop the ball from reaching the boundary.
22.21 IST: Rashid to Axar, OUT! The southpaw goes for the slog sweep but misses the top connection onto it as Priyam Garg takes an easy catch at mid-wicket.
22.13 IST: Shankar to Iyer, OUT! Short and little wide as Iyer goes the aerial way but misses the connection and Williamson takes an easy catch.
22.07 IST: Shankar to Pant, FOUR! Tad full from the bowler and Pant slams it straight for a boundary.
21.57 IST: Natarajan to Pant, SIX! HAMMERED! The southpaw gets on his knees and smacks it over mid-wicket for a six.
21.53 IST: Rashid to Rahane, OUT! Wrong 'un and Rahane gets plumbed in front of the wicket. DC in big trouble now.
21.50 IST: Rashid to Hetmyer, OUT! BOWLED! Mr. Khan strikes on the very first ball and gets the dangerous Hetmyer with a leg-spin.
21.47 IST: Holder to Rahane, SIX! Back of a length delivery and Rahane pulls it over deep mid-wicket for a maximum. Big over for DC
21.45 IST: Holder to Hetmyer, FOUR! Short ball from the pacer and Holder smacks it over deep mid-wicket for a boundary.
21.43 IST: Sandeep to Hetmyer, FOUR! In the slot zone and the southpaw slams it hard near long-off for a boundary.
21.41 IST: Sandeep to Rahane, FOUR! CLASS! The batsman makes room for himself and punches it through covers for a boundary.
21.39 IST: Holder to Rahane, FOUR! LUCKY BOUNDARY! The batsman dances down the track and manages only an edge to it which races away for a boundary at third man.
21.30 IST: Nadeem to Stoinis, OUT! The batsman makes room for himself and tries to play it over mid-off but misses the connection and Warner takes an easy catch.
21.27 IST: Nadeem to Rahane, FOUR! The spinner pitches it wide and Rahane had all the time in the world to cut it into the gap for a boundary.
21.24 IST: Sandeep to Stoinis, FOUR! A tad full from the bowler and Stonis plays it over mid-on for a boundary.
21.22 IST: Sandeep to Dhawan, OUT! GOLDEN DUCK for the man in form, the southpaw tries to play it on the leg side but gets an edge as Warner takes a good catch.
* Sandeep Sharma to start the proceedings with the new ball
21.03 IST: Rabada to Pandey, DOUBLE! SRH score 219/2 in 20 overs vs DC in Dubai
21.01 IST: Rabada to Kane, FOUR! Slower bouncer from the pacer as Williamson waits for it and guides it over point for a boundary.
20.56 IST: Nortje to Pandey, FOUR! It was a tad wide from batsman reach as he swings the bat and manages only an edge but it works in his favour and races away for a boundary.
20.48 IST: Tushar to Pandey, SIX! The young bowler is not learning from his mistakes as this times Pandey smacks it over mid-wicket for a maximum.
20.48 IST: Tushar to Pandey, FOUR! Length ball and Manish Pandey slams it through deep mid-wicket in the gap for a boundary.
20.46 IST: Tushar to Pandey, FOUR! Slightly in the slot zone as Pandey slams it straight down the ground for a boundary.
20.40 IST: Nortje to Pandey, FOUR! In the slot zone and Pandey slams it over bowler's head for a boundary.
20.35 IST: Nortje to Saha, OUT! The batsman looks for another biggies but misses the connection this time as Iyer takes a good catch at mid-of.
20.32 IST: Stoinis to Saha, FOUR! Bouncer and Saha was ready for it to upper-cut it for a boundary.
20.27 IST: Rabada to Saha, SIX! WHAT A SHOT! Back of a length delivery and Saha slams it hard over deep mid-wicket for a flat six.
20.21 IST: Axar to Saha, FOUR! The wicketkeeper batsman makes room for himself and cuts it hard for a boundary.
20.19 IST: Axar to Saha, SIX! Length ball and Saha slog sweeps it over mid-wicket for a maximum.
20.14 IST: Tushar to Saha, FOUR! FIFTY! Short ball and Saha just guides it over fine leg for a boundary to reach his fifty.
20.12 IST: Ashwin to Warner, FOUR! Ashwin drops some pace on the ball and Warner tries the aerial route and mistimed it as Axar takes an easy catch.
20.10 IST: Ashwin to Warner, FOUR! In the slot and Warner dispaches it straight down the ground for a boundary.
20.02 IST: Ashwin to Saha, FOUR! The batsman dances down the track and slams it over bowler's head for a boundary.
19.56 IST: Axar to Saha, FOUR! Slightly in the slot zone and Saha sweeps it through deep square leg for a boundary.
19.54 IST: Rabada to Warner, FOUR! FIFTY! Little bit of room and Warner guides it through third man for a boundary to reach his fifty.
19.53 IST: Rabada to Warner, SIX! Slower one but in the slot zone as the southpaw launches it over deep mid-wicket for a boundary.
19.52 IST: Rabada to Warner, FOUR! Back of a length delivery and the skipper slaps it over long-off for a boundary.
19.50 IST: Axar to Warner, FOUR! The southpaw makes room for himself and punches it through extra covers for a four.
19.45 IST: Nortje to Warner, FOUR! Short and wide from the pacer and Warner cuts it hard through point for a boundary.
19.42 IST: Ashwin to Saha, FOUR! Down the leg side and Saha sweeps it over backward square leg for a boundary.
19.41 IST: Ashwin to Warner, SIX! On the pads and Warner plays a slog sweep over mid-wicket for a maximum.
19.37 IST: Rabada to Saha, FOUR! A tad full from Rabada and Saha flicks it through mid-wicket for a boundary.
19.35 IST: Rabada to Saha, FOUR! Length ball and Saha tries to drive it through covers but gets an edge and the ball races away for a boundary at fine leg.
19.31 IST: Nortje to Saha, FOUR! Short ball and Saha guides it towards square leg for a boundary.
* Anrich Nortje to start the proceedings with new ball
* David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha to open the innings for SRH
19.05 IST: Here is the Playing XI of Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): David Warner(c), Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Jason Holder, Shahbaz Nadeem, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan
19.04 IST: Playing XI of Delhi Capitals is out
Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tushar Deshpande
19.00 IST: Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer wins toss and opts to bowl against Sunrisers Hyderabad
18.54 IST: Two attacking leaders to lock horns in the mega encounter of IPL 2020
18.20 IST: Hello and welcome to our live blog of SRH vs DC live IPL match from Dubai.
Brief Preview: Delhi Capitals finished second at the end of the league stage, with a well-balanced lineup comprising a daunting batting order, a clinical spin combination and a lethal pace duo. But the second half of the season has only seen their downfall, with two consecutive defeats against Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab, preceded by a struggling win against Chennai Super Kings. They now look to finish the unfinished business and seal their spot om the playoffs with a win against a topsy-turvy Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Dubai International Stadium. (Read Full Here)