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Pat Cummins on victory against Delhi Capitals at Arun Jaitley

Sunrisers Hyderabad won their fifth match of the IPL 2024 campaign which was played against Delhi Capitals on April 20 at Arun Jaitley Stadium.

Hyderabad scored their third 250+ score in the IPL 2024 and became the first team to achieve the feat. Travis Head was named the Man of the Match, after putting up an impressive show in the match with knocking 89 runs in 32 deliveries.

Pat Cummins who led the side for the victory at Arun Jaitley Stadium has opened on their victory in the post-match conference.

“Good record here, another great game of cricket. Need to keep that going. There wasn’t much for the bowlers in the powerplay. Got better for the bowlers when the ball got softer. Very excited to see them batting, but got to bowl in the second half. We were really disciplined with the ball, the bowlers executed their plans,” said Cummins.

Coming to the match, The openers went berserk during the power play posting a score of 125 runs with no wicket-fall. Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma powered the side with a positive start putting a huge partnership of 131 runs for the first wicket.

Travis Head scored 89 runs on 32 balls which included 11 fours and 6 sixes. Abhishek who started alongside Head smashed 46 runs in 12 deliveries. After the dismissal of Klaasen and Markram, Nitish Reddy scored 37 runs.

But Shahbaz Ahmed’s momentum in the field brought Hyderabad back into dominating position as he scored 59 runs off 29 deliveries including 2 fours and 5 sixes.

Despite, struggling to pick wickets, Kuldeep Yadav dismissed four crucial wickets helping the side to contain Hyderabad from reaching a 300+ score. Despite having an expensive spell with 55 runs, it was well well-needed dismissal in the match.

With responding to SRH’s 266 runs, Delhi Capitals had a positive start picking up runs from the first ball of the innings. But Hyderbad Bowlers was able to pick wickets at regular intervals.

Jake Fraser-McGurk has been marvellous with the bat smashing 65 runs in 18 deliveries including five fours and seven sixes with a strike rate of 361.11.

Abhishek Porel was the other scorer for Delhi Capitals smashing 42 runs in 22 deliveries. But both the scorers were sent out to the dugout by Mayank Markande.

With the dismissal of Tristan Stubbs for 10 runs, Delhi Capitals lost five wickets for scoring 154 runs. With Stubbs’s dismissal, Delhi Capitals batting lineup collapsed with a fall of wickets. The Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant smashed 44 runs on 35 deliveries before being dismissed by Nitish Reddy in the first ball of the last over.

Natarajan picked up a four-wicket haul with an impressive economy of 4.80 while Nitish Reddy and Mayank Markande bagged two wickets each and Delhi Capitals lost the match by a 67-run difference.

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