Shikhar Dhawan’s 78, Marcus Stoinis’ 38 and Hetmeyer’s 42 made the Delhi Capitals 189 for 3 in 20 overs. Hyderabad were pushed back from the start to chase Delhi’s run. Warner (2) was bowled by Kagiso Rabada. Stoinis took Priyam Gorg’s (18) wicket. Manish Pandey (21) threw his wicket in that over. Williamson was pulling Hyderabad. Williamson formed a 56-run partnership with Jason Holder. The New Zealand star did not give up even after losing the wicket. Abdul Samad was leading the team. The longer Williamson was at the crease, the more Hyderabad hoped to win.
He was dismissed for 67 off 45 balls by Stoinis. Before that he added 57 runs with Samad. Samad caught the eye during chasing the run. He was bowled out for 33 off 16 balls. In the 19th over, Rabada shattered Hyderabad’s dream of victory with three wickets. Hyderabad were bowled out for 172 for 8 in 20 overs. In the death over, Rabada showed dominance by taking 4 wickets and Stoinis took 3 wickets. Although Rabada showed dominance with the ball, Stoinis is the man of the match in the game for all-round performance.
Delhi Capitals’ captain Shreyas Iyre decided to bat first after winning the toss on Sunday. On this day, Delhi changed the batting order. Marcus Stoinis came down to open with Shikhar Dhawan. Delhi’s goal was to score big runs. That’s why Stoinis was sent to open. Stoinis made a storm with the bat. He took the road to attack the Hyderabad bowlers. Stones’ catch was also dropped by Jason Holder in Sandeep Sharma’s over but he could not be suppressed. Rashid Khan stopped Stoinis (36). Whenever Warner handed over the ball to him, Rashid Khan brought success to the team. Dhawan and Stoinis formed an 86-run partnership.