News Nation Logo

IPL 2017: Shikhar Dhawan, Siddharth Kaul shine as Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by 7 wickets

Sunrisers Hyderabad Convincingly Beat Two-time Champions Mumbai Indian By Seven-wickets With The Help Of An All-round Show By Its Player To Consolidate Their Fourth Position In The Indian Premier League Table On Monday At Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 08 May 2017, 11:49:18 PM
A file photo of Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Shikhar Dhawan.

New Delhi:

Sunrisers Hyderabad convincingly beat two-time champions Mumbai Indian by seven-wickets with the help of an all-round show by its player to consolidate their fourth position in the Indian Premier League table on Monday at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.

Asked to field first, Hyderabad bowlers delivered restricted the Mumbai side to a modest 138 for seven, which was built around skipper Rohit Sharma's fighting 67-run knock off 45 balls. 

Paceman Siddarth Kaul took three wickets while the Afghanistan spin duo of Rashid Khan (1/22) and Mohammed Nabi (1/13) choked the Mumbai batsmen with impeccable line and length. Together they conceded only 35 runs in eight overs.

Read | IPL 2017: Kings XI Punjab pacer Sandeep Sharma fined for showing dissent at umpire's decision 

The total proved too small for the defending champions as they overhauled the target with 10 balls to spare as opener Shikhar Dhawan (62) led the way with an unbeaten half-century. Hyderabad remained at fourth position but now have 15 points, five more than closest rival Kings XI Punjab. 

One more win, taking their tally to 17, will seal them a berth in the Play-offs because even if Punjab win their remaining three matches they can get maximum to 16 points. 

Read | ICC Champions Trophy 2017: 15-member Indian squad announced; Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma make cut, Gambhir, Pant miss out

(With inputs from PTI)

For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.

First Published : 08 May 2017, 11:42:00 PM