In the match DC vs SRH, Sunrisers Hyderabad secured a much-needed victory after experiencing three consecutive losses, by defeating Delhi Capitals in Match 40 of TATA IPL 2023 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

Match Summary of DC vs SRH

Abhishek Sharma played a significant role in Sunrisers Hyderabad’s victory, scoring 67 runs off 36 balls and taking 1/26 with an all-round performance. Sunrisers Hyderabad won the match by a margin of 9 runs.

Mayank Markande took charge with an outstanding spell of 4 overs, conceding only 20 runs and taking 2 wickets, as the Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers made a strong comeback and withstood the aggressive play of Phil Salt (59 off 35) and Mitchell Marsh (63 off 39), ending their three-match losing streak.

To chase 198 Delhi Capitals suffered an early setback. when Bhuvneshwar Kumar Dismissed their captain David in the second ball of the innings. However, Phil Salt and Mitchell Marsh launched a counter-attack, hitting a series of fours and sixes and bringing up the 50-run mark in just 29 balls.

Mitchell Marsh continued to hit sixes, as he pulled Umran Malik for back-to-back sixes, while Phil Salt welcomed Malik into the attack with multiple fours, scoring 22 runs off his first over.

The pair persevered to bat at a brisk pace as Salt introduced his maiden IPL fifty off simply 29 balls. In between, Harry Brook nearly pulled off a staggering catch at lengthy on as he plucked a one-handed trap of Marsh at the ropes, misplaced his balance, and had the presence of mind to throw it again because the momentum took him over the ropes. It became such an appropriate effort that even Marsh applauded it. The Australian all-rounder added up his 1/2-century off 28 balls.

SRH won the Toss and Select to Bat 1st

Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and elected to bat first, with captain Aiden Markram making the decision. Akeal Hosein took three wickets in three overs, including the dangerous Mitchell Marsh who hit a six before getting caught at the boundary off a miscued shot. Two overs later, Markande took another wicket as he dismissed Priyam Garg by dragging one onto the stumps.

SRH were in determined want of a wicket and Mayank Markande spoke back the call through a wonderful reflex caught and bowled to dismiss Phil Salt (59 off 35) because the leg spinner broke the 112-run stand. SRH picked two wickets in short succession as Abhishek Sharma had Manish Pandey stumped inside the next over.

DC needed 35 runs off 12 balls

DC kept losing wickets, and Sarfaraz was cleaned up by Natarajan in the following over. Despite Axar Patel’s efforts to hit a six off Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the 18th over and taking 14 runs, DC needed 35 runs off 12 balls.

Natarajan bowled a brilliant over, conceding only nine runs, and with 26 runs required off the last over, Bhuvneshwar held his nerve, leading SRH to a 10-run victory over DC.

DC made 3 modifications in the match DC vs SRH

They made 3 modifications to the starting eleven as debutant Akeal Hosein, Rahul Tripathi, and Abdul Samad replaced Marco Jansen, Washington Sundar, and T Natarajan.

Sarfaraz Khan and Aman Khan were replaced by Priyam Garg and Mukesh Kumar in the Delhi Capitals’ lineup. The team also announced Sarfaraz Khan, Lalit Yadav, Abishek Porel, Khaleel Ahmed, and Pravin Dubey as their substitutes.

Abhishek Sharma provided a fantastic start for SRH

Abhishek Sharma provided a fantastic start for SRH, hitting some excellent shots and smashing nine fours during the Powerplay. He set the tone by cracking fours in the first over from Ishant Sharma. Mayank Agarwal survived an early scare as he was given out LBW in the 2nd over, off Anrich Nortje but he reviewed it and ball monitoring confirmed the impact turned into outdoor off. He however could not ultimately lengthy as he changed into caught at the back of Ishant Sharma.

Despite losing Rahul Tripathi during the Powerplay, Abhishek Sharma continued to play aggressively, hitting Ishant Sharma for four fours in the sixth over and taking SRH to a score of 62/2 by the end of the Powerplay.

In the first over of his spell, Kuldeep Yadav missed a chance to take a wicket, with Anrich Nortje dropping a catch at long off. Abhishek reached his fifty in style by hitting a six-over deep mid-wicket on the very next ball.

DC pulled things lower back

DC pulled things lower back in the subsequent overs and it introduced multiple wickets as Mitchell Marsh had Markram (8 off 13) stuck at deep mid-wicket off a short ball after which another quick ball had Harry Brook (zero off 2) stuck at mid-wicket two balls later as SRH reached 83/four at the midway mark.

Abhishek and Heinrich Klaasen didn’t allow the strain to build similarly as they went after Mukesh Kumar and smacked 3 4 and a six to accumulate 24 off the over but Abhishek (67 off 36) could not replicate the same in the next over and departed over trying to clear long on and holing out in the deep, off Axar Patel.

Klaasen and Abdul Samad continued the team’s momentum by playing aggressively and hitting several fours and sixes, reaching a 50-run partnership in just 32 balls.

Klaasen remained unbeaten on 53 off 27 in DC vs SRH

Marsh got rid of Samad (28 off 21) to select up his 0.33 wicket but Klaasen continued to attack and brought up his fifty off just 25 balls to propel the away facet to 197/6. Klaasen remained unbeaten on 53 off 27 as SRH scored 62/1 within the closing 5 overs.

Mitchell Marsh changed into the choice of the bowlers for DC with figures of 4-1-27-4.

In the 19th over, DC replaced Ishant Sharma with Sarfaraz Khan as their Impact Player.