Hyderabad, May 20: Openers David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan hit half centuries to guide Sunrisers Hyderabad to a 7-wicket victory in the final over against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Match 46 of IPL 7 here today.
Chasing 161, SRH openers Warner and Dhawan put on 100 runs for the first wicket in 12.3 overs. Riding on this excellent start SRH won the game in 19.4 overs.
# This was SRH's fifth victory this season. They are in 6th place in the Points Table. RCB are fifth with 10 points
# David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan had a 100-run opening partnership in 12.3 overs
# Both Warner and Dhawan hit half centuries. This was Dhawan's first fifty of the season while Warner's was fifth
# Virat Kohli scored his first half century in IPL 7
# Kohli hit the 500th six of IPL 7
# RCB were 48/2 (10 overs) at the halfway stage. In the final 10 overs, they scored 112. Last five produced 55
Fours - RCB: 13; SRH: 11
Sixes - RCB: 6; SRH: 8
Powerplay scores (1-6) - RCB: 25/2; SRH: 51/0
Top scorers - RCB: Kohli 67 (41 balls, 4x4, 4x6); SRH: Warner 59 (3x4, 4x6)
Highest wickets - SRH: Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2/27 in 4 overs; RCB: Varun Aaron 2/36 (4 overs)
Most economical bowler of the match - Dale Steyn 0/23 (5.75)
Most expensive bowler - Darren Sammy 0/19 in 1 over (19.00)