David Warner crushed a rankling 126 as Sunrisers Hyderabad recorded their most astounding IPL add up to in an agreeable 48-run charm pioneers Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday. Warner hit 10 fours and eight maximums from his 59 balls in a stunning innings as Sunrisers made 209-3, a score that demonstrated excessively for Kolkata to pursue down.
The Australian – now the top run-scorer in this present season’s competition – was bolstered by opening accomplice Shikhar Dhawan (29 off 30) preceding Kane Williamson’s energetic 40 from 25 helped the hosts past the 200 check.
Chris Woakes (1-46) and Kuldeep Yadav (0-43) came in for the heaviest discipline for KKR, who missed the mark in their pursuit to end on 161-7 in spite of Robin Uthappa proceeding with his stellar shape with four fours and the same number of sixes in his 28-ball 53.
Warner cleared the ropes without precedent for simply the second over and his tireless hitting saw his side to a prevailing position at 79-0 toward the finish of the powerplay. He raised his fifty from only 20 balls, while it took him just 23 more to achieve three figures – not with a limit, but rather through a rushed two to profound midwicket.
Williamson hit five fours in a valuable innings that kept up his side’s energy, which extended into the answer as both KKR openers were expelled with only 12 on the board. Uthappa and Manish Pandey (39) propelled a counter-assault for KKR, despite the fact that a 45-minute rain delay ended their advance, Mohammed Siraj and Siddarth Kaul both returning 2-26 as Sunrisers moved to inside a state of the pioneers.