Learn about DC vs SRH match result along with key match highlights, IPL points table update, man of the match, full list of award winners list and everything else you need to know today about Match 34 of IPL 2023 between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Anrich Nortje and Axar Patel’s fiery spells helped Delhi Capitals (DC) secure a thrilling 7-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a low-scoring Indian Premier League (IPL) match at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Monday. Both Nortje and Patel claimed two wickets apiece, and a collective disciplined bowling performance from the DC bowlers ensured the defense of their 144-run total.
Mukesh Kumar, the Impact Player, delivered an exceptional final over, defending 13 runs after Heinrich Klaasen and Washington Sundar’s late surge threatened to snatch the match from SRH’s grasp. Washington Sundar (3/28) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/11) earlier restricted DC to 144/9 with their superb bowling efforts.
SRH started the chase steadily, with Mayank Agarwal’s stylish shots taking them to 31/0 in five overs. However, DC tightened their bowling and fielding, maintaining a stranglehold on the home team’s batters. Agarwal’s dismissal for 49 shifted the momentum in DC’s favor, and regular wickets from then on kept SRH under pressure.
In the final stages, Klaasen and Washington Sundar tried to turn the tide with a few boundaries, but Nortje’s crucial wicket of Klaasen and Mukesh Kumar’s excellent final over ensured a DC win by 7 runs.
Earlier, DC captain David Warner won the toss and opted to bat. Despite a decent start, DC lost wickets regularly and struggled to build momentum. Axar Patel and Manish Pandey’s 69-run partnership provided some stability, but DC could only manage a total of 144/9. SRH’s bowlers, particularly Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who finished with 4-0-11-2, played a crucial role in containing the DC batting line-up.
DC vs SRH Score Summary:
- Sunrisers Hyderabad 137/6 (20 ov)
- Delhi Capitals 144/9 (20 ov)
- DC won by 7 runs
Points Table Update after IPL DC vs SRH Match 34
Delhi Capitals earned 2 points today by beating SRH by 7 runs. With current NRR of -0.961 DC remains at number 10. SRH, with 2 wins and four points on the IPL points table remain at number nine position.
DC vs SRH Match 34 Award Winners at IPL 2023
- Player Of The Match: Axar Patel (DC) – 34 Runs, 2/21
- TIAGO.ev Electric Striker Of The Match: Mitchell Marsh (DC) – SR: 166.7
- Herbalife Active Catch Of The Match: Kuldeep Yadav (DC)
- Visit Saudi Beyond The Boundaries Longest 6: David Warner (DC) – 88 Metres
- RuPay On-The-Go 4s: Mayank Agarwal (SRH) – 7 Fours
- UPSTOX Most Valuable Asset Of The Match: Washington Sundar (SRH)
- Dream11 Gamechanger Of The Match: Washington Sundar (SRH)
Note: All the prizes carried a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh
Major Highlights for DC vs SRH Match Today
- David Warner chooses to bat first after winning the toss, but DC’s batting lineup struggles.
- Axar Patel and Manish Pandey’s 69-run partnership offers some stability for DC, but they manage only 144/9.
- SRH’s Bhuvneshwar Kumar finishes with exceptional figures of 4-0-11-2, restricting DC to 144/9.
- Both Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad make changes to their starting XIs before the match.
- Mayank Agarwal’s 49 runs provide a steady start for SRH in their chase.
- Delhi Capitals maintain pressure on Sunrisers Hyderabad with disciplined bowling and fielding.
- SRH batters struggle to score boundaries as DC tightens their grip on the match.
- Regular wickets taken by DC, including Anrich Nortje and Axar Patel’s fiery spells, disrupt SRH’s chase and keep the required run rate climbing.
- Heinrich Klaasen and Washington Sundar attempt a late surge but fall short in the end.
- Anrich Nortje provides a crucial breakthrough by dismissing Klaasen in the final stages of the match.
- Manish Pandey’s run out by Washington Sundar adds to DC’s momentum in the latter stages of the match.
- Mukesh Kumar, named as Impact Player, delivers a fantastic final over under pressure, defending 13 runs.
- DC bowlers successfully defend a low total of 144, restricting SRH to 137/9, resulting in a 7-run win for Delhi Capitals.
IPL Next Match
Its Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians (GT vs MI), 35th T20 in IPL 2023 Today on April 25 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad