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IPL: Dhawan, Williamson star as Hyderabad post 191/4 vs Delhi

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

Brilliant batting from (70) and Kane Williamson (89) helped Sunrisers (SRH) post a challenging 191/4 against Daredevils (DD) in an Indian League (IPL) match at the International Stadium here on Wednesday.

After losing skipper David Warner in the second over, Dhawan and Williamson thrashed bowlers all around the park as they together slammed 11 boundaries and five sixes to put in a comfortable position.

started of on a steady note but in the second over, Warner was dismissed by pacer Chris Morris.

Morris's back of a length delivery outside the off-stump took the leading edge and Amit Mishra ran from fine leg to take a superb catch.

With the scoreboard reading 12/1, Williamson joined Dhawan and both forged a 136-run partnership for the second wicket in 14.2 overs before the former was sent packing in the 17th over by Morris.

The Kiwi skipper, who blasted six boundaries and five sixes in his 51-ball knock, tried to flick a full length delivery but got a top-edge to the deep mid-wicket and Shreyas Iyer then completed a diving catch to dismiss Williamson.

With three overs remaining and new batsman Yuvraj Singh (3) at the crease, Dhawan, who was playing as support for Williamson, shifted gears and started attacking bowlers.

After slamming a couple of boundaries, Dhawan was also dismissed by Morris. He was sent back to the pavilion in the 19th over.

Yuvraj, who was dismissed on a golden duck in the last match, once again disappointed as he was bowled by Morris in the next delivery.

Moises Henriques (12) and Deepak Hooda (9) then completed the proceedings for with both players adding 21 runs in 1.4 overs to give a challenging target.

Brief Scores: Sunrisers 191/4 (Kane Williamson (89), (70), Chris Morris 4/26) vs Daredevils.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 22:06 IST
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