Sunrisers claw back to clinch first IPL title

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2016, final, Bangalore
David Warner opted to bat in the final, to play up to Sunrisers Hyderabad's strength of defending totals© AFP
© AFPDavid Warner opted to bat in the final, to play up to Sunrisers Hyderabad's strength of defending totals
Chris Gayle shelled a difficult return catch from Shikhar Dhawan in the second over, but still found a reason to smile as Warner helped him back on his feet© BCCI
© BCCIChris Gayle shelled a difficult return catch from Shikhar Dhawan in the second over, but still found a reason to smile as Warner helped him back on his feet
Warner continued his impressive form with a 38-ball 69, which included eight fours and three sixes. It was his ninth fifty in this IPL© BCCI
© BCCIWarner continued his impressive form with a 38-ball 69, which included eight fours and three sixes. It was his ninth fifty in this IPL
The Royal Challengers bowlers, however, chipped away at the wickets to stall Sunrisers' surge© AFP
© AFPThe Royal Challengers bowlers, however, chipped away at the wickets to stall Sunrisers' surge
Yuvraj Singh's languid drives and flicks pushed Sunrisers towards a 200-plus score© BCCI
© BCCIYuvraj Singh's languid drives and flicks pushed Sunrisers towards a 200-plus score
Ben Cutting smashed four sixes and three fours in an unbeaten 39 off 15 balls, helping Sunrisers plunder 40 off the last two overs to finish on 208 for 7© BCCI
© BCCIBen Cutting smashed four sixes and three fours in an unbeaten 39 off 15 balls, helping Sunrisers plunder 40 off the last two overs to finish on 208 for 7
Chris Gayle gave Royal Challengers' chase a blazing start with a 25-ball fifty© AFP
© AFPChris Gayle gave Royal Challengers' chase a blazing start with a 25-ball fifty
Kohli was more sedate as Royal Challengers reached 100 for no loss in nine overs© AFP
© AFPKohli was more sedate as Royal Challengers reached 100 for no loss in nine overs
Cutting broke the 114-run opening stand by getting Gayle out for 76© AFP
© AFPCutting broke the 114-run opening stand by getting Gayle out for 76
Kohli then cut loose to reach his fifty in 32 balls...© AFP
© AFPKohli then cut loose to reach his fifty in 32 balls...
... before he was dismissed for 54 three balls later© AFP
© AFP... before he was dismissed for 54 three balls later
The wickets allowed Sunrisers' bowlers to tighten their grasp over the game© AFP
© AFPThe wickets allowed Sunrisers' bowlers to tighten their grasp over the game
With Royal Challengers needing 18 off the final over, Bhuvneshwar Kumar conceded only nine to help his side seal their maiden IPL title© AFP
© AFPWith Royal Challengers needing 18 off the final over, Bhuvneshwar Kumar conceded only nine to help his side seal their maiden IPL title

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  • ziaul on May 30, 2016, 5:53 GMT

    Wonderful display by SRH, Great batting by both team, congrets SRH for great death bowling. By the way in which way Sachin Baby is better batsman than Sarfaraz???????????

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