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20th Match (N), Chennai, Apr 25 2021, Indian Premier League
(20 ov, target 160)159/7
Match tied (Capitals won the one-over eliminator)
Player Of The Match
53 (39)
prithvi-shaw
Cricinfo's MVP
avesh-khan
3:42
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• Alagappan Muthu

Pant takes Capitals to victory in Super Over after Williamson helps Sunrisers tie the match

Rashid Khan couldn't defend seven in the Super Over

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Comms: Deivarayan Muthu
Scorecard summary
Delhi Capitals159/4(20 overs)
Sunrisers Hyderabad159/7(20 overs)
SUPER OVER 1 - END OF OVER8 runs
DC: 8/0CRR: 8.00 

12am That's wrap of our double-header Sunday coverage. Al Muthu has captured all the drama from this game in his report. Thanks for your company and comments. Until next time, stay safe and take care.

Shaw, Player of the Match: It was a good wicket in the first six overs and then slowed down a little bit. I felt the wicket was slow and the spinners were bowling well. It was not easy to score against Rashid. I thought 160 was good to defend, but a close game. I'm just doing the stuff that I have worked with. I didn't think about the Super Over, and I think Axar bowled really well in that Super Over. I wasn't there [for the Super Over meeting]. I knew Rashid will bowl for sure and Shikhar and Pant will open for sure.

Dhawan, acting DC captain (Pant is not feeling well, according to Murali Kartik): Absolutely, a thrilling game. It shouldn't have gone to the Super Over. We should have done it easily. But, it's part of the game. It was very tough to bat especially after powerplay. It was turning and holding. Kane Williamson played a very good knock, he's a champion player, but good to win it in the end. Those little things [one short] make a huge impact and we got an edge over that and we ended up winning the game. Glad the Ahmedabad wicket will be better than this one.

Warner: It's a tough one. I thought the way the bowlers came back after the powerplay was fantastic. Vijay is not one of our strike bowlers, but he was fantastic. Johnny at the top and Kane batted deep but... It's on the selectors. Harsh call [to drop Manish Pandey]. You can't discredit Virat. They bowled fantastically in the middle and brought it back. If you hit the ball to a world-class fielder, you get run-out nine times out of ten.

Smith: I'm fitting well in this group and good bunch of guys. Nice to get over the line in a nail-biter tonight. Ricky was my first international captain and he's calm. It's been a good couple of weeks. This wicket was difficult. I probably tried to overhit the ball. On this wicket, guys who have tried to muscle the ball haven't done that well. Kane played a smart innings and gave them a chance, but nice to finish on the right side of it.

Manu Ajmani: "Baffling to not go with Bairstow. Baffling to push the tired KW right into the super over. Baffling to not try to shuffle the batting order even after losing so many games. Lackluster, unimaginative captaincy from Warner and a short run was the icing on the proverbial cake. SRH has handed this match to DC. "

Priyankar Ray C: "That short run haunting Warner!"


0.6
1lb
Rashid Khan to S Dhawan, 1 leg bye

much flatter and fuller, zipping in once again to beat the sweep and hit the pad. Dhawan and Pant hare across for a leg bye and win it for DC

0.5
1lb
Rashid Khan to Pant, 1 leg bye

Rashid belts out an appeal for lbw. Not given. Pant crosses over for the leg bye. SRH call for a review. Another quick fizzer from Rashid, Pant drops to one knee and does not connect with a big slog-sweep. Hit on the back knee in line with midde. Ultra Edge confirms no bat involved. Spinning down leg and umpire's call on impact

0.4
Rashid Khan to Pant, no run

fizzing legbreak from Rashid, Pant can only edge it onto his pad

0.3
4
Rashid Khan to Pant, FOUR runs

Pant unfurls a reverse-sweep and gets it over short third man. Pushed through on middle and leg, Pant brings out his trick shot and finds the boundary

0.2
1lb
Rashid Khan to S Dhawan, 1 leg bye

similar length, Rashid pings the thigh pad, rushing Dhawan into a pull. The ball dribbles away to short fine leg. Leg bye

0.1
1
Rashid Khan to Pant, 1 run

Rashid hits a back of a length on middle, Pant jumps back and muscles it to deep square leg

11.36pm: Rashid will bowl the Super Over for SRH. He has only seven to defend. Warner has a chat with him. With Rashid lined up to bowl the Super Over, DC throw in two left-handers - captain Pant and the in-form Dhawan

SUPER OVER 1 - END OF OVER7 runs
SRH: 7/0CRR: 7.00 

Okay, one run has been deducted. One short on the last ball. Warner didn't drag his bat past the line. Make it just seven off the Super Over for SRH

Well done, Axar. He has given up just eight in the Super Over

0.6
1
Axar Patel to Warner, 1 run

middle-stump yorker, hauled away to deep midwicket. Warner scampers back for the second.

0.5
1lb
Axar Patel to Williamson, 1 leg bye

Williamson aims for a reverse-sweep, but does not connect with it. Off the pad and dribbles behind, Warner and Williamson look to cross over for the leg bye. Struck on the pad in line with middle, Ultra Edge confirms no bat involved. Ball-tracking suggests it was heading down leg

0.4
Axar Patel to Williamson, no run

slower through the air, back of a length, grips and spins away, beating Williamson's ambitious leg-side slog

0.3
4
Axar Patel to Williamson, FOUR runs

darted again, on a back of a length, skidding into off from round the wicket. Williamson jumps back and nails a pull between the two men in the deep on the leg side

0.2
1
Axar Patel to Warner, 1 run

darted outside off, Warner heaves it away to deep midwicket. Not middled, more off the inner half

0.1
Axar Patel to Warner, no run

full and speared into the pads, Warner swings for the hills and wears it on the pad

11.20pm A tired-looking Williamson walks back with Suchith. Will he be back to bat in the Super Over as well? Williamson is having an intense chat with Warner and Bayliss

Williamson still has his helmet on. He walks back again with Warner. Oh hello! Rabada isn't on for the Super Over. Axar Patel to bowl it after having just recovered from Covid-19

end of over 2015 runs
SRH: 159/7CRR: 7.95 
Jagadeesha Suchith14 (6)
Kane Williamson66 (51)
Kagiso Rabada 3-0-25-0
Avesh Khan 4-0-34-3
19.6
1lb
Rabada to Suchith, 1 leg bye

back of a length and skidding in to cramp Suchith for length and room. Suchith and Williamson sneak a leg bye and set up a Super Over - the first of this season

19.5
1
Rabada to Williamson, 1 run

Rabada digs it on a heavy length and gets it to swerve back in. Williamson chucks his hands at the ball and nicks it on the bounce to Pant

SRH need 3 off 2 balls.

19.4
1b
Rabada to Suchith, 1 bye

back of a length and ducks in from outside off to beat Suchith. Another bye

19.3
6
Rabada to Suchith, SIX runs

mowed over midwicket for a towering six! Slower ball into the pitch, short and outside off, Suchith manufactures his own pace and smites it over the leg side for a massive six

19.2
1b
Rabada to Williamson, 1 bye

Williamson backs away outside off, looks to thrash it through the covers, but Rabada digs a slower cutter into the pitch and beats the batter. Beats Pant too. The cross over for a bye

SRH need 11 off 5 balls. Can Williamson do this?

19.1
4
Rabada to Williamson, FOUR runs

Rabada misses the yorker outside off, Williamson jumps across off, goes so very low, and scoops it in the air fine of short fine leg. Supreme skill

19.1
1w
Rabada to Williamson, 1 wide

Williamson shuffles across off, Rabada sprays it down the leg side. Wide

SRH need 16 off the last over, which will be bowled by Rabada

end of over 1912 runs • 1 wicket
SRH: 144/7CRR: 7.57 RRR: 16.00
Jagadeesha Suchith8 (3)
Kane Williamson61 (48)
Avesh Khan 4-0-34-3
Amit Mishra 4-0-31-1
18.6
4
Avesh Khan to Suchith, FOUR runs

short of a length and on middle, Suchith lines it up and whacks a pull over backward square leg for another four

Cheithanya: "Guys, cut Vijay Shankar some slack...Dude has been bowling some very decent economical overs...And he was asked too down for his capabilities..He is a decent batsmen to bat up.."

18.5
Avesh Khan to Suchith, no run

back of a length and slanting away in the channel, Suchith aims third man but is beaten on the outside edge

18.4
4
Avesh Khan to Suchith, FOUR runs

short and on the hips, Suchith glances it away fine of long leg for a much-needed four

Suchith. SRH need 24 off 9 balls

18.3
W
Avesh Khan to Shankar, OUT

Vijay plays on! Slower ball dug into the pitch outside off. Vijay has a roundhouse swipe to the leg side and can only drag it back onto his own stumps

Vijay Shankar b Avesh Khan 8 (14m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 114.28
18.2
2
Avesh Khan to Shankar, 2 runs

pitched up and just outside off, whipped wide of deep midwicket for a double. SRH need the boundaries now. Doubles won't do

18.1
1
Avesh Khan to Williamson, 1 run

just short of the blockhole and outside off, shovelled away to deep midwicket. Just a single

bhaskar: "Watching on TV and what a gorgeous shot on 17.1 .. KW really is something else. Hope they don't even think about dropping him."

Amit: "Hard to get 28 from Rabada and Avesh Khan as their line and length and speed variations are controlled."

18.1
1w
Avesh Khan to Williamson, 1 wide

slower ball attempted by Avesh but he pushes it past the tramline. Off-side wide

SRH need 28 off 12 balls. Avesh to bowl the 19th, Rabada held back for the last over.

end of over 1811 runs
SRH: 132/6CRR: 7.33 RRR: 14.00
Vijay Shankar6 (5)
Kane Williamson60 (47)
Amit Mishra 4-0-31-1
Axar Patel 4-0-26-2

Krishna: "A tired Williamson has to face fiery Rabada next to win the game. Almost impossible task this." --- Williamson is now sipping some drinks. Yes, he looks quite exhausted

17.6
2
Mishra to Shankar, 2 runs

back of a length, flat on middle, whipped between deep midwicket and wide long-on. Vijay gets the double and puts Williamson back on strike

17.5
1
Mishra to Williamson, 1 run

slower legbreak from Mishra, Williamson checks his cut and stabs through extra-cover for just one

17.4
2
Mishra to Williamson, 2 runs

pushed through on middle and leg, Williamson miscues a slog-sweep, drags it straighter to wide long-on. Vijay tears back for the second

17.3
1
Mishra to Shankar, 1 run

slider from Mishra, keeps coming back at Vijay, chopped hastily to short third man. He gets Williamson back on strike

Gokul Pradeep V: "Not sure how many chances will Vijay Shankar get. Its a do or die match for him !!"

17.2
1
Mishra to Williamson, 1 run

reverse-swept from the stumps to short third man

17.1
4
Mishra to Williamson, FOUR runs

blameless back-of-a-length legbreak wide of off. Williamson collapses his back knee and drills it wide of long-off

Mishra to bowl the last over. Williamson has to go after him

Best performances - batters
Kane Williamson portrait
KS Williamson SRH
66 runs (51)
8 fours
0 six
Control81%
Productive shot
cut shot
9 runs
2 fours
0 six
71361212457
Prithvi Shaw portrait
PP Shaw DC
53 runs (39)
7 fours
1 six
Control85%
Productive shot
cover drive
18 runs
2 fours
1 six
527118929
Best performances - bowlers
Avesh Khan portrait
Avesh Khan DC
O
4
M
0
R
34
W
3
ECO
8.5
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Axar Patel, player portrait
AR Patel DC
O
4
M
0
R
26
W
2
ECO
6.5
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossDelhi Capitals, elected to bat first
SeriesIndian Premier League
Season2021
Player Of The Match
Prithvi Shaw
Prithvi Shaw
Match days25 April 2021 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
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Chris Gaffaney
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KN Ananthapadmanabhan
TV Umpire
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Tapan Sharma
Reserve Umpire
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Krishnamachari Srinivasan
Match Referee
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Sunil Chaturvedi
PointsDelhi Capitals 2, Sunrisers Hyderabad 0
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