Capitals defeat Sunrisers; Umran Malik breaks own record at 157 kmph


Capitals defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 21 runs at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday. however, Sunriser Umran Malik broke his own record of the fastest delivery bowled in IPL at 157 kmph.

This is DC’s 5th win in IPL 2022 while SRH fell to their 5th loss of the season, both teams have played 10 games and now have 10 points each. Rishabh Pant-led team have now moved to 5th on the points table, as they have better NRR (Net Run Rate) in comparison to SRH.
DC opener Warner played a gritty knock of 92 which was laced with 12 fours and three sixes. The Aussie was well accompanied by Rovman Powell who smashed six maximums and three fours in his innings of 67 runs. The duo stitched an unbeaten 122-run stand to power Delhi Capitals to a massive total of 207 for 3 in 20 overs.

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For Delhi, Khaleel Ahmed bagged three wickets while Shradul Thakur took two wickets. Anrich Nortje, Mitchell Marsh, and Kuldeep Yadav scalped one wicket each.

In reply, SRH’s Nicholas Pooran (62)and Aiden Markram (42) were the only stand out batters.

Umran Malik was not at his effective best for SunRisers Hyderabad on Thursday against Delhi Capitals, however, he broke his own record of the fastest delivery bowled in this season of the IPL. He hurled a delivery at 157 kmph on the fourth delivery of the final over of the Delhi innings. Unfortunately for him, it was hit for a boundary by Rovman Powell .

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His first over, the fourth of the innings, also proved to be really expensive. Warner got the best of the pacer, hitting him for two fours and a six in an over in which Malik gave away 21 runs, shifting the momentum to DC and pushing their rebuilding efforts to the next level.

Earlier, put to bat first, Delhi Capitals got off a poor start, as the opener Mandeep Singh was dismissed by pacer Bhubaneshwar Kumar after edging an outside off-stump delivery, which landed in the hands of the wicketkeeper Nicholas Pooran. The first over turned out to be a wicket maiden.