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DC vs SRH Highlights: Orange Army continue to rise with another win in a high-scoring affair

DC vs SRH Highlights: Orange Army continue to rise with another win in a high-scoring affair

DC vs SRH Highlights: Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma's early onslaught led to a massive victory for the SunRisers against Delhi

DC vs SRH Highlights: The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) are on fire! They continued their dominant run with the bat, thrashing the Delhi Capitals (DC) by 67 runs. This win marks their fourth consecutive victory, propelling them to the number 2 spot on the IPL points table.

SRH batsmen displayed pure power in the first innings, amassing a mammoth total of 266 runs. The DC chase began brightly with youngster Jake Fraser-McGurk smashing a quickfire 65 off just 18 balls. However, the SRH bowling attack tightened the screws in the death overs, restricting the Capitals to 199 and securing a convincing victory.

‘Head’ache for DC

Delhi Capitals’ bowlers had a real ‘Head’ache to deal with in the form of Travis Head. The SRH opener continued his red-hot form, taking the attack to the DC bowlers from the very first ball. Head smashed the joint-fastest fifty of the IPL season in just 16 deliveries. His brutal knock of 89 runs came off a mere 32 balls, laced with 11 boundaries and a staggering 6 sixes. He dispatched anything short with disdain, putting the DC bowlers under immense pressure from the outset.

Partners-in-crime creates all the difference

The SRH opening partnership of Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head was an absolute nightmare for the DC bowlers. The left-handed duo went berserk at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. Their 131-run stand in just 38 balls rewrote the record books.

This phenomenal stand not only created history for most runs in a T20 powerplay (125), but also laid the foundation for a massive SRH total.

Fraser-McGurk smashes fastest fifty for DC

On a night where the DC struggled, Jake Fraser-McGurk emerged as the lone bright spot. While established names like David Warner and Rishabh Pant failed to fire, McGurk stole the show with an unbelievable knock. He reached his fifty in just 18 balls, shattering the previous Delhi record for the fastest IPL fifty. The carnage started when he took apart Washington Sundar’s over, amassing a staggering 30 runs from it alone. His innings, a whirlwind of seven sixes and five fours, was a display of pure power-hitting brilliance.

Natarajan’s exceptional display of death bowling

In a high-scoring affair where a staggering 465 runs were amassed, T Natarajan stood out with his heroics with the ball.

The left-arm pacer conceded a mere 19 runs in his four overs, a phenomenal feat considering the onslaught. But the true story was in his wicket-taking prowess. Natarajan bagged a crucial four wickets, including a superb three-wicket maiden in the 19th over. His exceptional display of pinpoint yorkers and death bowling skills proved decisive in restricting the opposition and stealing the show on a night dominated by batsmen.

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