On Friday, November 06, 2020, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) won the IPL 2020 Eliminator Match.
Sunrisers Hyderabad won the IPL 2020 Eliminator Match was against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RBC) at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, UAE. A royal victory for SRH with an amazing four in the last over. It helped Sunrisers knock out Bangalore by 6 wickets. The team will be facing Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 to reach the IPL 2020 finals against Mumbai Indians.
Hyderabad won the toss and Captain David Warner invited RCB to set a target. Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore set a below-par score for Hyderabad to chase. Bangalore didn’t manage to have enough on the board, just 131 runs after 20 overs. According to Kohli, the team failed to put SRH’s bowler under pressure. They were unable to put a competitive total on the board. However, our bowlers tried their best and put pressure on Sunrisers Hyderabad’s middle order and take the games the game till the last over. If Kane would have been dismissed, then it would have been a different ball game.
Only 3 Bangalore batsmen entered into double-digits. What a shame for Bangalore having great batsmen like Virat Kohli, AB De Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch. The batsmen tried till the end. But, it was the Hyderabad duo Natarajan and Holder who got 5 wickets and stopped RCB at a below-par score. But, Ab de Villers was the lone warrior in RCB’s batting. He played an outstanding knock of 56 runs in 43 deliveries. Natarajan dismissed him in the 18th over with his yorker. However, if AB could have played 2 more overs, then it could have been a different story for RCB.
Nevertheless, Padikkal had an amazing season. He was consistent throughout this competitive season of the Indian Premier League aiding RCB to reach the play-offs.
What a twist of the game from the Orange Team Hyderabad with Williamson and Holder being the coolest heads and finishing the Dream 11 IPL 2020, Eliminator Match like a pro. Although SRH lost 2 wickets quickly and facing pressure from Bangalore Bowlers. But, Williamson stayed cool till the end with an impeccable unbeaten half-century.
Additionally, Jason Holder did well at his part, in the last over he smashed a four sealing the deal. After the 19th over, Sunrisers were at 123/4. The duo Holder and Williamson had made sure to not let go of this victory. Kane Williamson acquired the “Player of the Match” for his outstanding 50 runs in 44 balls.