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Kevin Pietersen was dismissed for 35 off 19 deliveries. He hit four fours and two sixes © PTI

 

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have beaten Delhi Daredevils (DD) by eight wickets via Duckworth-Lewis method in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 on May 10 at the Feroz Shah Kotla. In a highly rain-affected contest, Hyderabad chased down a regularly-reduced target in 4.2 overs to win the match. Rain delayed the start of the run-chase and that resulted in the innings being reduced to 15 overs. The revised target was 117 for Hyderabad. But rain again disrupted proceedings. Once play resumed, the target was again revised to 97 and Hyderabad had to get there in 12 overs.

 

But rain further affected play and the final target was 43 in five overs, but Hyderabad were at 17 for one after two overs. It became a sort of farce in the end, but Hyderabad were always on course to chase down the ever-decreasing target. This was Match 32 of the IPL 7 season. After the win, Hyderabad sit in fourth position with eight points in the IPL 7 Points Table. Delhi are rooted in last place with four points.

 

Earlier, Delhi Daredevils posted a modest total of 143 for seven in their 20 oversDinesh Karthik top-scored with 39 off 30 deliveries and Kevin Pietersen scored a 19-ball 35 while opening the innings. Amith Mishra got his 100th wicket in the IPL. In doing so, he became only the second bowler to do so. He got two wickets for. Dale Steyn and Moises Henriques also took two wickets each for Hyderabad.