New Delhi. Australia’s explosive opener David Warner IPL (IPL) in 2022 playing for Delhi Capitals. The current IPL has been great so far for this left-handed batsman. The 35-year-old veteran batsman has played eight matches so far in the 15th season of the IPL. Warner has scored a total of 356 runs with the help of four half-centuries. Warner played an important role in winning the team against Sunrisers Hyderabad. In this match, Warner was adjudged Man of the Match for his match-winning innings. After the win, Warner said that it was challenging to play in this scorching heat in Mumbai.
Sunrisers are the same franchise that removed David Warner from captaincy in the middle of the tournament last year. Not only this, he was also kept out of the playing XI in many matches. Warner forced his fifth defeat against the same old franchise by playing an unbeaten 92 off 58 balls. He shared an unbeaten 122-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Rovman Powell. Powell scored an unbeaten 67 off 35 balls.
Warner, who became the player of the match, said, ‘This wicket was really good. I have been able to play big innings on this ground. I knew that if I play my strokes, I can play a good innings here. It is challenging to play in such humidity in Mumbai. By the end I was tired. I am getting old now. It was wonderful to have Rovman Powell at the other end. I am glad that he was standing on the other end.
Delhi scored 207 for 3 wickets
Talking about the match, Delhi Capitals, batting first, scored 207 runs for 3 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. In reply, Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 186 runs for 8 wickets. For Hyderabad, Nicholas Pooran scored a brilliant 62 off 34 balls while Aiden Markram scored 42 runs off 25 balls. Pacer Khaleel Ahmed took three wickets for Delhi.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 06, 2022, 09:10 IST