The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium an amazing game of cricket where Sunrisers Hyderabad went on to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore quite comprehensively by 118 runs. It all began when the RCB won the toss and elected to field first. Before talking about the stat highlights of the match, let’s talk about the game in detail. After winning the toss little did Virat Kohli and team know David Warner and Jonny Bairstow would be blazing guns by hitting massive four and sixes. Both Jonny and Warner made a century and the latter remained not out. SRH vs RCB, IPL 2019: As David Warner & Jonny Bairstow Hammer Bangalore, Twitter Spots Rare Australian-English Bonhomie in Run-Up to Ashes.
Bairstow scored 114 runs from 56 balls with 12 fours and seven sixes. Warner, on the other hand, scored 100 from 55 balls hitting five fours and five maximums. After the departure of Bairstow Vijay Shankar got run out on 9. Whereas Yusuf Pathan also remained not out on the score of six. On the other hand, the visiting team kept losing wickets at regular intervals. The fall of wickets reminded us of Navjyot Singh Sidhu’s famous line about the cycle stand which keeps falling one after the other. SRH Crushes RCB: Check Full Scorecard & Details.
“The way Indian wickets are falling reminds of the cycle stand at Rajendra Talkies in Patiala. One falls and everything else falls!” had said Sidhu long ago. Colin de Grandhomme was the highest scorer in the team as he made 37 runs. RCB collapsed on 113 runs and the Orange Army went on to beat Virat Kohli and men comprehensively by 118 runs. With this, there was a plethora of record broken during the game. Check them out below.
# Jonny Bairstow and David Warner brought in the highest opening partnership of 185 runs in the IPL.
# Team SRH brought their highest total in the IPL today scoring 231 runs.
# David Warner brought up his fourth century in the IPL.
# Warner and Bairstow became the fourth pair to score a century in the same innings.
# Jonny Bairstow became the second player to take fewer innings to reach his century in a season. Bairstow took three innings to reach a century in IPL 2019 and thus joined the likes of Andrew Symonds.
#David Warner and Johnny Bairstow become the first pair to stitch three consecutive 100+ partnerships.
# Sunrisers Hyderabad has brought in more than 50 runs in the power play for the third time in the IPL 2019.
# Mohammed Nabi second best figures for SRH by snapping four wickets after conceding 11 runs.
After the match, Virat Kohli was at the loss of words for the worst defeat suffered by the team. “Probably our worst loss ever. Difficult one to explain. We were outplayed in all departments by a quality side. This showed why they are former champions and finalists.” Jonny Bairstow walked away with the Man of the Match award for his innings.