Sunrisers win after Super Over

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The Sunrisers Hyderabad recorded their second win in a row, this time over a very strong Royal Challengers Bangalore side, taking the game with a thrilling Super Over after the sides were locked in a tie on 130 runs each.

The Sunrisers Hyderabad recorded their second win in a row, this time over a very strong Royal Challengers Bangalore side, taking the game with a thrilling Super Over after the sides were locked in a tie on 130 runs each.

The challengers, featuring the likes of Chris Gayle, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Moises Henriques, failed to impress with the bat and were restricted to 130 for eight. The Sunrisers then made the chase tough going, and reached the same score with seven wickets down.

As a result, the tie breaker was required, and the Sunrisers batted first and made 20, thanks to two huge sixes from Cameron White. Gayle and Virat Kolhi then had to face Dale Steyn for the needed runs, and he restricted them to 15.

Earlier on, Kolhi had made 46 and Henriques 44 on debut, and they were the only meaningful contributions for the RCB side. Ishant Sharma took three wickets, with the rest distributed amongst the other bowlers.

The hosts made life tough for themselves in the chase though, losing regular wickets. While they had more than two batsmen reach double figures, it was Hanuma Vihari's unbeaten 44 that ensured they even got close and into the Super Over.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: PA Reddy, P Patel, K Sangakkara, C White, T Perera, G Vihari, A Ashish Reddy, Ankit Sharma, A Mishra, D Steyn, I Sharma

Royal Challengers Bangalore: C Gayle, T Dilshan, V Kohli, M Agarwal, M Henriques, K Arun Karthik, R Vinay Kumar, K Nair, M Kartik, J Unadkat, M Muralitharan