Warner stars in Sunrisers win


Sunrisers Hyderabad coasted to their first IPL win of this year's campaign on Monday, beating the Mumbai Indians by seven wickets without breaking a sweat.

Captain David Warner won the toss and elected to bowl, which turned out to be a good decision, as Mumbai only managed to muster 142/6 from their 20 overs.

Barinder Sran was the star performer for Hyderabad in the field, taking 3/28, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Moises Henriques also did their part with economical spells that prevented the opposition from getting on top.

The trio only went for a combined 68 runs in their 12 overs, frustrating the Mumbai batsmen throughout.

Openers Martin Guptill and Parthiv Patel were both back in the pavilion early, while captain Rohit Sharma and Joss Buttler didn't last long either.

It was left to Ambati Rayudu and Krunal Pandya to do almost all of the work. Between them, they added more than 100 of Mumbai's 142 runs, with Rayudu eventually being dismissed for 54 and Pandya ending unbeaten on 49 off just 28 deliveries after smashing some lusty blows at the death.

Despite Pandya's late heroics, however, 142 was always going to be a tough total to defend, particularly with Warner in the mood he was in.

The Australian almost single-handedly carried his side to victory, amassing an unbeaten 90 off just 59 deliveries.

It was left to the likes of Henriques, Eoin Morgan and Deepak Hooda to provide minimal support as Warner smashed it all over the park.

The Sunrisers reached Mumbai's total for the loss of just three wickets, with 15 balls to spare.