Sunrisers Hyderabad vs. Royal Challengers Bangalore, Players Ratings
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs. Royal Challengers Bangalore, Players Ratings

After 59 matches , it was time for the one that mattered the most – the grand final in which Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad locked horns against each other.

SRH captain David Warner chose to bat first after winning the toss. Warner’s decision baffled everyone but then he led by example once again as his team posted a huge total of 208. RCB started their chase brilliantly as they raced to 112 without loss in the first ten overs. RCB were looking quite comfortable in the chase but then Chris Gayle’s dismissal triggered a mini collapse and eventually lost the match by 8 runs.

Score:

SRH:208/7(20)
RCB:200/7(20)

SRH: Player ratings:

1. David Warner: 4.5/5
This man was looking confident right from the word go. Again led his team from the front as he scored a quickfire 69 off just 38 balls to lay the foundation for a big total.

2. Shikhar Dhawan:2/5
Did not play his usual game but gave a good support to Warner who was firing from the other end.

3. Moises Henriques: 1/5
Failed with both bat as well as the ball.

4.Yuvraj Singh: 3.5/5
Once again played a vital innings in the middle order to keep his team oncourse for a big total.

5.Deepak Hooda: 1/5
Could not do much with the bat.

6. Ben Cutting: 4/5
Saved his best for the final. His innings made the differnce between the teams. Scored 39 off just 15 balls and then took the important wicket of Gayle which helped his team to get back in the game.

7.Naman Ojha: 1/5
Could not do much with the bat.

8. Bipul Sharma: 3/5

Failed with the bat but then dismissed the dangerous AB de Villiers. His 2 overs were cheap too as he conceded only 17.

9. Bhuvneshwar Kumar: 3.5/5

Once again bowled a very economical quota of four overs. Conceded only 25 from his four overs.His spell titled the game towards SRH.

10. Barinder Sran:1/5
Was very expensive with the ball as he conceded 41 runs from his three overs but took the very important wicket of RCB skipper Virat Kohli.

11. Mustafizur Rahman: 1.5/5
A rare poor day for him. Conceded 37 from his four overs but dismissed the dangerous Shane Watson towards the end.

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