It was all about Sunrisers Hyderabad's bowlers Dale Steyn, Thisara Perera and co. as Delhi batsmen struggled to make an impression. Shahbaz Nadeem and Morne Morkel then fought hard for Delhi but to no avail.
Delhi Daredevils have lost six games in a row for the first time - between May 22, 2012 and April 12, 2013.
Story first published on: Friday, 12 April 2013 22:03
Delhi Daredevils (114/8) have recorded the third lowest total in this year's IPL - the lowest being 99 for nine by Pune Warriors against Kings XI Punjab at Pune on April 7, 2013.
Delhi Daredevils have lost all four games this year - the only team to earn this dubious distinction.
Sunrisers Hyderabad became the second team after Bangalore to register three wins in four games this year.
Delhi Daredevils have recorded their third lowest total in the IPL at Feroz Shah Kotla - their lowest at this venue being 95 against Mumbai Indians on April 10, 2011 - their all-time lowest being 87 against Rajasthan Royals at Mumbai on May 30, 2008.
David Warner has recorded his twelfth duck in Twenty20 - his fourth for Delhi Daredevils at the IPL. Only Virender Sehwag has registered more ducks (five) than Warner for Delhi.
After four games in the present competition, Warner is the top run-getter for Delhi - his aggregate being 159 at an average of 39.75.
Of the three fifties recorded by Delhi in the first four games, Warner has recorded two and Mahela Jayawardene one.
Virender Sehwag took his runs' tally to 1891 at an average of 30.01 in 67 matches - the most by a Delhi player at the IPL, extending his record.
Dale Steyn is the second bowler after Irfan Pathan (vs Mumbai) to bowl a wicket-maiden over in the present competition, his victim being David Warner.
Cameron White, with six catches, is the top fielder in the IPL 2013.
Amit Mishra took his tally of wickets to 79 at an average of 20.51 in 63 matches. Only two bowlers have claimed more wickets than Amit - Lasith Malinga (84) and RP Singh (80).
Dale Steyn has bagged six wickets in four games at an average of 12.50. His economy rate of 4.73 is quite impressive in the present tournament - the best amongst the bowlers with atleast four wickets.
Steyn has bowled the most economical four overs in the IPL 2013 -his figures being 4-1-11-2 (2.75).
Steyn has bowled 51 dot balls - the most by any bowler so far in the sixth edition of the IPL.
Amit Mishra has received his fifth Man of the Match award in the IPL.
Apart from Steyn, Ishant Sharma and Thisara Perera have captured six wickets each for Sunrisers in the IPL six.
Kedar Jadhav (30 not out off 20 balls) has recorded his second highest score at the IPL, next only to the 50 not out off 29 balls against Bangalore at Bangalore on March 25,2010.
Parthiv Patel, with his 19 off 19 balls, has ensured his IPL average to under 20 (19.83) - his aggregate being 972 in 58 matches.
After playing four games in this year's IPL, not even a single batsman has managed to score 100 runs for Sunrisers Hyderabad - the highest being 82 (ave.20.50) in four innings by Kumar Sangakkara.
Cameron White (52 vs Bangalore at Bangalore) remains the only Sunrisers Hyderabad's batsman to post a fifty in four games.
Nadeem (5 at an average of 17.40) and Nehra (5 at 20.80) are the leading wicket-takers for Delhi Daredevils in the present edition.