Hyderabad Sunrisers grabbed an easy win over Pune Warriors India
Debutant Hyderabad Sunrisers failed to impress the crowd with their bat but the bowling department did a wondrous job as Warriors were all out for 104.
Debutant Hyderabad Sunrisers failed to impress the crowd with their bat but the bowling department did a wonderous job as Warriors were all out for 104.
Pune Skipper Angelo Mathews won the toss and decided to bowl first against Debut team Hyderabad Sunrisers led by Kumar sangakara(BCCI Image)
Dinda seen a bit aggressive after bowling a wide to Patel who looked quite in form after hitting 3 boundaries initially(BCCI Image)
Angelo Mathew bowled 4 overs in which he took an important wicket of Cameron White with an economy rate of 8.5(BCCI Image)
After missing out on IPL last season Yuvraj Singh is back with double energy and enthusiasm. He is seen celebrating the wicket of Parthiv patel taken by Ashok DInda (Unseen) (Image BCCI)
Will this be Yuvi's step of the season? Wonder boy looks joyous after taking the wicket of reddy (Image BCCI)
The match was not short of any glamour quotient as local sports personalities like Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal were seen enjoying the proceedings. Diana Hayden was also present. (Image BCCI)
But some disciplined bowling from Hyderabad rocked the Pune batting order and 127 was going to be no easy target. (Image BCCI)
Hyderabad cheerleaders are seen supporting their team as they were on the path to victory. (Image BCCI)
It was Dale Steyn who delivered the final nail in Pune's coffin as he took 3 wickets in 4 balls to seal the match. (Image BCCI)
So it was a 22 run win for Hyderabad as they got their IPL campaign off to a good start. Pune have to ponder on what they did wrong as the tournament still has a long way to go. (Image BCCI)