IPL 7: Sunrisers Hyderabad edge out Delhi Daredevils to earn first win of season

In a thrilling final-over finish, Sunrisers Hyderabad held their nerves to beat Delhi Daredevils by four runs.

updated: April 25, 2014 20:25 IST
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Dubai: An unbeaten 128-run partnership between Aaron Finch and David Warner led the Sunrisers Hyderabad to their first win in the Indian Premier League when they beat the Delhi Daredevils by four runs at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here Friday. (Live Blog | Scorecard)

Electing to bat, the Sunrisers put up a challenging total of 184/1 and then restricted Daredevils to 180/4. With 20 runs required off Bhuvneshwar Kumar's last over, the Delhi outfit could only manage 15 in an exciting finish and to end up with their third loss out of four matches this season.

The Sunrisers got off to a good start with skipper Shikhar Dhawan (33) and Man of the Match Finch hitting a 56-run opening wicket partnership before Dhawan was caught by his counterpart Kevin Pietersen at fine leg. Dhawan played well hitting five boundaries and a six in his 22-ball knock.

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