Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha gave their team a big win by a margin of 10 wickets against Mumbai Indians by sharing an unbeaten 151-run partnership for the first wicket on Tuesday in Sharjah. With this win, SRH became the fourth team to qualify for the playoffs. Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore have already qualified for the playoffs.
The four-time titleholder, Mumbai Indians got collapsed before the SRH’s deadly bowling attack.
David Warner Breaks Virat Kohli’s Record:
Meanwhile, in the second innings of the match, skipper David Warner broke the record of Virat Kohli.
Warner has now become the first player in IPL history to have scored more than 500 runs in 6 consecutive seasons. Earlier this record was in the name of Virat Kohli, who had the distinction of scoring more than 500 runs in 5 consecutive seasons.
David Warner has scored a total of 524 runs in 14 matches played this season so far. He has been making more than 500 in the IPL for the last six seasons in a row and has also become the only player to do so. Virat Kohli has done this five times while Shikhar Dhawan has achieved this feat only four times.
David Warner’s Runs in The Last Six Seasons
(IPL 2020 figures up to league matches)
- Year 2014 – 528 runs
- Year 2015 – 562 runs
- Year 2016 – 848 runs
- Year 2017 – 641 runs
- Year 2019 – 692 runs
- Year 2020 – 529 runs (in 14 league matches)
As long as the match is concerned, Mumbai Indians, after losing the toss, batted first and gave a target of 149 runs to chase. David Warner scored an unbeaten 85 in 58 balls with the help of 10 fours and a six, while Wriddhiman Saha scored an unbeaten 58 off 45 balls. Thanks to these two unbeaten half-century innings, Hyderabad scored 151 runs in 17.1 overs without losing any wicket and won the match by 10 wickets.