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Patna : Delhi Capitals (DC) defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 8 wickets in the 33rd match of IPL at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE, on September 22, 2021, as Shreyas Iyer scored an unbeaten 47 in 41 balls with 2 fours and 2 sixes and opener Shikhar Dhawan scoring 42 runs in 37 balls hitting 6 fours and 1 six.
Iyer hit the winning six of all-rounder Jason Holder. DC captain Rishabh pant remained unbeaten on 35 runs in 21 balls hitting 3 fours and 2 sixes. Pant hit fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed for a six. He also hit Bhuvaneshwar Kumar for a six.
Dhwan fell to spinner Radhid Khan while his opening partner Prithwi Shah fell to fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed for 11. Fast bowler Anrich Nortje was named Player Of The Match.
Chasing a target of 135 runs, DC scored 139/2 in 17.5 overs. DC have now 14 points from 9 games and top the Points Table while SRH at the bottom with just 2 points from 8 games.
Earlier opting to bat after winning the toss, SRH had scored 134/9 in 20 overs fast bowler Kagiso Rabada taking 3/37 in 4 overs while fellow fast bowler Anrich Nortje took 2/12 in 4 overs. Spinner Axar Patel took 2/21 in 4 overs. SRH opener David Warner was out for a duck in the first over itself. Captain kane Williamson scored 18 runs. Opener Wriddhiman Shah also scored 18 runs. Abdul Samas was the top scorer for SRH with 28 runs while spinner Rashid Khan was run out for 22 runs.