SunRisers Hyderabad registered a massive 118-run victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Sunday’s afternoon game at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
RCB captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl. However, this turned out to backfire as SRH openers David Warner and Jonny Bairstow exploded at the beginning of the innings itself. The duo created several batting records on way to their 185-run stand. Both Bairstow and Warner scored centuries.
Openers Jonny Bairstow and David Warner scored a century each to propel SRH to a formidable 231 for two. Bairstow scored 114 while comeback-man Warner remained unbeaten on exact 100 after RCB skipper Virat Kohli opted to bowl.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 113 after 19.5 overs (Colin de Grandhomme 37, Nabi 4/11)
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 231 for 2 in 20 overs (Bairstow 114, Warner 100*; Chahal 1/44).
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