Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets on Thursday night in IPL-13. After the win, Hyderabad captain David Warner was pleased with the middle order batsmen. He said - Our middle order batsmen batted better. So far the failing middle order batsmen showed that we also have middle order. Our middle order batsmen were criticized. Before this match, our middle order wickets used to fall quickly. He came forward and batted better. I am happy with them.
The match saw a 140-run partnership for the third wicket between Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar. Pandey scored 83 off 47 balls. While Shankar scored 52 off 51 balls. Manish Pandey was also adjudged Man of the Match.
Warner further said - Bowling has been strengthened by the play of Jason Holder. His height and experience gave us strength. We could not see him batting. He is a better all-rounder. Holder played his first match of the season. He took 3 wickets for 33 runs in 4 overs.
Warner said - we had a good start. We are able to go to the power play. Our two players are reaping the fruits of their hard work.