David Warner’s doable return to the taking part in XI was the cynosure of Sunrisers Hyderabad’s (SRH) UAE-leg opener in opposition to Delhi Capitals on the Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday. But the celebration was minimize quick by a fiery supply from pacer Anrich Nortje because the veteran Aussie batter departed for a duck.
Following a poor run of type as a batsman and with SRH dropping to the underside of the desk, Warner was faraway from captaincy and dropped from the taking part in XI in May. With Jonny Bairstow opting out of the second leg of the event, Warner was included within the taking part in XI for the match in opposition to Delhi. But a 147 clicks supply, solely the third within the innings, from Nortje, rising from the short-of-length spot noticed the early finish of Warner. The ball took the forefront and ballooned in the direction of the fielder at cowl level.
This was Warner’s eighth profession duck in IPL and first since 2016.
With the dismissal, Warner’s horror run in IPL 2021 continued. In seven matches to this point, Warner has managed to attain solely 193 runs in 178 balls at 27.6 with two half-centuries. His strike fee of 108.4 is the worst for Warner in any of his 12 IPL seasons.
Earlier within the night, Sunrisers captain Kane Williamson received the toss and opted to bat in opposition to Delhi.
SRH stand backside of the factors desk with only one win in seven matches.