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Reliving Sunrisers Hyderabad’s top 3 victories in IPL history

Sunrisers Hyderabad, once a threatening team, has been reeling in the last few seasons of the Indian Premier League. However, the shortest format of the game is all about uncertainties and a comeback story is never too far away. In the upcoming season, Hyderabad fans will be hoping for a redemption of their beloved team. Moving further in this article, we will take a look at the top 3 victories of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL history that can enthuse the fans before the next season. 

SRH vs RCB, 2016

Reliving Sunrisers Hyderabad's top 3 victories in IPL history
SRH vs RCB 2016

A title-winning victory would surely top this list. Sunrisers Hyderabad lifted their first and only IPL title in 2016 after beating Royal Challengers Bangalore in their backyard in the decisive clash. It was certainly a challenging task but a spirited team under David Warner’s leadership did the job. 

Batting first they scored 208 runs giving RCB a huge target but Bangalore had a star-studded batting order. The chasing side came very close; however, Hyderabad’s resilience carried them to the ultimate glory. SRH eventually won the match by 8 runs to lift their first-ever IPL title

SRH vs KKR, 2018

Reliving Sunrisers Hyderabad's top 3 victories in IPL history
SRH vs KKR 2018

Two seasons later Sunrisers Hyderabad qualified for their second final and it was this victory that ensured their place in the final against Chennai Super Kings. After losing the first qualifier it was a die-or-die encounter for Hyderabad and the team responded the way it needed to. 

Sunrisers met with Kolkata Knight Riders in the second qualifier at the Eden Gardens. In the first innings, the 2016 IPL champions ended up with 174 runs. With the ball, the bowling unit did what they had been doing throughout the season. Sunrisers restricted KKR to 160 runs to clinch the match by 14 runs.

SRH vs GL, 2016

Reliving Sunrisers Hyderabad's top 3 victories in IPL history
SRH vs GL 2016

Qualification for the first-ever final tastes different. Sunrisers Hyderabad fans experienced this bliss when their team defeated Gujarat Lions in the second qualifier of the 2016 season. Gujarat had dominated every opposition over that campaign and the challenge was massive for Hyderabad but the team was determined to overcome any hurdle. Chasing 162 runs in the second innings Hyderabad won the match by 4 wickets in a thrilling fashion. Captain David Warner led the team with his unbeaten 93 runs in a tricky run chase.

 

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