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SRH won by 9 wickets
Player of the match: Marco Jansen
 
That's all we have from this contest then. Join us tomorrow night, as the Mumbai Indians take on the Lucknow Super Giants in the lone contest on Sunday evening. We'll be here for that one, to take you through everything that unravels in that contest. We hope you will join as then as well. Thank you for tuning to Sportskeeda for this contest. This is the duo of Pratyush and Bala, calling it an early night! Goodnight! 
Right then. That's as one-sided a contest we've seen so far this season. A disappointing performance from the Royal Challengers Bangalore but the good news for their fans is that their annual shocker of a performance is out of the way this season. They stick at fourth place after this contest, in hopes of turning this one slump around quickly. As for the Sunrisers Hyderabad, they have leapfrogged to second place on the points table after this dominant display. Five wins out of five for them now, as they continue to prove their doubters wrong.
Marco Jansen is the Player of the Match. Here is what he has to say.

"Firstly, I just try to keep it as simple as possible. Just have a nice clear game plan and sometimes it goes well out there. (On which wicket meant the most) After the first ball, even I thought the ball was going to swing nicely. But then the ball after didn't swing as much but for me personally, I enjoyed the third wicket (Rawat). Yeah, definitely the best white-ball over I've bowled so far. (Shares a message for his family while looking into the camera).
Kane Williamson (Sunrisers Hyderabad captain): It was one of those days really, wasn't it? There was a little bit in the air and the guys bowled beautifully. We caught well too. For things to unfold like that, you need a bit going your way and obviously, we got that today. It was an outstanding performance, but a lot went our way. So for us, it's about looking for the next challenge. (on his seaming attack) There is a lot of strike power there. The ball is swinging a lot more this season, so we are trying to make use of that and have been taking wickets in the powerplay. To get some key players in the powerplay was a great start. (On Jansen) He is always up for a laugh off the field, but he is very focused and very clear on what he wants to do. He clearly had an outstanding match today and he's got the skills to do that. With the ball that's swinging a little bit and the grass on the surface, he's a real threat for us. So it was great to get the rewards today. (NRR) Yeah. Obviously, you want to win every game. That's the first goal. And then you want to do it as quickly as you can. (Abhishek Sharma) There wasn't a lot of chat. He knew the drill and he's timing the ball beautifully. He's played a number of match-winning knocks for us. There have been a lot of contributions throughout the first half of the season so far but we know that there are a lot of challenges coming up ahead. It's important we just focus on those and on our side of cricket,. 
Faf du Plessis (Captain, RCB): (On what went wrong) The first four overs. Probably not losing 4-5 wickets up front would have helped. It was certainly Spicy at the beginning, but you have got to absorb it a bit in the beginning, even if it means sacrificing a bit on the runs. Expected a little bit of help, the wicket looked the best so far. But even in all good wickets, you have to assess the conditions in the first two overs. So no excuses. Also, Jansen was pretty good in that first over, moving it both ways. It is really important (to move on). A day like today is not great. You should not get emotional. Just keep your chin up. It's a long tournament, get the learning from it and move on.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Abhishek Sharma - 47 off 28) beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore (Suyash Prabhudessai - 15 off 20, Marco Jansen 3/25, T Natarajan - 3/10) by 9 wickets.

A rather straightforward run chase for the Sunrisers Hyderabad and you'd expect nothing less from Kane Williamson's men. The sun is rising on Hyderabad's season. After starting the tournament with back-to-back losses, they've gone on to win their next five games and moved to second place on the points table.

It was Marco Jansen's thrilling first over that set the tone for the rest of the contest. He dismissed Faf, Kohli and Rawat in the second over to have RCB in all sorts. Maxwell and DK couldn't pull off their usual magic either, as T Natarajan alongside the rest of the bowling unit wrapped up RCB for their second-lowest total in the IPL.

The run chase was going to be fairly straightforward from thereon, to be honest. An uninspired performance from Bangalore allowed Abhishek Sharma to impose himself and get some more runs under his belt as he cruised through alongside his captain. While the youngster missed out on his half-century, Williamson and Tripathi concluded the proceedings to bag the two points for their side.

Not much to talk about that performance from RCB. It was just one of those days for their side, who still remain in fourth place despite this battering. Stick around to find out what the captains have to say.
8
overs
72 /1 score
1
W
0
1
1
6
runs
cricket bat icon Kane Williamson
16 (17)
cricket bat icon Rahul Tripathi *
7 (3)
cricket ball icon Harshal Patel
1 /18
7.6 Harshal Patel to Rahul Tripathi, SIX! Finishes it off in style! Full ball angling down the leg. Tripathi just picks it up and deposits the ball over the square leg fence. And with that, SRH win five in a row chasing
7.5 Harshal Patel to Kane Williamson, back of a length angling in. Dabs it late to thirdman for a single
7.4 Harshal Patel to Rahul Tripathi, slower ball full outside off. Steers it late to thirdman and gets off the mark with a single
7.3 Harshal Patel to Rahul Tripathi, yorker outside the off-stump. Tripathi tries to squeeze it out but doesn't connect
Rahul Tripathi, RHB, comes to the crease
Finally, a wicket for RCB. It's just a consolation at this stage. A lovely innings comes to an end for Abhishek Sharma, who misses out on a well-deserved half-century.
7.2 Harshal Patel to Abhishek Sharma, OUT! Holes out in the deep. The ball is in the slot. He tries to clear the long-on fence but gets it off the cue end of the bat. Comfortable catch for the fielder in the deep.
Abhishek Sharma c Anuj Rawat b Harshal Patel 47 (28b 8x4 1x6)
7.1 Harshal Patel to Kane Williamson, slower delivery on a good length. Defends it late to backward point. Good stop by Maxwell, but an unnecessary throw allows the single in the end
Another comfortable over for SRH as they tip-toe their way over the line in this run chase. Not forcing the issue with the NRR. Just one big hit away now from pocketing the two points.
7
overs
63 /0 score
4
1
0
1
0
1
runs
cricket bat icon Abhishek Sharma
47 (27)
cricket bat icon Kane Williamson *
14 (15)
cricket ball icon Wanindu Hasaranga
0 /7
6.6 Wanindu Hasaranga to Kane Williamson, comes down the track and takes it on the full. Drives the ball down to long-on for one
6.5 Wanindu Hasaranga to Kane Williamson, tossed up full on the leg-stump. Clips it straight to mid-wicket
6.4 Wanindu Hasaranga to Abhishek Sharma, flighted ball on a good length on the stumps. Pushes the ball down to long-on for one