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Sunrisers Hyderabad is in ‘knockout mode’ now, eye IPL 2017 play-offs

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), the defending champions, moved closer to the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs after defeating leaders Mumbai Indians (MI) by seven wickets on Monday.

ipl 2017 Updated: May 09, 2017 09:19 IST
HT Correspondent/Agencies
HT Correspondent/Agencies
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Shikhar Dhawan of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) celebrates his half century against Mumbai Indians (MI) during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Monday. (PTI)

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner was a happy man after the team’sbig win against Mumbai Indians (MI) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match in Hyderabad on Monday. (Scorecard)

Shikhar Dhawan scored an unbeaten half-century and Siddarth Kaul took three wickets as Sunrisers Hyderabad closed in on an IPL play-offs berth with a seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians, who are the only team to qualify for the last-four stage so far. (Highlights)

While the win has taken Sunrisers Hyderabad one more step closer to the Indian Premier League play-offs berth, the way his team went about against Mumbai Indians -- sticking to the plan -- makes David Warner dream of play-offs and back-to-back IPL titles.

First Published: May 09, 2017 09:09 IST