New Risers opting to bat first at Adelaide Cricket Ground in Hyderabad, Telangana made a total of 182/8 in 20 overs which is anyday a decent total to defend. Captain Sam was the pick of the lot taking 4/28 in 3 overs while star all-rounder Sydney Joseph also chipped in with an economical spell of 1/18 in 4 overs.
Yorkshire Cricket Club chasing 183 took no time to finish off the match as Sydney who has already carved his name as a T20 Specialist because of his attacking style of batting stayed true to his reputation. Sydney went on to score 101 off 45 balls smashing 10 fours and 8 sixes at a strike rate of 224.44. Sydney and his opening partner Rahul (61 off 25 balls) completely took on the bowlers left right and center as they finished off the match with almost an hour to spare!
Sydney who registered his 20th hundred across formats was declared ‘man of the match”