Hyderabad, April 19: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) star Kane Williamson played a fantastic innings of 89 runs off just 51 balls against Delhi Daredevils in the match 21 of IPL 2017.
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SRH lost an early wicket of captain David Warner when their score was just 12. From there on Williamson, who was playing his first match in IPL 2017, took over.
Mixing some power-hitting with brilliant cricketing shots a stylish Kane Williamson completely decimated the much applauded Delhi bowling attack.
The New Zealand captain missed his maiden IPL century by a whisker after Shreyas Iyer took a brilliant catch of him off Chris Morris' ball.
But before getting out he made sure that his team was at a comfortable position. He was well supported by Shikhar Dhawan who scored 70 off 50 balls.
As Williamson starts IPL 2017 with a bang, fans took Twitter to praise the Kiwi.
Here are the Twitter reactions on Williamson's innings:
A fan called Williamson 'Special One'
A Special innings from 'Special One' Kane Williamson.
A classy innings from Williamson
A fan termed Kane Williamson's innings as classy and perfect.
Fans disappointed as Williamson could not get a hundred
Fans disappointed as a 'fabulous' innings of Kane Williamson did not convert to hundred.
'Class' Kane Williamson
Fans hailed Kane Williamson for his 'class' innings of 89 runs.
Fans unhappy as Williamson miss out on a hundred
Kane Williamson scored 89 runs off 51 balls to help Sunrisers post a very strong total but he narrowly missed out on an hundred.
Fans called Williamson one of the bests in the world
Fans hailed Kane Williamson as one of the best players in the world at the moment.
Delhi get Kane-ed all around the Park
Delhi Daredevils get 'Kane-ed all around the park said one fan.
Was Williamson using Thor's hammer?
A fan actually questioned whether Kane Williamson was using a bat or Thor's hammer!
Fans hail Williamson
This fan couldn't have been more right. It was absolutely a pleasure watching Kane Williamson.
Applaud from R. Ashwin
Ace Indian spinner R. Ashwin hailed Kane Williamson.
Story first published: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 22:03 [IST]
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