After opting to bat Delhi posted 144 for nine in their 20 overs and in their response Hyderabad finished on 137 for six in their 20 overs.
Earlier, skipper David Warner and Mitchell Marsh put on 38 runs for the second wicket. The innings slipped from 39 for one to 62 for five. From thereon, the innings was revived by a 69 run sixth wicket stand between Manish Pandey and Axar Patel. Towards the end the innings lost momentum and wickets were lost in pursuit of quick runs. Delhi finished on 144 for nine in their 20 overs. For Hyderabad the best bowler was Washington Sundar (3-28) and he was well supported by Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2-11).
In their response, Hyderabad chase was fashioned by Mayank Agarwal. The innings was nicely placed at 69 for one. But there was a mid-innings collapse as Hyderabad lost four wickets for 16 runs. Then Heinrich Klaasen and Washington Sundar put on 41 runs for the sixth wicket. The chase lost momentum. In the end Mukesh Kumar held his nerve to bowl Delhi to a seven run win. Hyderabad finished on 137 for six in their 20 overs. For Delhi the best bowlers were Axar Patel (2-21) and Anrich Nortje (2-33).
Delhi Capitals: 144-9 (20)
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Phil Salt-0.3 ov), 2-39 (Mitchell Marsh-4.4 ov), 3-57 (David Warner-7.2 ov), 4-58 (Sarfaraz Khan-7.4 ov), 5-62 (Aman Hakim Khan-7.6 ov), 6-131 (Axar Patel-17.5 ov), 7-134 (Manish Pandey-18.2 ov), 8-139 (Anrich Nortje-19.2 ov), 9-139 (Ripal Patel-19.4 ov)
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 137-6 (20)
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Harry Brook-5.1 ov), 2-69 (Mayank Agarwal-11.3 ov), 3-75 (Rahul Tripathi-12.3 ov), 4-79 (Abhishek Sharma-13.3 ov), 5-85 (Aiden Markram-14.1 ov), 6-126 (Heinrich Klaasen-18.3 ov)
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Abhishek Sharma, Harry Brook, Aiden Markram (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Heinrich Klaasen (wicket-keeper), Marco Jansen, Washington Sundar, Mayank Markande, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Umran Malik; Subs: Nitish Reddy, Vivrant Sharma, Glenn Phillips, Mayank Dagar, Rahul Tripathi
Impact player: Rahul Tripathi for T Natarajan (1st innings, 18.6 ov)
Delhi Capitals: David Warner (captain), Philip Salt (wicket-keeper), Mitchell Marsh, Manish Pandey, Sarfaraz Khan, Axar Patel, Aman Hakim Khan, Ripal Patel, Anrich Nortje, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma; Subs: Mukesh Kumar, Lalit Yadav, Praveen Dubey, Chetan Sakariya, Yash Dhull
Impact player: Mukesh Kumar for Sarfaraz Khan (1st innings, 19.6 ov)
Toss: Delhi Capitals, elected to bat
Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
Start time: 1400 hrs GMT
Match officials: Jayaraman Madanagopal, Rod Tucker (On-field Umpires); Ulhas Gandhe (TV Umpire); Pranav Joshi (Reserve Umpire); Rajiv Seth (Match-referee)