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Commentator: Nikhil Kalro
AB de Villiers, who missed the IPL 2017 season opener with a back injury, is a doubtful starter for Royal Challengers' second match as well
Sunrisers captain David Warner, too, praised Yuvraj Singh, saying if he repeated his effort "five or six times" then the defending champions could go a very long way.
Yuvraj Singh and Moises Henriques' 58-run partnership for the third wicket helped the defending champions - Hyderabad - register a 35-run win against Bangalore in the opener of the Indian Twenty2
Yuvraj Singh's 23-ball fifty makes him the star of the opening day of the tenth season of the IPL
With the wicket of S Aravind, Ashish Nehra became the first left-arm bowler to 100 IPL wickets
Royal Challengers' score at the 10-over mark. At the same stage, Sunrisers were 88 for 1
David Warner brought up a century of T20 catches when he caught Chris Gayle at long-off off Deepak Hooda
The highest successful T20 chase at this stadium, by Royals against Chargers in 2008. Teams have twice chased down 200-plus targets here in six previous attempts.
Yuvraj Singh brought up his fastest IPL fifty today, off 23 balls. His previous fastest was 24 balls, twice, both times for RCB.
Yuvraj Singh's average in Hyderabad from his six previous IPL matches at the venue
Shikhar Dhawan's aggregate from his last three innings before the IPL, in the 50-over Deodhar Trophy
The total cost of Shane Watson's last two overs in the IPL (final over of 2016 final + first over of this match), both against Sunrisers
David Warner has scored half-centuries in each of his seven matches for Sunrisers against Royal Challengers
The first-innings Powerplay run rate for IPL matches in Hyderabad - on average, teams batting first are 42 for 1 after 6 overs
Since 2014, teams batting first have only won three out of 15 IPL matches in Hyderabad
Sunrisers edge Royal Challengers in their overall head-to-head, but only narrowly.