The Delhi Daredevils batsmen had no answers to the fantastic bowling by the SRH bowlers. The wicketkeeper-batsman started slowly but teed off after having sussing the pace of the surface.
Rishabh Pant smashed unbeaten 128 off 63 balls for Delhi. Then, he turned his back on Harshal Patel, whose cameo provided Daredevils momentum in the first place.
If Pant's was a rocking solo, Dhawan and Williamson's was a lilting duet. Just when the asking rate had swollen to nearly 10, Williamson hit two consecutive classy cover-drives off Liam Plunkett in the 10th over. With this fantastic innings, Delhi managed to score 187/5 against Hyderabad.
The second run-out of the night seemed to hit Pant hard who took it upon himself to make up for those poor misjudgements.
Williamson hit eight fours and two sixes in his 53-ball innings.
Rishabh Pant, who has scored an unbeaten 128 against Sunrisers, has become the first batsman to score more than 500 runs in the current season. Despite that, Delhi huffed and puffed to 38 for 2 in the Power Play.
The 20th over saw Pant dispatching Bhuvneshwar for two boundaries and three consecutive sixes, including a one handed hit that sailed over long-on. Harshal, playing only his second game of the season, was promoted to No. 5 in a surprise move.
Rishabh Pant is 20 years old. The way Pant attacked Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rashid Khan was marvellous and this innings will surely give Pant confidence and it will reaffirm that he belongs at the global level and despite Delhi's dismal season, Pant has turned a corner and his India recall is not far away. He carted Rashid for 27 runs off 13 balls. Kaul, in particular, has been very impressive this season. Shreyas Iyer used 7 bowling options but all the bowlers conceded at above 8 runs per over as Sunrisers chased down the total in 18.5 overs.
The two youngsters combined to take their team out of trouble with a 93-run stand as Pant struck an aggressive 61 off 34 balls. That was only the second six of his innings, but he proceeded to blast five more in the final overs, including taking Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1-51) for three in a row to end the innings in emphatic fashion.