Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner joins elite list, becomes 3rd player to hit 500 fours in IPL

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Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner became the third player after Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli to hit 500 fours in the Indian Premier League

Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner against Mumbai Indians on Tuesday

Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner against Mumbai Indians on Tuesday. (Courtesy of BCCI)

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Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner led from the front as his team beat MI on TuesdayWith the win, SRH became the final team to make it to the IPL 2020 play-offsDavid Warner and Wriddhiman Saha had a magnificent partnership of 150 runs in the chase

Sunrisers Hyderabad were involved in a do-or-die clash against the Mumbai Indians in Sharjah on Tuesday, and they went on to win it in style.

With it, they also became the last team to make it to the IPL 2020 play-offs and join Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore there.

They will next face the Virat Kohli-led RCB in the second qualifier in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

The SRH were led by their skipper David Warner and wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha in a stunning chase of 150 runs set by the Mumbai Indians. The two batsmen made the chase look like a calk-walk.

It was also during the innings that David Warner went on to join another elite list of players. He became the 3rd player to hit 500 fours in IPL history.

Delhi Capitals batsman Shikhar Dhawan was the first to reach the milestone, while the Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli was the second.

David Warner was on fire on Tuesday night and smashed 10 fours and a six in his unbeaten innings of 85 runs in 58 balls against the Mumbai Indians in the crucial encounter.

With the innings on Tuesday, he also became the player to score over 500 runs the most number of times in the IPL. The Australian has done it over six times in the IPL, going past Virat Kohli, who has crossed the 500 run-mark five times in the IPL.

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