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Sania Mirza's cricket love is not for India or Pakistan but for this team; Here's the proof

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 18 April 2019, 14:13 IST
Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza was seen supporting Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League match last night. Mirza who hails from Hyderabad, India is married to a Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik. Sania Mirza is a huge star in India, known for playing Tennis and inspiring young kids.

Sania Mirza was former world number one in the doubles discipline. She has won six grand slam titles in her career. She was ranked India’s number one player in singles until her retirement from the format. Sania Mirza was announced the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia. She is the first South Asian woman to be appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador in the organization's history.

The match was between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings where Sania was supporting her home team. Sunrisers Hyderabad went on to win the match by 6 wickets with the help of David Warner and Jonny Bairstow.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not playing for his team yesterday and Suresh Raina was made the stand-in captain. This was Chennai’s second loss in the IPL after they lost their first match against Mumbai Indians.

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s David Warner currently holds the orange cap for most number of runs in this year’s IPL. David has 450 runs including the last night’s fantastic 25-ball 50. Jonny Bairstow took scored a half-century with his 44-ball 61.

Sunrisers Hyderabad is currently ranked number five on IPL rankings table with eight points beside its name. Hyderabad will host Kolkata Knight Riders on April 21 at 4:00 pm.

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First published: 18 April 2019, 14:13 IST