Sunrisers Hyderabad won comfortably against RCB in Hyderabad. With a comprehensive performance in the opening match of IPL 2017, the defending champions, Sunrisers Hyderabad, proved that they will take some effort to beat after comfortably defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore in the season opener.While the rematch of last year’s IPL final was expected to be a cracker of a contest, injuries took considerable sheen away from the event with top stars like Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers not playing a part in the game.Extra Cover: IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Player RatingsOnce the defending champions got off to a good start, they just didn’t look back. While the boys from Bangalore also put up a good fight, the target eventually proved too tall a task for them. Overall, it was an engrossing affair and a great start to the tenth season of the IPL.Here’s a look at 5 talking points from the match.The 18-year-old Afghan spinner picked up two key wickets for HyderabadThe cricket fans of an entire nation must have been looking forward to this young lad’s performance. At just 18 years of age, Rashid Khan proved that he has a bright cricketing brain and the talent to take on some of the best players in the world.The young Afghan bowled with a lot of heart and wasn’t afraid of pitching the ball up within sweeping range of some pretty dangerous batsmen. He displayed his variations and impressed on his IPL debut, picking two important wickets.Mandeep Singh was tricked by the trajectory of a quicker one in the debutant's first over, while Travis Head paid the price for playing against the turn of a googly.
IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 5 Talking Points