Sunrisers Hyderabad win IPL 2016: Twitterati hail Warner's captaincy, salute Kohli's consistency

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Bengaluru, May 29: After a wait of six long years, the cash-rich Indian Premier League got a new champion in Sunrisers Hyderabad as the David Warner-led side defeated favourites Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 8 runs at Chinnaswamy Stadium, here, on Sunday night.

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Chasing a target of 209, Virat Kohli-led RCB managed to get 200 runs in the limited 20 overs for the loss of seven wickets.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Skipper David Warner celebrates his fifty runs during the IPL 2016 Final match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday.

Batting first, Sunrisers skipper David Warner led from the front and played a captain's innings by scoring 69 off deliveries. Thanks to Yuvraj Singh's 38 off 23 and Ben Cutting's 39* off 15 deliveries Sunrisers managed to set a daunting total for the hosts RCB.

No sooner than Sunrisers won the match, Twitter started congratulating David Warner and heaped praise upon his captaincy skills throughout the tournament.

Royal Challengers Bangalore's Skipper Virat Kohli celebrates his fifty runs during the IPL 2016 final match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday.

Here is how cricket enthusiasts, experts and cricketers reacted on Sunrisers Hyderabad's maiden IPL victory:

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