Hyderabad defeated Bengaluru by 35 runs in IPL opening match. Yuvraj blazed his way to a 27-ball 62 as the hosts defeated Bengaluru by 35 runs.Yuvraj Singh hit 3 sixes and 7 fours on way to a superb 62 off 27 balls. He won the Man-of-the-match award. Yuvraj registered his fastest fifty in IPL, off 23 deliveries. Hyderabad posted 207/4 in 20 overs. They scored 17 fours and 9 sixes. Bengaluru was bowled out for 172 in 19.4 overs to lose by 35 runs. Bangalore was without their captain Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers (both injured).