Bangalore: Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman described their Sunday loss against Royals Challengers Hyderabad as "disappointing" and stressed it was the phenomenal knock by AB de Villiers which took the game away from them during their IPL match.
"It was disappointing loss for Hyderabad as the team was dominating most part of the game, but one special innings from one player took the game away from them," Laxman told reporters here.
"I think it was one of the best innings I could see in T20 format because AB displayed phenomenal batting skills while wickets were falling at the other end," he added.
De Villiers produced one of the most devastating Twenty20 innings last night as he smashed an unbeaten 89 from just 41 balls in RCB's dramatic four-wicket win over Hyderabad.
Laxman said Hyderabad were 10 runs short as Mitchell Starc bowled a beautiful last over, restricting Hyderabad to 155 runs.