MI batted first in both the matches yet they lost, while DD got to defend and chase in either of their games so far.
But it was Khan - the world's top-ranked T20 bowler - did much of the damage, as the Afghanistan spinner took the wicket of Ben Cutting while giving away just 3.25 runs an over. Saha followed it up with another boundary.
There's also Manish Pandey, a former KKR number three, and Bengal cricketer Wriddhiman Saha turning out for SRH this time and they will look to prove their worth in Orange colours.
On a day when the bowlers lived up to their reputation by restricting MI to 147-8, SRH's experienced batsmen nearly threw the match away as eventually it was the last wicket pair of Deepak Hooda and No 11 Billy Stanlake who scrambled home. He dismissed Suryakant Yadav in 18.4 overs and followed it up with Pradeep Sangwan's wicket in 18.5 overs. Mumbai Indians have been on the losing end of two close encounters while Delhi can only use D/L method as an excuse for defeat the last time. However, he too couldn't grab the third consecutive wicket. That was the plan to bowl as many dot balls as possible.
Talking to media at the post-match conference, Rashid said, "It was a good performance to restrict them to under 150". Sports unite people. Want to dedicate this win to my friend whose son is in the hospital.
Through her tweet she appreciated Rashid Khan for his impeccable bowling. "Purple Cap" Mayank Markande - 7 wickets at a cheap 5.75 runs per over in only his maiden IPL - the Punjab leg-spinner will continue to fox the rival batsmen with his variations.
Today, two of the IPL matches will be played, since Saturday happens to be a weekend.
Earlier, Sunrisers Hyderabad restricted Mumbai Indians to 147/8.
Requiring just 12 runs from 15 balls, Yusuf Pathan attempted an unnecessary pull and was caught by Kieron Pollard of Jasprit Bumrah's bowling. However, he has soon found his rhythm to take key wickets, like that of Jos Buttler against Rajasthan when the latter was looking threatening.
Hooda smashed the last ball of the final over from Cutting over extra cover for six and it was left for Stanlake to strike the final blow.