Rajasthan Royals (RR) won against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 61 runs. SRH decided to bowl after winning the toss in a match played at the MCA Stadium in Pune on Tuesday. From Rajasthan Royals (RR) set a target of 211 runs. Umran malik from Kashmir took 2 wickets from SRH.
The entire SRH team that went down to chase the target was able to score 149 runs. The top 4 batsmen could not even touch the double-figure. Adam Markram was the top scorer with 57 runs. Yuzvendra Chahal from Rajasthan took 3 wickets and also completed his 250 wickets in the T20 format.
Famous Krishna’s killer bowling
Batting in reply, the Hyderabad team was under pressure against a big target. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) loses 3 wickets for just 9 runs. The famous Krishna got the captain Ken Williamson (2) caught by Samson and gave the team a good start and in the next over Rahul Tripathi was dismissed for zero.
Butler got a lifeline
Bhuvneshwar Kumar caught Rajasthan Royals opener, Jose Butler, off Abdul Samad in the first slip off the 5th ball of the first over. After this, the players of SRH started celebrating, but then the umpire gave a no-ball and caused a commotion in the Hyderabad camp. Butler got a big lifeline with zero runs.
Sanju and Padikkal’s fantastic partnership
RR skipper Sanju Samson and Devdutt Padikal’s great partnership of 73 off 41 balls for the third wicket. The partnership was broken by Umran Malik by dismissing Padikkal for 41. After this Samson also returned to the pavilion making fifty.
Sanju’s excellent captain innings
Sanju Sams scored 55 off 27 balls and was dismissed by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. His catch was caught by Abdul Samad on Long On. when Sanju reached the field, it activated raining fours and sixes. He completed his 16th century in the IPL and his third half-century as captain.
Speed Superstar Malik
Young fast bowler Umran Malik from Kashmir took 2 wickets for 39 runs. Malik dismissed Jose Butler (35) and Devdutt Padikal (41). Umra threw the ball at a speed of 140+ in the match. SRH had returned it for Rs 4 crore before the mega auction.
Nearly equivalent in head to head
So far 15 matches have been played between SRH and RR in the IPL. sunrisers Hyderabad has been defeated 8 times and Rajasthan Royals 7 times. Hyderabad has scored the highest 201 runs in an innings against Rajasthan, while Rajasthan has scored the highest 220 runs against Hyderabad. Hyderabad’s lowest score against Rajasthan is 127 while Rajasthan’s lowest score against Hyderabad is 102 runs.