Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets to maintain their play-off hopes alive within the Indian Premier League on Thursday night time on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium.
After being requested to bat, Rajasthan posted a modest 154 for six of their 20 overs. The important thing contributors had been Ben Stokes (30) and Sanju Samson (36). Stokes and Samson posted a second wicket stand of 56. Thereafter, there was a collapse. For some time captain Steve Smith (19) and Riyan Parag (20) held issues up, however not a lot was achieved from that. Ultimately it was a disappointing end. All-rounder Jason Holder (3-33) made a implausible debut to finish up as probably the most profitable bowler for Hyderabad. Holder additionally effected a run-out.
The chase for Hyderabad was sketchy as they misplaced captain David Warner and Jonny Bairstow fairly early on. Jofra Archer with two for 21 was probably the most damaging. Thereafter, it was right down to a implausible unbeaten 140 run third wicket stand between Manish Pandey (83 n.o.: 47b, 4×4, 8×6) and Vijay Shankar (52 n.o.: 51b, 6×4). They sealed the win fairly simply in the long run to complete at 156 for 2 in 18.1 overs.
Match Abstract – Rajasthan Royals v Sunrisers Hyderabad, fortieth Match, Indian Premier League
Rajasthan Royals 154-6 (20)
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Robin Uthappa-3.3 ov), 2-86 (Sanju Samson-11.4 ov), 3-86 (Ben Stokes-12.1 ov), 4-110 (Jos Buttler-15.3 ov), 5-134 (Steven Smith-18.1 ov), 6-135 (Riyan Parag-18.2 ov)
Sunrisers Hyderabad 156-2 (18.1)
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (David Warner-0.4 ov), 2-16 (Jonny Bairstow-2.4 ov)
Consequence – Sunrisers Hyderabad gained by eight wickets
Rajasthan Royals: Ben Stokes, Robin Uthappa, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Steve Smith (captain), Jos Buttler, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajpoot, Kartik Tyagi
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (captain), Jonny Bairstow (wicket-keeper), Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan, Shahbaz Nadeem