VIVO IPL 2021, SRH vs RR: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) got back on the winning track after beating the Rajasthan Royals (RR) with eight wickets, in the 40th game of the LIVE Indian Premier League (IPL) in Dubai in 2021.
SRH, which took 165 races to win, got off to a great start, courtesy of Wriddhiman Saha and Jason Roy. After scoring 14 runs in the first two overs, the pair broke loose. First, Saha played a six and a four in the third against Jaydev Unadkat. Before Mustafizur Rahman cost him more, RR 13. Roy then put up four fours against Chris Morris. In the fifth, as he and Saha made a fifty-run quick stop.
Kane Williamson joined Roy in the middle and the duo kept the score going leading SRH to 90/1 after 10 overs.
In the eleventh round, Roy went after Rahul Tewatia and saw a six-three-fours to complete his fifty on SRH’s debut and pushed his side to 111/1.
However, Williamson continued to lead from the front, anchoring the SRH pursuit with Abhishek Sharma for the company. SRH’s patron scored an undefeated 51 as he and Sharma, who scored 21 *, took SRH home.
Previously, RR, who chose the hit, made three changes to his team when Jaydev Unadkat, Evin Lewis, and Chris Morris were replaced. The injured Kartik Tyagi, David Miller, and Tabraiz Shamsi. SRH, on the other hand, made four changes when Roy, who was making his SRH debut, Garg, Sharma, and Siddarth Kaul joined the team in place of the injured David Warner, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, and Khaleel Ahmed. The duo completed a 50-run endurance in the ninth round. But SRH managed to break JaiswalSamson’s stand when Sandeep Sharma shot the left-hander for 36. RR lost another wicket in quick succession when Rashid Khan Liam Livingstone in 11th.
The pair brought RR over a hundred in the fourteenth before Samson hit a six. In the fifteenth to get closer to half a century. The RR skipper then followed Kaul, hammering four and two sixes. In the next over to sail over fifty, cross the 400-run mark in this edition of the tournament, and complete 3,000 runs in IPL.
Samson and Mahipal Lomror teamed up and built a good 84-race position.
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