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IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals Thump SunRisers Hyderabad By Five Wickets In A Close-Fought Contest

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SunRisers Hyderabad misplaced IPL 2020 match to Rajasthan Royals by 5 wickets after Royals efficiently chased 159 with Riyan Parag and Rahul Tewatia scoring unbeaten 42 and 45 respectively in an unbeaten partnership of 85 runs for the sixth wicket.

For SunRisers Hyderabad, opener skipper David Warner scored 48, and Manish Pandey scored 54. Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat and Kartik Tyagi picked one wicket every.

Rahul Tewatia
Rahul Tewatia. Picture Credit score: IPL/BCCI.

SunRisers Hyderabad Look Higher With Openers David Warner And Jonny Bairstow Firing-Pragyan Ojha

Ben Stokes performed in his first match for Rajasthan after arriving late from New Zealand. Jonny Bairstow who missed out on a 100 within the final match by a whisker, discovered the going powerful scoring 16 earlier than being dismissed by Kartik Tyagi.

“This shall be an attention-grabbing recreation [SRH vs RR]. For me the SRH are there within the prime four groups this IPL. They’ve a very good staff. Additionally they now look higher after their openers David Warner and Jonny Bairstow have fired. The best way these two are batting, that’s the place the important thing lies for the SRH in IPL 2020,” Pragyan Ojha informed Sports activities At this time earlier than the sport.

SunRisers Hyderabad Favourites: Pragyan Ojha
SunRisers Hyderabad Favourites: Pragyan Ojha

Manish Pandey and David Warner, nevertheless, took them to a decent complete however couldn’t rating runs at will with Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal and Jaydev Unadkat conceding lower than eight runs per over. None of RR’s bowlers conceded greater than 10 runs per over.

“For them, no matter has occurred up to now, has occurred. They’ve had some unlucky accidents and have missed out on their gamers [Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mitchell Marsh], however they’ve come again robust and have performed good cricket,” Ojha mentioned.

It was a detailed match, and SRH have been in a cushty place as RR have been diminished to 78/5 within the 12th over. They wanted as a lot as 81 runs extra in solely eight overs which was a herculean activity to realize by any commonplace. Rashid Khan once more was economical with 2/25, and Ok Khaleel Ahmed was the opposite wicket-taker with 2/37.

SunRisers Hyderabad Loses To Rajasthan Royals After The Latter’s Rampage

However from the 16th over, Riyan Parag and Rahul Tewatia went on a rampage scoring greater than 11 runs per over. The final 5 overs noticed as a lot as 69 runs. Riyan Parag scored 42 off 26 balls whereas Rahul Tewatia scored 45 off 28 balls. Each remained unbeaten as RR gained by 5 wickets and the unbroken partnership of 85 was the second-highest in profitable run chases.

Riyan Parag
Riyan Parag. Picture Credit score: BCCI/IPL.

With the win by RR who’ve gained three and misplaced 4, they’re positioned sixth and SRH are positioned fifth with the same win-loss file however are forward on web run charge. Each groups have six factors every.

Within the earlier match, although in opposition to bottom-placed KXIP, Jonny Bairstow scored 97 and David Warner scored 52 because the duo placed on 160 run partnership for the opening wicket. KXIP misplaced by 69 runs.

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