Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals in another thrilling IPL encounter

Vijay Shankar 35 for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the run chase
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Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad today in the IPL.

Match Summary

Rajasthan Royals 198-2 (Sanju Samson 102*, Ajinkya Rahane 70; Rashid Khan 1-24)

Sunrisers Hyderabad 201-5 (David Warner 69, Jonny Bairstow 45, Vijay Shankar 35; Shreyas Gopal 3-37)

Result – Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 5 wickets

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Points Table

Rajasthan Royals posted a really competitive total of 198-2 off their 20 overs - Sanju Samson 102* and Ajinkya Rahane 70 top scoring and Rashid Khan 1-24 the pick of the bowlers for Sunrisers Hyderabad.

In reply, Sunrisers Hyderabad started well with openers David Warner (69) and Jonny Bairstow (45) putting on 110 for the first wicket in just over 9 overs. Vijay Shankar (35) kept the momentum going and veteran Yusuf Pathan and Rashid Khan saw the Sunrisers home with an over to spare.

 

Sunrisers Hyderabad - David Warner, Jonny Bairstow(wk), Kane Williamson(c), Vijay Shankar, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul

Rajasthan Royals - Ajinkya Rahane(c), Jos Buttler(wk), Sanju Samson, Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni

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