Rajasthan Royals once again emerges victorious and this time they defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad in a very close match.
Hyderabad came batting first in this match and with a good batting lineup they were looking at an healthy total. But, the bowlers from Royals were accurate and the fielders did very well in this match and thus Hyderabad found it hard to score runs at all. The used up balls but couldn’t score and when they tried something reckless then they ended up loosing wickets. Things had gone on Royals side from the very beginning. The highest scorer for Morgan who score only 27 after playing 30 balls. Tambe took 2 wickets by 21 runs in his 4 overs.
When Rajasthan came into batting, they made a very good start. With 64 runs added in the 1st wicket, their victory was almost assured. However, things did not go that smoothly. Just like Hyderabad, Rajasthan found that this pitch is hard to score on. Their run rate decreased and at one point everything was a possibility in this match. But Rahane lead the team from the front and with his 50+ score, in the last ball of the innings, Royals got their win. They needed 1 run in that ball. Rahane scored 62 from 56 balls. Bopara took 2 wickets by 18 runs in his 4 overs.
match of – Rajasthan Royals VS Sunrisers Hyderabad
Hyderabad – 127/5
Rajasthan – 131/4
Result – Rajasthan won the match by 6 wickets
Man of the match – Ajinkya Rahane