Rajasthan Royals played last night against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Jason Roy and Kane Williamson’s half-centuries helped Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) to beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets. The SRH remain at the bottom of the point table yet, even though they beat Rajasthan.
Rajasthan Royals Innings
Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson won the toss at the Dubai International Stadium and elected to bat first. Evin Lewis and Yashasvi Jaiswal came off the pitch to start the innings. But opener Evin Lewis could not stay long at the pitch. He had to go back to the dressing room at the very beginning of the match after scoring only six runs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar took the wicket of Evin Lewis in the second over.
The other opener Yashasvi Jaiswal tried to make a good partnership with captain Sanju Samson. Both batsmen were scoring runs for the Rajasthan. Jaiswal lost the wicket to Sandeep Sharma in the ninth over. He scored 36 runs before losing his wicket. However, captain Sanju Samson fought alone as the other batsmen could not stay on the pitch for long. He scored the highest 82 runs for Rajasthan Royals.
After 20 over, Rajasthan Royals took 164 runs on the scoreboard and lost five wickets. Pacer Siddharth Kaul took two wickets of Rajasthan Royals. Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Sandeep Sharma got one wicket for each.
Sunrisers Hyderabad Innings
Chasing a target of 165, the two openers of Sunrisers Hyderabad started aggressively. The English batsman Jason Roy was hitting boundaries from the starting of the innings. He scored 60 runs from 42 balls. Eight boundaries and one over-boundary came from Jason’s bat. Rajasthan Royals bowler Chetan Sakariya took the wicket of Jason Roy in the 12th over. The other opener Wriddhiman Saha did not stay long on the pitch. He lost his wicket in the sixth over after scoring 18 runs from 11 balls. However, captain Kane Williamson got an unbeaten half-century. He scored 51 runs from 41 balls with five boundaries and one over-boundary.
So, Sunrisers Hyderabad chased 165 runs in 18.3 overs losing only three wickets. Mustafizur Rahman, Mohipal Lomror, and Chetan Sakariya took one wicket for each.
Rajasthan Royals – 164/5
Sunrisers Hyderabad – 167/3
Player of the Match – Jason Roy