Jos Buttler (124 )’s first century of the T20 career and a 140-run partnership for the second wicket with captain Sanju Samson (48) helped Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 55 runs in the 28th match of the IPL for the third win of the season. Registered.
Butler hit eight sixes and 11 fours in his 64-ball innings, the
Rajasthan scored 220 for 3 wickets
After batting first, Rajasthan scored 220 for three, restricting Hyderabad to 155 for eight. This is Hyderabad’s sixth defeat in seven matches and the team is at the bottom of the table. The fate of Sunrisers Hyderabad, led by new captain Kane Williamson, did not change in this match as well. Former captain David Warner did not make it to the final 11.
Hyderabad team scattered under pressure
Chasing a big score, the pair of Johnny Bairstow and Manish Pandey gave Sunrisers Hyderabad a great start but after the 57-run partnership was broken, the team was shattered under pressure to maintain the required run pace.
Bairstow made two consecutive fours after welcoming Chetan Sakariya, who came for Gambadaji in the fourth over, while Manish Pandey hit two sixes in the fifth over by Karthik Tyagi. He hit two consecutive fours against Chris Maurice in the sixth over, allowing the team to score 57 runs without loss in the power play.
Pandey was bowled by Rahman’s slow ball on the first ball of the seventh over. He scored 31 runs in 20-ball innings. Tewatia bowled Bairstow in the next over to give Hyderabad a big blow. Bairstow wanted to hit a six over long on, but the contact was not good and Anuj Rawat caught a good catch. He scored 30 off 21 balls.
In the 11th over of Maurice, Sakaria gave up an easy catch by Kane Williamson but on the next ball, David Miller caught Vijay Shankar (08) to give Hyderabad a third blow.
Kedar Jadhav hit a six over Tewatiya to complete the century of Hyderabad’s runs in 12 overs. Williamson failed to read the young fast bowler Tyagi’s slow short pitch ball and Maurice caught a catch at deep midwicket to end his 20-ball innings of 21 balls.
Mustafizur also trapped Mohammad Nabi on a slow ball to end his brief innings of 17 runs, studded with two sixes in five balls. Nabi wanted to pull but the ball fluttered in the cover area and Rawat made no mistake.
After this, batting Abdul Samad (10) hit Chetan Sakaria for a six but in the 17th over, Rawat caught his third catch of the match off Maurice’s ball. In the same over, Kedar Jadhav (19) was bowled and completely turned the match towards Rajasthan in Mauritius.
Hyderabad also changed the team’s strategy
Earlier, the change in captaincy for Hyderabad also showed a change in the team’s strategy when Rashid Khan was bowled out in the third over in the power play and he proved it lbw to Yashasvi Jaiswal (12).
Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson opened the account with a six off Khalil Ahmed as soon as he stepped to the crease. Butler also hit his first four off the fourth ball of the same over.
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Butler got Rashid in the next over when he got a difficult catch by Vijay Shankar on long on. He hit two fours in the sixth over against Bhuvneshwar who came for bowling, which led to Rajasthan’s score of 42 in the power play.
Butler and Samson both scored 18 runs in a six over Vijay Shankar in the seventh over. In the 10th over of the innings, Manish Pandey smashed an easy catch by Sanju Samson off Sandeep Sharma. Butler completed a half-century in 39 balls against this bowler, hitting a six in the 13th over.
Samson hit a four in the next over of Khalil to complete a century partnership for the second wicket with Butler. Butler hit a six in the same over, after which the team’s score was 125 for one wicket after 14 overs.
He welcomed Mohammad Nabi, who came for bowling in the 15th over, scoring 21 runs with two sixes and as many fours. Shankar brought Hyderabad to second success by dismissing Samson in the 17th over. Samson wanted to complete his half-century by hitting a six over long on but his brilliant catch was caught by Abdul Samad at the boundary. He hit four fours and two sixes in his 33-ball innings.
Butler completed the first century of T20 career in 56 balls with one run after hitting a four in the same over. He hit a six against Sandeep Sharma in the 19th over to take the team’s score beyond 200 runs. He hit three sixes and a four before being bowled on the last ball of this over. 24 from this over. On the last ball of the match, David Miller (seven not out) hit a six to take the score to 220. Ryan Parag contributed 15 runs in an eight-ball unbeaten innings.
Rashid is Hyderabad’s most successful bowler
Rashid Khan was Hyderabad’s most successful bowler. He took one wicket for 24 runs in four overs. Shankar and Sandeep had one success each but both proved to be quite expensive.