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The 52nd IPL match is being played between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad in Jaipur.
Rajasthan Royals won the toss in the match which was held at the Mansingh Stadium, the stadium in Jaipur. Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals scored 214 runs by electing to bat first.
While Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal came on to start the innings from Rajasthan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled the first for Hyderabad.
Both teams met for the second time in the current IPL season. In the first match, Rajasthan defeated Hyderabad by a wide margin of 72 runs.
How were the Rajasthan tickets?
Batting first, Rajasthan got off to a steady start.
Yashasvi Jaiswal once again started the ‘successful’ innings for the team and scored 35 runs off 17 balls.
However, Jaiswal caught the third man’s hands and from here opened the Hyderabad bowlers account.
But after this, Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson came out to bat and formed a great running partnership with opener Jos Buttler.
Both players continued to rotate the strike and also continued the series of fours and sixes.
After going eleven overs, the Rajasthan side had scored 115 runs at the loss of a wicket.
On the other hand, the Hyderabad bowlers were busy searching for wickets.
Jos Buttler completed his fifties after playing 32 balls. This was the fourth half-century this season for Butler.
Not even a single bowler from Hyderabad could stand up against the storm that came from Butler’s bat.
Butler, who rained four and six across the ground, scored 95 runs. However, the century was lost.
Sanju Samson also appeared in form today. He scored a half century off 33 balls while playing the captaincy innings.
After Butler, Sanju Samson continued to bat fours and sixes and went unbeaten on 66 runs to take the innings to 214 runs in the last over.
On the other hand, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Marco Jansen took a piece of land each on the Hyderabad side, but it also turned out to be very expensive.
But Mayank Markandey scored maximum runs. Who gave 51 runs in 4 overs.
Difficult road to Hyderabad
Chasing 215 runs, a fresh pair came out for the Hyderabad team’s opening batting.
But after the bowling, Hyderabad seemed completely under pressure even during the batting.
Anmolpreet Singh and Abhishek Sharma made a 50-run partnership thanks to some good shots, but in the sixth, Yuzvendra Chahal teeed off Hyderabad.
Shimron Hetmyer was caught by Anmolpreet Singh Chahal and Rahul Tripathi came to bat.
But Rahul Tripathi’s hitting showed hesitation on the first few shots.
The team struggled to score runs until completing the ninth over and the run rate required to win the match also reached 13 runs per over.
However, after this, Rahul Tripathi, being a bit subdued, supported Abhishek Sharma in handling the innings and kept Hyderabad in the match till 11th.
Abhishek Sharma at 13 over RK He completed his half century with a six from Ashwin’s ball, but lost control on the next ball and was caught by Yuzvendra Chahal.
For the over 14, Hyderabad needed 14 runs in each over to win.
Here Rahul Tripathi opened his bat and turned Murugan Ashwin’s over into a big over.
Heinrich Klaasen scored a six off the first ball of M. Ashwin’s over and then a six and a four came off Tripathi’s bat. In total 18 runs were scored in this over.
Heinrich Klaasen hit big shots and scored 26 runs off 12 balls. He was becoming more and more visible in the Hyderabad match which Klaasen also gave a catch in the hands of Jos Buttler on the ball from Yuzvendra Chahal.
Following this, Hyderabad captain Eden Markram came for the batsman.
Rahul Tripathi handled the innings but in the 18th when the bigwigs were in dire need, Yuzvendra Chahal caught him on his ball and Tripathi also got caught at the boundary line.
In the same over, captain Eden Markram was also caught in the Yuzvendra spin and returned after leaving LBW with a personal score of six runs.
Who on the points table?
If you look at the figures, Sanju Samson’s army is far ahead of the Orange Brigade.
Rajasthan Royals is currently in the fourth position. The team has played 10 games, of which five have been won.
At the same time, Sunrisers Hyderabad is the worst team this season.
The team has lost six of nine games. By recording a win in today’s match, Hyderabad wants to keep their hopes of staying in the playoffs alive.