IPL 2021: Batting first, Rajasthan Royals (RR) scored 164 runs in the allotted 20 overs at the Dubai International Stadium against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson batted brilliantly and scored 82 runs in 57 balls. Now Hyderabad will have to score 165 runs to win. Hyderabad has made many changes in the team for this match and it will be interesting to see how the team’s batsmen will perform.
Samson once again played captaincy innings
Sanju Samson, once again batting brilliantly, played an innings of 82 runs in 57 balls. He hit 7 fours and 3 sixes in his innings. Even though wickets kept falling from one end of Rajasthan, Samson remained and took the team to a score of 164 runs. In the last match too, Samson had scored a half-century, although he could not get the team to win.
Such was the thrill of the first innings
Captain Sanju Samson won the toss and decided to bat first. Rajasthan started poorly and Evin Lewis fell victim to Bhuvneshwar Kumar on a personal score of 6 runs. After this, captain Sanju Samson along with Yashasvi Jaiswal handled the innings. Yashasvi Jaiswal got out after scoring 36 runs. After this Liam Livingstone could only score 4 runs. However, Samson remained at one end and continued to advance the team’s score. Mahipal Lomror scored an unbeaten 29 runs. Riyan Parag got out for zero and Rahul Teotia remained unbeaten on 0.
Such was the performance of Hyderabad bowlers
Talking about the bowling of Hyderabad, Siddharth Kaul took the maximum 2 wickets. Sandeep Sharma Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rashid Khan took one wicket each. In the last over of the innings, Siddharth Kaul bowled excellently, giving only 4 runs and taking 2 wickets.
Hyderabad got the target of 165 runs
Hyderabad will have to score 165 runs in 20 overs to win. The team has made many changes in the playing XI for this match, so it has to be seen how the new batsmen will perform. Hyderabad has made four changes in the team for this match. He has included Siddharth Kaul in place of injured Khaleel Ahmed, while Jason Roy, Abhishek Sharma and Priyam Garg are also included in the XI. David Warner is out of this match.