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IPL 2020 : SRH vs RR Highlights – Match 26 | RR Won by 5 Wickets

IPL 2020 SRH vs RR Highlights: Sunrisers Hyderabad is set to play the 26th match of IPL 2020 against Rajasthan Royals. SRH is in pressure to make a victory in this match in order to move upwards in the IPL points table.

Match: Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) vs Rajasthan Royals(RR)

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Toss Details: Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and opt to bat

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Steve Smith | RR skipper- We can hopefully rectify a few things today. We want to compete today. Looks like a used wicket could slow down. We’ll have to take some early wickets – Look he trained well and he’s in today (Stokes).

Two other changes as well. Stokes, Riyan Parag, and Robin Uthappa are back. We’ll need to keep moving forward, we have a good team and we need to compete.

David Warner | SRH skipper- We’ll bat first. It’s a nice wicket, we will need to make most of the powerplay overs, hopefully, things will go on nicely today. We have a lot of young legs in our team, the seniors take full responsibility. We are taking each game as it comes – Vijay Shankar in and Samad misses out.

Playing XI

Rajasthan Royals(RR)

Jos Buttler(w), Robin Uthappa, Sanju Samson, Steven Smith(c), Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi.

Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH)

David Warner(c), Jonny Bairstow(w), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Vijay Shankar, Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan

SRH vs RR Highlights

Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) Batting

David Warner and Jonny Bairstow get in to lead SRH. SRH strikers start the match in a very slow manner which makes them to score only 26 runs along with a wicket at the end of the powerplay.

The destructive opener Bairstow got dismissed for 16 runs. Manish Pandey gets in to join hands with the SRH skipper. With back to back boundaries and sixes of the over SRH scored 63 runs for 1 wicket loss at the end of 10th over.

Manish Pandey secured his 17th IPL half-century off 40 deliveries
Manish Pandey secured his 17th IPL half-century off 40 deliveries

Warner made his full effort to raise his team’s score and got dismissed while scoring 48 runs. After making the much-needed partnership SRH skipper walks to Pavillion. In the mid of 17th over Unadkat dismissed M Pandey for 54 runs. Dismissing well-settled batsman at the death overs adds advantage for RR bowlers.

Kane Williamson strikes 22 runs for 12 deliveries which boosts SRH to score 158 runs for 4 wicket loss.

Rajasthan Royals(RR) Batting

The new batsman Ben Stokes joins hand with Jos Buttler and lead RR. Royals need to chase down 158 runs in order to make the victory. Ben Stokes disappoints the RR fans by dismissing after scoring just 5 runs. Which makes a massive blow for the Royals.

Ben Stokes dismissed for 5 runs
Ben Stokes dismissed for 5 runs

Another massive blow for RR as they lose their skipper Smith while scoring just 5 runs. With another wicket of the next over RR scored 36 runs for 3 wicket loss at the end of the powerplay.

Sanju Samson and Robin Uthappa are in pressure to build the winning partnership. But soon Rashid Khan dismissed Uthappa and Samson in back to back overs and makes RR to struggle.

The game-changer Rahul Tewatia and Parag get in to the partnership. Royals are in need to make some magical strikes to pave a victory path for RR. With an impressive partnership, Rahul and Parag lead the RR to win the match with a six off the last delivery. At the end of the innings, RR scored 163 runs for 5 wicket loss. Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 wickets.

Highest unbeaten 6th wicket stands in successful run chases (IPL)
122* A Rayudu – K Pollard v RCB 2012
85* R Parag – R Tewatia v SRH 2020
85* S Smith – J Faulkner v RCB 2014
83* G Smith – Y Pathan v DC 2009

Watch SRH vs RR match highlights

Also read: IPL 2020 Points Table – Indian Premier League Team Standings

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