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Rajat Patidar Smashes back-to-back Sixes against Hyderabad

The top order batter Rajat Patidar has smashed four consecutive sixes in Markande’s over during the IPL 2024 match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 25 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.

Royal Challengers Bangalore has been eyeing on the victory after they suffered defeat in 7 out of 8 matches they played.

Rajat Patidar has smashed his third fifty of the season during the Thursday clash. During the 11th over of the match, Rajat Patidar smashed four sixes in a row to strike 27 runs in an over.

He smashed fifty in 20 deliveries before being dismissed by Unadkat in the 13th over. He has played 9 matches in the ongoing tournament and amassed 211 runs with a strike rate of 175.83.

During the matches against Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajat Patidar hit half-centuries, but his effort was unsuccessful as the side lost both matches.

Coming to the match, RCB won the toss and chose to bat where Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli opened for the side and scored a partnership run of 48 for the first wicket.

After Natrajan dismissed du Plessis, Rajat Patidar scored 50 runs in 20 deliveries, including 5 sixes and 2 fours. During the 13th over by Jayadev Unadkat, Rajat Patidar was sent back out to the dugout.

Virat Kohli scored 51 runs on 43 deliveries and was dismissed by Unadkat in the 15th over. Cameron Green scored 37 runs on 20 deliveries, giving RCB momentum to cross the 200+ runs mark in their innings.

With Dinesh Karthik and Swapnil Singh’s 11 and 12 runs, Royal Challengers Bangalore posted 206 runs losing seven wickets in 20 overs.

Jaydev Unadkat bagged three wickets while Natrajan picked two wickets with an economy of 7.50 and 9.80. Despite going wicketless, Shahbaz Ahmed conceded only 14 runs in three overs with an economy of 4.70.

With the target of 207 runs, SRH started their innings where Abhishek Sharma and Pat Cummins were the only scorers for the side. Travis Head was dismissed for 1 run while Swapnil Singh bagged the wickets of Aiden Markram and Heinrich Klaasen for 7 runs each.

Nitish Reddy was sent out for 13 runs while Shahbaz Ahmad continued to bat slowly and maintained his wicket. With the dismissal of Pat Cummins for 31 runs, SRH was down to seven wickets scoring only 124 runs by the start of the 14th over.

Bhuvaneshwar Kumar was sent out with 13 runs by Green and SRH scored 163 runs losing 8 wickets in 19 overs. Finally, Royal Challengers Bangalore won the match by 35 runs.

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