SRH won this close encounter by four wickets and acclaimed two important points to keep themselves alive in this tournament. The final six of Abdul Samad and an electric hitting by Glenn Phillips made things work for SRH and won their team a sensational match of this IPL.
All it started with RR’s batting and they got a solid start with Jaiswal and Butler. RR lost their first wicket in the 5th over but they also got a great start till then. Later on, Sanju Samson and Jos Buttler started dominating against SRH’s bowlers. They built a great partnership and took the team’s score to 214 runs in 20 overs.
It was a batting wicket but still, 214 was a great score. When SRH came to bat, Anmolpreet Singh and Abhishek Sharma also got a decent start. Abhishek Sharma again smashed a half-century while batting at the top. Thereafter, he got good support from Rahul Tripathi who also played an amazing knock.
A short and amazing knock of Klassen kept the hopes alive. Some smart shots by Klassen and Abdul Samad brought their team a great win, which no one had thought of. The no-ball bowled by Sandeep Sharma remains very costly for Rajasthan Royals and Abdul Samad took advantage of it exceptionally.
Sandeep Sharma was constantly bowling Yorkers and Samad showed his smartness and picked the last delivery straight to long off when runs were 4 on the last ball. It was a great match and a great effort by SRH’s whole batting unit.
Highlight Scorecard In 1st Innings
|Anmolpreet Singh||33 runs off 25 balls|
|Abhishek Sharma||55 runs off 34 balls|
|Rahul Tripathi||47 runs off 29 balls|
|Henrich Klassen||26 runs off 12 balls|
|Glenn Phillips||25 runs off 7 balls|
|Abdul Samad||17 runs off 7 balls|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||4o – 35r – 1w|
|Yuzvendra Chahal||4o – 29r – 4w|
Highlight Scorecard In 2nd Innings
|Yashasvi Jaiswal||35 runs off 18 balls|
|Jos Buttler||95 runs off 59 balls|
|Sanju Samson||66 runs off 38 balls|
|Bhuvaneshwar Kumar||4o – 44r – 1w|
|Marco Jansen||4o – 44r – 1w|
Dream 11 Fantasy Player And Players Of Dream Team (DT)
|S. No.||Player Name||Runs Scored||Wickets Taken|
Man OF The Match
Glenn Phillips got the Man of the Match award for his power-hitting ability. He smashed 25 runs off just 7 balls with 3 sixes and 1 fours. SRH was completely out of the game when they required 42 runs off 12 balls after the amazing over of Yuzvendra Chahal. Gleen Phillips 3 fours and 1 six in Kuldip Yadav’s next over.
Highest Scorer Batsman
Jos Buttler remains the highest scorer in this match. Butler came to his form after a long time, he scored 95 runs off 59 balls in which he smashed 10 fours and 4 sixes. RR lost this match but it is a great thing for them that Jos Buttler came to form in prime time.
Highest Wicket Taker
Yuzvendra Chahal remains the highest wicket-taker in this match picking 4 crucial wickets in this match. He conceded only 29 runs in his spell and also bowled an amazing 17th over of the inning. But still, RR lost this match.