Sunday, April 29, 2018

IPL Live Score, RR vs SRH: Gowtham Strikes For Rajasthan As Hyderabad Lose Dhawan Early

Vivo IPL Live Score: RR vs SRH: Hyderabad win toss, elect to bat

Kane Williamson-led SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) is high on confidence after having successfully defended two low scores against Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab. Placed 2nd on the IPL points table with 10 points, SRH will now plan for their third consecutive victory when they take on Rajasthan Royals at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Sunday. After starting SRH IPL 2018 campaign with 3 wins, the Hyderabad-based franchise pause a bit, losing matches against Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings. While Captain Williamson has carried Hyderabad's batting on his shoulders, amassing 259 runs from seven innings with an average of 43.16, Shikhar Dhawan and Wriddhiman Saha have been dissatisfaction. 


Sunrisers Hyderabad                             VS                         Rajasthan Royals
151/7 (20)                                                                               140/6 (20)

SRH beat RR by 11 runs

Match in progress

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Rajasthan Royals

Hyderabad mainly relies on their bowlers and they have eclipsed the below-par batting of their side. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who is absent of the team due to injury, has scalped six wickets from four games, with an economy under 7.
Spinners Shakib Al Hasan and Rashid Khan have bagged 8 and 9 wickets respectively from 7 games. Pacer Siddarth Kaul has been the most inspiring with nine wickets from seven games.
Basil Thampi, on the other hand, has featured in just a couple of games for Hyderabad and came out with flying colours against MI and KXIP, respectively.
Previous, when RR and SRH met, Yusuf Pathan had shown glimpses of his old attacking batting, with a 27-ball 45, but failed to do again the show against MI and KXIP.
As for RR, they will be taking the field after a week's break and will eye their fourth win of the tournament.
With 3 wins and as many defeats, Rajasthan are placed 5 with 6 points.

Till now, RR has had an erratic campaign. They lost their competition opener to SRH by 9 wickets but gained momentum and registered two back-to-back wins against Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Nevertheless, KKR and CSK outclassed them by seven wickets and 64 runs, correspondingly, in the next two games.
Rahane has looked good but has not been converting well begin into big scores. All-rounder Ben Stokes and Rahul Tripathi have been incompatible.
Sanju Samson has been the show up with 239 runs from six games, averaging 47.80.
Rajasthan's bowlers -- K Gowtham and Ben Laughlin -- have done well while leggie Shreyas Gopal has also been economical. Except the trio have failed to click as a unit.

Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane (c), Ben Stokes, Stuart Binny, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Rahul Tripathi, D Arcy Short, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat, Ankit Sharma, Anureet Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Prashant Chopra, Sudhesan Midhun, Ben Laughlin, Mahipal Lomror, Aryaman Birla, Jatin Saxena, Dushmantha Chameera, Heinrich Klaasen, Ish Sodhi
SunRisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Shakib Al Hasan, Manish Pandey, Carlos Brathwaite, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Ricky Bhui, Bhuvneshwar Kumar,, Deepak Hooda, Siddarth Kaul, T Natarajan, Mohammad Nabi, Basil Thampi, K Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Sachin Baby, Chris Jordan, Tanmay Agarwal, Shreevats Goswami, Bipul Sharma, Mehdi Hasan, Alex Hales


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