The thriller, the drama everything happens in the SRH VS RR match. Two emerging Indians, Rahul Tewatia and Riyan Parag, stun Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) bowlers.
All-rounder Rahul Tewatia‘s unbeaten 45 off 28 balls in death overs rescued Rajasthan Royals (RR) once again as RR chased down the 159-run target with a ball to spare.
However, batting first, SRH set 158 runs on the board with an impressive half-century from Manish Pandey. He had the 73-run partnership with the skipper David Warner (48 off 38 balls).
Kane Williamson (22 not out off 12 balls) showed his class, and young Priyam Garg (15 off eight balls) made a little valuable contribution in the final few overs of the innings. RR bowlers restrict SRH in 158 run with Jofra Archer’s (1/25 in 4 overs) sensational bowling performance.
Rajasthan bowlers managed 42 dot balls in their limited 20 overs, which is seven overs without a run being scored.
While chasing 159 runs, RR decided to promote Ben Stokes up in the order but didn’t work as Stokes departed earlier and could only manage to score five runs.
However, Left-arm pacer Khaleel got both RR openers, and skipper Steve Smith got run out by Vijay Shankar. As a result, RR could only manage to score 26/3 in the power play.
S. Samson and R. Uthappa can’t perform well with the bat and departs to the dugout as RR under pressure. However, two young Indians, Rahul Tewatia and Riyan Parag stun SRH bowlers and seal the deal for RR to a five wickets win over SRH.
Bringing back memories in Sharjah innings, Tewatia struck a hat-trick of boundaries to Rashid Khan. However, 2 required off the last two balls, Riyan Parag (48*) hit a six to Khaleel Ahmed over extra cover to seal the deal for RR.
After hitting that six, Riyan Parag celebrates up in his style with Bihu dance. As he came from Assam, India, Assam state’s famous dancing style is Bihu, which is an indigenous folk dance related to the Bihu festival and an essential part of the Assamese culture.
The RR duo stitched an 85-run stand for the fifth wicket, which is also the joint second-highest 6th wicket stand in successful run chases in Indian Premier League (IPL).
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