Sanju Samson's second IPL ton was overshadowed by David Warner's blistering fifty as Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by five wickets to register their first win.
IPL 2019, SRH vs RR Match 8 highlights: David Warner hit a brilliant fifty to ensure that Sunrisers Hyderabad emerged victorious against Rajasthan Royals at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
Sanju Samson struck the first century of the season, but it went in vain as Rajasthan Royals could not defend 198. Samson, who remained unbeaten on 102, was ably supported by skipper Ajinkya Rahane, who scored 70 off 49 balls.
In the chase, David Warner and Jonny Bairstow put up a 110-run parnetship in just 9.4 overs, which ensured that SRH won the match without much trouble in the end. Rashid Khan struck a few lusty blows at the end of the innings to take SRH past the finish line.
Rashid was adjudged the Man of the Match for his figures of 1 for 24.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner, Jonny Bairstow(w), Kane Williamson(c), Vijay Shankar, Yusuf Pathan, Manish Pandey, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul
Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane(c), Jos Buttler(w), Sanju Samson, Steven Smith, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni
IPL 2019 Live: RR vs SRH highlights
Squads:Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kane Willilamson, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, David Warner, Vijay Shankar, Manish Pandey, Martin Guptill, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, Mohammad Nabi, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, Abhishek Sharma, Sreevats Gowsami, Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Basil Thampi, Billy Stanlake, T Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem.Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Jaydev Unadkat, Ashton Turner, Ish Sodhi, Oshane Thomas, Liam Livingstone, Shubham Ranjane, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Sudhesan Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Mahipal Lomror, Aryaman Birla, Riyan Parag, Dhawal Kulkarni, Krishnappa Gowtham, Varun Aaron, Shashank Singh, Manan Vohra, Rahul Tripathi.