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