IPL 2023 Live Score, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals: A super start by Rajasthan Royals in the match number 4 of the Tata IPL 2023. When Bhuvneshwar Kumar won the toss and elected to field first, everyone was wondering what will RR do?
Well, they came, saw and smashed all over the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad and later conquered the City of Charminar! From explosive opening partnership between Jos Buttler and Yashaswi Jaiswal to killer knock by skipper Sanju Samson, runs kept flowing for Rajasthan Royals.
Indian Premier League, 2023Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad 10 June 2023
Sunrisers Hyderabad 131/8 (20.0)
Rajasthan Royals 203/5 (20.0)
Match Ended ( Day – Match 4 ) Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 72 runs
It was Adil Rashid who brought SRH back in the game. With Natrajan and Farooqi picking up key wickets in death overs, it looked very tense for RR to even reach the 200 milestone. But Hetmyer managed to boost the total and give RR a respectable 203 on the board. Sunrisers would need 204 runs to win on the homeground. But it clearly was not the day for SRH. the batsmen fumbled and never recovered. Nothing could have saved them from stunning attack by RR bowlers.
Here’s what happened in Hyderabad today:
Rajasthan Royals have begun their IPL campaign with a win! Sanju Samson and company defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 72 runs
With 4 for 17, Yuzi is once again in Purple Cap race. Total devastation for SRH!
This is just not possible, is it? Can SR turn it around from here?
The required run rate has gone past 25 runs per over! SRH doesn't have wickets in hand. Only a miracle can save the Orange Army, isn't it?
Adil Rashid out! Game over for SRH?
Sunrisers need more big shots just like the last four. The required run rate is over 17 RPO right now!
Sani is the second impact player for RR. Looks to irritate SRH batsmen to make more mistakes.
Buttler ends Agrawal's game with an easy catch. The SRH batsman returns to pavilion after scoring 27 runs. He was the only player that could have changed the fate of Orange Army.
Ravichandran Ashwin takes Phillips' wicket and now Chahal returns to bowl.
Oops! Phillips gone for 8 runs.
Phillips smashes huge six on his third ball. Question remains, can he form a partnership with Agrawal to put SRH back in game?
Things look bleak for the Sunrisers! It's strategic timeout as SRH loses important wicket of Washington Sundar.
Orange Army goes quiet as Chahal strikes with elan! Brook goes back to pavilion after making just 13 runs.
While SRH batsmen are trying to settle down in face of bowling attack by likes for R Ashwin n Chahal, the required ran rate is creeping up!
The viewership drops to 46 lakh, shows Jio Cinema live data.
After the initial setback both Agrawal and Brook look extremely cautious. Boult bowls a neat over.
Brook has made his 'Orange' debut today. He would be looking for a brilliant story for his first IPL match for SRH.
SRH loses two wickets in very first over! All eyes on Mayank Agrawal
RR score 203/5 after 20 overs.
Last over is on! Samson goes in terrible way. But a brilliant catch by Abhishek Sharma!
Hetmyer scores big six and Rajasthan Royals look for 200 plus target against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Last time SRH played in Hyderabad, Kane Williamson was the team captain. This year, unfortunately, he will have to skip the tournament due to terrible injury.
Sanju Samson scores critical half century. He scored 50 off 28 balls.
OUCH! This will hurt RR. Riyan Parag goes back to pavilion after scoring 7 sevens. SRH's Natarajan takes the key wicket showing why experience matters
Sanju Samson nears 50! RR camp hopes he stays on the crease for remaining match.
According to Jio Cinema's viewership stat, 77 lakh people are watching the SRH vs RR match right now.
Umran Mailk gets Padikkal's wicket. Some pressure of RR batsmen now!
The current run rate for RR is 11 RPO. With this, the Royals can easily put 222 on the scoreboard.
Samson knows he has to score and score big. This smashing six pushes RR total to 148.
Fazalhaq Farooqi puts a fullstop on Jaiswal's journey! After scoring fifty, Jaiswal went bit aggressive and paid the price
Devdutt Padikkal, Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer are up next for batting for RR
The young RR opener scored a brilliant 50. If things continue like this, Jaiswal can very well score a century today.
In the sea of orange, it's a pink bloom! RR batsmen are all over the stadium with their fantastic shots. Abdul Rashid looks to change it for SRH
Samson is actually 'Slamson' today! Another magnificent six from him and RR's score crosses 130-mark
Samson scores big six as Jaiswal nears 50
The smashing 50 by Jos Buttler is the second fastest fifty the Englishman ha scored in the IPL. His 54 off 22 was hammered with SRR of staggering 245.45
If this run rate continues, RR's projected score nears 250! if that happens, it will be a daunting chase for the Sunrisers!
All good things come to an end! Buttler scored 54 off 22 balls to give flying start to Royals.
As runs continue to flow, many feel if Sunrisers made a mistake in opting to field after they won the toss. Current run rate is over 13!
Two massive sixes by Buttler shows who is the boss! What a brilliant start by RR!
Both Buttler and Jaiswal are looking very comfortable. They converted tricky deliveries by SRH's stand-in captain Bhuvneswar Kumar into cool boundaries.
Buttler has clear agenda on mind. Just hammer the ball. With this glorious six, RR's score goes up to 28 for no loss!
In just 6 balls, Jaiswal has scored 12 runs. This include two fours. At this moment, the young batsman looks dangerous for SRH.
Action has begun! Jaiswal's smooth four shows RR mean business.
Rahul Tripathi, Harry Brook, Glenn Phillips(w), Umran Malik, Adil Rashid, Bhuvneshwar Kumar(c), T Natarajan, Abhishek Sharma, Washington Sundar, Mayank Agarwal, Fazalhaq Farooqi
A minute of silence was observed today before the match to Salim Durani, the cricket legend, who passed away today.
Yuzvendra Chahal, Jason Holder, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson(w/c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Shimron Hetmyer, KM Asif, Devdutt Padikkal.
Harry Brook makes debut as Sunrisers bowler today.
It's all about paint me orange in Hyderabad today! SRH have won the toss and elected to field first.
This explosive batsman who plays in the middle order has been in news for the last three seasons. In 2021 edition of IPL, Tripathi hammered 397 runs. He makes sure then till the time he is on the crease, the bowlers have no time to settle the line or length.