A gritty batting efficiency noticed Rajasthan Royals beat SunRisers Hyderabad by 5-wickets on Sunday (October 11) on the Dubai International Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
With the win Rajasthan Royals put a full-stop to their string of losses as they lastly received a recreation after 4 consecutive defeats.
Rahul Tewatia and teen Riyan Parag’s 85-run partnership received the sport for Rajasthan who had seemed down and out at one stage.
Chasing 159, the duo took to the crease with the rating studying 78/5 in 12 overs and grasped the victory for Rajasthan from the jaws of defeat. The two first steadied the ship for his or her facet and took the sport deep. They then threw the kitchen sink at it within the last three overs to win the sport in a nail-biting end.
It was Tewatia who got here up with the clutch photographs. He hit three consecutive fours of Rashid Khan’s 18th over – who was bowling magnificently on the day and had already picked-up two wickets.
He adopted it up with a 4 and a six from the following over bowled by Natarajan – who additionally had been very economical up till that level. He remained unbeaten on 45 (off 28 balls; 4×4, 6×2).
With simply 8 runs to win from the final over, Riyan Parag hit an enormous six off the penultimate ball to complete issues off and seize a memorable win for Rajasthan Royals.
Earlier, SunRisers Hyderabad received the toss and opted to bat first. Jofra Archer was upto the duty as he gave away simply three runs from his opening two overs. SunRisers weren’t allowed to free their arms early on as they ambled alongside at pedestrian tempo – In 4 overs they solely reached 13/0.
Manish Pandey and skipper David Warner then joined arms to forge a 73-run stand for SRH. After Warner and Pandey’s dismissal – Kane Williamson and Priyam Garg scored 35 runs off the ultimate two overs to get their facet to a aggressive whole of 158/4.
Chasing the full, Rajasthan took an enormous gamble and despatched Ben Stokes to open the innings with his compatriot Jos Buttler. The dangerous transfer didn’t repay as Stokes was dismissed in simply the second over. Steve Smith and Buttler adopted swimsuit handy the benefit to SunRisers and it was left to Tewatia and Parag to complete the sport.
Tewatia was adjudged the man of the match for his gritty knock.