Rajasthan Royals thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad in SRH vs RR IPL 2020. Chasing a target of 159 for victory, Rajasthan were 78 for five. But then Rahul Tewatia and Riyan Parag gave Rajasthan a resounding victory.
Hyderabad skipper David Warner won the toss and elected to bat first. Manish Pandey’s 56 and Warner’s 48 helped them to 158 for four in 20 overs.
Rajasthan started badly with a target of 159 for victory. Rajasthan made a big mistake by sending Ben Stokes to the opener. He was dismissed for 5 runs. Then captain Steve Smith was also run out for 5 runs. In 9.1 overs, Rajasthan were 78 for five. Then Rahul Tewatia and Ryan washed the Hyderabad bowlers after the 15th over. Tevatia also did not let go of dangerous bowler Rashid Khan. Tevatia and Ryan led the team to victory with 94 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 15 overs.
Rajasthan needed 22 runs from the last 12 balls to win. Then 8 runs in the last over. Khalil Ahmed from Punjab bowled the last over. With two runs needed in the last two balls, Ryan hit a six to seal the victory. Ryan scored 42 off 26 balls while Rahul Tewatia scored 45 off 28 balls. The duo hit two sixes each.
This victory has been a great relief to Rajasthan. After winning 3 out of 7 matches, they have reached the sixth position in the table. He will overtake Chennai.