IPL-2022, Match 5, RR vs SRH Highlights: Rajasthan Royals thrash the Sunrisers Hyderabad wish of starting the TATA IPL 2022 on a winning note by defeating them with a margin of 61 runs. Rajasthan’s thunderous middle order changed the whole momentum of the game in the favour of Rajasthan.
Rajsthan’s skipper Sanju Samson top-scored for the Royals with a 55 off 27 balls and Devdutt Padikal made 41 in 29 deliveries after opener Jos Buttler laid the foundation for them with a 28-ball 35. Towards the end, Shimron Hetmyer put the cherry on the cake with a cameo of 32 off 13 balls.
In reply, SRH were stopped at 149/7 thanks to the Rajasthan Royals bowling department for first dismantling the Sunrisers top order early on, leaving no hopes for the Hyderabad to even find a ray of hope for winning the game. Yuzi Chahal grabbed 3 wickets for Rajasthan ensuring a comfort for rest of the bowling department.
Brief Scores: Rajasthan Royals: 210/6 in 20 overs (Sanju Samson 55, Devdutt Padikkal 41; Umran Malik 2/39) defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad: 149/7 in 20 overs (Aiden Markram 57 not out, Washington Sundar 40; Yuzvendar Chahal 3/22, Prasidh Krishna 2/16) by 61 runs.