In the fifth match of the continuing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, Rajasthan Royals (RR) thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 61 runs at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Tuesday.
Chasing the huge goal of 211 runs, Sunrisers by no means actually seemed at any momentum as they stored shedding wickets at common intervals and failed to velocity up the run charge. SRH misplaced 5 wickets for simply 37 runs in 10.2 overs earlier than Aiden Markram, and Romario Shepherd tried to regular the innings. The duo added 41 runs for the sixth wicket earlier than Yuzvendra Chahal removed Shepherd for twenty-four.
Markram then fashioned one other essential partnership with all-rounder Washington Sundar. The pair tried their finest and added 55 runs for the seventh wicket earlier than Sundar was eliminated by Trent Boult for a quickfire 14-ball 40, together with 5 fours and a couple of sixes.
Markram stayed unbeaten on 57 off 41 deliveries however couldn’t take his aspect over the end line because the Sunrisers misplaced the competition by 61 runs.
Earlier, led by a blistering half-century by skipper Sanju Samson, the Royals put up a humungous complete of 210 on the board after SRH captain Kane Williamson received the toss and opted to bowl first.
During his explosive batting show, Samson additionally broke a long-standing document of legendary Australian all-rounder Shane Watson. Samson smashed 5 maximums within the recreation and leapfrogged Watson’s document for probably the most sixes hit by a RR participant within the historical past of the IPL.
Most sixes for Rajasthan Royals in IPL historical past:
- 110 – Sanju Samson
- 109 – Shane Watson
- 67 – Jos Buttler
- 61 – Yusuf Pathan
- 53 – Ajinkya Rahane
Apart from Samson, Jos Buttler (35), Devdutt Padikkal (41), and Shimron Hetmyer (32) chipped with precious cameos to assist Rajasthan submit the best complete thus far within the ongoing fifteenth season of the cash-rich league.
Here is how Twitter reacted:
— Kris Srikkanth (@KrisSrikkanth) March 29, 2022
When Hyderabad bats.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) March 29, 2022
Sanju Baba… 👌🙇♂️ #IPL2022
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) March 29, 2022
Sanju Samson main from the entrance. Back foot show was one thing to look at.
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) March 29, 2022
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) March 29, 2022
Ashwin’s lengths excellent. Great management. The spinners had a simple job immediately however already appears like Ashwin and Chahal will likely be a prime mixture.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) March 29, 2022
Top Top efficiency by @rajasthanroyals good batting @IamSanjuSamson and what a high quality spin bowling by @yuzi_chahal excellent spell.. My man of the match YUZI
Chalo Good night time hai dosto Nini time 🥱
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) March 29, 2022
Like everybody even I’m stunned @IamSanjuSamson isn’t within the Indian workforce. Maybe this workforce administration will likely be extra encouraging and affected person with him. He has it in him. Needs somebody to again him and permit him the liberty to play his recreation #RRvsSRH
— Vikrant Gupta (@vikrantgupta73) March 29, 2022
— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) March 29, 2022
There isn’t any manner you may preserve Sanju Samson out of India’s T20 World Cup squad. ABSOLUTELY NO WAY!
— Prasenjit Dey (@CricPrasen) March 29, 2022
😍💜 CAPTAIN’S KNOCK! Skipper Sanju is bringing the warmth to the SRH bowlers! A splendid innings from him in his one hundredth match for RR. 👏
— The Bharat Army (@thebharatarmy) March 29, 2022
Boult & krishna on hearth with bowling assault.
— Sushil Gaikwad (@onlysushil) March 29, 2022