IPL 2019, RR vs SRH in Jaipur Highlights: As It Happened

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: April 28, 2019, 9:05 AM IST

Match 45, Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur 27 April, 2019

Toss won by Rajasthan Royals (decided to bowl)

Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 7 wickets

Man of the Match: Jaydev Unadkat

Highlights

23:32(IST)

Well, that's it then. All over here as Samson dispatches the first ball to the boundary. He batted with a strike rate of 150 here. Royals still very much alive in this IPL as they move to 10 points. This loss will really hurt Sunrisers here as they reach must win territory. Royals win this one by Seven Wickets

23:30(IST)

Rajasthan Royals might have missed a trick here by not looking to finish this game early, it could have helped them improve their run rate, anyways we move onto the last over with 4 needed here

23:21(IST)

Off the mark! Ashton Turner has finally got a run in this year's IPL. After three first ball ducks, and five consecutive ducks. Turner does finally manage to get a run and has a smile on his face

23:19(IST)

WICKET! Khaleel Ahmed gets the wicket, its the bouncer which does the trick. Well bowled by Khaleel, that was clocked at 145 kmph! Smith never in control of that pull shot and hits it straight to third man. Good catch taken by Sidharth Kaul, in fact he almost spilled it and does well to hang on. Royals are 148/3

23:18(IST)

Again two boundaries in the over, this is a really good chase from Royals here and this should also help them improve the net run rate. 

23:11(IST)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar concedes just 5 runs in his third over, its also time for a strategic timeout now and Sunrisers Hyderabad will have to really pray for a miracle to win this one!

23:06(IST)

Excellent cricket this from the Royals, they pick up three twos and after that get a boundary from Khaleel's over. Royals need just 29 runs now from the final 5 overs and this looks like a walk in the park

23:01(IST)

Rajasthan Royals doing the smart thing here by seeing off Rashid Khan, he concedes just 6 runs in his last over and ends with figures of 1/30 in his 4 overs. Royals are 120/2 after 14 overs here

22:57(IST)

Sidharth Kaul is really leaking runs here for the Sunrisers Hyderabad, again concedes 14 run including a couple of boundaries. He has already conceded 44 runs in three overs! Just 47 needed from 42 balls now

22:48(IST)

WICKET! Just as I write that, Shakib Al Hasan gets the breakthrough. Rahane looks to go inside out but he gets that a bit straigher then he would have liked. Warner moves really well and takes a good catch at long off. Rahane departs for 39 and Royals are 93/2

22:47(IST)

Just 72 more runs required from final 9 overs here, things looking really easy at the moment for the home side. No one really looking like taking wickets for SRH except Rashid

22:43(IST)

SIX! That's class from Samson, goes over mid-wicket and hits it so well that the ball sails over the boundary. Siddharth Kaul under pressure early in the over here!

22:39(IST)

Excellent over this from Rashid Khan, he picks a wicket and concedes only 1 run. SRH need to build some pressure here otherwise this is looking really easy for Royals at the moment. They are 79/1 after 10 overs

22:36(IST)

WICKET! Rashid Khan gets a breakthrough here, Liam Livingstone edges one behind to the keeper there and that's the end of the Englishman. Excellent hand though as he departs for 44 from 26 balls. Really well played innings that,  Royals are 78/1 after 9.1 overs.

22:33(IST)
22:25(IST)

SRH lose their review also early here, Rashid Khan has the tendency to get a bit too excited and that really costs him here. He has convinced Williamson to go for a review against Livingstone but the impact was clearly outside the offstump there. After 7, RR are 67/0

22:21(IST)

Liam Livingstone has absoutely torn into Sidharth Kaul here, two sixes and two boundaries in the over! 20 runs they have picked from that one and this is a fantastic start from the Royals. They move onto 60/0 after the powerplay here

22:16(IST)

Things just not happening for Sunrisers Hyderabad at the moment, third man comes ip for Khaleel but then Rahane gets a thick outside edge which goes for a boundary towards the vacant third man region. Still only 6 from the over. RR are 40/0 after 5

22:10(IST)

SIX! Rahane takes the aerial route and goes after Rashid Khan, hits him near mid-wicket for a maximum. After that, its Liam Livignstone who shows his power and hits one against the spin into the crowd. Pressure on SRH's no.1 bowler!

22:07(IST)

This is more like it, Rahane has been striking at above 160 in the past two matches. He gets two boundaries in that Bhuvneshwar Kumar over and then picks up a two in the end. Royals getting bit of a move on, they are 18/0 after 3 overs

22:03(IST)

Shakib Al Hasan takes the new ball from the other end here, excellent start from him as well here. He concedes pnly 4 singles in that over. Royals are 8/0 after 2 overs here

22:01(IST)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is on the money there for the rest of the over. Five dot balls and the boundary coming, what a total like 161 does is it gives the likes of Rahane the luxury of time before going for their shots

21:58(IST)

FOUR! Rajasthan start their chase with a boundary here, Ajinkya Rahane showing why he is the man in form as he gets in the perfect cover drive to start the chase.The ball races along the ground for a boundary

21:42(IST)

A decent end to the innings from SRH thanks to Rashid Khan, who smashes a four and a six on the last two balls of the final over to propel them to 160-8. Despite the poor showing from the middle order, SRH have the bowlers to defend this. RR will have to bat very well to chase this down. 

21:38(IST)

WICKET! Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the next man to depart, top edging a ball from Aaron which Unadkat does well to take within the 30-yard circle. This has been an unbelievable collapse. 

21:36(IST)

Unadkat finishes his spell with an over that yields just 5 runs and saw him get a wicket. This is exactly what the doctor ordered for RR and Unadkat. SRH are 142/7 in 19 overs. 

21:31(IST)

And another one departs! Shakib goes for a big one against Unadkat but only succeeds in finding Shreyas Gopal at long-on. This is quite the collapse from SRH and they are 137/7. 

21:29(IST)

OUT! Saha is the latest man to depart. After surviving the previous ball with Gopal dropping him, he fails to latch on to a rising delivery from Thomas and is caught behind. SRH are 137-6 in 18 overs. 

Hemang Badani, Former India Cricketer 21:22(IST)

This collapse has absolutely put Rajasthan Royals on top. This is a must-win game for RR and it's good to see them fighting and wanting to stay alive in the tournament. 

21:20(IST)

The drama in this match has been unbelievable. Shakib is dropped by Aaron off Unadkat's bowling. Next ball sees Unadkat catch Hooda off his own bowling with a decent one-handed catch. This is quite the collapse from SRH. They are 127/5 in 16.2 overs. 

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IPL 2019, RR vs SRH in Jaipur Highlights: As It Happened

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Follow all the live cricket action and latest updates from IPL 2019 as Rajasthan Royals (RR) take on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): Well, that's it then. All over here as Samson dispatches the first ball to the boundary. He batted with a strike rate of 150 here. Royals still very much alive in this IPL as they move to 10 points. This loss will really hurt Sunrisers here as they reach must win territory. Royals win this one by Seven Wickets

Preview: It's that time of the tournament when every team begins to set eyes on the points table. It's that time when permutations and combinations surrounding qualification scenarios are drawn out. As always, the race to the top four is set to be a heated one this year as well with all teams mathematically still in with a chance. Saturday (April 27) will be a rare weekend single header, with Rajasthan Royals taking on Sunrisers Hyderabad in Jaipur. Royals kept their tournament alive, beating Kolkata Knight Riders on Thursday to go to eight points from 11 games. Hyderabad have ten points from as many games, and can even aim for a top two finish.

Hyderabad are coming off a defeat, having lost to Chennai Super Kings in Chennai. Their real challenge starts now, as they no longer have Jonny Bairstow, who has gone back to England. David Warner won't be around for the entire duration too, so they have to get as many wins as they can while he is around. Kane Williamson, who missed the previous game after the death of his grandmother, is set to return as captain. Like the Sunrisers, Rajasthan too will be hit by the exit of Englishmen. Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer are no longer available, and Royals will have to change around their combination. Archer in particular is a big loss considering his form with the ball and late contributions with the bat.

PREVIOUS MEETING

Sunrisers won by five wickets in Hyderabad. Rajasthan had scored 198 for 2 with Sanju Samson scoring a century, but David Warner's 37-ball 69 helped the hosts win with an over to spare.

PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT FOR

Riyan Parag: The teenager has already begun making waves, with two handy contributions in the last two matches, against Mumbai Indians and KKR. His composure has made even captain Steve Smith say that he's setting an example for the others in the side. Riyan can also bowl spin, which will come in handy. In the absence of some seniors, it's over to youngsters like him to step up.

Manish Pandey: He finally got his No. 3 spot, and made it count with a half-century against CSK. It wasn't enough to win them that game, but Pandey might have just sealed his spot and solved Hyderabad's middle-order woes. With Bairstow gone, Pandey's role will be crucial.

TEAM NEWS/AVAILABILITY

Rajasthan: Archer and Stokes have left for England. Ashton Turner and Ish Sodhi/Liam Livingston will be in contention.

Hyderabad: Bairstow is gone, and Williamson should return.

PROBABLE XI

Rajasthan: Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson(w), Steven Smith(c), Riyan Parag, Stuart Binny, Ashton Turner, Shreyas Gopal, Ish Sodhi/Liam Livingston, Jaydev Unadkat, Oshane Thomas, Varun Aaron

Hyderabad: David Warner, Wridhiman Saha/Shreevats Goswami (w), Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan/Deepak Hooda, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma/Sidharth Kaul, K Khaleel Ahmed

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
FULL Ranking