Rabindra Dhungel, 12 october 2020. Rajasthan Royals clinched their third victory in IPL T20 cricket by defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad by five wickets in a match played in Dubai on Sunday.
Rajasthan completed the target of 159 runs by losing five wickets in 19 overs with five balls to spare. Tewatia and Ryan Parag played excellent innings.
Rahul added an unbeaten 45 while Ryan remained unbeaten on 42. Both shared 85 runs for the sixth wicket. Similarly, Sanju Samson added 26 runs while Robin Uthappa scored 18 runs. Jose Butler added 16 runs. Rashid Khan and Khalil Ahmed of Hyderabad took 2 and 2 wickets respectively. Earlier, winning the toss and batting first, Hyderabad lost 4 wickets in 20 overs and scored 158 runs.
Manis Pandey played a half century innings of 54 runs for Hyderabad. Captain David Warner was dismissed for 48 while Johnny Bairstow scored 16. Ken Williamson remained unbeaten on 22 while Priyam Garg scored 15 runs.
With the win, Rajasthan has added 6 points in 7 games. Rajasthan has risen to the sixth position in the table. Hyderabad, which has added 6 points in 7 games, is in the fifth position above Rajasthan in terms of run rate.