RR vs SRH IPL 2020 Match Highlights: Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar Hit Fifties As SunRisers Hyderabad Cruise To 8-Wicket Win vs Rajasthan Royals
RR vs SRH IPL 2020: Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar stitched an unbeaten partnership of 140 runs, to help SunRisers Hyderabad emerge victorious by eight wickets against Rajasthan Royals.
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by eight wickets in Match 40 of the IPL 2020 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar scored unbeaten half-centuries to help SRH get across the line, after the Hyderabad-based franchise was handed a target of 155 runs. Manish scored 83 runs off 47 deliveries in an innings comprising of four boundaries and eight sixes. Shankar accumulated 52 runs off 51 deliveries, hitting six fours. English pacer Jofra Archer picked two wickets. Earlier, RR finished with a total of 154 runs for the loss of six wickets. Sanju Samson was the highest run-scorer, accumulating 36 runs off 26 deliveries. The rest of the batsmen failed to make their presence felt, with a lack of acceleration at any stage. Ben Stokes scored a 32-ball 30 looking extremely uncomfortable at the top of the order. Windies all-rounder Jason Holder was the pick of the bowlers for SRH, accounting for three wickets while conceding 33 runs. Rashid Khan and Vijay Shankar further picked a wicket apiece. (SCORECARD)
IPL 2020 Match 40 Highlights Between Rajasthan Royals And SunRisers Hyderabad, Straight From The Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
- 22:55 (IST)SRH defeat RR by 8 wicketsSRH defeat RR by eight wickets, as Vijay Shankar reaches his half-century with a superb boundary. Shankar pulled the short ball away to the deep mid-wicket fence, marking the first win of IPL 2020 while chasing for SunRisers Hyderabad.
- 22:12 (IST)Manish Pandey hits his 18th IPL half-centuryManish Pandey completes his 18th half-century in the IPL off 28 deliveries with a single. Manish is looking excellent tonight, and will look to get SRH across the line.
- 21:43 (IST)WICKET! Jonny Bairstow b Jofra Archer 10 (7)Jofra Archer gets his second wicket, following a brutual inswinger which left Bairstow in no position to negotiate the delivery, with the ball going on to hit the stumps. Vijay Shankar is the new man in.
- 21:35 (IST)WICKET! David Warner c Ben Stokes b Jofra Archer 4 (4)David Warner departs for 4 runs off 4 deliveries, following an extremely fast back of length delivery from Archer which generated some slight movement. Warner edged the ball to Ben Stokes at second slip, who completed a catch to his left. Manish Pandey is the new man in.
- 21:15 (IST)SunRisers Hyderabad need 155 runs to winSRH need 155 runs to win this vital clash, after RR finished with a total of 154 runs for the loss of six wickets in 20 overs. Jofra Archer smashed a six off the final delivery which was a full toss, to ensure a fine finish.
- 21:04 (IST)WICKET! Steve Smith c Manish Pandey b Jason Holder 19 (15)Steve Smith departs for 19 runs off 15 deliveries, after converting a yorker into a full delivery having moved back, but failing to clear Manish Pandey at long-on. Rahul Tewatia is the new man in.