Steve Smith, RR captain, won the toss and elected to bowl first in the game against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Visakhapatnam, April 16, 2015. Batting first, SRH scored just 127/5 in their 20 allotted overs, thanks to Morgan’s 27 runs and Naman Ojha’s 25 runs. Chasing a paltry target of 128, RR reached the target after making a meal of it off the last ball of innings. Ajinkya Rahane played a composed innings of 62.
Here are some of the best Tweets from the game:
Happens only in IPL, believe me!
— Gunner (@Nicks103) April 16, 2015
Go home SRH Twitter handle, you are drunk!!!
— Thomas Perrett (@Thomas_Perrett) April 16, 2015
A bit of controversy before Dhawan wicket.
— MåLiK SåLëéM (@maliksaleem19) April 16, 2015
Yup. usually he is on target!
Rahane and direct hits #SRHvRR
— «Manoj» (@ImMj_) April 16, 2015
Faulkners role in RR – perfectly defined!
Faulkner’s other role in the team is to make sure the opposition scores enough runs so that he can later finish it with the bat. #IPL
— cricBC (@cricBC) April 16, 2015
*crush, crush, crush* aww
Steve Smith is twice as adorable when he’s upset Aww #SRHvRR
— Scarlett (@Scarlett_BYE_) April 16, 2015
Okay – Sherlock!!
Because it was no ball, Naman Ojha is NO. #SRHvRR
— Wii (@SailorWii) April 16, 2015
Yup totally with you on that!
— LOL SPORTS (@LOL_SPORTS) April 16, 2015
Lastly, to sum this match!
#SRHvRR This match is turning out to be a good ambassador for Test Cricket.
— Faking News (@fakingnews) April 16, 2015