On Sunday (11th October) afternoon, Rajasthan Royals (RR) secured a crucial victory after beating SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by five wickets at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (Dubai).
After deciding to bat first, SRH managed to score 158/4 (20 overs) in the first innings. Later, Rajasthan Royals successfully chased that target in 19.5 overs after losing five wickets.
Brief Scores: SRH – 158/4 in 20 overs (Manish Pandey 54, David Warner 48; Jofra Archer 1/25)
RR – 163/5 in 19.5 overs (Rahul Tewatia 45*, Riyan Parag 42*; Rashid Khan 2/25)
The Result – RR won by 5 wickets
IPL 2020, Match 26: SunRisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals (SRH vs RR) – Statistical Highlights
Rajasthan Royals (RR) – continued their successful chasing
i) Rajasthan Royals won this match by 5 wickets.
- It was the sixth victory for Rajasthan Royals against SRH. RR won all these six matches as a chasing team.
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH)
David Warner – completed 3500 runs for SRH
i) David Warner has scored 3546 T20 runs for SRH.
- David Warner became the first batsman to score 3500+ runs for SRH.
Manish Pandey – completed 3000 runs
i) Manish Pandey has scored 3045 IPL runs.
- Manish Pandey became the 16th batsman to score 3000 IPL runs.
Rajasthan Royals (RR)
Jaydev Unadkat – 2nd successful left-handed bowler
i) The left-arm pacer Jaydev Unadkat has taken 23 IPL wickets for Rajasthan Royals.
- Surpassing the left-arm pacer Sohail Tanvir (22 wickets), Jaydev Unadkat became the second most IPL wicket-taker for Rajasthan Royals as a left-arm bowler. Now, only Australian left-arm pacer James Faulkner is ahead of him in this list with 47 IPL wickets for this team.
Jos Buttler – completed 1000 runs for Rajasthan Royals
i) At the end of this match, English cricketer Jos Buttler has scored 1005 runs for Rajasthan Royals.
- After Australian cricketer Shane Watson (2474 runs), Jos Buttler became the second overseas cricketer to score 1000+ runs for Rajasthan Royals.
- Jos Buttler became the 6th batsman to score 1000+ T20 runs for Rajasthan Royals.
Riyan Parag and Rahul Tewatia – joint highest 6th wicket partnership
i) For the unbroken sixth wicket, Riyan Parag and Rahul Tewatia put the 85 runs partnership.
- It is the joint highest sixth-wicket partnership for Rajasthan Royals. Earlier, Steven Smith and James Faulkner once built up the 85 runs partnership for the unbroken sixth-wicket against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bengaluru on 11th May 2014.