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Rajastan Royals started their campaign in IPL 2023 with a big win over Sunrises Hyderabad by 72 runs. After put into bat Rajastan Royals scored 203/5 and restricted SRH to 131/8.
Jos Buttler 54(22), Yashasvi Jaiswal 54(37) and Sanju Samson’s 55(32) explosive batting helps Rajastan Royal to put a big total on the board. Openers Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 85 runs in 5.5 overs. At the end of first 10 overs they were 122/1.
T Natarajan was the pick of the bowlers for SRH. He picked two wickets of Sanju Samson and Riyan Parag 7(6) by giving just 23 runs in his 3 over spell. Fazalhaq Farooqi (2/41) and Umran Malik (1/32) are the other wicket takers for SRH.
Shimron Hetmyer 22*(16) in the final overs helps Rajastan Royals to score above 200.
Impact Player (RR):- Navdeep Saini in for Yashasvi Jaiswal
Impact Player (SRH):- Abdul Samad in for Fazalhaq Farooqi
Left arm seamer Trent Boult gives a perfect start with the ball for Rajastan Royals by picking Abhishek Sharma 0(3) and Rahul Tripathi 0(2) in the first over of the chase. Sunrises lost wickets regularly and they failed to build good partnerships while chasing such a big total.
Yuzvendra Chahal (4/17) magnificent spell after the powerplay made things easier for the Rajastan Royals. He picked dangerous Hary Brook 13(21) , Mayank Agarwal 27(23) , Adil Rashid 18(13) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar 6(10). Trent Boult (2/21) , Jason Holder (1/16) and Ravindran Ashwin (1/27) are the other wicket takers for Rajastan Royals.
Two Jammu & Kashmir players Abdul Samad 32*(32) and Umran Malik 19*(8) put up a show in the final overs by scorning 36 runs in 14 balls. But it is not enough for them to avoid the defeat.
Player of The Match:- Jos Butler 54(22)