IPL 2022, SRH vs RR: Rajasthan Royals had finished seventh on the points table, while Hyderabad finished last in the previous edition. Catch the LIVE updates of the IPL 2022 match between RR and SRH.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) kicked off the season with a commanding 61-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Match 5 of the Indian Premier League.
Chasing 211, SRH got off to the worst possible start as Prasidh Krishna and Trent Boult combined to rattle the top order. Skipper Kane Williamson was dismissed on 2, while Rahul Tripathi and Nicholas Pooran failed to open their innings.
Meanwhile, Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal provided RR with a solid start after they were invited to bat first. The pair added 58 runs for the opening wicket before Jaiswal was dismissed by Romario Shepherd on 20(16).
Umran Malik then dismissed Buttler on 35 off 28 balls. Sanju Samson along with Devdutt Padikkal added 73 (41) for the third wicket before Padikkal was cleaned up by Malik on 41 (29). Samson completed his half-century but also, dismissed soon on 55(27) by Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Shimron Hetmyer then took charge and played a late cameo of 32 in just 13 deliveries, helping his side post 210/6 on the board. In response, SRH could only manage 149/7 in their 20 overs.
IPL 2022, SRH vs RR: Final scorecard for match no. 5
Rajasthan Royals- 210/6 in 20 overs
Sanju Samson- 55 runs in 27 balls
Devdutt Padikkal- 41 runs in 29 balls
Jos Buttler- 35 runs in 28 balls
Umran Malik- 2/39 in 4 overs
T Natarajan- 2/43 in 4 overs
Bhuvneshwar Kumar- 1/29 in 4 overs
Sunrisers Hyderabad- 149/7 in 20 overs
Aiden Markram- 57* runs in 41 balls
Washington Sundar- 40 runs in 14 balls
Romario Shepherd- 24 runs in 18 balls
Yuzvendra Chahal- 3/22 in 4 overs
Prasidh Krishna- 2/16 in 4 overs
Trent Boult- 2/23 in 4 overs