Sunrisers Hyderabad have beaten Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Hyderabad defeated Rajasthan by 8 wickets in a match played in UAE at night.
Hyderabad completed the target of 155 runs set by Rajasthan by losing only 2 wickets in 18 overs. Manis Pandey scored unbeaten 83 runs and Vijay Shankar scored unbeaten 52 runs in Hyderabad’s victory. Pandey and Shankar shared an unbeaten 140 for the third wicket.
Johnny Bairstow added 10 runs while captain David Warner was dismissed for 4 runs. Joffra Archer of Rajasthan took 2 wickets. Earlier, losing the toss and batting first, Rajasthan lost 6 wickets in 20 overs and scored 154 runs.
Sanju Samson added 36 runs for Rajasthan while Ben Stokes scored 30 runs. Ryan Parag added 20 runs while captain Steve Smith added 19 runs. Robin Uthappa was dismissed for 19 while Jose Butler scored nine. Joffra Archer remained unbeaten on 16.
Jason Holder of Hyderabad took 3 wickets. Vijay Shankar and Rashid Khan took 1/1 wickets. With the win, Hyderabad has added 8 points in 10 games. Hyderabad has also risen to the fifth position in the table. Rajasthan has added 8 points in 11 games. Rajasthan is in the second position from the bottom.