Sunrisers Hyderabad strangle Rajasthan Royals in run-chase in their IPL 2014 game
Hyderabad have done a brilliant job of defending 135.
Dale Steyn © IANS (File Photo)
May 8, 2014
Sunrisers Hyderabad have strangled the Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 match at the Sardar Patel Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad. Chasing 135, Rajasthan are struggling at 89 for seven in 17.1 overs. Catch Live Scorecard and bally by ball commentary of the Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL 2014 match here.
In the 16th over, Dale Steyn came on and he dismissed the dangerman Steven Smith. It was a half-volley outside the off-stump and Smith tried to smash it high in the air and was caught brilliantly by Irfan Pathan. With that wicket, Rajasthan lost their hopes although Rajat Bhatia is still out in the middle. And then Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissed James Faulkner in the 18th over as he holed out to Aaron Finch in the deep.. Catch Live Blog of the IPL 2014 match between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Earlier, Hyderabad had been put into bat after Rajasthan elected to bowl. Hyderabad made two changes for this game with Moises Henriques and Amit Mishra coming in for Darren Sammy and Ishant Sharma. Rajasthan dropped Rahul Tewatia and Tim Southee as Dhawan Kulkarni and Kane Richardson came back
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