IPL 2013 Live cricket score, SRH vs RR at Hyderabad: Royals imploding Sunrisers close-in on a win

Amit Mishra’s spell of 4-0-8-2 turned out to be match-winning © IANS

Hyderabad: May 17, 2013

Sunrisers Hyderabad are now on 18 points which means Royal Challengers Bangalore have to win their final game against the Chennai Super Kings. Amit Mishra was the star with the ball; he recorded the spell of 4-0-8-2. Dale Steyn, Karan Sharma and Thisara Perera picked up two wickets each. A 23-run win gives Hyderabad a decent chance to proceed for the playoffs.

RR: 113/9 | Overs 20 | Tambe 3*, Trivedi 0* OUT! Cooper 26(12)

Steyn was hit for two boundaries by Cooper but he was out caught at sweeper-cover. A cameo of 26 came in a bit too late. A 23-run win is inspiring.

RR: 102/8 | Overs 19 | Cooper 16*, Tambe 2*

Perera gave away 14 runs off the over. That is not good enough for Royals. Cooper hits Perera for a six over covers.

RR: 88/8 | Overs 18 | Cooper 2*, Tambe 1* OUT! Hodge 8(7)

Steyn has got Brad Hodge off the first delivery of his comeback spell. Royals will be distraught with their performance. The tailender Tambe is struggling to face Steyn. Hyderabad are on a brink of a win.

RR: 85/7 | Overs 17 | Hodge 8*, Cooper 2* OUT! Faulkner 6 (3)

Karan picks up Faulkner. Royals are imploding. Sunrisers are on the brink of a win. Ten have come off the over. Royals need 52 off three.

RR: 75/6 | Overs 16 | Hodge 6*, Faulkner 0* OUT! Baby 3 (7)

Another two run over and Baby is back in the dugout. Mishra finishes with 4-0-8-2. A match-winning spell probably. Royals need a miracle to win now.

RR: 73/5 | Overs 15 | Hodge 6*, Baby 1*

Karan has bowled well. He gives away only eight runs. Spinners are weaving magic over Royals. Hodge gets a streaky four. Sixty-four needed off five overs.

RR: 65/5 | Overs 14 | Hodge 0* OUT! Watson 11(20) and Binny 8(8)

Perera picks up Watson and Binny in the same over. Now two new batsmen are at the crease. Rajasthan’s innings is falling apart. Hyderabad are right on top.

RR: 59/3 | Overs 13 | Watson 10*, Binny 3* 

Ishant comes back for his second spell. Rajasthan are taking the singles. The duo has the propensity to turn the tide with their hitting. Eight have come off the over.

RR: 51/3 | Overs 12 | Watson 7*, Binny 0*  OUT! Samson 5 (7)

Sanju Samson tries to take on Mishra but he holes out to long-off. Only two runs given away. Hyderabad are right on top.

RR: 49/2 | Overs 11 | Watson 6*, Samson 4*

Thisara Perera concedes only five off his first over. Hyderabad are making Rajasthan stretch. Watson cuts the final ball to third-man and takes on Steyn’s arm.

RR: 44/2 | Overs 10 | Watson 3*, Samson 2*

Mishra has given away only two runs. Rajasthan need big overs. Shane Watson will be the key man for Rajasthan. Hyderabad will want to get him out quickly. Mishra bowled tight lines and didn’t give away any loose balls.

RR: 42/2 | Overs 9 | Watson 2*, Samson 1* OUT! Rahane 12 (25)

Karan has grabbed Rahane. He has been out for 12 off 25 balls. It was a laboured innings. Three runs have come off the 9th over. Rajasthan are reeling; they need a big partnership.

RR: 39/1 | Overs 8 | Rahane 12*, Watson 0* OUT! Dravid 25(24)

Rahul Dravid is out run-out. He has run himself out. A cut was intercepted by Cameron White at covers but he misfielded. Dravid runs for the misfield but White hits the stumps directly. Only two runs have come off the over.

RR: 37/0 | Overs 7 | Dravid  23*, Rahane 12*

Darren Sammy has bowled a very tight over. The length has been spot on. Only four runs have come of the first Sammy over. Hyderabad are misfielding. They can ill-afford that.

RR: 33/0 | Overs 6 | Dravid  20*, Rahane 12*

Powerplay overs have yielded 33 runs. Ishant bowls a tight over. Only three have been conceded by him. Rajasthan are steady in their run-chase.

RR: 30/0 | Overs 5 | Dravid  18*, Rahane 11*

Karan Sharma, the leg-spinner comes into the attack. He has been carted for runs. A 13-run over gives momentum for Rajasthan. Rahane dispatches him for a six over mid-wicket and captain Dravid hits one past point for a boundary.

RR: 17/0 | Overs 4 | Dravid  13*, Rahane 3*

Hyderabad are bowling tight overs. Rajasthan are keeping the wickets in hand. They believe if they can survive this initial phase then the match is theirs to be won. Only one run came off the fourth over from Ishant.

RR: 16/0 | Overs 3 | Dravid  13*, Rahane 2*

Royals are playing out Steyn. No unnecessary risk. If they don’t lose any wicket the run-chase will be easier. Steyn is intimidating Rahane with words. But the Rajasthan opener is unperturbed.

RR: 14/0 | Overs 2 | Dravid  13*, Rahane 1*

A six and a four from Dravid off Ishant. A six was a top-edge which went over ‘keeper Parthiv. A four was a flick past mid-wicket. An 11-run over gives momentum to Rajasthan’s run-chase.

RR: 3/0 | Overs 1 | Dravid  2*, Rahane 1*

A very good first over from Dale Steyn. Rajasthan openers Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane have played him out. Steyn was right on money.

Biplab Samantray has scored his maiden half-century. After reeling at 5/3, his partnership with Hanuma Vihari gave Hyderabad’s score some respite. Darren Sammy and Thisara Perera played useful hand. For Rajasthan, James Faulkner picked up his second five-for against the same opponents. Will Rajasthan score 137? Join us in 10 minutes.

SRH: 136/9 | Overs 20 | Perera  17* OUT! Sharma 4(3) and Mishra 0(0)

Rajasthan have restricted Hyderabad to 136 in 20 overs. Cooper has not gone for many but two run-outs of two deliveries were achieved in the over. Will Rajasthan chase 137? Join us in 10 minutes.

SRH: 129/7 | Overs 19 | Perera  15* OUT! Samantray 55 (46) and Steyn 0(1)

Faulkner has got a five-for. Five for 16 off his four overs. His second five-for against Hyderabad in the two games in IPL 2013. Samantray plays a tired shot where as Dale Steyn was dismissed off the first ball. What a performance from the purple cap holder.

SRH: 122/5 | Overs 18 | Samantray 55*, Perera  9*

Samantray gets to his maiden half-century . What an innings it has been. After getting to his fifty he celebrates it with a vintage shot through covers. Kevon Cooper gifts Samantray with a freebie. What can Hyderabad get?

SRH: 111/5 | Overs 17 | Samantray 48*, Perera  5* OUT! Sammy 23 (19)

Faulkner gets Darren Sammy. He is now the ‘Purple Cap’ holder. Thisara Perera comes to the crease. Only seven have come off the over.

SRH: 104/4 | Overs 16 | Samantray 47*, Sammy 23*

Shane Watson comes back into the attack. Samantray has attempted a cut but the ball takes an under-edge past ‘keeper for a four. Watson bowls a Yorker which keeps Sammy quiet but the last ball was a length ball which goes over mid-wicket for a six.

SRH: 90/4 | Overs 15 | Samantray 41*, Sammy 15*

Trivedi – Rajasthan’s wicket-to-wicket bowler has not let Sunrisers to get a move on. He has deceived the batsman with his pace, rather lack of it. Hyderabad are seeking big overs.

SRH: 83/4 | Overs 14 | Samantray 38*, Sammy 13*

Sammy hits Cooper over his head for a four. It had a quintessential Caribbean flavor. Samantray smeared Cooper’s slower delivery for a six over mid-wicket. Cooper bowled a benign length ball which was picked by Samantray. Thirty-two have come off the last three overs.

SRH: 69/4 | Overs 13 | Samantray 31*, Sammy 6*

Trivedi is bowling back of the length deliveries albeit with his bagful of tricks. Off the last ball, ‘keeper Samson failed to field the ball. That was the first real blemish from Rajasthan.

SRH: 61/4 | Overs 12 | Samantray 29*, Sammy 2*

A 10-run over; first signs of impetus being added to the innings. Tambe has been hit over covers by Samantray for a four. Tambe has bowled a jaffa to Sammy. A dramatic over ends.

SRH: 51/4 | Overs 11 | Samantray 25*, Sammy 0* OUT! Vihari 19(28)

Vihari has fallen. He was trying to up the ante. He tried to work Trivedi off his legs but got a leading edge which was taken easily by Sachin Baby at covers.

SRH: 48/3 | Overs 10 | Vihari 19*, Samantray 22*

Kevon Cooper changes his pace but Samantray has late-cut him past ‘keeper Sanju Samson. An eight-run over is helping Hyderabad’s cause. With Thisara Perera and Darren Sammy to come Hyderabad need some more consolidation.

SRH: 40/3 | Overs 9 | Vihari 17*, Samantray 16*

Siddharth Trivdei comes on to bowl. He is mixing his pace. Hyderabad are working him away. A six-run over is a good start.

SRH: 34/3 | Overs 8 | Vihari 12*, Samantray 15*

Tambe is mixing his deliveries, trajectory and use of the cease. A four-run over is a very good over from Tambe. Rajasthan are keeping it tight and not letting Hyderabad get away with freebies.

SRH: 30/3 | Overs 7 | Vihari 10*, Samantray 14*

Stuart Binny goes for nine of his first over. Samantray deliberately hits Binny past the ‘keeper for a four. SRH get a move on.

SRH: 21/3 | Overs 6 | Vihari 7*, Samantray 8*

Only 21 have been scored in the powerplay overs. Watson is not giving anything away. Hyderabad are consolidating albeit at a slow pace. Off the last ball Samantray was run out but there was no appeal. So is that a lucky omen for SRH?

SRH: 17/3 | Overs 5| Vihari 5*, Samantray 6*

Pravin Tambe, the 41-year-old leg-spinner is brought into the attack. He has been carted for nine off his opening runs. Samantray takes his chance against the leggie. An inside-out hit over covers gives him and Hyderabad the first boundary of the innings. Vihari too comfortably handles Tambe, late-cutting the last ball of the over behind point for a couple of runs.

 SRH: 8/3 | Overs 4| Vihari 2*, Samantray 1*

Faulkner is not giving away easy runs. He bowls a tight line and length. The momentum has been stalled courtesy of quick strikes. Vihari and Samntray are looking to consolidate.

 SRH: 5/3 | Overs 3| Vihari 1*, Samantray 0* OUT! White 0(1)

Shane Watson has bounced out Cameron White who gets a first ball duck. A Victorian has been removed by a New South Wales bloke. Hyderabad are in tatters. Rajasthan are bowling tight lines and are reaping rewards.

SRH: 4/2 | Overs 2| Vihari 0* OUT! Parthiv 2(6) and Dhawan 1(3)

James Faulkner has struck with his first ball. Parthiv tried to nudge Faulkner to the third-man but the ball takes the edge of the bat. Off the last ball Shikhar Dhawan played an impetuous on-the-up shot which was caught easily by Ajinkya Rahane. Hyderabad are losing wickets in a heap like they did against Rajasthan at Jaipur.

SRH: 3/0 | Overs 1| Parthiv 2*, Dhawan 1*

Brad Hodge bowls the first over. He has conceded only three runs. Hodge has bowled a tightleash line and length.

Welcome to the over-by-over updates of match 68 between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals at Hyderabad.

Cameron White has won the toss and Sunrisers Hyderabad will bat first.

Rahul Dravid agrees that the couple of days were tough for the squad.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad : Parthiv Patel (wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Hanuma Vihari, Cameron White (c), Darren Sammy, Biplab Samantray,  Thisara Perera, Karan Sharma, Amit Mishra, Dale Steyn, Ishant Sharma.

Rajasthan Royals :  Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Dravid (c), Shane Watson, Sanju Samson, Brad Hodge, Stuart Binny, Pravin Tambe, Kevon Cooper, Sachin Baby, Brad Hogg, Siddharth Trivedi.