Sunrisers Hyderabad's first home game is in Visakhapatnam © IANS
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s first home game is in Visakhapatnam © IANS

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Ajinkya Rahane has been named the man of the match for his brilliant hafl-century.

Rajasthan Royals (RR) register their fourth win in as many matches as they beat Sunrisers hyderabad (SRH) by six wickets. Here’s Sudatta Mukherjee’s Match report

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 131/4 | Overs 20 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Stuart Binny 16 (14), James Faulkner 6 (5)

Praveen Kumar to bowl the final over. ONE! single taken quiet easily. ONE! Mix-up and the batsmen get a single, ball missing the wickets narrowly. DOT! Full delivery outside off. ONE LEG BYE! Wraps Faulkner on the pads and goes down to third man. ONE! Played to long off. FOUR! Crashed through covers.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 123/4 | Overs 19 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Stuart Binny 14 (12), James Faulkner 1 (1)

Trent Boult to bowl the 19th over. OUT! Rahane tries to pull the ball out of the park, but he inside edges it on to his wicket. ONE! James Faulkner is the new batsman and he’s off the mark immediately. FOUR! to finish. Just 5 needed from the final over.

Ajinkya rahane b Boult 62 (56)

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 116/3 | Overs 18 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 61 (54),  Stuart Binny 9 (9)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is back into the attack. FOUR! Ajinkya Rahane is looking to finish the match quickly as he smashes the ball into the square leg fence. ONE! Smashed down the ground, Warner retrieves and hits the wicket from long off. No damage done. ONE to finish.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 108/3 | Overs 17 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 55 (50),  Stuart Binny 7 (7)

Ravi Bopara is now into his final over. ONE! Stuart Binny top edges it, but no damage done. FOUR! rahane then charges down the track and clips it over mid-wicket. DOT! Played straight back to the bowler. RR doing very well at the moment.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 101/3 | Overs 16 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 50 (46),  Stuart Binny 5 (5)

Ashish Reddy is into the attack now. He will need to pick up a couple of wickets to give his side any chance of winning. ONE to bring up Rahane’s 14th IPL fifty and that has brought up the team’s 100 as well/

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 96/3 | Overs 15 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 49 (44),  Stuart Binny 1 (1)

Ravi Bopara continues. OUT! he dismisses Karun Nair after he hits the ball right back to him at a comfortable height. Bopara has been on the money. FOUR! Rahane finishes the over with an excellent cut towards backward point.

Karun Nair c & b Bopara 1 (5)

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 90/2 | Overs 14 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 44 (42),  Karun Nair 1 (2)

Karn Sharma now. FOUR! Steven Smith launches Karn over covers. OUT! Smith finds Warner at covers. Karun Nair is the new batsman. FOUR! Rahane this time smashes the ball for a boundary.

Steven Smith c Warner b Karn 13 (10)

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 80/1 | Overs 13 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 39 (40), Steven Smith 9 (8)

Ravi Bopara continues. He bowls an excellent over as he concedes just three runs from that over. RR are still very much in command as they look to finish the match as soon as possible.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 77/1 | Overs 12 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 38 (37), Steven Smith 7 (5)

Trent Boult now. He concedes a couple of boundaries after Rahane and Smith go after the young bowler. RR are doing it in style at the moment.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 65/1 | Overs 11 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 33 (35), Steven Smith 1 (1)

Praveen Kumar continues. OUT! Brilliant catch by Naman Ojha behind the wickets to get rid of Sanju Samson. Ravi Bopara strikes! Steven Smith is the new batsman. ONE! Smith is off the mark. Excellent over from Bopara.

OUT! Sanju Samson c Ojha b Bopara 26 (30)

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 63/0 | Overs 10 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 32 (31) , Sanju Samson 26 (29)

Karn Sharma continues. RR are happy with ones and twos at the moment and that’s all they need at the moment.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 57/0 | Overs 9 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 27 (26) , Sanju Samson 25 (28)

Praveen Kumar continues. ONE! Pulled to fine leg. TWO! Samson picks up a couple of runs. ONE! Played straight to short mid-wicket. TWO! Played to deep square leg. RR are cruising along very well. ONE to finish.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 51/0 | Overs 8 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 26 (25) , Sanju Samson 20 (23)

Karn Sharma is into the attack. DOT! Rahane plays him safely. ONE! Rahane pulls the ball to mid on. After a couple more runs, RR get to their 50 without any loss of wickets. Good over from Karn.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 48/0 | Overs 7 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 24 (21) , Sanju Samson 19 (21)

Praveen Kumar continues. WIDE! Short outside leg and over the batsman’s head. ONE! Outside edge straight to third man. DOT! Samson tires to smash the ball out of the park, but it beats him all ends up. FOUR! Samson manages to connect this time and he gets a boundary. DROPPED! Similar type of shot, but the fielder running in cannot reach it. Edged and FOUR! No slips and that costs SRH.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 36/0 | Overs 6 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 23 (20) , Sanju Samson 9 (16)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is back after a short gap. DOT! Rahane plays it out cautiously. TWO! Driven through covers. FOUR! Rahane takes the aerial route, just about beats mid on. ONE BYE! Rahane leaves it outside off, but the keeper midfields it. ONE! Driven through covers. ONE! Quick single to mid on to finish.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 27/0 | Overs 5 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 16 (15) , Sanju Samson 8 (15)

Praveen Kumar is introduced into the attack. WIDE! Strays down leg in his very first delivery. TWO! Nicely driven through covers. ONE! Played on the leg side. DOT! Played with soft hands. Five runs coming off that over.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 22/0 | Overs 4 |  TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 15 (13) , Sanju Samson 5 (11)

Trent Boult continues. DOT! Played cautiously by Samson. ONE! Quick single down to mid off. WIDE outside leg. TWO! Boult strays down leg, Rahane nudges it to fine leg. DOT! Beaten outside off as Rahane tries to drive. FOUT down to fine leg to finish the over.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 14/0 | Overs 3 | TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 9 (9) , Sanju Samson 4 (9)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar continues. DOT! Samson plays it with a straight bat. TWO! uppish but it’s into the gap on the off side. DOT! Beaten outside off. DOT! beautiful shot, but stopped well on the off side. ONE! Quick single down to mid on. DOT to finish.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 11/0 | Overs 2 | TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 9 (8) , Sanju Samson 1 (4)

Trent Boult is into the attack. FOUR! Boult strays down leg and Rahane just runs it to the fine leg fence. Bout picked up three wickets in an over against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the previous match. Huge appeal against Rahane for LBW is also turned down. Trent bowls an excellent over, nevertheless.

Live cricket score Rajasthan Royals (RR) 6/0 | Overs 1 | TARGET 128

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 5 (3) , Sanju Samson 1 (3)

RR need just 128 runs, but need to get off to a good start and make sure they do not lose early wickets as Bhuvneshwar Kumar steams in. FOUR! Rahane smashes the ball through point t=and collects his first boundary.

Rajasthan Royals (RR) need just 128 to win and register their fourth win of IPL 2015 in as many matches. Can Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) restrict RR? Read Sudatta Mukherjee’s innings report

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 127/5 | Overs 20

BATTING:  Ravi Bopara  23 (19), Ashish Reddy 13 (9)

Tim Southee to bowl the final over. SIX! Ashish Reddy spots the slower delivery and smashes the ball over long off, Faulkner takes the catch but the momentum takes him over the ropes. BYE! Batsmen scamper through. ONE! Bopara looks to clear the ropes, but goes to the fielder at deep square leg. ONE! Reddy tries to give himself room, Southee follows him and he plays it to covers. ONE! Pulled to deep square leg. TWO! Reddy smashes it straight into the deep to end the innings.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 111/5 | Overs 19

BATTING:  Ravi Bopara  21 (17), Ashish Reddy 4 (5)

SIX! What a shot from Bopara! He smashes thew ball over the long on fence off the bowling of Tambe. TWO! Mix-up between the batsmen, but the batsman just about makes it to the crease.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 104/5 | Overs 18

BATTING:  Ravi Bopara  12 (13), Ashish Reddy 2 (3)

Chris Morris is into the attack. A couple of runs brings up the 100 for SRH, but they need a lot more. Ravi Bopara then smashes the ball past Morris and collects a much needed BOUNDARY.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 98/5 | Overs 17

BATTING:  Ravi Bopara  7 (8), Ashish Reddy 1 (2)

OUT! Praveen Tambe strikes again to remove England skipper Eoin Morgan for 27. Morgan went for a reverse sweep, but missed the ball completely

OUT! Eoin Morgan LBW b Tambe 27 (30)

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 95/4 | Overs 16

BATTING: Eoin Morgan 27 (28), Ravi Bopara  4 (6)

Deepak Hooda is now into the attack again. He bowls a brilliant over. What a tournament the youngster has had so far. SRH have found it difficult to play him. Just four rins from that over.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 90/4 | Overs 15

BATTING: Eoin Morgan 26 (25), Ravi Bopara  1 (3)

OUT! Naman Ojha is bowled by Praveen Tambe off the very first delivery after he fails to read the line. Tambe is bowling extremely well, shows the depth RR have in their bowling line-up. TWO! Morgan reverse sweeps for a couple. DOT to finish and it’s time-out.

Naman Ojha b Tambe 25 (32)

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 87/3 | Overs 14

BATTING:Naman Ojha 25 (31), Eoin Morgan 24 (23)

Tim Southee now. ONE!Morgan pulls, ball pops in the air, falls short of mid-wicket. DOT! Ojha tries to cut a ball close to his body, he’s beaten. DOT! Played to backward point. TWO! Ojha smashes the ball back for a couple of runs. ONE! Pulled by Ojha straight to fine leg. FOUR! Morgan cuts the ball for a boundary to finish the over.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 79/3 | Overs 13

BATTING:Naman Ojha 22 (27), Eoin Morgan 19 (21)

Praveen Tambe into the attack. DOT! Excellent turn, Ojha is beaten comprehensively. DOT! Ojha watches the ball carefully. TWO! Smashed down the ground, but some excellent fielding keeps it down to just two. ONE! Beaten outside off. TWO! Deepak Hooda drops a catch in the deep, but a good effort nevertheless. DOT to finish!

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 75/3 | Overs 12

BATTING:Naman Ojha 18 (21), Eoin Morgan 19 (21)

Stuart Binny continues. The over starts with a couple of singles. DOT! Bowled on good length and played cautiously by Morgan. ONE! Played uppishly, batsmen scamper for a single. ONE! Played to deep cover. FOUR! Short outside off, pulled towards deep square leg to finish the over.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 67/3 | Overs 11

BATTING:Naman Ojha 16 (19), Eoin Morgan 13 (17)

James Faulkner continues. DOT! Ojha leaves the ball outside off. NO BALL! Ojha top edges the ball straight to the keeper, but replays suggest that Faulkner over-stepped. Ojha, who was walking back to the pavilion has to come back.  Free HIT—SIX! Eoin Morgan dispatches the ball over the deep mid-wicket fence. DOT! Mix-up, but no damage done. FOUR to fine leg to finish an eventful over.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 55/3 | Overs 10

BATTING:Naman Ojha 12 (16), Eoin Morgan 6 (13)

Stuart Binny into the attack. DOT! Eoin Morgan leaves the ball alone outside off. ONE! Morgan plays it to deep square leg. DOT! Binny bowls a beauty as Ojha is beaten outside off. ONE! Played to deep square leg. DOT! Morgan charges down to no avail. TWO! Slow, short, pulled to deep square leg.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 51/3 | Overs 9

BATTING:Naman Ojha 11 (14), Eoin Morgan 3 (9)

James Faulkner is introduced into the attack. DOT! Bowled on good length, cautiously played by Morgan. ONE! Morgan plays it to square leg. FOUR! Ojha turns the ball around the corner on the leg side for a boundary. WIDE! Short ball over Ojha’s head. ONE! Quick single down to mid on. 50 up for SRH in the ninth over. ONE! Played to square leg. DOT! Slower delivery, almost dragged back onto the stumps.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 43/3 | Overs 8

BATTING:Naman Ojha 6 (11), Eoin Morgan 1 (6)

Dhawal Kulkarni comtinues. DOT! Naman Ojha plays a solid defensive shot. ONE! Ojha plays it off the back foot towards covers. ONE! Morgan is off the mark as he plays the ball towards fine leg. DOT! wrapped on the pads. WIDE! Slow, short delivery, goes over the head of Ojha, wide called. DOT! Played to point. DOT to finish, another good over for RR.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 40/3 | Overs 7

BATTING:Naman Ojha 5 (6), Eoin Morgan 0(5)

Chris Morris now. Naman Ojha takes strike for the first time. DOT! Ojha tries to cut the ball close to his body, misses it completely. FOUR! After a couple of dots, Ojha smashes the ball through covers. DOT! Played towards mid-wicket, but a mix-up between the batsmen almost gave RR another wicket. ONE to finish.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 35/3 | Overs 6

BATTING:Naman Ojha 0 (0), Eoin Morgan 0(5)

OUT! Dhawan Kulkarni traps KL Rahul in front and the young star from Karnataka is dismissed early. DOT! New batsman Morgan inside edges the ball on to his pads. DOT again! DOT! Excellent delivery outside off, beats Morgan comprehensively. DOT! Wicket maiden for Kulkarni. Excellent over.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 35/2 | Overs 5

BATTING: KL Rahul 2 (4)

Tim Southee now. SIX! Short outside off, Warner smashes the ball over deep point. First six of the match. WIDE! Ball on leg, Warner tries to glance it but it wraps Warner on the pads and goes to the keeper, but it’s adjudged wide. ONE! Played to covers. DOT! KL Rahul is the new batsman and he starts of cautiusly. DOT again! TWO! Rahul times the ball well through covers, gets off the mark. OUT! Rahul tries to run through for a quick single, but Warner is slow off the blocks and he is run-out after Ajinkya Rahane hits the wickets.

David Warner run out Rahane 21 (14)

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 25/1 | Overs 4

BATTING: David Warner 14 (12)

Dhawal Kulkarni is the new bowler. ONE! Dhawan plays it to mid off. DOT! Warner swings but misses the ball completely. DOT! Change in pace outside off, Warner swings and misses again. ONE! Quick single after Warner plays it to backward point. FOUR! Dhawan charges down the track and smashes it over covers, one bounce, over the fence. OUT! Excellent bowling by Kulkarni. Pitched on good length, Dhawan fishes outside off and takes an edge straight to the wicket keeper.

OUT! Shikhar Dhawan c Samson B Kulkarni 10 (12)

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 19/0 | Overs 3

BATTING: David Warner 13 (9), Shikhar Dhawan 5 (9)

Off-spinner Deepak Hooda into the attack. DOT! Dhawan plays him cautiously. DOT! Hooda bang on the money. FOUR! Dhawan charges down the track, converts it onto a full toss amd gets off the mark. DOT! Played to covers. WIDE down the leg side. ONE! Dhawan charges down the track again, mistimes it to mid on. DOT! Short delivery straight at Warner, not able to middle it.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 13/0 | Overs 2

BATTING: David Warner 13 (8), Shikhar Dhawan 0 (4)

Chris Morris is the new bowler. FOUR! David Warner pulls Morris over long on, just over the fielder. FOUR MORE! Short outside off, cut ferociously by Warner.  DOT! Slow delivery, played straight to mid off. FOUR! Full outside off, driven beautifully for another boundary. That’s three already! DOT to finish.

Live cricket score Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 1/0 | Overs 1

BATTING: David Warner 1 (2), Shikhar Dhawan 0 (4)

We’re underway at Visakhapatnam and Tim Southee is all set to bowl the first over for RR. DOT! Short outside off, David Warner tries to pull, but under-edges it to gully. ONE! Full outside leg, played safely to fine leg. DOT! Inswinging delivery, played straight to mid on. DOT! Played and missed outside off. DOT! Full on leg, wrapped on the pads. DOT! Dhawan charges down the track, takes the outside edge, doesn’t carry to first slip. Dhawan survives! Umpire decides to go upstairs , but replays show that it bounced just before he grabbed it.

Playing XI:

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): David Warner(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Naman Ojha(w), Eoin Morgan, Ravi Bopara, Ashish Reddy, Karn Sharma, Praveen Kumar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Trent Boult

Rajasthan Royals (RR): Steven Smith(c),Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson(w), Karun Nair, Deepak Hooda, Stuart Binny, James Faulkner, Chris Morris, Tim Southee, Dhawal Kulkarni, Pravin Tambe

TOSS: Rajasthan Royals (RR) have won the toss and elected to bowl first. RR go into the match without any change. Eoin Morgan comes in for Kane Williamsin for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).

Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s coverage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 game between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Rajasthan Royals (RR). The match is being played at the Dr YS Rajshekhar Reddy ACA-VDCA Stadium, Visakhapatnam. SRH are playing their first home game and are coming off a victory against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). So far, they have played two games and won one. On the other hand, RR are the form team as they have won their three games so far, and in some style. I am Pramod Ananth and I’ll keep you the over-by-over update of the match.   Preview: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals

This is the battle of the Australians. David Warner is leading SRH, while Steven Smith is captaining RR. If Shane Watson gets back, then he will lead RR and it will still remain the battle of the Aussies. On another front, VVS Laxman is in the SRH camp and Rahul Dravid in in RR. The duo have been India’s heroes during their playing days and formed a great partnership. Now, they are on opposite sides, in different roles Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals Free Live Cricket Streaming Online on Star Sports: IPL 2015, Match 11 at Visakhapatnam 

RR should be the favourites for this game given their great form. They have to maintain this against SRH, who are trying to find the best combination. The last game did show that they are capable of performing well and it is imperative they carry that form forward into this game. This could well be one exciting game as RR have played entertaining cricket in this tournament. I am Pramod Ananth and will take you through this game.

Squads:

Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Dale Steyn, Karn Sharma, KL Rahul, Ishant Sharma, Trent Boult, Kane Williamson, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Naman Ojha (wk), Praveen Kumar, Siddharth Kaul, Ashish Reddy, Parvez Rasool, Moises Henriques, Ravi Bopara, Ricky Bhui, Chama Milind, Eoin Morgan, Prasanth Padmanabhan, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Hanuma Vihari.

Rajasthan Royals: Shane Watson (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Steven Smith, Sanju Samson (wk), Pravin Tambe, Tim Southee, James Faulkner, Karun Nair, Dhawal Kulkarni, Chris Morris, Vikramjeet Malik, Rajat Bhatia, Stuart Binny, Ben Cutting, Ankit Sharma, Brainder Sran, Deepak Hooda, Abhishek Nayar, Dinesh Salunkhe, Rahul Tewatia, Dishant Yagnik, Sagar Trivedi, Juan Theron, Pradeep Sahu.

Catch Live Scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of the IPL 2015 match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals