SRH vs GT: On the strength of Captain Williamson, Hyderabad stopped the victory journey of Gujarat Titan. Under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya, the team Gujarat Titans managed to score 162 for seven against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL match played on Monday
But Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson’s half-century overshadowed Hardik’s innings. Based on Williamson’s innings, Gujarat tasted the first defeat of this season to Hyderabad, which won three consecutive matches. Earlier Hyderabad decided to bowl first after winning the toss.
Chasing the target, Hyderabad won by scoring 168 for 2 wickets in 19.1 overs. Captain Kane scored the 18th half-century of his IPL career and played an innings of 57 runs. He hit 2 fours and 4 sixes while playing 46 balls.
Hardik Pandya’s best innings
Captain Hardik Pandya scored the most, unbeaten 50 runs for Gujarat. During this, Hardik played 42 balls and hit four fours and a six. Hardik has made a great comeback in this league after recovering from injury.
The wait is over: Hardik has played a big inning after a long time. He has scored his first half-century in IPL after the year 2020 season. He now has a total of 5 fifties in IPL.
Natarajan and Bhuvneshwar took two wickets each
Fast bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and T Natarajan took two wickets each for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Spinner Washington Sundar was very economical and did not let the Gujarat batsmen play freely. Sundar spent 14 runs in 3 overs.
IPL 15: Learn from Rajasthan how to save the target
In the first 20 matches of the league, all the teams that won the toss decided to bowl first. Former champions Rajasthan, led by Sanju Samson, defended the target most of the time.
All the league matches of the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League are being played in 4 stadiums in Maharashtra. If we look at the first 20 matches of the tournament, then the winning figures of the teams that bowled first have been more. So far the teams are finding it more appropriate to chase the target. This is the reason that all the teams winning the toss are deciding to bowl immediately. And they are also benefiting from this. The reason for this is believed to be dew. However, former champions Rajasthan Royals are the only team to have defended the most run chases, thrice out of four.
Royal’s dominance with bowlers and batsmen
Rajasthan Royals has defended the target thrice. Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson has been quite unlucky for winning the toss and has lost the toss in all four matches. For this reason, the opposition teams always invited Rajasthan to bat first. But despite this, the team won three out of the four matches. On Sunday, the team defeated Lucknow Supergiants by 3 runs.
Chahal’s spin, Butler’s batting
Yuzvendra Chahal, spinner of the Rajasthan Royals has performed amazingly. He is on a purple cap spree. He has taken a total of 11 wickets in the four matches he has played so far.
Rajasthan opener Jos Buttler competes for the Orange Cap. He has scored 218 runs in 4 matches so far. During this, he scored a century and a half-century.