The first match of the Indian Premier League is being played between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday. Hyderabad won the toss and decided to bowl.
The first match of the Indian Premier League is being played between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday. Hyderabad won the toss and decided to bowl. Rajasthan Royals scored 141 runs for the loss of two wickets in 13 overs. As expected, Rajasthan Royals are batting with a brilliant counter-attack in their first group-stage match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. English batsman Jos Buttler has had a brilliant start to his IPL 2023 campaign. Buttler also registered the fastest half-century of the season with 54 off just 22 balls.
Buttler, who opened the batting along with Indian batsman Yashaswi Jaiswal, faced the SRH bowlers bravely. After the first two overs, Buttler changed gears. Bhuvneshwar cornered Kumar and hit a brilliant six. After that he created carnage in Uppal. Jos Buttler was dismissed for 54 runs. Farooqui joins the pavilion in bowling. Buttler registered his 16th IPL half-century. He completed his half century in just 20 balls.
English batsmen Jos Buttler and Yashaswi Jaiswal gave the Rajasthan team a strong start. Both of them put on an opening partnership of 85 runs in 35 balls. Fazal Haq Farooqui broke the partnership. Buttler is bowled.
Typhoon half century..
Jos Buttler registers the 16th half-century of his IPL career. He completed his fifty in 20 balls. Buttler was dismissed after scoring 54 runs off 22 balls. He scored runs at a strike rate of 245.45. Buttler’s innings had 7 fours and 3 sixes.
Sanju Samson captains RR while Bhuvneshwar Kumar leads Hyderabad in Aiden Markram’s absence. He is playing his 250th T20 match.
Video of Butler’s storming innings..
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Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Yashaswi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (keeper/captain), Devdutt Padikkal, Ryan Parag, Shimran Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder, Trent Boult, KM Asif, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): Mayank Agarwal, Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Harry Brook, Washington Sundar, Glenn Phillips (keeper), Umran Malik, Adil Rashid, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (captain), T. Natarajan, Fazalhaq Farooqui.
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