SRH vs RCB: Twitter Reacts As Complete Team Effort Helps RCB Register A 67-Run Win Over SRH
SRH vs RCB: Twitter Reacts As Complete Team Effort Helps RCB Register A 67-Run Win Over SRH

In the 54th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 Kane Williamson’s Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) locked horns with Faf du Plessis’ Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Sunday, May 8 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Royal Challengers Bangalore won the match by 67 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad to win their 7th game of the Indian Premier League 2022.

Earlier, Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and opted to bat and they made no changes to the playing XI in the match. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad made two changes to the playing XI as Fazalhaq Farooqi and Jagadeesha Suchith replaced Sean Abbott and Shreyas Gopal in the team.

Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli opened the innings for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Jagadeesha Suchith opened the attack for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and the SRH spinner was able to dismiss Kohli on the first ball of the match.

Virat Kohli. Photo-IPL
Virat Kohli. Photo-IPL


However, after Kohli’s dismissal, Faf du Plessis and Rajat Patidar batted brilliantly and at the end of the powerplay, RCB were at 47/1. Also, they completed a half-century partnership in 40 balls.

Faf du Plessis completed his half-century off 34 balls and he also completed 100 runs partnership in 69 balls with Rajat Patidar. Patidar fell 2 runs short of a well-deserved half-century as he was dismissed by left-arm spinner Jagadeesha Suchith in the 13th over.

After that, Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell joined Faf du Plessis on the crease and at the end of the 14th over Royal Challengers Bangalore were at 118/2.

Glenn Maxwell got out on the second ball of the 19th over after scoring 33 runs off 24 balls, including 3 fours and 2 sixes, which led to finisher Dinesh Karthik’s arrival at the crease.

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In the end, skipper Faf du Plessis remained not out and finisher Dinesh Karthik played a remarkable cameo knock to help Royal Challengers Bangalore post 192/3 on the board while batting first. Du Plessis scored 73 runs off 50 balls, including 8 fours and 2 sixes and Karthik scored 30 runs off 8 balls, including 1 four and 4 sixes.

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Chasing the target, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) were off to an awful start as they lost both the openers in the first over. Kane Williamson got out for a diamond duck and Abhishek Sharma got out for a 3-ball duck.

Wanindu Hasaranga
Wanindu Hasaranga. Image: BCCI

Rahul Tripathi and Aiden Markram, who have been two of the most dependable batters for SRH in the Indian Premier League 2022 had a 50 runs partnership in 45 balls before the latter was dismissed by Wanindu Hasaranga for 21 in the 9th over. Also, the RCB spinner Hasaranga dismissed SRH’s next two batters; Nicholas Pooran and Jagadeesha Suchith quickly.

In the end, Josh Hazlewood dismissed Rahul Tripathi, who was batting brilliantly, for 58 runs off 37 balls, including 6 fours and 2 sixes. And Wanindu Hasaranga soon picked quick wickets to hand over SRH their 4th consecutive defeat.

Here’s How Twitter Reacted To IPL 2022 Clash Between SRH and RCB:

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