SRH vs RR IPL Score: SunRisers Hyderabad need a win to stay alive in the tournament.© BCCI/IPL
Rajasthan Royals (RR) have won the toss and elected to bat vs SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Match 40 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on Monday, at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai. The Kane Williamson-led side made three changes in their playing XI as David Warner, Manish Pandey, and Kedar Jadhav are missing out from the playing XI. Jason Roy is playing his first IPL match for SRH. While Rajasthan Royals too made three changes in their side as Jaydev Unadkat, Chris Morris and Evin Lewis made their way to the final XI. The Kane Williamson-led side are currently bottom of the table with two points from nine games, which included one win and eight defeats. In their last match, they lost by five runs to Punjab Kings (PBKS). They are also in a five-match losing streak. Against RR, Williamson will be aiming to seal two points and get SRH’s season moving. All-rounder Jason Holder will once again be crucial to Hyderabad, and was in top form against Punjab, taking three wickets and also smashing an unbeaten knock of 47 runs off 29 balls. Rajasthan are currently sixth in the standings with eight points from nine fixtures (four wins and five losses). The Sanju Samson-led side lost their previous match to Delhi Capitals (DC) by 33 runs and will be aiming to find some form. Samson will once again be crucial to his side after scoring an unbeaten knock of 70 in 52 deliveries during the defeat to DC. Both these sides met last in Match 28, where RR won by 55 runs. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Live Score Updates Between Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals, straight from Dubai International Stadium, Dubai
Bhuvneshwar to Lewis, OUT, caught by Abdul Samad. First wicket for SRH and once again Bhuvneshwar Kumar has delivered for his team.Lewis c Abdul Samad b Bhuvneshwar 6(4) (4s-1)
Good Start For RR!
FOUR on the final ball and RR scored 11 runs in the first over.
First FOUR of the match and Evin Lewis is the man. The ball was outside the off stump and Lewis played brilliantly to the third man.
Sandeep to Lewis, 1 run, to mid off.
Players In Middle!
Players are in the middle, Evin Lewis and Yashasvi Jaiswal will start the innings for Rajasthan Royals. Sandeep Sharma has got the ball for SunRisers Hyderabad.
Lewis, Morris Come Back In RR Playing XI!
Rajasthan Royals Playing XI:Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Chetan Sakariya, Jaydev Unadkat, Mustafizur Rahman
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) September 27, 2021
Jason Roy Makes SRH Debut, Warner Misses Out From Playing XI!
SunRisers Hyderabad Playing XI: Jason Roy, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Kane Williamson(c), Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma
Team news from Dubai
changes from the previous game.
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) September 27, 2021
RR Win Toss, Opt To Bat!
Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson has won the toss and elected to bat first vs SunRisers Hyderabad.
Jason Roy To Make His SRH Debut!
Jason Roy is set to make his SunRisers Hyderabad debut today vs Rajasthan Royals.
Last time both these sides met was in Match 28 in May, when RR won by 55 runs.
A century by Jos Buttler helped RR post 220 for three in 20 overs.
Mustafizur Rahman and Chris Morris took three wickets each as SRH could only muster 165 for eight in 20 overs.
A Look At Points Table For RR And SRH!
SunRisers Hyderabad are at the bottom of the points table with eight loss in nine games. Even if they win all their remaining matches they reach a maximum of 12 points where playoff qualification is almost impossible while Rajasthan Royals are one of the four teams who have eight points on the board. RR are at the sixth spot in the points tally and still they have a strong case for playoff qualification.
Hello and Welcome!
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of match number 40 from the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 where SunRisers Hyderabad will take on Rajasthan Royals in Dubai. While Sanju Samson’s side will look to get back in the race for play-offs, SRH will be looking to end their five-match losing streak.
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