Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final of IPL 2024

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR), IPL 2024 Qualifier 2: Match Summary

Result: Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 36 runs.

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Toss: SRH vs RR , Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bowl.

SRH Innings:

  • Batting first, SRH posted a total of 175/9 in their 20 overs.
  • Heinrich Klaasen top-scored for SRH with a well-made fifty (50 runs).
  • Rahul Tripathi (37) and Travis Head (34) provided valuable contributions early on.
  • Trent Boult (3/45) and Avesh Khan (3/27) were the pick of the Rajasthan Royals bowlers.

RR Chase:

  • Chasing a target of 176, RR fell short by 36 runs, managing only 139/7 in their allotted overs.
  • Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal played well for 42 in 21 balls with 3 sixes and 4 fours.
  • Sanju Samson (10) and Shimron Hetmyer (4) fell cheaply became a big factor in SRH win.
  • Dhruv Jurel did a lone fight back by scoring a 56 in 25 balls, however was not supported by other batsman.
  • Shahbaz Ahmed (3/23) and Abhishek Sharma (2/24) impressed with the ball for SRH.

Player of the Match: Shahbaz Ahmed (Sunrisers Hyderabad) for his crucial bowling of 3 wickets for 23 runs and scoring valuable 18 runs while staying on the wicket for longer duration.

SRH vs RR Key Takeaways:

  • SRH’s bowlers defended a modest total effectively.
  • Middle order failure hurt RR’s chase significantly.
  • SRH advances to the IPL 2024 final.
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