Sunrisers Hyderabad hosted the match today for Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. The match is proving itself to be another interesting match as players of RCB are in a great form.
Before the match started, the Sunrisers were invited to bat first as the toss was won by Virat Kohli, the skipper of RCB who chose to bowl first.
The players of RCB played a great innings by restricting the players of Sunrisers from scoring great numbers at the scoreboard. They showcased brilliant bowling and fielding skills and didn’t allow free runs to Sunrisers.
Tim Southee and Mohammad Siraj, the pace bowlers of Royal Challengers did exceptional bowling and made the batsmen of Sunrisers run for money by taking three wickets each.
The first innings was opened by Alex Hales and Shikhar Dhawan, however both of them failed to score big numbers and ended up by giving their wickets to the bowler Tim Southee.
The skipper of Sunrisers played a wonderful knock and tried his best to stretch the scores to great numbers by scoring 59 off 39 balls. On the other hand, Shakib Al Hasan scored 35 runs in 32 balls.
Yusuf Pathan, the hero of last match of Sunrisers only scored 12 runs off 7 balls tonight. Rashid Khan was given a ‘run-out’ by Virat Kohli himself.
The rest of the players couldn’t score big numbers and were bundled up at the score of 146.
Here’s how twitteratis reacted to the first innings by Sunrisers, have a look:
It’s time for Manish Pandey to go to Himalayas and get some rest & peace of mind. #SRHvRCB
— Monica (@monicas004) May 7, 2018
RCB is going to humiliate SRH today.#SRHvRCB
— Mr. A 🏏 (@cricdrugs) May 7, 2018
— pinky (@Duchess_Of_Swag) May 7, 2018
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) May 7, 2018
how kholi select his playing 11 is more mysterious than Bermuda triangle #SRHvRCB
— RandomMeanGuy (@akash_garg90) May 7, 2018
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) May 7, 2018
Living up to his 11cr price tag….
Expectation : KL Rahul 👍
— Partha Mukherjee🇮🇳 (@viratian_partha) May 7, 2018
Beautiful spell for Siraj at his home ground. Sitting in the same box as his mum and sister 😊 So proud, they can’t stop smiling ❤️ #SRHvRCB
— Danish Sait (@DanishSait) May 7, 2018
— Nikhil (@itsniikk) May 7, 2018
— Gaurav Kapur (@gauravkapur) May 7, 2018
— Rahul Dev Official (@RahulDevRising) May 7, 2018
RCB and SRH are the only teams to dismiss their opponents twice this IPL. #SRHvRCB
— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) May 7, 2018
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