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
— Mon (@4sacinom) May 7, 2018
RCB is going to humiliate SRH today.#SRHvRCB
— Mr. A ? (@cricdrugs) May 7, 2018
Spectators in uppal stadium when a player hits boundary #SRHvRCB pic.twitter.com/aAvQGNbSeU
— pinky (@Duchess_Of_Swag) May 7, 2018
The Star, Actor #Venkatesh is here at the #OrangeArmy fortress to support the team.#SRHvRCB pic.twitter.com/cuLAcoCh5C
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) May 7, 2018
how kholi select his playing 11 is more mysterious than Bermuda triangle #SRHvRCB
— MeanHarvardProfessor (@akash_garg90) May 7, 2018
Siraj in the death overs is turning out to be the find of the tournament….loving his control while working up serious pace. Brilliant. #SRHvRCB #IPL
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) May 7, 2018
Living up to his 11cr price tag….
Expectation : KL Rahul ?
Reality : Manish Pandey ?#SRHvRCB#RCBvSRH
— Partha Mukherjee (@viratian_partha) May 7, 2018
Target 147. Sunrisers Hyderabad Need Just 2 Wickets, Others Will Simply Throw Away Their Wicket. #SRHvRCB #SRHvsRCB
— Sir Jadeja fan (@SirJadeja) May 7, 2018
We praise Kohli the batsman all the time but how good is Kohli the fielder. Breathtaking stuff!! ????#SRHvRCB @imVkohli
— Niखिल (@nikk_flick) May 7, 2018
Hmmm …. So someone guessed 147 ?? @joybhattacharj @ImZaheer #JustSaying #SRHvRCB
— Gaurav Kapur (@gauravkapur) May 7, 2018
In form #SRH enviably on the top, in contrast #viratkolhi ‘s team in a do-or-die situation..
As a Virat Kohli admirer i want him to lead from the front tonight!#IPL2018 #gameon #SRHvRCB
— Rahul Dev (@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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