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Bhuvneshwar Kumar Strikes Early In The SRH vs RR IPL 2024 Match

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Strikes Early In The SRH vs RR IPL 2024 Match

In today’s IPL 2024 clash between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Rajasthan Royals (RR), Bhuvneshwar Kumar delivered a stellar performance, dismissing both Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson for ducks in the very first over. This left RR reeling at 1/2 in their pursuit of SRH’s formidable total of 201/3.

The match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium saw Pat Cummins’ SRH opting to bat first after winning the toss. Rajasthan Royals have dominated the IPL 2024 season, leading the points table with eight wins from nine matches.

A victory in this game would secure their spot in the playoffs, highlighting their exceptional form throughout the tournament. Their batting lineup, led by top-order batsmen, has been consistently strong, complemented by a formidable bowling attack featuring players like Yuzvendra Chahal.

In contrast, SRH relies heavily on explosive batting performances from key players like Abhishek Sharma, Travis Head, Aiden Markram, and Heinrich Klaasen. Despite a promising start to the season, they suffered two consecutive losses before this match, currently occupying the fifth position with 10 points.

The match commenced with Bhuvneshwar Kumar taking charge of the opening over for SRH. His exceptional bowling skills were immediately evident as he dismissed Jos Buttler, who attempted a forceful shot but only managed to edge the ball to first slip. Coming in next, Sanju Samson fell victim to Bhuvneshwar’s brilliant inswinger, leaving RR in a dire situation early in their chase.

Overall, Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s early breakthroughs set the tone for SRH’s defence, putting immense pressure on RR’s batting lineup. With the match underway, both teams displayed their competitive spirit and determination to secure a crucial victory in the IPL 2024 tournament.

SRH did well with the bat

Earlier, SRH recorded 84/2 in 11 Overs. Avesh Khan faced Nitish, who blasted a flat SIX over mid-wicket. However, SRH stood at 75/2 in 10 Overs. Ashwin replaced Sandeep, conceding a SIX to Head and a single. Meanwhile, Chahal faced Nitish, who secured a fifty for SRH with a smashing SIX.

Overall, SRH is on the rise, with Head and Nitish leading the charge with aggressive strokes, paving the way for an exciting match ahead.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) reached at 123/2 after 14 Overs. Sandeep delivers a single to Head, followed by a wide ball. Nithish smashed a SIX over the covers, followed by singles and a missed sweep.

In the previous over, SRH scored 113/2 in 13 Overs. Chahal faced Nitish, who hit a massive SIX straight, followed by a boundary and more aggressive shots. At 8:24 PM, SRH reached 92/2 in 12 Overs. Boult’s over saw Head securing a Fifty with a lofted boundary over mid-off.

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