As it happened | IPL 2019: Hyderabad beat Rajasthan by 5 wickets

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 29, 2019, 07.34 PM (IST)

Shreyas Gopal (L) celebrates after taking a wicket. Photograph: AFP

Mar 30, 2019, 12.17 AM

Sanju Samson's second IPL ton was overshadowed by David Warner's blistering fifty as Hyderabad beat Rajasthan by five wickets to register their first win in the ongoing edition of the tournament. 

Mar 29, 2019, 11.20 PM

And Hyderabad stumble!

Manish Pandey gone.

Shreyas Gopal to Pandey, lbw. 

Pandey scored just 1 run. 

Mar 29, 2019, 11.17 PM

Vijay Shankar out... 

Shreyas Gopal to Shankar, catch out by Chopra. 

Shankar scored 35 runs off 15 balls. 

Next batsman is Yusuf Pathan. 

It's time for the strategic time out. 

Mar 29, 2019, 11.18 PM

The skipper gone!

Unadkat to Williamson, catch out by Rahul Tripathi. 

Williamson scored 14 off 10. 

Mar 29, 2019, 10.52 PM

Soon after Warner, Jonny Bairstow also takes a walk back to the pavilion. 

Shreyas Gopal to Bairstow, catch out by Dhawal Kulkarni again. 

And what a brilliant catch. 

Running catch at the long-off along with the boundary rope... just brilliant.  

Bairstow scored 45 off 28. 

Next batsman is India's, Vijay Shankar. 

Watch David Warner's celebration after scoring half-century:


Hyderabad vs Rajasthan

Mar 29, 2019, 10.47 PM

David Warner out!

Ben Stokes to Warner, catch out by Dhawal Kulkarni. 

Warner departs after scoring 69 runs off 37. 

Next batsman is Kane Williamson. 

Mar 29, 2019, 10.29 PM

David Warner and Jonny Bairstow are leading the charge. 

Hyderabad are 54/0 after five overs. 

The opening pair have propplled team's chase to achieve the set target. 

Mar 29, 2019, 10.13 PM

Hyderabad are off to steady start, are 34/0 after 3 overs.

David Warner is playing at 31 off 15 and Bairstow at 2 off 3. 

Mar 29, 2019, 09.58 PM

BRB for more drama and live action Hyderabad's innings. 

Mar 29, 2019, 09.52 PM

After scoring the century, Samson said, "Feels good to score an IPL hundred, but this is just the start of the tournament and I got to stay grounded and do what the team wants."


"The pitch was a bit slow to start with, but with time it got easy. I think we have set a good target with our bowling line-up. But cricket is a funny game, anything can happen."

Mar 29, 2019, 09.51 PM

Opting to bat, Rajasthan made 198 for two against Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. 

Brief Scores:
Rajasthan Royals: 198 for 2 in 20 overs (Sanju Samson 102 not out, Ajinkya Rahane 70; Rashid Khan 1/24).

Mar 29, 2019, 09.50 PM

Sanju Samson hits 100

Samson scores 102 runs off 55 balls. he played at a strike rate of 185.45. 

Mar 29, 2019, 09.29 PM

Jonny Bairstow drops catch of Sanju Samson. 

This might cost Hyderabad alot more then how it looks. 

Mar 29, 2019, 09.21 PM

Rahane innings comes to end!

Nadeem to Rahane, catch out Manish Pandey. 

Rahane scored 70 off 49 balls. 

His innings included four 4s and three 6s. 

Next batsman is Ben Stokes. 


Mar 29, 2019, 09.14 PM

The run rate has been picked up, Rajasthan are 122/1 after 15 overs. 

Skipper Ajinkya Rahane and Sanju Samson are leading the charge. 

Rahane 63 runs off 46 
Samson 51 runs off 37

It's time for the strategic time out. 

Mar 29, 2019, 08.43 PM

The skipper is leading from the front as he found a determined ally in Samson. Rahane is playing 24 at and Samson is at 31. 

Samson has picked up pace quickly which is important for the team. 

After nine overs, Rajasthan are 62/1. 

It's time for the strategic time out. 

Mar 29, 2019, 08.20 PM

It's spin master Rashid Khan!

The second ball of his first over, and he takes a wicket. 

Rashid Khan to Jos Buttler, bowled. 

Buttlers walks back to pavilion after scoring five runs off eight balls. 

Next batsman is Sanju Samson. 

Mar 29, 2019, 08.15 PM

After three overs, Rajasthan are 15/0

Rahane is at 9 off 12. 

Buttler is 5 off 6. 

Mar 29, 2019, 08.01 PM

Rajasthan openers Ajinkya Rahane and Jos Buttler are at the crease. 

For Hyderabad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar opens the bowling attack. 

Mar 29, 2019, 07.54 PM

What the captains say:

Ajinkya Rahane:  "I don't know how this wicket will behave but I am sure that the wicket won't change much in the 40 overs, so looking to put runs and then defend."

Kane Williamson: "It looks like a good surface and it is important that we adapt with the ball first up and it's all about executing our skills and our plans."

Mar 29, 2019, 07.50 PM

Rajasthan skipper Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and elected to bat first against Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League match on Friday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. 

Rajasthan have fielded an unchanged team, while Sunrisers have made two changes.
Kane Williamson has returned to lead Sunrisers in place of Shakib Al Hasan, while Deepak Hooda made way for Shahbaz Nadeem.


Playing XI: 

Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (C), David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Vijay Shankar, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul.

Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane (C), Jos Buttler, Steven Smith, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni.

Mar 29, 2019, 07.45 PM

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Hyderabad vs Rajasthan

Mar 29, 2019, 07.43 PM

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