• Friday, August 19, 2022

IPL

Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by 11 runs to claim top spot

Kane Williamson led the Sunrisers to victory

By: Sarwar Alam

Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers’ impressive defence of modest totals continued as the visitors pulled off a 11-run win over Rajasthan Royals on a tricky pitch to claim the top spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday. Electing to bat, Hyderabad posted 151 for seven, built around captain Kane Williamson’s 63-run knock, his fourth fifty of the season, and his 92-run partnership with Englishman Alex Hales (45) , playing his first game of this edition. They set up the platform for a kill towards the end, but once they were dismissed, none of the following batsmen could make a substantial…

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