SRH vs RR: Hello and welcome to our coverage of the match Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals on indiatvnews.com. Rahul Tewatia's uncanny ability to win tricky games rescued Rajasthan Royals yet again as they eked out a five-wicket victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad to snap their four-match losing streak in the IPL on Sunday. Tewatia, who became a household name with five sixes in an over against Kings XI Punjab, smashed an unbeaten 45 off 28 balls as Royals overhauled the 159-run target with a ball to spare. Along with Riyan Parag (42 not out off 26 balls), Tewatia won the game in 'Royals' style keeping Steve Smith's men in the mix after they were reduced to 78 for 5 in 12 overs. Here, you can find ball-by-ball updates from Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals IPL 2020 match on indiatvnews.com.
RR beat SRH by 5 wickets
19.13 IST: Khaleel to Riyan, SIX! Full toss and Riyan slams it for a biggie to finish it off in style. RR beat SRH by 5 wickets.
19.09 IST: Khaleel to Tewatia, DOUBLE! And the equation is 3 runs from 3 balls.
19.07 IST: Natarajan to Tewatia, SIX! The bowler continues to stick with the full length and Tewatia scoops it over fine leg for a biggie.
19.05 IST: Natarajan to Tewatia, FOUR, Low full toss and Tewatia dispatches it for a boundary.
19.00 IST: Rashid to Tewatia, FOUR! The Sharjah hero emerges in Dubai too, Hat-trick of fours, this time a glorious drive over covers for a boundary.
18.59 IST: Rashid to Tewatia, FOUR! Back to back boundaries and he plays the switch hit again for a boundary.
18.59 IST: Rashid to Tewatia, FOUR! Full toss and the brave Tewatia plays a switch hit for a boundary.
18.56 IST: Sandeep to Riyan, FOUR! INNOVATIVE! Gets into position early and plays a ramp short for a boundary.
18.53 IST: Sandeep to Tewatia, SIX! Slower one and the southpaw picks it well to send it over mid-wicket for a biggie.
18.51 IST: Khaleel to Riyan, SIX! A boundary after ages. Short and Riyan pulls it for a magnificent six.
18.37 IST: Sandeep to Riyan, SINGLE! Only four runs from the over and the match is running away from RR's reach.
18.25 IST: Rashid to Samson, OUT! Massive blow and it's almost over now. Good flighted delivery and Samson edges it to the wicketkeeper.
18.13 IST: Rashid to Uthappa, OUT! LBW! Uthappa fails to convert a good start into a big one as Rashid gets him in front of the wicket.
18.08 IST: Shankar to Samson, FOUR! Little bit of room and Samson cuts it hard into the gap for a boundary.
17.59 IST: Abhishek to Samson, FOUR! This time Samson makes room for himself and places into the gap for a boundary.
17.58 IST: Abhishek to Samson, FOUR! Short ball and Samson shifts on the backfoot to drag it for a boundary at square leg.
17.51 IST: Khaleel to Uthappa, SIX! Short ball and Uthappa gets into the position and hooks it for a maximum.
17.48 IST: Khaleel to Buttler, OUT! MASSIVE BLOW! Edged and taken behind the stumps. RR in big trouble now.
17.46 IST: Natarajan to Buttler, RUN OUT! Poor running as there was no need of the double here and Smith pays the price of it.
17.43 IST: Natrajan to Buttler, FOUR! Short ball and the batsman pulled it over mid-wicket for a boundary.
17.31 IST: Khaleel to Stokes, OUT! BOWLED! Length ball and Stokes tries to hit for a boundary but gets an edge to stumps.
17.26 IST: Sandeep to Stokes, FOUR! Stokes charges down the ground and slams it for a boundary to get off to the mark.
* Sandeep Sharma to start the proceedings with new ball for SRH
* Interesting opening pair for RR - Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes
17.09 IST: Unadkat to Priyam, RUN OUT! Sunrisers Hyderabad 158/4 in 20 overs against Rajasthan Royals in Dubai. Manish 54, Warner 48
17.05 IST: Unadkat to Priyam, SIX! In the slot and Priyam swings hi bats hard for a six over mid-wicket.
17.03 IST: Archer to Williamson, SIX! Short ball and Williamson finishes off the over in style with a six over square leg. 19 runs from Archer's last over
16.58 IST: Archer to Williamson, SIX! Low full toss and Archer slams it straight down the ground for a maximum.
16.54 IST: Unadkat to Pandey, OUT! The batsman tries to clear the rope but the change of pace does the trick and Tewatia takes an easy catch.
16.48 IST: Tyagi to Pandey, FOUR! Tyagi misses the yorker and Pandya flicks the full toss for a boundary.
16.42 IST: Tewatia to Pandey, SIX! Pandey steps the foot on the fifth gear as he launches this over deep mid-wicket for a maximum.
16.41 IST: Tewatia to Pandey, FOUR! Manish charges down the ground and slams it over mid-wicket for a boundary.
16.36 IST: Archer to Warner, OUT! CASTLED! The skipper tries to make room for himself but Archer hits the bulls-eye.
16.31 IST: Gopal to Pandey, SIX! The batsman finally breaks the shackles and slams the ball over mid-on for a maximum.
16.25 IST: Tewatia to Pandey, SINGLE! Another tight over as SRH batsmen managed only three runs from it. Pandey needs to accelerate now.
16.18 IST: Tyagi to Warner, SIX! The skipper breaks the shackles against slams it over long-off for a biggie.
16.03 IST: Gopal to Warner, SIX! Fullish and Warner slams it over long-on for a maximum.
15.59 IST: Tewatia to Pandey, SIX! The batsman dances down the ground and slams it over bowler's head for a maximum.
15.49 IST: Tyagi to Bairstow, OUT! Short ball and Jonny tries to hit another maximum but misses the connection and Sanju Samson takes an outstanding catch.
15.48 IST: Tyagi to Bairstow, SIX! Length ball and Bairstow punishes it over deep mid-wicket for a six.
15.44 IST: Gopal to Warner, FOUR! Not the best of connections but it was placed into the gap as the ball races away for the first boundary of the match.
15.41 IST: Archer to Bairstow, SINGLE! Archer at his best only one run from it, that too because of poor fielding.
15.38 IST: Gopal to Bairstow, SINGLE! Another good over from RR perspective only three runs from it.
15.33 IST: Archer to Warner, DOT BALL! Lethal first over from Jofra, only two runs from it.
* David Warner and Jonny Bairstow to open the innings for SRH. Jofra Archer to start the proceedings with new ball.
15.08 IST: Playing XI of RR is out
Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Jos Buttler(w), Robin Uthappa, Sanju Samson, Steven Smith(c), Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Varun Aaron
15.03 IST: Playing XI of SRH is out
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): David Warner(c), Jonny Bairstow(w), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Vijay Shankar, Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan
15.00 IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner wins toss and elects to bat first against Rajasthan Royals.
14:45 IST: Welcome to another double-header Sunday! The stage is set for the two sides which will be desperate to secure a victory to keep their claim for top-4 alive.
Brief Preview: Bruised and battered after a string of defeats, Rajasthan Royals will hope the presence of Ben Stokes gets the adrenaline flowing as they seek a revival of fortunes against a charged-up Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League on Sunday. Rajasthan are struggling at the penultimate spot on the points table after two wins and four straight defeats, while Sunrisers have won three out of their six games so far and occupy the third position. [FULL PREVIEW]