Sunrisers Hyderabad broke a five-match losing streak by defeating Rajasthan Royals at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday. Hyderabad beat Rajasthan by seven wickets. Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson played an innings of 82 runs for Rajasthan. With this, he has captured the Orange Cap. He snatched the orange cap from Shikhar Dhawan. Samson also completed his 3000 runs in IPL during this innings. Sanju Samson scored 82 runs in 57 balls. He hit 7 fours and three sixes in his innings.
In IPL 2021, he has so far scored 433 runs in 10 matches. Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan has scored 430 runs. Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul is at number three in this list. CSK’s Faf du Plessis is at number four in this list. He has scored 394 runs. CSK opener Rituraj Gaikwad has scored 362 runs. Rajasthan Royals have moved up to number six in the points table after yesterday’s defeat. Sunrisers Hyderabad are at the last position in the points table despite the win.
Talking about the match played on Tuesday, Rajasthan Royals, batting first after winning the toss, scored 164 for five in 20 overs. Sanju Samson top scored with 82 runs. Apart from him Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 36 runs. Sunrisers Hyderabad chased down the target of 165 runs for the loss of three wickets in 18.3 overs. Jason Roy scored 60 runs for Hyderabad and captain Kane Williamson scored an unbeaten 51.