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IPL: Hyderabad crush Rajasthan to inch closer to play-offs

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May 17, 2013


23:25   - Scorecard

HYDERABAD WIN BY 23 RUNS!!!

Rajasthan 113-9 (20 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Steyn to finish off with the ball. The first ball is a low full toss which Cooper hits to sweeper cover for two runs. The right-hander then hits one over point for a four followed by another boundary down the ground.

He throws his bat at the next delivery but is caught at deep point for a quick 26 from 12 balls.

Rajasthan finish on 113 for nine in their 20 overs to lose by 23 runs.

Hyderabad's victory means they jump to fourth place in the table with 18 points from 15 games. Bangalore will need to beat Chennai on Saturday to keep their hopes alive of making it to the play-off, but Kings XI Punjab have been knocked out.

23:19  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 102-8 (19 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Perera to bowl the 19th over. Cooper slams the second ball over the cover region for a six but is foxed by the slower ball as it goes through to the keeper.

Cooper then takes two runs to midwicket before an edge off the next delivery gets him a boundary through midwicket.

He takes a single from the ball to retain strike.

Rajasthan need 35 runs from the last over for victory.
23:14   - Scorecard

Rajasthan 88-8 (18 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Steyn comes back and he strikes with his very first delivery bowling Hodge with a full quick delivery for eight.

Pravin Tambe plays two dot balls before he takes one to point and Cooper can only hit it to covers for one.

Just three runs from that over as Rajasthan now need 49 runs from 12 balls for victory.
23:10  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 85-7 (17 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Faulkner slog sweeps Karan over midwicket for a six but the bowler extracts revenge from the next delivery. He tries to repeat the shot but gets a leading edge and is caught at long-off for six.

10 runs from that over as Rajasthan now need 52 runs from three overs for victory.
23:08  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 75-6 (16 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Mishra comes on to bowl his fourth and final over. Sachin Baby struggles to get the first three balls away before he takes two runs on the leg side. Baby then tries to reverse sweep but misses and is trapped leg before wicket for three.

Just two runs given in that over as Mishra finishes with wonderful figures of two for eight.
23:06  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 73-5 (15 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


72 needed from six overs for victory as leg-spinner Karan comes into the attack. Four singles from the first five balls before Hodge steers the last ball fine for a boundary.
22:58   - Scorecard

Rajasthan 65-5 (14 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Perera makes it worse for Rajasthan with the key wicket of Watson, who is caught at long-on by Sammy.

Watson struggled to get going and was dismissed for 11 from 20 balls.

Three balls later he gets the wicket of Binny, who misses a straight delivery and is bowled for eight.
22:51  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 59-3 (13 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Watson guides Ishant to thirdman for one and Stuart Binny takes one on the off-side for one to get off the mark.

Watson lofts the fourth delivery but it goes on the bounce to deep midwicket for one. He is struggling to get the boundaries as his score reaches nine from 17 balls.

Eight runs from the over as Rajasthan reach 59 for three in 13 overs. They need 78 runs from seven overs for victory.

The last boundary was hit eight overs ago and since then Hyderabad have set about building the pressure with some disciplined bowling.
22:42   - Scorecard

Rajasthan 51-3 (12 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


The runs have dried up as the pressure continue to soar. This time youngster Samson falls prey to the pressure as he holes out to Steyn at long-off to give Mishra his first wicket of the innings.

Samson falls for five as Rajasthan are reduced to 51 for three in the 12th over.
22:39  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 49-2 (11 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Medium pacer Thisara Perera comes into the attack now. Samson steers the first ball to thirdman for one before Watson plays two dot balls and then gets one to thirdman. Samson clips the fifth ball to the leg side for one before Watson gets two runs through point.
22:35  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 44-2 (10 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Watson hits the first ball from Mishra to the covers for one. Samson defends the second ball before hitting the next for one on the off-side.

Watson carefully plays out the last three balls as just two runs come from that over.

At the halfway stage, Rajasthan are 44 for two, with 93 needed from 10 overs for victory.

Rajasthan have scored just 14 runs from the last five overs.
22:32  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 42-2 (9 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Hyderabad have dried up the runs courtesy of some tight bowling with just nine coming from the last three overs.

The pressure has paid off Rahane holes out to Dhawan at sweeper cover off Karan Sharma to be dismissed for a struggling innings of 12 from 25 balls.

Another good over from Karan, as he concedes three runs in that over.
22:23  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 39-1 (8 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Leg-spinner Amit Mishra is introduced now. Dravid flicks the second delivery through midwicket for a couple. The Rajasthan captain is run out off the next delivery for 25 from 24 balls as he attempts to take a single off a misfield but White recovered in time and scored a direct hit.

A good opening over from Mishra, conceding just two runs.
22:21  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 37-0 (7 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Darren Sammy comes into the attack now. Rahane hits the second ball to long-on for one before Dravid clips it on the leg side for a couple and then gets one to point as four runs come from that over. 
22:20  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 33-0 (6 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Ishant will continue, as he comes on to bowl his third over. The first ball stays low as Rahane is beaten before hitting the next ball to the fielder at mid-off. He then took a leg bye after missing the flick. Dravid then played two dot balls before getting two runs on the off-side.
22:12  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 30-0 (5 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Leg-spinner Karan Sharma comes into the attack now. Rahane and Dravid take a single each before the youngster slog sweeps the third ball over midwicket for a six. Two balls later Dravid hits it past point for a boundary as 13 runs comes from Karan' first over.
22:11  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 17-0 (4 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Ishant to bowl the second over. Rahane taps the third ball of that over to square leg for a single. Dravid then plays out the remaining three balls as just one over comes from that over.
22:04  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 16-0 (3 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Steyn continues as Hyderabad look for a breakthrough with the new ball. Dravid gets a leg bye from the first ball before Steyn bowls three good deliveries to Rahane and then exchanges some words with the young batsman. Rahane then pulls a short ball to fine leg for one as just two runs come from that over.
22:00  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 14-0 (2 overs) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Ishant Sharma to bowl the second over. Three dot balls before Dravid pulls a short ball but gets a top edge and it carries all the way over fine leg for a six. He flicks the next ball through midwicket for a boundary to get 11 runs from the over.
21:51  - Scorecard

Rajasthan 3-0 (1 over) vs Hyderabad 136-9


Dale Steyn to bowl the first over. Dravid steers the first ball to thirdman for a single. The second ball hardly got up and Rahane was beaten as it bounced a several times before going to wicketkeeper Parthiv.

Two more dot balls before Rahane flicks it to fine leg for one and Dravid guides it to thirdman for another single.



21:36  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 136-9 (20 overs) vs Rajasthan

Cooper to bowl the final over of the innings. Perera hits the first ball to long-off for one. Karan Sharma gets two runs from the next delivery before getting a bye from the third ball.

Perera then drills another one to long-off for one before Karan Sharma is run out for four as they attempt the third run.

Perera hits the last ball back to the bowler who runs out non-striker Amit Mishra.

Hyderabad finish on 136 for nine in their 20 overs with Perera unbeaten on 17 from 13 balls.
21:28   - Scorecard

Hyderabad 129-7 (19 overs) vs Rajasthan

Faulkner, who has taken three for nine in three overs, comes back to bowl his fourth and final over.

He claims the wicket of Samantray who is caught at long-on for 55 from 46 balls to give Faulkner his fourth wicket of the innings.

Faulkner bowls Dale Steyn with the last ball of the over to finish with a five-wicket haul.

The left-arm pacer register wonderful figures of five for 16 in four overs.
21:23  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 122-5 (18 overs) vs Rajasthan

Perera hits a full toss down the ground to long-off and gets two runs as Watson misfields on the boundary. Samantray hits the third ball through the covers for a couple to bring up his half-century from 43 balls.

He smashes the next delivery through the covers for a boundary.
21:21   - Scorecard

Hyderabad 111-5 (17 overs) vs Rajasthan

Faulkner comes back for his second spell and he cripples Hyderabad with the wicket of Sammy, who is caught at long-off for 23 from 19 balls.

Thisara Perera drives a full delivery to long-off for a couple courtesy of misfield from Cooper and then gets two more runs from the next ball.
21:12  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 104-4 (16 overs) vs Rajasthan

Samantray gets an edge off the second delivery for a boundary as it beats a diving effort from wicketkeeper Samson. Three more singles before Sammy heaves the last ball over midwicket for a six to take Hyderabad past the 100-run mark.
21:05  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 90-4 (15 overs) vs Rajasthan

Trivedi to bowl his fourth and final over. Three singles from the first three balls before Samantray flicks it to deep midwicket for two runs. Two more singles to end the over as Hyderabad reach 90 for four after 15 overs.
21:01  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 83-4 (14 overs) vs Rajasthan

Cooper to bowl the 14th over. Sammy slams the second ball back over the bowler's head for a boundary before he takes two runs on the leg side.

The last ball is short as Samantray pulls it over midwicket for the first six of the match.

14 runs from the 14th over as Hyderabad progress to 83 for four. Samantray is batting on 38 from 34 balls, while Sammy has made 13 from 12 balls.
20:56  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 69-4 (13 overs) vs Rajasthan

Sammy and Samantray take a single each from the first two balls of Trivedi's third over before the West Indian flicks it on the leg side for two runs. Two more singles before Samson misses another take to give away two byes.


20:53  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 61-4 (12 overs) vs Rajasthan

Tambe comes back. Samantray lofts the fourth delivery over the cover region for a boundary before the leg-spinner bowls a wide down the leg side as the keeper half stops it for another extra run.

Darren Sammy takes a single from the last ball to get 10 runs from that over.
20:48   - Scorecard

Hyderabad 51-4 (11 overs) vs Rajasthan

Vihari tries to break the shackles but ends up losing his wicket. He tried to loft it on the leg side but got a leading edge and was caught by Sachin Baby on the off-side for 19 from 28 balls as Hyderabad slip further.

Samantray is then beaten by one that kept a bit low before he flicked last ball to deep square leg for two to take SH past the 50-run mark.
20:43  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 48-3 (10 overs) vs Rajasthan

Kevon Cooper comes into the attack now. Vihari taps the first ball on the leg side for one and Samantray steers the third ball to thirdman for another single before he plays the fifth ball finer for a boundary.

Just three boundaries in the first ten overs as Hyderabad struggle to 48 for three.
20:40  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 40-3 (9 overs) vs Rajasthan

Siddharth Trivedi comes into the attack now. Samantray gets an inside edge from the first ball before getting a single from the next.

Vihari edges the next delivery to get two runs to thirdman before he flicks the fifth ball behind square on the leg side for another couple and then ends the over with a single.
20:34  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 34-3 (8 overs) vs Rajasthan

41-year-old Tamble comes back. He continues to build the pressure giving away just four runs in his second over as Hyderabad reach 34 for three after eight overs.

As many as 27 dot balls in the first eight overs. Samantray is on 15 from 18 balls, while Vihari has made 12 from 20 balls.
20:31  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 30-3 (7 overs) vs Rajasthan

Stuart Binny comes into the attack now. Vihari chips down the track and drives it through the covers for a couple before he steers it to thirdman for one.

Samantray then late cuts the third ball for a boundary through thirdman before he takes two runs from the last ball.
20:30  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 21-3 (6 overs) vs Rajasthan

Watson to continue. Samantray hits the second ball to square leg for one followed by three more singles as Hyderabad continue to rebuild the innings.
20:24  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 17-3 (5 overs) vs Rajasthan

Leg-spinner Praveen Tambe comes into the attack now. Vihari gets a single from the first delivery while Samantray lofts the third ball over the covers for a boundary. Nine runs from the over as SH reach 17 for three after five overs.
20:20  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 8-3 (4 overs) vs Rajasthan

Faulkner beats new batsman Biplab Samantray with a delivery that moved away from the right-hander followed by two more dot balls. He got off the mark with an edged single to thirdman, while Vihari took one to point.

Hyderabad are eight for three after four overs.
20:16  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 5-3 (3 overs) vs Rajasthan

Just one over for Hodge before he is replaced by Shane Watson. Vihari flicks the third ball on the leg side for one to get off the mark.

Captain Cameron White is dismissed off the very first delivery. He tried to pull a short ball but hit it straight into the hands of Siddharth Trivedi at deep square leg to fall for a golden duck.

Hyderabad in tatters at 5 for three after three overs.
20:08   - Scorecard

Hyderabad 4-2 (2 overs) vs Rajasthan

James Faulkner strikes with his very first delivery with the wicket of Parthiv, who is bowled for two. The left-hander tried to run it down to thirdman but ended up dragging it back on to his stumps.

Hanuma Vihari drives the first ball confidently to mid-off but is beaten off the next and then takes a leg bye.

Faulkner ends the over with another wicket as Dhawan is caught at point by Ajinkya Rahane to be dismissed for one.

Two wickets for Faulkner in his first over as he just conceded a single.
20:04  - Scorecard

Hyderabad 3-0 (1 over) vs Rajasthan

Rahul Dravid has made a surprise choice at the start by getting veteran part-time spinner Brad Hodge to bowl the first over.

Hodge starts with three dot balls to Parthiv Patel, who then takes a single on the leg side. Shikhar Dhawan is off the mark from the first ball to the leg side before Parthiv retains strike with another single.
20:01   Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Cameron White won the toss and elected to bat against Rajasthan Royals in the 68th match of the Indian Premier League in Hyderabad, on Friday.

"It's been a couple of days for our team but we will try to put in a good performance," said Rajasthan captain Rahul Dravid.