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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals, Qualifier 2 Highlights© BCCI

SRH vs RR IPL 2024 Qualifier 2 Highlights: SunRisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by 36 runs in Qualifer 2 game of IPL 2024 in Chennai on Friday. SRH thus set up a final clash with Shah Rukh Khan-co-owned Kolkata Knight Riders at the same venue. The summit clash will take place on May 26. Talking about the game on Friday, pace duo of Trent Boult and Avesh Khan snapped three wickets each but SRH managed to post a competitive 175 for nine. Apart from Boult (3/45) and Avesh Khan (3/27), Sandeep Sharma (2/25) also claimed two wickets after RR won the toss and elected to bowl. For SRH, Heinrich Klaasen top-scored with a 34-ball 50, while Travis Head (34), Rahul Tripathi (37) got starts but couldn’t stay longer. In reply, RR were restricted to 139 for 7 in 20 overs, thanks to Shahbaz Ahmed’s 3 for 23. SRH owner Kavya Maran was ecstatic as the side made it to IPL final after 6 years. (Scorecard | IPL 2024 Playoffs Schedule)

Here are the Highlights of SRH vs RR IPL 2024 Qualifier 2 match –

  • 23:28 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: SunRisers Hyderabad win!!!

    Rajasthan Royals have been restricted to 139 for 7 in 20 overs and SunRisers Hyderabad have thus won the game by 36 runs. SRH have thus set up a final with Kolkata Knight Riders. The match will take place on May 26 at the this very same venue – MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

  • 23:11 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: Fifty for Dhruv Jurel!

    Dhruv Jurel races to his half-century in only 26 balls. That has been a superb knock from the middle-order batter but it seems to have come too late for Rajasthan Royals, who are staring at defeat now. They need 44 runs in 10 balls.

    RR 132/7 (18.2)

  • 23:08 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: WICKET!

    The 32-run partnership has been broken and Rajasthan Royals now stare at defeat as the asking rate goes to 22.29 for them with only pure batter in Druv Jurel at the crease. Coming to the wicket, Rovman Powell hit the T Natarajan delivery towards deep mid-wicket where Abhishek Sharma took a really good catch. Rajasthan Royals need 52 runs in 14 balls.

    RR 124/7 (17.4) 

  • 23:02 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live: RR need 53 in 18!

    10 runs came off the Pat Cummins over. He was hit for a six by Dhruv Jurel on the second ball of the over but made a really good comeback to keep RR under pressure. The asking rate for Rajasthan Royals now is 17.67. RR need 53 runs in 18 balls.

    RR 123/6 (17)

  • 22:57 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: RR need 63 in 24!

    11 runs came off Abhishek Sharma’s final over. He finishes with figures of 2 for 24 in his quota of four overs. Rajasthan Royals need 63 runs in 24 balls. Despite 20 runs coming off the last two overs, the asking rate for RR goes to 15.75 now. 

    RR 113/6 (16)

  • 22:53 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: Dhruv Jurel fighting back

    Rajasthan Royals are still alive in the game as Dhruv Jurel is fighting back for them. He smashed Shahbaz Ahmed for two consecutive fours in the over. Rajasthan Royals need 74 runs in 30 balls. The asking rate is 14.8 but it is still gettable for RR. 

    RR 102/6 (15) 

  • 22:46 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live: OUT!

    Another one bites the dust and Rajasthan Royals are in all sorts of trouble now. They need 84 runs in 38 balls with 6 of their batters back in the dugout. Abhishek Sharma has bowled Shimron Hetmyer. Asking rate for RR now is 13.26.

    RR 92/6 (13.4)

  • 22:43 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: SIX!

    Aiden Markram bowls it on the pads of Dhruv Jurel and that has been slammed away for a six. That was much needed for Rajasthan Royals and it will surely take some pressure off them. 10 runs came off the first over of Markram.

    RR 90/5 (13)

  • 22:37 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: OUT!

    Ravichandran Ashwin is gone. This is poor poor batting from Rajasthan Royals. Their batters are falling in tandem and SunRisers Hyderbad are all over them now. Ravichandran Ashwin is the latest one to depart after edging Shahbaz Ahmed’s delivery to SRH wicketkeeper Heinrich Klaasen. RR need 97 runs in 50 balls.

    RR 79/5 (11.4)

  • 22:34 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: OUT!

    Rajasthan Royals are faltering in the middle overs. A mistimed shot from Riyan Parag and Abhishek Sharma at deep mid-wicket took the catch. RR are now under tremendous pressure as the asking rate is also around 11. RR need 97 runs in 53 balls.

    RR 79/4 (11.1)

  • 22:30 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: RR need 97 in 54 balls

    A six-run over from Abhishek Sharma. He has conceded a total of 10 runs and taken one wicket in the two overs bowled so far. Rajasthan Royals need 97 runs in 54 balls.

    RR 79/3 (11)

  • 22:23 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: OUT!

    Another one is gone! This is the big wicket of RR captain Sanju Samson. He has hit the Abhishek Sharma delivery into the hands of long-on. SRH are right on top of this game. Rajasthan Royals need 109 runs in 69 balls.

  • 22:20 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: OUT!

    Shahbaz Ahmed got the wicket of Yashasvi Jaiswal on the fifth ball of his first over. He was hit for 10 runs in the over but SRH won’t mind it as he has provided them a crucial wicket of Jaiswal, who was firing on all cylinders. Jaiswal departed for 42 off 21 balls.

    RR 66/2 (8)

  • 22:15 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: Good start for Unadkat

    Jaydev Unadkat started with a five-run over. He conceded four singles and a wide in his first over. The left-arm pacer kept both Jaiswal and Samson guessing in the over. He bowled according to the field and thus managed to start with an economical over. Rajasthan Royals need 120 runs in 78 balls.

  • 22:08 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Score: 50 up for SRH

    This is some terrific batting from Yashasvi Jaiswal. He slammed Bhuvneshwar Kumar for a six over long-on before smashing the bowler for three fours. A total of 19 runs came off the over and Rajasthan Royals can now have a sigh of relief. RR need 125 runs in 84 balls.

    RR 51/1 (6)

  • 22:02 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: FOUR!

    Easy pickings for Sanju Samson! It was a short ball from T Natarajan bowled outside off stump and the Rajasthan Royals skipper slammed it away for a four. 8 runs came off the over. RR need 144 runs in 90 balls.

  • 21:55 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: OUT!

    Pat Cummins has drawn the first blood. Tom Kohler-Cadmore created room for himself and tried to hit the ball over the infield on the off side but he mistimed the ball in the air before Rahul Tripathi took a good catch at cover-point region.

    RR 24/1 (4)

  • 21:49 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: Asking rate goes over 9

    Only 6 runs came off Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s second over and the asking rate for RR has now moved to 9.24. Stroke play doesn’t seem to be so easy on this track. The best thing, however, for RR is that they haven’t lost any wicket yet.

    RR 19/0 (3)

  • 21:45 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Score: Good start from Cummins

    Pat Cummins has begun with a five-run over. He bowled tight lines to both the RR openers and kept them in check. There was even an appeal against Kohler-Cadmore for a caught behind but umpire was unconvinced and SRH decided not to review it.

    RR 13/0 (2)

  • 21:40 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: RR’s chase underway

    Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled tighly in the first five balls to Tom Kohler-Cadmore and Yashasvi Jaiswal in the first five balls but the final delivery was a poor one. He bowled a short of length ball on the legs of Jaiswal and the batter slammed pulled it away for a six over long-leg.

    RR 8/0 (1)

  • 21:19 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Score: SRH post 175 for 9!

    A run-out came on the final ball and SunRisers Hyderabad have posted a fighting total of 175 for 9 on the board.

  • 21:16 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Score: WICKET!

    A lower full toss and Shahbaz Ahmed failed to take advantage of that. He has played it towards long-on where Riyan Parag has taken a really good catch diving forward.

    SRH 174/8 (19.4)

  • 21:08 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: OUT!

    Sandeep Sharma, you beauty! He has cleaned up Heinrich Klaasen with a sensational yorker. Entire SRH came is in shock as they were totally dependent on Klaasen.

    SRH 163/7 (18.1) 

  • 21:05 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Score: 13 runs from Boult’s final over

    Trent Boult conceded 13 runs in his final over. He ended with figures of 3 for 45 in his four overs. SunRisers Hyderabad could easily pass 180 from this point and can even target 190. Heinrich Klaasen is solid after scoring his half-century off 33 balls.

    SRH 163/6 (18)

  • 20:59 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Score: Big over

    14 runs came off the Ravichandran Ashwin over. Shahbaz Ahmed started the over with a six over deep mid-wicket and rest were singles and doubles. If SRH keep going like this, they get past even 190. 

    SRH 150/6 (17)

  • 20:54 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: Economical over

    Another brilliant over from Avesh Khan. He has conceded only four runs in it. More four overs remaining in the game and the score of 180 from this point seems a tough task for SRH. Heinrich Klaasen, who is batting at a strike rate of 137.04, has to change gears now.

    SRH 136/6 (16)

  • 20:47 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Score: 5 overs left in the innings

    13 runs came off Yuzvendra Chahal’s fourth over. He remained wicketless while conceding 34 runs in his four overs. More five overs are left in the SRH’s innings and they should look to get over 180 or as close to 200 as possible. With Heinrich Klaasen set at one end, they still have hope of a good total.

    SRH 132/6 (15)

  • 20:40 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: OUT!

    Avesh Khan gets another wicket and SRH are now faltering here in Chennai. It was a superb delivery from Avesh that swung into new batter Abdul Samad. The ball went through the bat-pad gap and crashed on the off stump. Look at Avesh, he is elated and so are his RR teammates.

    SRH 120/6 (14)

  • 20:37 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: OUT!

    Another one bites the dust and SRH are in some real trouble here. Avesh Khan bowled it fuller outside off stump and Nitish Reddy played a reverse sweep on it. The batter failed to get it over the infield and ended up hitting the ball into the hands of Yuzvendra Chahal.

    SRH 120/5 (13.5)

  • 20:32 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live: SIX!

    12.4 – That is a sensational shot from Heinrich Klaasen for a six. Chahal bowled the back of length delivery outside off stump and Klaasen rocked back and hit it over the extra cover for a biggie.

    SRH 116/4 (13)

  • 20:29 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live: Rajasthan Royals in command

    Yuzvendra Chahal bowled a three-run over before Sandeep Sharma conceded only 6 runs in the following over. Only 16 runs have come off the last four overs for SRH. This is some superb dominance from Rajasthan Royals.

    SRH 108/4 (12)

  • 20:18 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: OUT!

    Travis Head is gone. It was a slower bouncer from Sandeep Sharma outside off stump and he trapped Head with it. The batter played right into the hands of Ashwin at short third man. Only 3 runs came off the over and a wicket.

    SRH 99/4 (10)

  • 20:14 (IST)

    Live Score: Good bowling

    Ravichandran Ashwin has bowled really well in this over. He has conceded only four runs in it. SRH are close to the 100-run mark. The duo of Head and Klaasen have added 40 runs so far off 25 balls.

    SRH 96/3 (9)

  • 20:09 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: SIX!

    That is just a superb shot from Heinrich Klaasen. Yuzvendra Chahal shorted his length a bit and Klaasen rocked back and pulled it away for a six over the deep mid-wicket. He is so good with his strokes that he makes them look like effortless shots.

    SRH 90/3 (7.4)

  • 20:06 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: SunRisers Hyderabad still going well

    24 runs have come off the last two overs. Despite losing three wickets inside powerplay, SunRisers Hyderabad have maintained a superb scoring rate of 11.57. They just need one partnership to be in complete control of the game.

    SRH 81/3 (7)

  • 19:56 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: OUT!

    Another one goes down! Trent Boult has dismissed Aiden Markram and SRH are in all sorts of trouble. It was a length ball outside off and Markram edged it into the hands of Yuzvendra Chahal at first slip. This is a double-wicket over from Boult.

    SRH 57/3 (5)

  • 19:53 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: WICKET!

    Trent Boult gets the wicket of Rahul Tripathi. It was a slower bouncer and Tripathi hit it right into the hands of Yuzvendra Chahal at short third man. He departs for 37 off 15 balls. Meanwhile, it is a second wicket for Boult.

    SRH 55/2 (4.3)

  • 19:48 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live: Expensive over

    Rahul Tripathi took on Ravichandran Ashwin for two consecutive fours and a six in the over. A total of 16 runs came in the over. This is some terrific batting from Rahul Tripathi. As Travis Head is taking his time out there at the middle, Tripathi is making sure SRH keep going at a good pace.

    SRH 45/1 (4)

  • 19:44 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: FOUR!

    A beautiful shot from Rahul Tripathi on the off side for a four. Trent Boult bowled a back of a length delivery with a bit of width on offer and Tripathi, the man in form, hit it away for a four. 7 runs came off the second over of Trent Boult.

    SRH 29/1 (3)

  • 19:40 (IST)

    SRH vs RR Live: FOUR!

    That did not come from the middle of the bat of Rahul Tripathi but he will take the four. Tripathi went for a sweep shot but got an edge on the Ravichandran Ashwin delivery. The ball sailed over the short fine leg fielder for a four. 

    SRH 22/1 (2)

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