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Cricket Highlights, 06 Oct: IPL 2021 (Match 52)

IPL 2021 – Match 52 (Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad)

Sunrisers Hyderabad has defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 runs in the 52nd match of IPL 2021 at Zayed Cricket Stadium. After losing the toss and batting first, Sunrisers lost 7 wickets in the allotted 20 overs and collected 141 runs.

Jason Roy scored the best for Sunrisers with 44 off 38 balls. Skipper Kane Williamson (31) and Jason Holder (18) also played two effective innings. Harshal Patel took the maximum number of 3 wickets for RCB. Daniel Christian also took 2 wickets.

Chasing the target of 142 runs, RCB lost 3 wickets for 38 runs at the end of 7 overs. Devdutt Padikkal and Glenn Maxwell put on 54 runs for the fourth wicket partnership. RCB came under pressure when Maxwell got out after playing an innings of 40 off 25 balls with 3 fours and 2 sixes. After a while, Padikkal also returned to the dressing room scoring 41 runs off 52 balls.

In the end, RCB’s innings came to a halt at 137 after losing 6 wickets in 20 overs in the Sunrisers’ controlled bowling. For Sunrisers, Umran Malik, Siddarth Kaul, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jason Holder, and Rashid Khan took one wicket each.

After winning this match, Sunrisers are still at the bottom of the points table with 3 wins in 13 matches. On the other hand, with 8 wins in 13 matches, RCB is still in 3rd place on the points table.

Scoreboard:
Sunrisers Hyderabad – 141/7 (20.0)
Royal Challengers Bangalore – 137/6 (20.0)
Result – Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 4 runs
Player of the match – Kane Williamson

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