Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Rajasthan Royals by 11 runs at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur and registered their sixth win of IPL 2018 and on the other hand Rajasthan Royals suffered their fourth loss of this season. With 12 points Sunrisers Hyderabad are now at the top of points table.
Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 151/7 in 20 overs with the help of captain Kane Williamson's 63 runs off 43 balls and Alex Hales's 45 runs. In the chase Rajasthan Royals started well and at one stage they were 72/1 in 10th over but lost the way in the middle overs, captain Ajinkya Rahane 65* runs off 53 balls remained not out but couldn't help to get the team over the line and Rajasthan Royals fell short by 11 runs.
All the stats and facts from the twenty eighth match of IPL 2018 between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad in Jaipur -
3 - Three players Alex Hales (SRH) , Mahipal Lomror (RR ) and Ish Sodhi (RR) made their debuts in the Indian Premier League.
3 - This was Sunrisers Hyderabad's third win in this IPL season while batting first and they are the only team to defend a total three times in IPL 2018. SRH defended 118 against MI, 132 against KXIP and 151 against RR.
4 - Kane Williamson scored his fourth fifty of IPL 2018 - the most fifties by any player in IPL 2018.
4.40 - Sandeep Sharma's economy rate in IPL 2018 - the best economy rate for any bowler in IPL 2018 (Min 5 overs bowled).
76 - Number of dot balls Rashid Khan bowled in this season - the most by any bowler in IPL 2018.
Most dot balls bowled in IPL 2018 -
Rashid Khan - 76
Jasprit Bumrah - 66
Umesh Yadav - 62
Mujeeb ur Rahman - 61
1028 - Runs scored by Sanju Samson for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL - he became the fifth player to score 1000 IPL runs for Rajasthan Royals after Ajinkya Rahane, Shane Watson, Rahul Dravid and Yusuf Pathan.