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IPL 2016: SRH beat RCB by 15 runs in Hyderabad

SRH beat RCB by 15 runs in the IPL 2016 contest in Hyderabad on Saturday.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 1, 2016 4:15:09 pm
SRH bowled well to keep RCB 15 short of the target. (Source: BCCI/IPL)

Royal Challengers Bangalore lose another one as the Sunrisers Hybderabad beat them by 15 runs in the IPL 2016 contest in Hyderabad on Saturday. David Warner led his side from the front with a brisk 92 which helped them post what turned out to be a match-winning 194. (PHOTOS: How Rohit Sharma celebrated b’day with wife Ritika)

Scorecard: RCB vs SRH, IPL 2016 (CLICK HERE)

AS it happened!

0030 hrs IST: SRH beat RCB by 15 runs in Hyderabad. (Rahul 51, De Villiers 47; Nehra 1/32)

0020 hrs IST: Uphill task for RCB now. They need 34 from 13 balls. Rasool and Jadhav in the middle

0018 hrs IST: WICKET! Sachin Baby hits the Nehra full toss straight to Dhawan in the deep

0010 hrs IST: Equation for RCB: They need 63 from 30 balls. S Baby and K Jadhav in the middle for visitors

0004 hrs IST: WICKET! How big is this? Sran sends AB back to hut as the right-hander hits one straight to Williamson in the deep. RCB 129/4

0000 hrs IST: Sachin Baby ends the over with a boundary. 19 coming from that one, just the kind of over RCB were looking for at this stage of the game

2358 hrs IST: SIX! And, AB follows it with another one. Right out of the middle of the blade and it travels 86m

2357 hrs IST: SIX! Smooth swing of the bat by AB and it goes all the way. Pressure on Henriques after conceding a six first ball

2353 hrs IST: Sachin Baby brings up the 100 for RCB with a maximum. Clears Warner, ropes with ease

2347 hrs IST: WICKET! Sharp work by Sran in the deep as Watson is run-out for only two. RCB 90/3

2342 hrs IST: Shane Watson is the new man in and he joins AB de Villiers who has been dropped twice, so far

2339 hrs IST: WICKET! KL Rahul, in an attempt to run it down third-man, is caught-behind off Henriques for 51. RCB 83/2

2337 hrs IST: And, that’s FIFTY for KL Rahul, his second on the trot in this edition of the IPL

2330 hrs IST: SIX! Short from Sran and Rahul pulls it away for a maximum. The opener moves into the 40s in no time

2326 hrs IST: Stand and deliver! Everything right about the Rahul shot. Stays still and hits it over covers for another boundary

2323 hrs IST: FIFTY up for RCB in seventh over of the innings

2322 hrs IST: AB miscues and it goes high, very high up in the air. A chance was there for the taking but Nehra makes a mess in the deep. Fails to get even finger tips to that

2319 hrs IST: AB de Villiers joins Rahul, who has looked very good during his stay so far

2315 hrs IST: WICKET! First failure of the season for Virat Kohli as he falls to Mustafizur Rahman in the last over of the powerplay. 42/1

2307 hrs IST: Rahul goes after Bhuvi and it’s one bounce over the ropes. The opener is doing a fine job for the RCB

2305 hrs IST: Kohli, as always, would hold key for RCB in this stiff chase. Important Rahul keeps the scoreboard moving and doesn’t let pressure get on to his skipper

2300 hrs IST: KL Rahul operating at a brisk pace. Moves to 19 off just 8

2255 hrs IST: RCB off to brisk start, collect 10 from the first over bowled by Ashish Nehra

2250 hrs IST: RCB openers Virat Kohli and KL Rahul are out in the middle for the 195-run chase. They need a start, SRH have good bowlers in their ranks

2230 hrs IST: SRH post 194/5 against RCB in Hyderabad. (Warner 92, Williamson 50; Richardson 2/45)

2228 hrs IST: Henriques ends the Shamsi over with a six and a four, collects 14 from the 19th. The right-hander has fired 29 from just 12 deliveries

2225 hrs IST: Richardson ends with figures of 2/45. Henriques spoils his numbers with a couple of meaty blows over the fence

2224 hrs IST: Short and Henriques whacks it over the ropes. It was bowled at decent pace by Richardson but the length didn’t pose any problem for the right-hander

2223 hrs IST: WICKET! Ojha goes big but fails to clear fielder in the deep. Never easy to attack from the word go. 161/4

2221 hrs IST: Just when they wouldn’t have wanted, SRH lose set pair in quick succession

2220 hrs IST: And, he is out moments after. Watson’s knack of picking WICKETs continues. SRH 160/3

2218 hrs IST: In his first game for the SRH, Williamson hits FIFTY

2215 hrs IST: WICKET! Shamsi scalps the dangerous David Warner who is caught at long-off. Falls eight short of hundred

2207 hrs IST: Meanwhile, David Warner surpasses Kohli to become the leading run-scorer in this year’s IPL

2204 hrs IST: Pitched up and Warner pulls off a little helicopter shot of his own for maximum. Follows it up with a boundary. He, like it has been throughout the season, is playing a gem for SRH

2200 hrs IST: Warner ends the Rasool over with a maximum. We are into the last six overs and SRH are well-placed at 122/1

2154 hrs IST: Williamson joins the act now, brings up the 100 for SRH in the 13th over, with a boundary

2150 hrs IST: Williamson is complementing Warner well in the middle. Rotating the strike and letting his skipper do bulk of the scoring

2140 hrs IST: Warner punches one through covers and brings up his FIFTY. Also brings up the FIFTY-run stand with Williamson

2136 hrs IST: Williamson goes up and over the circle for his first boundary. Straight bat, and he was in perfect position for the hit

2133 hrs IST: Spin from both ends. Shamsi and Rasool in operation at the moment for the RCB

2127 hrs IST: Patel leaks 15 off first three but does well to keep Warner quiet in the next three. SRH 49/1 after six overs

2120 hrs IST: Warner goes after Harshal Patel. First a four and now launches one over the ropes. In his slot, and he gives it the treatment. Can’t afford to bowl length to Warner

2115 hrs IST: Kane Williamson, playing first game of the season, joins skipper Warner in the middle

2112 hrs IST: WICKET! Richardson strikes for RCB as Dhawan miscues one straight back to the bowler. 28/1

2108 hrs IST: Dhawan goes straight and gets his second boundary. Mid-on up in the circle, and this length is inviting trouble

2107 hrs IST: Early change! Rasool into the attack, replaces Kane Richardson

2105 hrs IST: Dhawan punches one straight down the ground for his first boundary of the match

2102 hrs IST: Kohli introduces Watson from the other end

2100 hrs IST: Dhawan scored a crucial fifty in the last game but Warner failed to open his account. Important both get going in this crucial encounter

2058 hrs IST: Short, and Warner pulls it fine to get SRH off the mark with a boundary. Brings up his 300 runs in this edition of the IPL

2057 hrs IST: Richardson to commence proceedings with the ball. His natural angle – from the left-hander – could come handy against Warner

2055 hrs IST: The SRH openers, umpires and RCB out in the middle. Capacity crowd in Hyderabad making a lot of noise

2040 hrs IST: The team sheets are out. Here’s a look at the two XIs

SRH XI: D Warner, S Dhawan, M Henriques, K Williamson, N Ojha, D Hooda, AA Reddy, B Kumar, B Sran, A Nehra, Mustafizur Rahman

RCB XI: V Kohli, S Watson, AB de Villiers, S Baby, L Rahul, K Jadhav, P Rasool, H Patel, K Richardson, V Aaron, T Shamsi

2037 hrs IST: RCB are heavy on pace for this contest. Shamsi is the lone specialist spinner in their XI

2035 hrs IST: SRH have dropped struggling Eoin Morgan. Kane Williamson replaces the left-hander

2032 hrs IST: Both teams have made plenty of changes for this fixture. Still no Chris Gayle for RCB and they have dropped Sarfaraz Khan. Sachin Baby in the XI

2030 hrs IST: TOSS! RCB elect to bowl first against SRH in Hyderabad

2013 hrs IST: Rain has stopped. Umpires out in the middle inspecting the outfield. Covers are slowly coming off

2011 hrs IST: No reductions yet but we will start losing overs 2115 hrs IST onwards

2010 hrs IST: The last game at this venue between SRH and RPS was hit by rain. RPS got the result in their favour as they won by 34 runs on D/L method

2000 hrs IST: From steady to heavy in Hyderabad! Not good for the fans…The rain is very heavy at the moment. Proper downpour!

1945 hrs IST: Despite the steady drizzle, crowd’s building up in Hyderabad. The main square continues to be under the covers

1936 hrs IST: The covers are on but the players have hit the outfield for their warm-up drills. Both teams cheered on by the Hyderabad crowd

1934 hrs IST: Not just drizzle, there’s some lightning and thunder too

1930 hrs IST: The toss has been delayed due to rain. Even the last game at this venue was rain-hit. Remains to be seen whether we would get a full game today. Stay tuned!


The build-up

We have plans for Kohli, AB: Moody

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The destructive show of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers during their first meeting of IPL 9 still fresh in his mind, Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody said he has a few ideas up his sleeve to stop the marauding RCB duo in their return leg match on Saturday.

We need momentum, says RCB bowling coach Donald

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Admitting that Royal Challengers Bangalore have not been too good with the ball in the IPL T20 tournament so far, the team’s bowling coach Allan Donald hoped that they would get their act right in Saturday’s match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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