IPL 2018: Master defenders SRH beat Royals by 11 runs
Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by 11 runs in match number 28 of 2018 Indian Premier League. Batting first, the Sunrisers posted 151/7 courtesy of skipper Kane Williamson's brilliant 63. Rajasthan Royals had their captain Rahane till the end but the Royals could only manage 140/6. Here are the important stats of this fixture.
Jofra Archer has bagged 6 for 19 at an average of 3.16 and an economy of 4.75 in his last four overs of the IPL. He is now the highest wicket-taker for Royals this season. Today Krishnappa Gowtham and Jofra Archer were Rajasthan Royal's stand out bowlers having claimed 5 for 44 in eight overs between them.
Kane Williamson was dropped on 11 by Rahul Tripathi. He went onto score 52 runs more. Williamson was the only stand-out batsman for SRH. Rahul Tripathi now has dropped 4 catches so far this season and each one has cost them heavily. He had dropped Watson twice and Pant once before this. Watson was dropped on 9 and went on to score 106.
All-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham's 2/18 is the fewest runs conceded by a conventional off-spinner in this IPL season. Sunil Narine (twice) and leg-spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman conceded 17 runs in their spells.