IPL 2019: SRH beat RR, here are the records brokenLast updated on Mar 30, 2019, 12:27 am
Sunrisers Hyderabad sealed a stunning victory against Rajasthan Royals in match number eight of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 season.
Batsmen completely dominate the show in Hyderabad. Batting first, RR posted 198/2 after Sanju Samson struck a superb unbeaten century.
In reply, SRH reaped benefits of the onslaught by David Warner and Jonny Bairstow.
Here are the records broken.
Sanju Samson steals the show with second career IPL ton
Sanju Samson (102*) struck this season's maiden IPL ton.
He smashed 10 fours and four sixes in a 55-ball knock.
This was Samson's second career IPL century.
He now has 1,999 runs in IPL and is one short of the 2,000-run mark.
He is also the first batsman to score two centuries in IPL before turning 25.
A forgettable night for Bhuvneshwar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (0/55) equalled his worst IPL figures.
He had conceded 0/55 against RCB back in 2016.
Bhuvi also conceded 24 runs in an over, which is the second highest this season after Mohammed Shami and Varun Chakravarthy (both 25 each).
Samson smashed Bhuvi all around the park to score 30 runs from eight balls he faced.
Some interesting feats achieved by Rahane and Samson
Samson and Ajinkya Rahane stitched a solid 119-run partnership for the second wicket.
This was the sixth highest stand for any wicket by RR in IPL.
Rahane (70) scored his 27th career IPL fifty.
He also crossed 3,500-run mark in IPL (3,524).
Samson's knock is the third highest score by a RR batsman in IPL after Shane Watson (104*) and Rahane (103*).
Warner smashes 38th career IPL fifty
David Warner struck a scintillating 69 from 37 balls.
Warner smashed nine fours and two sixes.
He added 110 runs for the first wicket alongside Jonny Bairstow.
Warner is presently the Orange Cap holder this season (154 runs).
He has amassed the most fours (18) and hit his second consecutive fifty.
Warner now has 38 career IPL fifties and 4,168 runs.
SRH vs RR
How did the match pan out?
RR lost Jos Buttler early, but Rahane and Samson took charge and played to their strengths.
Samson was at his best at the death and pummelled Bhuvneshwar in particular to bring up a splendid century.
A cameo by Stokes saw RR post a challenging score.
SRH responded in an explosive manner with Warner and Bairstow piling on the runs.
Their efforts helped SRH win.