SRH vs RR IPL Score: SunRisers Hyderabad need a win to stay alive in the tournament.© BCCI/IPL
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) will be aiming to bounce back to winning ways against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Match 40 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season on Monday, at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai. The Kane Williamson-led side are currently bottom of the table with two points from nine games, which included one win and eight defeats. In their last match, they lost by five runs to Punjab Kings (PBKS). They are also in a five-match losing streak. Against RR, Williamson will be aiming to seal two points and get SRH’s season moving. All-rounder Jason Holder will once again be crucial to Hyderabad, and was in top form against Punjab, taking three wickets and also smashing an unbeaten knock of 47 runs off 29 balls. Rajasthan are currently sixth in the standings with eight points from nine fixtures (four wins and five losses). The Sanju Samson-led side lost their previous match to Delhi Capitals (DC) by 33 runs and will be aiming to find some form. Samson will once again be crucial to his side after scoring an unbeaten knock of 70 in 52 deliveries during the defeat to DC. Both these sides met last in Match 28, where RR won by 55 runs. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Live Score Updates Between Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals, straight from Dubai International Stadium, Dubai
Last time both these sides met was in Match 28 in May, when RR won by 55 runs.
A century by Jos Buttler helped RR post 220 for three in 20 overs.
Mustafizur Rahman and Chris Morris took three wickets each as SRH could only muster 165 for eight in 20 overs.
A Look At Points Table For RR And SRH!
SunRisers Hyderabad are at the bottom of the points table with eight loss in nine games. Even if they win all their remaining matches they reach a maximum of 12 points where playoff qualification is almost impossible while Rajasthan Royals are one of the four teams who have eight points on the board. RR are at the sixth spot in the points tally and still they have a strong case for playoff qualification.
Hello and Welcome!
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of match number 40 from the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 where SunRisers Hyderabad will take on Rajasthan Royals in Dubai. While Sanju Samson’s side will look to get back in the race for play-offs, SRH will be looking to end their five-match losing streak.
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