RR vs SRH live score: Jos Buttler smashed his maiden IPL century against SRH.© BCCI/IPL
Jos Buttler scored his maiden IPL century, blasting 124 off just 64 balls, as Rajasthan Royals posted 220/3 against SunRisers Hyderabad in Delhi on Sunday. Buttler lost his opening partner Yashasvi Jaiswal early, who got out leg before trying to sweep Rashid Khan. Buttler combined with his skipper Sanju Samson and took the attack to the SRH bowlers, hitting them to all parts of the ground. The duo forged a 150-run partnership for the second wicket, pushing RR towards a big total. Samson got out for 48 off 33 balls but Buttler continued with his explosive batting and guided RR to a massive total. Earlier, Kane Williamson won the toss and opted to field as SRH dropped former skipper David Warner from the playing XI. Williamson bowled out his strike bowler Rashid Khan inside 11 overs and paid the price as SRH bowlers failed to contain the RR run flow, conceding 109 runs in the last seven overs. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Match 28 Live Match Updates Between Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) from Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi
FOUR! Bairstow off the mark with a boundary!
A full delivery from Mustafizur Rahman and Jonny Bairstow leans forward and drives it nicely just wide of the cover fielder. Jos Buttler gave it a chase but soon realised he wasn’t going to get to that.
FOUR! Pandey off the mark!
A fiery bouncer from Kartik Tyagi but Manish Pandey somehow manages to get his bat to the ball at the last moment and it goes over wicket-keeper’s head and races away to the fence.
The chase begins!
Manish Pandey has walked out to open the innings with Jonny Bairstow and Kartik Tyagi will bowl the first over for Rajasthan Royals.
WICKET! Buttler departs after superb hundred!
Sandeep Sharma finally gets his man as Jos Buttller chops his own stumps but nonetheless it was a knock to remember for ages as he departs after scoring 124 off just 64 balls.
SIX! RR go past 200!
Jos Buttler smashes a huge six over long-on. It was a length delivery and deserved the every bit of punishment. What’s worse is that Sandeep Sharma overstepped and it’s a no ball. Buttler makes the most of the free hit and clears the ropes for back-to-back sixes.
Way outside off stump from Sandeep Sharma and Jos Buttler plays another short-arm-jab and collects another boundary.
SIX! Buttler continues his strokeplay!
Sandeep Sharma goes wide of the crease and Jos Buttler hits it inside out over long-off for a massive six.
SIX! Riyan Parag joins the party!
An overpitch delivery from Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Riyan Parag clears the long-on fence with ease, relying only on his timing.
FOUR! Buttler reaches 99!
A wide delivery from Vijay Shankar and Jos Buttler somehow manages enough connection to send it to the boundary ropes.
WICKET! Samad take a great catch to dismiss Samson!
Abdul Samad takes an exceptional catch just inside the fence to get rid of Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson, who departs are scoring 48 off 33 balls.
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FOUR! Lucky boundary for Buttler!
A wide yorker from Vijay Shankar and Jos Buttler only manages to gets thick inside edge, but it beats the wicket-keeper and runs away to the fence.
FOUR! Runs are coming thick and fast!
It wasn’t a bad delivery but Buttler rode on his luck to collect another boundary. He only managed a thick outside edge and it sailed over short third-man fielder and raced away to the fence.
Width from Bhuvneshwwar Kumar allows Sanju Samson to free his arms and he does exactly that, starting the over with a boundary over point.
Four, four and a six!
Jos Buttler takes Mohammad Nabi to the cleaners, hitting him for two boundaries and ending the over with a massive six over deep mid-wicket. Nabi gave away 21 runs in the over.
SIX! There’s no stopping Buttler from here on!
A half-tracker for Mohammad Nabi and Jos Buttler hits it over long-on fence.
Mohammad Nabi comes into the attack for the first time in this match.
SIX! Buttler gets his third six!
Khaleel Ahmes bowls full and Jos Buttler waits for it deep inside his crease and hits it over long-on for his third six of the match.
FOUR! 100 partnership for 2nd wicket!
Sanju Samson gets some room outside off stump from Kahleel Ahmed and he makes the most of it, bringing up the century partnership for the second wicket.
FOUR! Buttler on fire!
Jos Buttler is firing on all cylinders now. Having reached his first IPL fifty this season, he smacks another boundary. It was short and wide from Sandeep Sharma and Buttler smashed it over extra-cover for a cracking boundary.
SIX! Buttler reaches fifty in style!
Sandeep Sharma bowls full and wide of off stump and Jos Buttler hits it straight down the ground for a six, reaching his fifty in style.
Khaleel Ahmed bowls an overpitch delivery and Jos Buttler scoops it over wicket-keeper’s head for a brilliant boundary.
Sanju Samson comes dancing down the track and plays a lofted shot towards long-on and just about manages to get it away from the fielder as the ball rolls over the fence after one bounce.
Dropped! Manish Pandey drops a sitter!
Sanjus Samosn hits firmly straight into the hands of Manish Pandey at long-off but he somehow fails to grabs the sitter despite getting his both hands to it. It can prove costly, we will to wait and see.
Rashid Khan back in attack!
Rashid Khan comes into bowl his third over and we are only ninth over into the match. Kane Williamson has completely different approach than Warner to make the most of his strike bowler.
Khaleel Ahmed bowls slightly short and wide of off stump and Sanju Samson plays late and cuts it between point and short third man for a boundary.
SIX! What a shot!
Vijay Shankar bowls right in the slot and Sanju Samson dispatches it deep into the stands over long-off and the we have a change in ball.
FOUR! Second boundary of the over!
Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls on the middle and leg and Jos Buttler uses his wrists to beat the midwicket fielder and it runs away to the fence. What an elegant shot with such immaculate timing!
FOUR Leg Byes!
Bhuvneshwar Kumar errrs in his line, bowls on the pads, Jos Buttler misses hi flick but still gets four runs as ball flicked off his pads and raced away to the fence.
Another LBW shout!
A huge LBW shout by Rashid Khan against Jos Buttler and it has been turned down by the umpire. SRH don’t have any review left.
Four! Buttler’s first boundary!
Khaleel Ahmed bowls full and wide and Jos Buttler clears the infield over point and gets his first boundary. Rashid Khan tried his best with a full length dive but couldn’t keep it in.
Back to back boundaries!
Yashasvi Jaiswal is attacking Rashid Khan and scores back to back boundary. The first one came of his pads so would count in as leg byes.
Huge LBW appeal…SRH lose their review!
Yashasvi Jaiswal goes for a sweep once again, misses the line completely, the ball hits him on the pad and SRH players make a huge LBW appeal. The replay shows the ball would have gone on to miss the stumps and SRH lose their only review of the innings.
Four! Yashasvi Jaiswal sweps Rashid Khan!
SRH bring in Rashid Khan into the attack and Yashasvi Jaiswal sweeps him on the very first ball and gets a boundary as the ball travels behind square leg.
Another tidy over from SRH!
A wild heave from Yashasvi Jaiswal only fetches him one run. RR play out two overs without a boundary.
Sandeep Sharma bowls from other end!
Sandeep Sharma to share the new ball duty for SRH alongside Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
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