IPL 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) survived the war in the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League on Thursday (Oct.
The ‘Orange Army’ did not break a sweat and crossed the 155-run target, leaving 11 balls. Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar led the SRH run chase with a quick tire half ton.
Before firecrackers with willow from Pandey and Shankar, SRH’s bowling division controlled the Rajasthan Royals by a total of 154-6 in a batting friendly Dubai deck.
The hero with the white cherry for Sunrisers Hyderabad was none other than West Indies seam all-rounder Jason Holder, who took key wickets at crucial stages to prevent the ‘Royals’ march.
Holder, who made his debut in IPL 13 as a replacement for the injured Kane Williamson in the playing XI for Sunrisers Hyderabad, was on the verge of a reward from the ball, which earned him three important wickets by Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith and Sanju Samson. And Ryan Barack.
With opener Robin Uthappa’s run-out affected by a direct impact and Holder finishing the 30-run opening stand for the Rajasthan Royals, Holder showed some playfulness and mindfulness on the field before changing his game with the ball.
Holder struck a massive blow to clean Rajasthan batsman Sanju Samson, a dangerous power hitter who took 2 wickets.
The tall and slender Windies seamer came back strong in his second spell and the ‘Royals’ continued the late attack, knocking out Steve Smith and Ryan Barrock from successive balls.
It was an unforgettable trip for the Windies T20 Stalford in their debut in IPL Season 13 and contributed beautifully to his team’s medical success.