SRH vs RR - IPL 2024 Qualifier 2 - Abhishek Sharma took 1st wicket of Sanju Samson

IPL 2024 Qualifier 2: SRH vs RR Match Highlights

The IPL 2024 Qualifier 2 is set to be a thrilling encounter between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals (SRH vs RR) at the iconic MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Both teams have had a remarkable journey this season, and it all comes down to this match to secure a spot in the grand finale.

SRH vs RR - IPL 2024 Qualifier 2 - IPL 2024 Trophy at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
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SRH vs RR: Team Comparison

Sunrisers HyderabadRajasthan Royals
Matches Played1414
Matches Won88
Matches Lost55
IPL Wins20162008
Highest Score287224
Lowest Score134127

SRH vs RR: Head-To-Head

19 matches have been played between SRH and RR. Sunrisers Hyderabad has won 10 matches and Rajasthan Royals has won 9 matches.

SRH vs RR: Best Players of the Match

Sunrisers Hyderabad Batters

PlayersTravis HeadAbhishek SharmaHeinrich Klaasen
Matches Played131414

Sunrisers Hyderabad Bowlers

PlayersT NatarajanPat Cummins
Matches Played1214

Rajasthan Royals Batters

PlayersRiyan ParagSanju SamsonYashasvi Jaiswal
Matches Played151515

Rajasthan Royals Bowlers

PlayersYuzvendra ChahalAvesh Khan
Matches Played1415

SRH vs RR Match Prediction

  • Scenario 1
    If SRH wins the toss and opts to bowl, we predict a powerplay score of 50-60 and a first innings score of 170-180, with SRH likely to win.
  • Scenario 2
    If RR win the toss and choose to bowl, we anticipate a powerplay score of 70-80 for SRH, with a first innings score of 210-220, and SRH again favored to win.

Disclaimer: This prediction is based on analysis and understanding of the game.

SRH vs RR Squads Announced

Sunrisers HyderabadRajasthan Royals
Abhishek Sharma Yashasvi Jaiswal
Travis HeadTom Kohler-Cadmore
Rahul TripathiSanju Samson (c & wk)
Nitish ReddyRiyan Parag
Heinrich Klaasen (wk)Dhruv Jurel
Abdul SamadRovman Powell
Shahbaz AhmedRavichandran Ashwin
Pat Cummins (c)Trent Boult
Bhuvneshwar KumarAvesh Khan
T NatarajanSandeep Sharma
Mayank MarkandeYuzvendra Chahal
Impact substitute: Aiden MarkramImpact substitute: Shimron Hetmyer

Date, Time, Venue

The match is scheduled for Friday, May 24, at 7:30 PM IST at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

SRH vs RR: Toss Moment

SRH vs RR - IPL 2024 Qualifier 2 - Pat Cummins (c) and Sanju Samson (c), RR won the toss & elected to field.
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Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field first, hoping to restrict SRH’s batting lineup and chase down the target later.

“We would like to bowl first, considering what Chepauk usually offers in the second stage of a match.We’re doing our best to recover. Our doctors and physios are working hard to get us fit. Me and Sanga discussed that we batted to 70% of our potential and still managed to cross the line.
We need to do a bit better with our batting.Each game and venue, with its unique dimensions and climate, is the beauty of the IPL. We are well prepared and looking forward to this game.We’re going with the same lineup.”

Sanju Samson, RR Skipper

“Yeah, that’s fine. We would have bowled first as well, but we’ve batted well first this tournament.We have to be aggressive. It won’t work every time, but you have to stay positive.
We were well below our best in Ahmedabad. You’ll see a better performance tonight.We’re having discussions about the bowling department. The boundaries are a bit bigger here, Unadkat comes into the side. Also, Aiden Markram joins in the lineup .”

Pat Cummins, SRH Skipper

SRH vs RR: First Innings

Sunrisers Hyderabad Batting

SRH vs RR - IPL 2024 Qualifier 2 - SRH scored 175 runs and 9 wickets in 20 overs.
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Heinrich Klaasen is South African batsman played a crucial innings, scoring 50 runs off 34 balls, including four sixes.

Travis Headis the Australian all-rounder contributed 34 runs off 28 balls, hitting three fours and one six.

Rahul Tripathi is the aggressive opener smashed 37 runs off just 15 balls, featuring five fours and two sixes.

Other notable contributions came from Abhishek Sharma (12 off 5), Nitish Kumar Reddy (5 off 10), Shahbaz Ahmed (18 off 18), Aiden Markram (1 off 2), Jaydev Unadkat (5 off 2), and Pat Cummins (5* off 5).

Abdul Samad faced only one ball and remained unbeaten at 0.

Rajasthan Royals Bowling

SRH vs RR - IPL 2024 Qualifier 2 - Avesh Khan took 2nd wicket of Abdul Samad
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Trent Boult is the Kiwi pacer was outstanding, taking three wickets for 45 runs in his four overs. He dismissed Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, and Aiden Markram.

Avesh Khan also claimed three wickets, conceding 27 runs in his four overs. His victims included Nitish Kumar Reddy, Abdul Samad, and Shahbaz Ahmed.

Sandeep Sharma is the swing bowler picked up two wickets for 25 runs in his four overs, removing Travis Head and Heinrich Klaasen.

SRH posted a competitive total of 175 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

SRH vs RR: Second Innings

Rajasthan Royals Batting

SRH vs RR - IPL 2024 Qualifier 2 - Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 42 (21).
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Dhruv Jurel is the young wicketkeeper-batsman anchored the innings, scoring an unbeaten 56* off 35 balls, including seven fours and two sixes.

Yashasvi Jaiswal is the explosive opener contributed 42 runs off 21 balls, hitting four fours and three sixes.

Other RR batsmens, Tom Kohler-Cadmore (10 off 16), Sanju Samson (10 off 11), Riyan Parag (6 off 10), Rovman Powell (6 off 12), and Shimron Hetmyer (4 off 10).

Ravichandran Ashwin and Trent Boult remained unbeaten, scoring 0 runs each.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Bowling

SRH vs RR - IPL 2024 Qualifier 2 - Abhishek Sharma took wicket of Shimron Hetmyer.
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Shahbaz Ahmed is tThe left-arm spinner was the pick of the bowlers, taking three wickets for 23 runs in his four overs. He dismissed Yashasvi Jaiswal, Riyan Parag, and Ravichandran Ashwin.

Abhishek Sharma is the off-spinner claimed two wickets for 24 runs in his four overs, removing Sanju Samson and Shimron Hetmyer.

T Natarajan is the left-arm seamer chipped in with one wicket, conceding only 13 runs in his three overs. He dismissed Rovman Powell.

Pat Cummins is the Australian fast bowler took one wicket for 30 runs in his four overs.

Man of the Match

Shahbaz Ahmed is the Man of the Match.

” The captain and coach asked me to be ready for any situation. We had a collapse, so I was used. When I was batting, I felt the ball was stopping, and there was some purchase when Avesh and Sandeep were bowling.
I’m very proud to win the award in a big game. I’ve enjoyed the journey; our team’s atmosphere has been relaxed. We will celebrate only after winning the final. Tonight, we’ll just relax.”

Shahbaz Ahmed, SRH
SRH vs RR - IPL 2024 Qualifier 2 - Shahbaz Ahmed is man of the match
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Sunrisers Hyderabad won the match by 36 runs, defending their total of 175. They advanced to the final, where they would face the Kolkata Knight Riders.