Twitter reacts as Manish Pandey plays a front foot uppercut against Rajasthan Royals
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals have faced each other in the 28th match of the ongoing season. Sunrisers Hyderabad dropped David Warner from the leadership and team as well.
Kane Williamson has been appointed as the new captain for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Speaking about the game, the skipper of Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kane Williamson asked the opposition to bat first.
Rashid Khan removed Yashasvi Jaiswal for 12 runs at the end of the final ball of the third over. However, Jos Buttler didn't care about the wicket and started to smash the SRH bowlers all around the park along with Sanju Samson on the other end.
Both the batsmen added 150 runs for the 2nd wicket partnership and almost took the scoreboard near to 200. Jos Buttler was the hero of Rajasthan Royals' innings who scored 124 off 65=4 deliveries including 11 fours and 8 sixes to his name.
With the help of Buttler's innings, Samson's army posted a mammoth target of 221 runs for the opposition. During the second half, Manish Pandey did something unusual on the crease that caught the eyes of the fans.
Watch the video here:
Manish Pandya invents new shot 🤣🔥 pic.twitter.com/CyNV5jvt1U— ribas (@ribas30704098) May 2, 2021
Summary of the game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals:
After that, both the openers Manish Pandey and Jonny Bairstow got a good start in the powerplay and scored 57 runs off it. They failed to convert their starts to big ones and returned to the pavilion with the numbers of 31 and 30 respectively.
Kane Williamson also failed to handle the pressure and departed after scoring 20 runs from 21 balls. Then once again, the middle-order of Sunrisers Hyderabad didn't live up to the expectations of the fans and the team management as well.
None of them has scored even 20 runs for the side. Mustafizur Rahman and Chris Morris had been the best with the ball for Rajasthan Royals as they bagged 3 wickets each to their name. In the end, they won the game with a margin of 55 runs.
The hero of Rajasthan Royals, Jos Buttler was awarded the Man of the Match for his spectacular batting show.
See the reaction of the fans:
The talent of Manish Pandey: Looks like a fish out of water while batting but still scores a boundary— Shubh Aggarwal (@shubh_chintak) May 2, 2021
Yup shot of the season ... 😀😍— SHREEKANT DESHMUKH🌱 (@shrikantd31) May 2, 2021