Catch the Exciting Moments from RR vs SRH IPL 2023's 4th Match Highlights

The fourth match of IPL 2023 played between Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. RR defeated SRH by 72 runs.

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Catch the Exciting Moments from RR vs SRH IPL 2023's 4th Match Highlights

RR vs SRH IPL 2023 4th Match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

RR 203/5 (20) (won by 72 runs)
SRH 131/8 (20)


Summary of the Match:

  • SRH won the toss and opted to field
  • RR won the match with a huge difference of 72 runs
  • RR Jos Buttler declared player of the match
  • RR Butler scored 54 runs for 20 bowls
  • SRH T Natarajan and Farooqi took two wickets each
  • RR Yuzvendra Chahal took 4 wickets
  • RR Trent Boult took 2 wickets

RR vs SRH Match Highlights
The fourth match of IPL 2023 played between Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. SRH won the toss and opted to field first. While batting first, RR scored 203 runs in 20 overs by losing 5 wickets. In return SRH scored 131 runs in 20 overs by losing 8 wickets and lost to RR for 72 runs. 

Jos Butler and Yashasvi Jaiswal showed explosive opening to the inning. They played in a good partnership of  85 runs for 35 bowls. Jaiswal scored his 4th and Butler scored his 16th half century. Sanju Samson and Yashasvi Jaiswal played in a good partnership of 54 runs for 40 bowls. Sanju Samson scored 18th half century by scoring 55 runs for 28 bowls. Butler scored 54 runs for 20 bowls. Devdutt Padikkal scored 2 runs. 

SRH’s T Natarajan and Farooqi took 2-2 wickets each. 


Chasing 204 runs, Abhishek Sharma and Rahul Tripathi returned to the pavilion without opening the account. Agrawal tried to secure the inning and he scored 23 runs, but efforts went in vain. In the last over of the match Abdul Samad scored 23 runs including two boundaries and two sixers and narrow down the difference.

RR’s Yuzvendra Chahal took 4 wickets. Trent Boult took 2 wickets while Ashwin and Holder took 1-1 wickets each. 

Brief History of RR and SRH Teams
The Rajasthan Royals is one of the eight IPL franchises that was founded in 2008. The team is owned by Emerging Media IPL Ltd, led by Manoj Badale. In the first season of the IPL, RR won the title and came in second place against GT in 2022. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad was established in 2012 and is presently owned by Kalanithi Maran of the SUN Group. SRH won the title in 2016 and finished as runner up in 2018.


Current Team Standings and Player Analysis
As of IPL 2023, RR is captained by Sanju Samson. The RR franchise is looking strong both in terms of batting and bowling. They have retained most of their players who are in good form, and their team is stable with a good combination of young talent and experienced overseas players. Their batting line-up is impressive, with a mix of aggressive openers, dominant middle-order batsmen, and powerful finishers. The bowling attack is also in good shape, with the duo of Holder-Boult and the tricky duo of Chahal-Ashwin being outstanding. Moreover, the introduction of Sandeep Sharma in the team can prove to be a game-changer for them. All in all, RR looks like a well-established and settled team, and there's no reason why they couldn't make an impact in the upcoming matches.

SRH is captained by Bhuvneshwar kumar. The SRH Team boasts a strong blend of both domestic and international players, with each bringing their own unique skill set to the table. Mayank Agarwal's inclusion in the team has helped solidify their top order, while Rahul Tripathi's experience will prove to be a valuable asset. Overseas players such as Harry Brook, Aiden Markram, Glenn Phillips, and Heinrich Klaasen provide additional depth and strength to the middle order. The team has also addressed their need for an experienced spin bowler by adding Adil Rashid to their squad, giving them a well-rounded and formidable bowling attack.

Venue and Pitch Conditions for RR vs SRH Match
The upcoming RR vs SRH match is scheduled to take place at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. This stadium has previously hosted 64 IPL games and the stats reveal that the team batting second has had an edge over the first innings team. The last five T20 games played at this venue have witnessed an average first innings score of 183 runs. The pitch is expected to be highly favorable for the batters, offering them ample support to score big.


RR vs SRH Head-to-Head Record
The two teams have encountered each other a total of 16 times in previous IPL seasons. RR and SRH have both emerged victorious in an equal number of matches.

Predictions and Expectations for RR vs SRH
Both teams are in good form and have a well-balanced mix of young and experienced overseas players. Additionally, they have won an equal number of matches in their past encounters. However, after analyzing the team and their statistics, it seems that RR has a stronger batting and bowling line-up. Therefore, the prediction is that RR will win the upcoming match.

Playing XI's
RR Playing XI:
Sanju Samson(c), Shimron Hetmyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder, Jos Buttler, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, M Asif

SRH Playing XI: Bhuvneshwar Kumar(c), Mayank Agarwal, HC Brook, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Washington Sundar, Glenn Phillips, T Natarajan, AJ Hosein, Umran Malik, Fazalhaq Farooqi

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