IPL Factors Desk: SRH climbed to No. 5 after defeating RR by eight wickets.© BCCI/IPL
SunRisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets to maintain their play-off hopes alive in Dubai on Thursday. After a three-wicket haul from Jason Holder in his first match of the season helped SRH prohibit the Royals to 154 of their 20 overs, an unbeaten 140-run stand between Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar noticed them chase the goal comfortably. The win sees SRH go fifth, with eight factors from 10 video games, two factors behind Kolkata Knight Riders at 4th, who’ve additionally performed 10 video games.
Rajasthan Royals slid all the way down to seventh after the defeat, and with eight factors from 11 video games, they must now win all their remaining video games and hope different outcomes go their method if they’re to make the highest 4.
Kings XI Punjab are sixth with eight factors, however have a decrease web run price than SRH.
In a match the place the standard suspects didn’t fireplace, the race for the Orange Cap remained largely unaffected.
Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul nonetheless leads the run charts, with Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan and Rahul’s KXIP opening companion Mayank Agarwal behind him.
Among the many bowlers, Jofra Archer’s two-wicket haul sees him as one in all three gamers with 15 wickets every.
Nevertheless, Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah and Royal Challengers Bangalore legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal each have higher economic system charges and have performed fewer matches.
Kagiso Rabada nonetheless leads the race for the Purple Cap, with 21 wickets in 10 video games up to now.
KXIP pacer Mohammed Shami is behind Rabada at No. 2 with 16 wickets.
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