Rajasthan Royals will face Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 28th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. The match is being played at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium. Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson has decided to bowl first after winning the toss. After losing the first wicket, Rajasthan’s innings was played by Jose Butler and captain Sanju Samson. Jos Buttler has hit his first century of the season. Jose Butler scored the first century of his T20 career with 56 balls.
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Josh Butler hit a century with 10 boundaries and 5 sixes. After losing the toss and batting first, Rajasthan scored 12 runs off 13 balls and Rashid Khan got his first shot in the form of a successful Jaiswal. This was followed by a 100-plus partnership for the second wicket between Jose Butler and Sanju Samson. Jos Buttler hit a half century off 39 balls with 4 fours and 2 sixes.
There have been three changes in the Hyderabad side for this match. Captain Kane Williamson said David Warner, Jagdish Suchit and Siddharth Kaul would not play in the match. His replacement includes Mohammad Nabi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Abdul Samad. There are two changes in the Rajasthan team. If Shivam Dubey and Jaydev Unadkat are dropped, Anuj Rawat and Karthik Tyagi are allowed.
The Rajasthan Royals are playing XI: Jose Butler, successful Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (captain), Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Ryan Parag, Rahul Tevatia, Chris Morris, Karthik Tyagi, Chetan Zakaria, Mustafizur Rahman.
Playing at Sunrisers Hyderabad Eleven: Abdul Samad, Johnny Bairstow, Kane Williamson (Captain), Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Kedar Jadhav, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khalil Ahmed.