Rajasthan Royals gave a brilliant performance last night in their first match of IPL 2022 against Sunrisers Hyderabad. It was the 5th match of IPL 2022 and the first outing of both the sides this season. Rajasthan Royals who were not even considered a top contender ahead of the season, completely thrashed a very strong SRH team and made a statement last night. They might very well be considered to be the Underdogs of IPL 2022. They have a balanced batting and bowling unit in IPL 2022 and they outperformed the risers in all phases last night.
SRH won the toss and opted to bowl first. Batting first, Rajasthan Royals were on the front foot right from the beginning of their innings and they thus went on to score a massive first innings total of 210 which is the highest total in IPL 2022 so far.
Coming in to bowl, Rajasthan gave an equally brilliant performance and won the match by a huge margin of 61 runs.
However we must give the due credit to Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson who was simply sensational with his captaincy and batting. While batting, Samson scored 55 off 27 and was the highest run scorer of the match.
He also played a couple of fabulous shots which were praised by even the Commentators. He hit huge sixes last night and the one against Washington Sundar in the sixteenth over was arguably the best sixes we have seen so far.