Dubai: In the IPL season 13 (IPL 13), the hopes of Rajasthan Royals reaching the playoffs have come as a shock. In fact, in the 40th match of the tournament played on Thursday, the winning team of the first season of IPL, Rajasthan, was defeated by Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets.
With this defeat, now Rajasthan’s team has reached 7th position in the points table. From where the Royals look extremely difficult to qualify in the playoffs. Meanwhile, we are going to tell you about the 5 big reasons for the defeat of Rajasthan in front of Sunrisers.
Opening became a problem for the team
The problem of openers batsman for Rajasthan Royals (RR) remains this season. Be it the pair of Yashasvi Jaiswal and Steve Smith or Ben Stokes and Robin Uthappa. In front of Hyderabad too, the opening pair could not succeed to give a good start. On the basis of which Rajasthan lost their first wicket in the fourth over of the innings.
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Ben Stokes slow batting
Ben Stokes, Rajasthan’s best all-rounder, is not seen in his color this time. Stokes is struggling to make big shots on the field. This is the reason which he has failed to score at a brisk pace. In this match also, Stokes played 32 balls 30 runs battling innings.
Butler’s bat did not work
Rajasthan wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler, who played an unbeaten 70-run match against Chennai Super Kings in the last match, could not show anything special in this match and was dismissed on the score of just 9 runs.
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Ryan-Smith’s dismissal on crucial occasion
In the death overs, when the Rajasthan Royals needed fast runs. But then team captain Steve Smith and set batsman Ryan Parag returned to the pavilion within two balls of Hyderabad’s Jason Holder. Due to which the Royals failed to score big.
Bowlers performed disappointingly
On the Rajasthan Royals team, only Jofra Archer had two successes. Apart from this, not a single bowler of the team, whether it was spinner or Faster Hyderabad, could manage to take a single wicket. Due to which Rajasthan was defeated by 8 wickets.