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Patna : Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 7 wickets in the 40th match of IPL at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE, on September 27, 2021, late night, as opener Jason Roy scored 70 runs in 42 balls with 8 fours and 1 six and captain Kane Williamson scoring an unbeaten 51 runs in 41 balls hitting 5 fours and 1 six. SRH have now 4 points from 10 games while RR have 8 points from 10 games. Roy was named Player Of The Match.

Chasing a target of 165 runs, SRH scored 167/3 in 18.3 overs to register an emphatic victory over RR. Openers Jason Roy and Wriddhiman Saha added 57 runs for the first wicket. Saha fell to spinner Mahipal Lomor for 18 runs in 11 balls hitting 2 fours and 1 six. Roy fell to fast medium bowler Chetan Sakaria for 60 making it 114/2. Priyam Garg fell to fast medium bowler Mustafizur Rehman for zero making it 119/3.

Williamson an Abhishek Sharma added 48 runs in thei unbroken partnership for the 4th wicket. Sharma remained unbeaten on 21 runs in 16 balls with 1 four and 1 six. SRH had dropped opener David Warner, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Khaleel Ahmed for this game.

Earlier electing to bat after winning the toss, RR had scored 164/5 in 20 overs with captain Sanju Samson (wk) scoring 82 runs in 57 balls with 7 fours and 3 sixes while opener Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 36 runs in 23 balls hitting 5 fours and 1 six. Mahipal Lomor remained unbeaten on 29 runs in 28 balls with 1 four and 1 six.