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Our plan was to assault within the closing 3 overs: Rahul Tewatia

DUBAI: Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Rahul Tewatia, who scored 45 off 28 and performed a match-winning knock alongside with Riyan Parag, acknowledged that the team’s plan was to assault the SunRisers Hyderabad bowlers within the closing three overs and exhaust the match as shut as doable.

Chasing a life like target of 159, Rajasthan had the worst doable initiating as they misplaced three early wickets within the powerplay. Robin Uthappa (18) and Sanju Samson (26) didn’t rework their starts to a substantial whole.

Parag performed a knock of 42 off 26 balls including two sixes. Tewatia and Parag performed cautiously on the initiating and then modified equipment within the closing 5 overs. The duo started taking on Hyderabad bowlers from 17th over as they scored 18 off it.

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Within the next over, Tewatia added 14 runs off Rashid. The duo added a huge 85-flee match-winning stand for the facet. Tewatia scored 45 off 28 while Parag smashed 42 including two sixes.

For Hyderabad, Rashid Khan, and Khaleel Ahmed scalped two wickets every.

“We were searching to exhaust the match as deep as doable. Our plan was to assault within the closing three overs and exhaust the match as shut as doable,” Tewatia acknowledged within the submit-match press convention.

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“Our high-listing is terribly stable nonetheless they are now not clicking from the closing two-three games nonetheless we predict in them as they are high-class gamers. After they rep out early, middle-listing batsmen favor to exhaust that responsibility and lift out plans for the facet,” he added.

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All-rounder Ben Stokes, playing in his first game of the match, didn’t galvanize with the bat as he opened the innings alongside with Jos Buttler. He scored 5 runs and bowled an over too wherein he gave seven runs.

“Stokes’ arrival boosts the morale of the facet. His intensity and presence on the bottom matters lots and provides self assurance to the team. Stokes opening the innings was determined by the team management,” Tewatia acknowledged.

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