Twitter reactions: Bhuvneshwar Kumar holds nerves to seal a one-run win for SRH over RR | IPL 2024

May 3, 2024

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In an electrifying Match 50 of the IPL 2024 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) edged out Rajasthan Royals (RR) by just 1 run in a nail-biting finish. Opting to bat first after winning the toss, the Sunrisers set a formidable target, thanks to powerful hitting and smart batting.

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Innings:

SRH piled on 201 runs for the loss of just 3 wickets in their allotted 20 overs. The innings was highlighted by outstanding performances from Nitish Kumar Reddy, who smashed 76 runs off 42 balls, including eight sixes, and Travis Head, who contributed a solid 58 from 44 balls. Heinrich Klaasen also played a crucial cameo, scoring 42 runs off 19 balls to propel the score past the 200-run mark. Rajasthan bowlers struggled throughout the innings, with Avesh Khan being the pick of the bowlers claiming 2 wickets for 39 runs.

Rajasthan Royals’ Innings:

In response, the Royals came excruciatingly close, finishing their chase at 200/7. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Riyan Parag were the main contributors, with Jaiswal scoring a brisk 67 off 40 balls and Parag adding a fiery 77 off 49 balls. Despite their efforts, the Royals fell short by just 1 run. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the standout bowler for Hyderabad, taking 3 crucial wickets for 41 runs, which ultimately proved pivotal in restricting the Royals.

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Key Moments:

The match came down to the wire with Rajasthan needing 13 runs off the last over. Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s experience showed as he managed to keep his composure under pressure, clinching the victory for the Sunrisers. His ability to execute perfect yorkers in the final over was commendable and earned him the Player of the Match award.

Here’s how Twitter reacted:

What a wow!!! 💪🏼 Good Game 💪🏼

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is amazing !!! @SunRisers #SRHvRR #PatCummins excellent!!!

— Fakrudeen Aissanatchialle (@thefakrudeen) May 2, 2024

BHUVNESHWAR KUMAR HAS DEFENDED 2 OFF 1 AGAINST ROVMAN POWELL!

THE HERO FOR SRH – VICTORY BY 1 RUN 🔥 pic.twitter.com/5bpqAFOkat

— Uzma Naz (@UzmaNaa61412457) May 2, 2024

WHAT A GAME! WHAT A THRILLER!!#BhuvneshwarKumar #PatCummins #RovmanPowell #SanjuSamson #SRHvsRR #SRHvRR #IPL #IPL2024 #Cricket #SBM #RR pic.twitter.com/pVuvsxI3Kz

— Vijay Choudhary 🇮🇳 (@Vijay8JaT) May 2, 2024

Bhuvneshwar kumar defend 13 run against Rovmen Pawel.
शेर बूढ़ा हो भी जाए तो, शिकार करना नहीं भूलता
What a win for SRH.#SRHvRR pic.twitter.com/H7z2qfK6DA

— Vinod Vishwakarma 🇮🇳 (@vinodku76635814) May 2, 2024

SRH owner Kavya Maran enjoyed Nitish Reddy’s batting in Hyderabad#cricket #NitishReddy #IPL2024 #SRHvRR #CricketTwitter pic.twitter.com/7WN5nC1iFN

— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) May 2, 2024

Swing King Bhuvneshwar kumar remember the name 🐐🫡 #RRvSRH #SRHvRR pic.twitter.com/1TZDsGUqTM

— Qudrat_Ka_Nizaam_𓃵 (@43_49_53_allout) May 2, 2024

BHUVNESHWAR KUMAR – THE HERO OF SRH…!!! 🫡

RR needed 13 in 6 balls – 1,2,4,2,2,W to win it for SRH by 1 run. A crazy match in Hyderabad. 🤯💥#SRHvRR pic.twitter.com/ibb2LbYuPg

— Keshav Kumar (@keshav_shashi) May 2, 2024

What a Match. What a Final Ball By Bhuvi 🔥🔥🤩🤩#SRHvsRR #SRHvRRpic.twitter.com/gF2eR4Twne

— Khabri_Prasang (@Prasang_) May 2, 2024

RR needed 13 in 6 balls – 1,2,4,2,2,W to win it for SRH by 1 run. A crazy match in Hyderabad. 🤯

BHUVNESHWAR KUMAR – THE GAME CHANGER 💐 pic.twitter.com/GtfGMAuaGB

— KS / Karthigaichelvan S (@karthickselvaa) May 2, 2024

Sunrises Hyderabad won the match against Rajasthan Royals

Bhuvneshwar Kumar – The Hero Of SRH

RR needed 13 in 6 balls – 1,2,4,2,2,W to win it for SRH by 1 run

Nitesh Reddy, Bhuvi, Nattu & Cummins shine for SRH#SRHvRR #RRvsSRH #OrangeArmy #PlayWithFire #SunrisersHyderabad pic.twitter.com/kvSXpGzf4y

— 𝕃𝕖𝕠 𝔻𝕚𝔹𝕒𝕟𝕥𝕖𝕣𝕚𝕠𝕏 (@SatiricalBanter) May 2, 2024

𝐁𝐇𝐔𝐕𝐈 𝐘𝐎𝐔 𝐁𝐄𝐀𝐔𝐓𝐘!! 🤩#PlayWithFire #SRHvRR pic.twitter.com/HXEghMV6iy

— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) May 2, 2024

Bhuvneshwar Kumar wins it for SRH: https://t.co/SuBzWAkNSE#cricket #SRHvRR #IPL2024 #BhuvneshwarKumar #CricketTwitter pic.twitter.com/PexpvGRs4Q

— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) May 2, 2024

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