Updated May 24th, 2024 at 23:39 IST

SRH vs RR: Kavya Maran jumps in joy as Hyderabad qualify for IPL 2024 final - WATCH

Kavya Maran, SRH’s enthusiastic co-owner, was seen jumping for joy as her team clinched their spot in the final.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) secured a thrilling 36-run victory over Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Friday, propelling them into the IPL 2024 final. The match, held at Qualifier 2, saw SRH set a challenging target of 175 for nine, thanks to Heinrich Klaasen's explosive 34-ball 50 and solid contributions from Travis Head (34) and Rahul Tripathi (37).

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RR's chase faltered as they could only muster 139 for 7 in 20 overs, with notable efforts from Yashasvi Jaiswal (42) and Dhruv Jurel (56 not out). SRH's bowlers, led by Shahbaz Ahmed (3/23) and Abhishek Sharma (2/24), dismantled the RR lineup, with Pat Cummins (1/30) and T Natarajan (1/13) also chipping in.

SRH owner Kavya Maran dances in joy

The victory sent SRH into Sunday's final against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Kavya Maran, SRH’s enthusiastic co-owner, was seen jumping for joy as her team clinched their spot in the final, a moment captured and shared widely across social media.

SRH vs RR, IPL 2024 Qualifier 2

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Friday defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 36 runs to qualify for the IPL 2024 final. Hyderabad will now face Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the final on May 26. 

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Sunrisers Hyderabad qualified for the IPL final with a 36-run win over Rajasthan Royals in Qualifier 2 here on Friday.

SRH will face Kolkata Knight Riders in the final here on Sunday.

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Sent in to bat, SRH posted 175 for nine, riding on Heinrich Klaasen's 34-ball 50 and contributions from Travis Head (34) and Rahul Tripathi (37).

In reply, RR could manage just 139 for 7 in 20 overs with Yashasvi Jaiswal (42) and Dhruv Jurel (56 not out) doing bulk of the scoring.

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Earlier, pace duo of Trent Boult (3/45) and Avesh Khan (3/27) snapped three wickets each, while Sandeep Sharma (2/25) claimed two wickets after RR won the toss and elected to bowl.

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For SRH, Shahbaz Ahmed (3/23) and Abhishek Sharma (2/24) shared five wickets, while Pat Cummins (1/30) and T Natarajan (1/13) also scalped one each.

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Published May 24th, 2024 at 23:39 IST