IPL 2020: David Warner calms things down as RR’s Rahul Tewatia and SRH’s Khaleel Ahmed get into heated argument

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Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in a tense clash on Sunday, and there was a heated exchange between Rahul Tewatia and Khaleel Ahmed in the final over, but SRH skipper David Warner managed to calm both the players down

Rajasthan Royals batsman Rahul Tewatia after the win against SRH on Sunday.

Rajasthan Royals batsman Rahul Tewatia after the win against SRH on Sunday. (Twitter Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

The heated exchange happened in the last over of the clash between RR and SRHAlthough there are no details on what was said, the two were seen in an animated exchange of wordsEventually SRH skipper David Warner intervened to calm things down as he talked to Tewatia

In an exciting clash on Sunday, Rajasthan Royals, who were down and out for most of their chase against the Sunrisers Hyderabad ended up stunning the David Warner-led side by five wickets, thanks to a brilliant partnerhip between Rahul Tewatia and Riyan Parag.

The two batsmen got together at the end of the 11th over when Sanju Samson departed with the innings tottering at 78/5.

They needed 81 runs in 8 overs to end their 4-match losing streak and register their third win in IPL 2020.

Although the chips looked down, the two batsmen combined to pull of a heist. The 6th-wicket partnership of 85 runs between the two went on to turn the tables in favour of Rajasthan Royals. Parag (42* off 26) and Tewatia (45* off 28) took charge and won the game for Rajasthan by adding 85 runs in 47 deliveries. With 2 required off the last 2 deliveries, Parag launched a six against Khaleel Ahmed to seal the deal for RR.

Last-over drama

There was more drama in the last over of the match as SRH’s Khaleel Ahmed got into a heated argument with Rahul Tewatia.

Soon after Parag Riyan hit Khaleel for a winning six, the bowler and Rahul Tewatia were seen involved in a heated exchange. It had started during the final over when some words were exchanged between the two.

Although there are no details on what was said, the two were seen in an animated exchange of words after the fourth delivery of the over.

And after the match ended, the argument seemed to continue. That is when the Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner intervened to calm things down as he talked to Tewatia.

Eventually, when the players were walking on the field, Tewatia and Khaleel could be seen making peace as the bowler put an arm around Tewatia’s shoulder.

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