Rajasthan Royals won this match by just four wickets with two balls remaining. It was a close encounter where many people were expecting a Super Over but Dhruv Jurel came to bat as an impact player and won this match for his team with two balls remaining. It was an exciting contest where PBKS batted first and put a total of 187 runs on the scoreboard. Well, they didn’t get a very good start, they lost 4 wickets on just 50 runs. But then, Jitesh Sharma and Sam Curran built a good partnership and continued playing their knocks.
After Jitesh Sharma got out, Shahrukh played responsible innings. Shahrukh and Curran also built a good partnership and put a total of 187 runs on the scoreboard. Initially, it seems that they will restrict at around 160-170 runs. But in the last two overs, they scored 46 runs and put up a good total. RR was expecting a good start but Buttler got out on duck and continued his poor form. Jaiswal and Paddikal were looking solid and started smashing boundaries. They had a perfect display of batting where the finishers also did their job very well.
Hetmeyer scored crucial 46 runs for the team and Riyan Parag also scored quick 20 runs, which was important for the team. In the end, many of us were expecting a Super Over contest but Dhruv Jurel smashed six against Rahul Chahar in the final over and helped his team in claiming 2 important points. Well, RR will be very lucky if they make their place in the playoffs. Now they have to rely on the results of other teams.
Highlights Scorecard 1st Innings
|Sam Curran||49 runs off 31 balls|
|Jitesh Sharma||44 runs off 28 balls|
|Shahrukh Khan||41 runs off 23 balls|
|Trent Boult||4o – 35r – 1w|
|Navdeep Saini||4o – 40r – 3w|
|Adam Zampa||4o – 26r – 1w|
Highlights Scorecard 2nd Innings
|Yashasvi Jaiswal||50 runs off 36 balls|
|Devdutt Paddikal||51 runs off 31 balls|
|Shimron Hetmeyer||46 runs off 28 balls|
|Riyan Parag||20 runs off 12 balls|
|Kagiso Rabada||4o – 40r – 2w|
|Nathan Ellis||4o – 34r – 1w|
|Rahul Chahar||3.4o – 28r – 1w|
Dream 11 Fantasy Player And Players Of Dream Team (DT)
|S. No.||Player Name||Runs Scored||Wickets Taken|
Man OF The Match
Devdutt Paddikal got the Man of the Match Award for his spectacular innings. He got to play in his prime position at third number. He scored 51 runs in just 30 balls in which he smashed 5 fours and 3 sixes and brought his team a good start in power plays.
Highest Scorer Batsman
Devdutt Paddikal remains the highest scorer in this match. Paddikal got good support from Yashasvi Jaiswal and both of them played some good shots. Yashasvi also scored a half-century in this match but Paddikal was one run ahead of him and will be considered as the highest scorer of this match.
Highest Wicket Taker
Navdeep Saini remains the highest wicket-taker of this match. He got a chance after a long time and bowled a spell of 4 overs where he conceded 40 runs and picked up 3 important wickets.
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