Rajasthan Royals defeat Punjab Kings

By Piyush


Rajasthan Royals came out all mesmerized with young opener Yashasvi Jaiswal leading the way.

Jos Buttler thrashed 20 runs in the 4th over alone ahead of falling off the last ball of that same over.

RR skipper Sanju Samson came in and resumed similarly with Jaiswal also assuring that the team goes about the trail whilst maintaining a run rate of close to 10.

Whilst Samson was dismissed on 23 off 12 balls, Jaiswal went on to score a half century. In the end, he was sent off to Arshdeep Singh however Shimron Hetmyer then used the platform set by the previous batters to assist RR to a six-wicket victory.

Before, Punjab Kings thrashed 67 runs in the last five overs, special thanks to Jitesh Sharma and Liam Livingstone to put a total of 189/5.

The partnership between Livingstone and Jitesh was worth 50 runs and it came in just 26 deliveries.

It assisted PBKS build on the base that was set for them by Jonny Bairstow, who smashed his first half century of this version of IPL.


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