TATA IPL 2022, Match 52: PBKS Vs RR – Match Report
The Rajasthan Royals (RR) have been again to successful methods within the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after defeating Punjab Kings (PBKS) by 6 wickets on Saturday on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Yuzvendra Chahal scalped a powerful three-wicket haul earlier than Yashasvi Jaiswal introduced his comeback with an excellent half-century and powered RR to a 6-wicket victory.
Chasing 190 to win, RR scored 14 off the primary over after Yashasvi Jaiswal struck two fours and a six towards Sandeep Sharma.
Jos Buttler introduced his entry with a large six adopted by three fours however the RR opener was dismissed on the ultimate supply by Kagiso Rabada and was caught at brief third man. RR skipper Sanju Samson hit three fours and RR have been 67-1 after 6 overs.
Rishi Dhawan managed to interrupt the 39-run partnership after Samson was caught by Dhawan within the 8th over.
RR have been 95-2 on the midway stage. Jaiswal reached his half-century after creaming two fours. 14 runs got here off the 13th over as Jaiswal smacked three fours towards Rishi Dhawan.
The fifty partnership was up between Jaiswal and Devdutt Padikkal. Arshdeep Singh put an finish to the partnership by scalping the very important wicket of Yashasvi Jaiswal.
With 39 required off 24 deliveries, Hetmyer smacked two consecutive fours to deliver RR nearer. 16 runs got here from the 18th over bowled by Rabada after Hetmyer dispatched a full-toss and Padikkal added two fours.
Arshdeep Singh conceded solely 3 runs within the penultimate over as RR required 8 off the ultimate over. Hetmyer clubbed a six within the last over and RR chased down the full with 4 balls to spare.
Earlier, PBKS, who opted to bat first, remained unchanged from their earlier victory. Openers – Jonny Bairstow and Shikhar Dhawan began steadily with the bat.
Bairstow was up and operating with 5 fours and a six. Nevertheless, Dhawan was dismissed by Ashwin after Buttler grabbed a wonderful one-hand catch at mid-on.
PBKS have been 48-1 on the finish of 6 overs earlier than Rajapaksa struck his first most of the innings. The left-handed batter fashioned a vital partnership with Bairstow, who was main the cost with the bat for PBKS.
On the midway stage, PBKS have been 88-1 earlier than Rajapaksa was cleaned up by Yuzvendra Chahal. Skipper Mayank Agarwal, who was the brand new batter on the crease, creamed two fours towards Ashwin.
Bairstow reached his half-century earlier than Chahal took two wickets in fast succession to dismiss each Agarwal and Bairstow. Whereas Agarwal holed out to the deep, Bairstow was trapped LBW by the spinner.
New batter Liam Livingstone launched his first most and PBKS have been 132-4 with 4 overs to go. Jitesh Sharma crunched two consecutive fours and a six and PBKS have been 158-4 with two overs to go.
Livingstone added a 4 and a six however Prasidh Krishna rattled the stumps to dismiss the all-rounder. Jitesh Sharma supplied a wonderful crowning glory with a six and two fours as PBKS posted 189-5 within the first innings.
Transient Scores: Rajasthan Royals 190/4 (Yashasvi Jaiswal 68, Shimron Hetmyer 30*; Arshdeep Singh 2-29) beat Punjab Kings 189/5 (Jonny Bairstow 56, Jitesh Sharma 38*; Yuzvendra Chahal 3-28) by 6 wickets.