The 32nd fixture between Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals has taken off at the Dubai International Stadium. This match was not less than Finals – Rajasthan young speedster Kartik Tyagi has done the job in the last over and mark a historic over Punjab Kings. Let’s get into some more details of this match. Lets look at Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Highlights.
Playing 11 of Both sides:
Rajasthan Royals: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Evin Lewis, Sanju Samson(w/c), Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya, Kartik Tyagi
Punjab Kings: KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Fabian Allen, Adil Rashid, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Ishan Porel
Punjab Kings Have won the Toss And Opted to Field First Against Rajasthan Royals
The new opening pair of RR, Evin Lewis, and Yashasvi Jaiswal have started the proceeding, and they have given a solid start for the team. Young Jaiswal was very impressive with his bat, where he has smashed six 4’s and two 6’s – But unfortunately, he has missed half-century.
Punjab bowlers have performed really well to restrict them, But the RR side came out strong and posted a challenging total of 185 runs in 20 overs.
It was now all resting on the Punjab batsmen and a lot more on the openers, KL Rahul, and Mayank because they have to give a good start for their side. Both the batsmen have stood solid and had an excellent partnership. This was the key moment of the game and RR bowlers were finding some tough time to dismiss these batsmen.
Finally, Sakariya and Tewatia were successful in dismissing both the batman – But it was already too late because the damage has been done by them.
But here comes the twist, it was all down to the last over of the game where Punjab needed just 4 runs in 6 balls. And the skipper Sanju Samson has given the job to the youngster Kartik Tyagi. He has shown some absolute class character on the field and picked 2 wickets and helped RR to win by 2 runs.
After the win, Rajasthan Royals is standing at the 5th position of the table with 4 wins out of 8 games and with an NRR of -0.154. On the other hand, Punjab Kings is at 7th position with 3 wins out of 9 games and with an NRR of -0.345.