IPL Live / Rajasthan Royals defeated Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets

Zoom News : Sep 27, 2020, 11:24 PM
In the 9th match of 13th season of IPL, Rajasthan Royals defeated Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets. Batting after losing the toss, Punjab had given a target of 224 runs. Which Rajasthan won by 4 wickets with 3 balls left. The heroes of victory were Sanju Samson and Rahul Tewatia. Sanju scored 85 runs off 42 balls. At the same time, Tewatia scored 53 runs from 31 balls.

Samson completes 100 sixes in IPL

Rajasthan wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson completed 100 sixes in the IPL. He is the 19th player to do so. Talking about Indian players, in this case they come at number 11. Chris Gayle (326) holds the record for most sixes.

Punjab scored the second highest score of the season

Punjab scored 223 runs losing 2 wickets in 20 overs. Mayank Agarwal hit a brilliant century off 45 balls. Mayank Agarwal hit a brilliant century off 45 balls. This is the second fastest century by any Indian. Mayank (106) also had an 183-run opening partnership with captain Lokesh Rahul (69).

Apart from this, Nicholas Pooran scored 25 and Glenn Maxwell scored 13 runs. Punjab's innings totaled 11 sixes. Ankit Rajput and Tom Karan got 1-1 wickets from Rajasthan.

Mayank second Indian to score fastest century after Yusuf

Mayank became the second Indian to score the fastest century. This record is in the name of Yusuf Pathan, who scored a century against 37 balls against Mumbai in 2010. Chris Gayle topped overall, scoring a 30-ball century against Pune in 2013.

The first century of the season was also from Punjab

The first century of this season of IPL was hit by a Punjab batsman. Rahul had scored 132 against Bengaluru. It is the largest individual score made by any Indian batsman in the league. Earlier, Rishabh Pant played an unbeaten innings of 128 runs. In this case, Chris Gayle is on top with a score of 175.

The third largest opening partnership in IPL history

The opener is the third largest opening partnership between Rahul and Mayank in the IPL. Earlier in 2019, Hyderabad captain David Warner and Johnny Bairstow had the biggest opening partnership of 185 runs against Bengaluru. KKR's Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn are second in this list. He shared a 184-run partnership against Gujarat in 2017.

Largest IPL score in UAE, scored 200+ for 5th time here

In UAE, Punjab has scored the biggest and 5th time of IPL 200+. Earlier in the same season, Rajasthan Royals scored 216 runs on the same ground. In response, Chennai Super Kings could score 200 runs. At the same time, Chennai scored 205 runs in 2014 in Abu Dhabi. Punjab then chased the target and won the match scoring 206 runs in 18.5 overs. The first 20 matches of the IPL were played due to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Both teams

Rajasthan: Jose Butler, Steve Smith (captain), Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Robin Uthappa, Rahul Tewatia, Ryan Parag, Tom Karan, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat and Ankit Rajput.

Punjab: Mayank Agarwal, Lokesh Rahul (captain and wicketkeeper), Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Karun Nair, Sarfraz Khan, Jimmy Neesham, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami and Sheldon Cottrell.

Last time Punjab defeated Rajasthan in Sharjah.

Punjab has defeated Rajasthan 4 times in the last 5 matches. At the same time in 2014, both the teams faced each other in Sharjah, in which Punjab defeated Rajasthan by 7 wickets. This is Punjab's third and Rajasthan's second match in the league. Punjab won 1 match and lost 1. Rajasthan had defeated Chennai Super Kings in their first match.

Expensive players from both teams

Captain Smith is the most expensive player in Rajasthan with 12.50 crores and Sanju Samson worth 8 crores. At the same time, Captain Lokesh Rahul is the most expensive player in Punjab with a price of 11 crores and Glenn Maxwell 10.75 crores.

Rajasthan's success rate higher than Punjab in IPL

Rajasthan Royals, which won the first IPL title (2008), played 148 matches in the league so far, winning 76 and losing 70. 2 matches were inconclusive. At the same time, awaiting their first title, Punjab has so far won 83 matches out of 178 and lost 95. In this league, the Royals had a winning success rate of 51.35% and Punjab's 46.62%.