IPL2021, PK vs RR: PunjabKings won last ball thriller match against Rajasthan Royals despite captain Sanju Samson’s majestic hundred.
4th match of IPL2021 had been played between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
However, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and choose to bowl first.
Punjab Kings Innings:
Team PK got to a decent start but lost 1st wicket in just 3rd over of the match.
Mayank Agarwal got out early after scoring just 14 runs.
Captain KL Rahul scores a superb 91 runs off 50 balls with the help of 7 fours and 5 sixes.
Chris Gayle scores 40 runs off 28 balls with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes.
But, Deepak Hooda was the difference, he scores 64 runs off just 28 balls with the help of 4 fours and 6 sixes.
For RR, Chetan Sakariya took 3 wickets in his debut match.
Chris Morris took 2 and Riyan Parag took 1 wicket in the match.
So, Punjab Kings gives the target of 222 runs to Rajasthan Royals to win the match.
Rajasthan Royals Innings:
Team RR could not able to chase the target and fell short of just 4 runs.
RR did not get to a good start and lost their 2 wickets in just 25 runs.
Ben Stokes got out on a duck and Manan Vohra got out after scoring just 12 runs.
But, Captain Sanju Samson scores a superb century and scores 119 runs off 63 balls with the help of 12 fours and 7 sixes.
Jos Buttler, Shivam Dube, and Riyan Parag played a good cameo of 25, 23 and 25 runs respectively.
For PK, Arshdeep Singh took 3 wickets and defends 13 runs in the final over.
Mohammad Shami also bowls well and took 2 wickets in just 33 runs.
Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith also took 1 wicket each in the match.
So, Punjab Kings beats Rajasthan Royals by 4 runs.
Sanju Samson becomes the player of the match for his superb century in his debut captaincy match.