PBKS vs RR, IPL 2021 Live: The Punjab Kings (PBKS) are currently facing the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 32nd match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. In the last three matches between these two teams, some high-scoring entertaining encounters have been witnessed in the IPL and it has been raining sixes in the first innings of this game as well.
Just according to his reputation in the recent while, Liam Livingstone was playing some sensational shots including a 97 Metre SIX. However, Punjab Kings pacer Arshdeep Singh picked up the crucial wicket of the dangerous looking Liam Livingstone courtesy a superb flying catch taken by Fabian Allen near the boundary line. Arshdeep was also seen giving a send-off to Livingstone who managed to score 25 runs off 17 balls.
After losing the toss and being asked to bat first, Rajasthan Royals got off to an excellent start at the top as the opening pair of Evin Lewis and Yashasvi Jaiswal looked in fabulous touch. They got their side off to a blazing start adding 53 runs for the first wicket in just 5.3 overs. Lewis played an exciting cameo of 36 runs off 21 balls while Jaiswal smashed 49 runs off 36 deliveries. The Punjab Kings bowlers also continued to pick wickets at regular intervals. However, the Rajasthan Royals’ batters kept on playing the big shots as Mahipal Lomror smacked a crucial cameo of 43 runs off only 17 balls that included 4 sixes and 2 fours.
But towards the end, Arshdeep picked up a remarkable five-wicket haul that saw Rajasthan Royals getting bowled out for 188 runs in their quota of 20 overs. For Punjab Kings, Mohammed Shami also bowled well picking three crucial wickets while Ishan Porel and Harpreet Brar finished with a scalp each.
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