Who won today’s IPL match?: It was another Punjab Kings (PBKS) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) classic match that saw both the sides put in an extraordinary effort to gave fans everything to cheer about. The 51st game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 was a high-scoring thriller that saw the Sanju Samson-led side display a staggering display with the bat to chase the big target and register their seventh win of the season.
Mayank Agarwal’s decision to put his side into the bat worked incredibly well for them as they posted a mammoth total of 189 runs on the board. Jonny Bairstow (56) along with Bhanuka Rajapaksa (27) batted incredibly well in the middle phase before Liam Livingstone (22) and Jitesh Sharma (38*) played brutal cameos for their side. Yuzvendra Chahal starred for his side with the ball as he took three wickets and returned with the figures of 3/28.
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Chasing the target, RR came out all guns blazing and blasted more than their highest power play of the season. They scored 67 runs but lost Jos Buttler for 30 runs. Sanju Samson played a cameo of 23 runs whereas Yashasvi Jaiswal tonked a half-century on his comeback. Shimron Hetymer (31*) and Devdutt Padikkal (31) then stitched a sensational partnership to win the match for their side by 6 wickets.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) young batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal was awarded player of the match in today’s encounter against Punjab Kings (PBKS). In what was his comeback match, the southpaw played a staggering innings of 68 runs. He came out with a positive intent and smashed PBKS bowlers all over the park to help his side chase down the big total of 190 runs. He smashed 9 fours and 2 sixes in his knock.
You can catch highlights of today’s IPL 2022 encounter between Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) that took place at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on official website of IPL. Here’s the link to the same:
The next match of the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is slated to take place between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Kolkata Knight Riders at MCA Stadium in Pune on Saturday (7th May).
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|Royal Challengers Bangalore||11||6||5||12||-0.444|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||10||4||6||8||+0.060|
|Chennai Super Kings||10||3||7||6||-0.431|
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