IPL 2018 : KL Rahul brilliant innings and Punjab beat Rajsthan by 6 wickets | KXIP vs RR
King’s Eleven Punjab playing with a steady game. This season KXIP confirmed for the place in the Playoffs. Last Sunday KXIP won match against Rajasthan Rojals by 6 wickets, Rahul (84 not out off 54 balls). With this result, Punjab reached third place in the points table. Earlier, Rajasthan batsmen scored 152 for 9 in 20 overs. Jos Buttler (51 from 39 balls with 7 fours) was the only one. The tail had two wickets. Punjab then scored 155 for 4 wickets in 18.4 overs. Karun Nair (31) and Marcus Stoinis (23 not out) impressed. Man of the match award was given to Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
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Gayle and Rahul did not give good start for Punjab. This combo was played in five consecutive matches, with a century and four times more than 50 runs. This time it was limited to 23 runs. This time, Jofra Archer hit the Gayle (8) In the fourth over, he caught to Samson. In the next over, Mayank Agarwal (2) fell in Stokes’s bowling. With 29 runs and 2 wickets loss, Rahul and Karan grabbed the innings. Karan’s 50-run partnership for the third wicket was bowled at an hour when he was caught by two sixes. In the next match, Rahul finished with two sixes and two fours.
Rajasthan Royols lost the Toss and bat first, There is nothing to say except the opener Jos Buttler’s innings. He had a long time helped Samson (2 fours in 23 balls and 28 in 1 six). At the end of the match, Gopal (24 from 16 balls) was able to score a respectable score with some speed. D Arcy Short scored a short ball (2) Aswin took wicket. Buttler in the form was impressive with three fours in the second over and then did not get a four-for-round boundary. In addition to this, Rahane (5) was caught by Gayle, who was able to do 45 runs in powerplay.
On the other hand, Sanju Samson was the fastest scorer with six and four in Ashwin. Samson was finally dismissed for 49 runs in the third wicket. The young spinner Mujeeb shocked in his consecutive overs. In the 13th over, Stokes (12) was dismissed. In the long run, Mayank received the ball before he crossed the line with the possibility of his control. In the next over, he sent the archer to the pavilion along with Butler, who had played regularly in a series of balls. After that, the wickets of the Rajasthan wicket did not stop. At the end of the Gopal game, the team scored 150 runs.
Rajasthan: Buttler (c) Rahul (b) Mujeeb 51, Short (c) Tie (b) Ashwin 2, Rahane (c) Gayle (b) Akshar 5, Samson (c) Nayar (b) Tay 28, Stokes (c) Tiwari (B) Mujeeb 12, Tripathi C, Ashwin B (B) Tie 11, Archer (B) Mujeeb 0, Gautam (C) Stoenis (B) Rajput 5, Shreyas Gopal Runout 24, Unadakat Not Out 6, Extras: 8, Total : 152/9 in 20 overs
Fall of wickets: 1-3, 2-35, 3-84, 4-100, 5-106, 6-106, 7-114, 8-129, 9-152.
Bowling: Ashwin 4-0-30-1, Rajput 3-0-37-1, Mujeeb 4-0-27-3, Akshar 4-0-21-1, Tie 4-0-24-2, Stoenis 1- 0-6-0.
Punjab: Rahul not out 84, Gayle (c) Sarsan (b) Archer 8, Mayank (c) Tripathi B) Stokes 2, Nayar (b) Anirat 31, Akshar (c) Short (b) Gautam 4, Stonis not out 23, Extras 3, total: 155/4 in 18.4 overs. Wickets
Fall: 1-23, 2-29, 3-79, 4-87.
Bowling: Gautam 3-0-18-1, Archer 3.4-0-43-1, Stokes 3-0-22-1, Unadakat 4-0-26- 0, Sheas Gopal 3-0-26-0, Anirat Singh 2-0-20-1.