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IPL 2021 Match 4 Results; PBKS Vs. RR; PBKS won by 4 runs

Highlights: Sanju Samson’s hard efforts 119(63) went all in vain as Rajasthan royals failed to chase the target set by Punjab Kings.

PBKS -221/6 (20) ; RR – 217/7 (20)

Match 4; PBKS Vs, RR; was played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on 12 April 2021. The toss was won by RR and they opt to bowl first. It was truly a run-fest. Wankhede Stadium is a blessing for the Batsman.

It was all Rahul and Hooda’s show, the duo scored 105 runs together. Deepak Hooda scored 28 balls 64. Chris Gayle scored 40 off 28 balls and, Arshdeep Singh didn’t let RR chase the winning runs and locked the deal for Punjab kings in the last thriller over.

See What Winning captain KL Rahul Said: “Heart rate was high but I didn’t stop believing. We knew a couple of wickets would bring us back. …”

Now talking about Rajasthan Royals, Jofa Archerer absence truly affected the team performance. Their fielding was off the track giving an advantage to Punjab’s captain.

Shreyas Gopal, Leg-spinner created an opportunity but, ben stokes took his wicket with a catch. Their run rate went at 13.33 per over.

Player of the match: Sanju Samson-119 (63) 

Sanju Samson

What an outstanding performance it was by Sanju Samson? He effortlessly struck 7 sixes and 12 fours and was pretty confident about his team winning. But to the surprise, it was a lucky day for Punjab kings(PBKS).

He became the first debutant captain in IPL history to score over a century. But it was heartbreaking for him at the same time as he lost the match being so close to winning.

Check the scorecards of both the teams here

The important thing is what is the fun of purchasing Chris mooris at a whooping price of 16.25 crores? Watching the current scenario we can say, he is a non-performing player.

PUNJAB KINGS 221/6 (20.0 OV)

Batsman Runs (Balls) 4S 6S SR
KL RAHUL (C) (W) C RAHUL TEWATIA B CHETAN SAKARIYA 91 (50) 7 5 182.00
MAYANK AGARWAL C SANJU SAMSON B CHETAN SAKARIYA 14 (9) 2 0 155.56
CHRIS GAYLE C BEN STOKES B RIYAN PARAG 40 (28) 4 2 142.86
DEEPAK HOODA C RIYAN PARAG B CHRIS MORRIS 64 (28) 4 6 228.57
NICHOLAS POORAN C CHETAN SAKARIYA B CHRIS MORRIS 0 (1) 0 0 .00
SHAHRUKH KHAN NOT OUT 6 (4) 1 0 150.00
JHYE RICHARDSON C CHRIS MORRIS B CHETAN SAKARIYA 0 (2) 0 0 .00
RILEY MEREDITH
MURUGAN ASHWIN
ARSHDEEP SINGH
MOHAMMED SHAMI
EXTRAS 6W – 4, NB – 2
TOTAL 221/6 (20.0 OVERS, RPO: 11.05 )

RAJASTHAN ROYALS 217/7 (20.0 OV)

Batsman Rund (Balls) 4S 6S SR
BEN STOKES C & B MOHAMMED SHAMI 0 (3) 0 0 .00
MANAN VOHRA C & B ARSHDEEP SINGH 12 (8) 1 1 150.00
SANJU SAMSON (C) (W) C DEEPAK HOODA B ARSHDEEP SINGH 119 (63) 12 7 188.89
JOS BUTTLER B JHYE RICHARDSON 25 (13) 5 0 192.31
SHIVAM DUBE C DEEPAK HOODA B ARSHDEEP SINGH 23 (15) 3 0 153.33
RIYAN PARAG C KL RAHUL B MOHAMMED SHAMI 25 (11) 1 3 227.27
RAHUL TEWATIA C KL RAHUL B RILEY MEREDITH 2 (4) 0 0 50.00
CHRIS MORRIS NOT OUT 2 (4) 0 0 50.00
SHREYAS GOPAL
MUSTAFIZUR RAHMAN
CHETAN SAKARIYA
EXTRAS 9W – 6, NB – 1, LB – 2
TOTAL 217/7 (20.0 OVERS, RPO: 10.85 )

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