IPL 2022 Highlights, PBKS vs RR, Wankhede Stadium: Yashavi Jaiswal marked his return to Rajasthan Royals playing eleven in style has he struck a brisk fifty to lead his team to a six-wicket win over Punjab Kings. RR reached the target of 190 in 19.4 overs to end their losing run of two matches in a row. Jaiswal top-scored for them with 68 off 41. A fine half-century from Jonny Bairstow and a late flourish led by Jitesh Sharma had powered Read More
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A fine chase in the end even though it went down to the last over. Rahul Chahar was given the ball to defend eight runs but he started the over with a wide down the leg-side which Shimron Hetmyer wanted to send to fine leg but missed. He then followed that with a six to bring down the equation to 1 from five deliveries. Two dot balls followed before Hetmyer launched the fourth delivery in the air and took a single to complete the formality. RR chase down 190 in 19.4 overs to win by six wickets.
A superb over under pressure from Arshdeep Singh – 3 runs and a wicket in it. It all boils down to the final over now. RR need 8 to win off 6 now.
WICKET! Devdutt Padikkal ends up hitting a low full toss into the hands of PBKS captain Mayank Agarwal at covers. He scored 31. RR 182/4 in 18.5 overs, chasing 190.
Devdutt Padikkal started the over with a four to midwicket and then Shimron Hetmyer Hetmyer says thank you very much by sending the ball into the stands for a six after Kagiso Rabada bowls a full toss. and Then Padikkal finishes the over with a clip to backward square leg region for a four. 16 runs from the over. RR now need 11 runs from 12 deliveries with seven wickets remaining.
Arshdeep Singh misses his length twice in a row and cops punishment as Shimron Hetmyer slams him in the gap between long on and midwicket region for back to back fours. 12 runs from the over. RR 163/3 in 17 overs, chasing 190.
Shimron Hetmyer clipped the second delivery of the over from Kagiso Rabada for four before the PBKS bowler bounced back to keep them to eight runs in the over. RR 151/3 in 16 overs, chasing 190.
Big scalp of Yashavi Jaiswal and just three runs in it. RR 143/3 in 15 overs, chasing 190. They now need to score 47 runs in 30 balls with Devdutt Padikkal and Shimron Hetmyer in the middle.
WICKET! A massive breakthrough for Punjab Kings this one. Yashasvi Jaiswal has finally been dislodged on 68. Arshdeep Singh with the wicket – a length delivery and the RR opener launched it high towards long-off where Liam Livingstone completed a decent catch. RR 141/3 in 14.2 overs, chasing 190.
This has been a dominating display from Yashasvi Jaiswal. He has returned with a vengeance. Rahul Chahar ends up conceding 13 runs in his third over including two fours to Jaiswal – the first via a switch hit and the next via a late cut to third man region. He moves to 68 off 40. RR 140/2 in 14 overs, chasing 190.
Rishi Dhawan has been taken to the cleaners by Yashasvi Jaiswal. He started the over with a straight shot past the bowler for a four. And then wanted to play a scoop but realised the ball was outside off so adjusted it at the last moment for a reverse scoop to third man for four more. And then ended the over with a sweetly timed drive through covers for another four. 14 runs from it. RR 127/2 in 13 overs, chasing 190. Time-out.
Seven runs from the second over of Rahul Chahar. PBKS need wickets here and a couple of them at that to put RR under pressure. Score 113/2 in 12 overs, chasing 190.
FIFTY! A fine comeback from the young Yashavi Jaiswal who was dropped from RR playing XI after a series of underwhelming scores earlier in the season. Celebrates his return to the eleven with a 33-ball fifty.
Sandeep Sharma finishes his spell with another expensive over – Yashasvi Jaiswal clattering two consecutive fours in it. 11 runs from it. Four wicketless overs for 41 runs today. Yashavi Jaiswal batting on 46, Dedutt Padikkal on 5. RR 106/2 in 11 overs, chasing 190.
Five singles and a wide in the first over of Liam Livingstone. Devdutt Padikkal has walked in at no 4 following the exit of Sanju Samson. RR 95/2 in 10 overs, chasing 190.
WICKET! Well, Sanju Samson throws away another good start. A length delivery from Rishi Dhawan and Samson hits it in the air with Shikhar Dhawan backtracking to take a simple catch. He scored 23. RR 85/2 in 8.1 overs, chasing 190.
Legspinner Rahul Chahar into the attack now. Sanju Samson waits for the final delivery which he dispatches over the extra cover region for a maximum – the 100th six of RR in IPL 2022. 11 runs from the over. RR 85/1 in 8 overs, chasing 190.
Rishi Dhawan into the attack now and RR captain Sanju Samson greets him with a punchy drive through covers for a four. The bowler bounces back to allow just three singles off the remaining five deliveries. RR 74/1 in 7 overs, chasing 190. Time-out. RR need 116 runs in 78 deliveries with nine wickets remaining.
Arshdeep Singh pressed into action for the final over of fielding restrictions. Sanju Samson throws his bat at a short and wide delivery – gets a thick edge and the ball flies at speed to third man region for a four. And then he punches the length delivery while opening the face of the bat to direct the ball through point for another four. 11 runs from the over. RR 67/1 in 6 overs, chasing 190.
PBKS may have seen the back of Jos Buttler early but the boundaries haven’t dried up. Sanju Samson gets off the mark albeit with a streaky four – an outside edge to third man. And then when Sandeep Sharma went full, Yashavi Jaiswal hammered it straight down the ground for a powerful four. 10 runs from the over. RR 56/1 in 5 overs, chasing 190.
WICKET! One shot too many from Jos Buttler proves to be his demise. He was in dangerous touch having smashed a six and two fours off three successive deliveries from Kagiso Rabada. After a couple of runs off the fourth, he struck another four off the penultimate. And then got greedy wanting to play a scoop but a clever Rabada bowled it wide and he ends up hitting it over the short third man fielder but Rajapaksa leaps and takes a decent catch. Buttler scored 30 off 16. PBKS 46/1 in 3.6 overs, chasing 190.
Earlier, PBKS captain Mayank Agarwal won the coin toss and opted to bat first against RR on Saturday afternoon. PBKS went with an unchanged eleven but RR made one change as they included Yashasvi Jaiswal in place of Karun Nair. PBKS defeated GT in their last match while RR are coming into this contest having suffered back-to-back defeats.
In the 52nd match of the Indian Premier League today, Punjab Kings will lock horns with Rajasthan Royals. The race for the playoffs continues to heat up and the few teams have suffered a mid-season stutter after having found themselves on the wrong side of the results in their recent fixtures. RR are one of them having suffered back-to-back defeats but they continue to be in the upper half of the points table and therefore have nothing to worry, as of now. They will be taking on PBKS – a team that will be high on confidence having beaten Gujarat Titans by eight wickets in their last contest. A win today will help Punjab’s hopes of making it to the playoffs – a defeat could put a dent.
When will the IPL 2022 match between Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) be played?
The IPL 2022 match between Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) will take place on May 7, Saturday.
Where will the IPL 2022 match Punjab Kings (PBKS) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) be played?
The match between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
What time will the IPL 2022 match Punjab Kings (PBKS) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) begin?
The match between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals will begin at 3:30 pm IST.
Which TV channels will broadcast Punjab Kings (PBKS) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) match?
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals match will be televised on Star Sports Network in India.
How do I watch the live streaming of the Punjab Kings (PBKS) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) match?
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals match is available to be streamed live on the Disney+ Hotstar app and website.
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Possible XIs
Punjab Kings Predicted Line-up: Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh
Rajasthan Royals Predicted Line-up: Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (captain and wicketkeeper), Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Karun Nair, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Sen