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RR vs PBKS Match 65

RR vs PBKS

RR vs PBKS: Punjab Kings Defeat Rajasthan Royals by 5 Wickets.

  • Scores:
    • Rajasthan Royals: 144/9 (20 overs)
    • Punjab Kings: 145/5 (18.5 overs)
  • Hero of the Match: Sam Curran (Punjab Kings) – 63 runs (not out)
  • Turning Point: A crucial 63-run partnership between Sam Curran and Jitesh Sharma for Punjab Kings chased down a below-par total set by Rajasthan Royals.

RR vs PBKS: Summary:

Rajasthan Royals, who had already qualified for the playoffs, won the toss and elected to bat first. However, they were restricted to a modest 144 runs, thanks to some disciplined bowling by the Punjab Kings attack. Riyan Parag top-scored for Rajasthan with a knock of 48 runs.

In reply, Punjab Kings got off to a shaky start, losing a wicket in the first over. But a solid knock by their skipper Sam Curran (63 not out) and a crucial partnership with Jitesh Sharma (22 runs) ensured they chased down the target with seven balls to spare.

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