IPL 2021: Jaiswal, Lomror help Royals register 185; Arshdeep grabs fifer

IPL 2021, featured Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings. KL Rahul led Punjab Kings won the toss and gave Rajasthan Royals the opportunity to bat first.

The match is important for both the sides as both of them are low on table with 6 points and winning the match will increase their points to 8 and may even raise them to number 4 on the points table.

Rajasthan Royals got a good start and they were able to put a big score of 185 on board in spite of losing all 10 wickets.

Arshdeep Singh the star of the first innings, sent 5 Royals’ batsmen back to pavilion.

Match Summary

Evin Lewis and Yashasvi Jaiswal came to open for the Royals and gave a good start.

Rajasthan Royals scored 57 runs in the first batting powerplay, at the loss of one wicket. In form Evin Lewis scored 36 runs in 21 balls in his IPL debut.

Then came, Sanju Samson, the skipper yet again failed to impress and continue his streak of low scores.

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Mahipal Lomror gave the team support and runs it needed. Both the youngsters missed their half-a- ton, but did the job for the team.

After the duo’s departure, it was all Punjab bowlers. None of the other Royals batsman could manage to score even 10 runs.

Punjab took wickets in regular intervals and skittled out Rajasthan Royals on the score of 185.

The second innings will start in few moments. Rajasthan have a good score on board giving them a good opportunity to fight.

Punjab’s batting line-up might be missing the birthday boy, Chris Gayle, but they have a pretty strong batting to chase down the score.

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