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IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals' Epic Chase Against Kings XI Punjab:- Cricket lovers and IPL fans witnessed one of the best matches of the season last night. Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bowl first in the match that took place in Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Kings XI Punjab registered a stunning total of 223/2 in their 20 overs. Mayank Agarwal (106) and KL Rahul (69) have been outstanding with the bat and Nicholas Pooran (25 not out) shined in the final overs. Ankit Rajpoot and Tom Curran took one wicket each. Chasing a total of 224, Rajasthan Royals never struggled down. Sanju Samson's outstanding knock of 85 in just 42 delivers made things easy.
Rahul Tewatia was the hero of the night after he slammed 5 sixes in an over making things quite easier. When Rajasthan Royals needed 51 in three overs, Tewatia scored 30 runs in the 18th over bowled by Sheldon Cottrell. Tewatia scored 53 runs with 7 sixes. Jofra Archer (13 not out) did his part and Rajasthan Royals completed the chase with three balls left and they lost 6 wickets. Mohammed Shami (3/53) was decent with the ball for Kings XI Punjab. Sanju Samson was named as the man of the match for his outstanding knock of 85 in just 42 balls. Delhi Capitals are on the top of the IPL 2020 table and Rajasthan Royals stands second with the victory. Tewatia is showered with compliments from fans and veteran cricketers for his knock at the needed time.