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DROPPED! Hooda goes for one more huge one however mistimes it; Buttler working behind drops the skier.
Mustafizur comes on
PBKS 150/2 in 13.5 overs: Huge from Gopal and Hooda smacks it over further cowl for one more six. He brings out the sweep subsequent ball and it is the identical end result. 50-run partnership off 22 balls. Gopals follows Hooda’s motion to the offside however the batter has launched him deep into the stands for a 3rd six! 5 sixes for Hooda in simply 15 balls. His (persevering with) cameo has set Punjab up for an enormous complete.
PBKS 130/2 in 13 overs: And Rahul likes it. Within the slot and Rahul smacks it useless straight over the boundary for a six. The skipper brings up his fifty off 30 balls. Full toss and Hooda swats it, actually, over deep midwicket for a six! Within the slot once more and Dube goes down on one knee to loft it over further cowl for a 3rd six of the over.
Some medium/light tempo within the type of Shivam Dube.
PBKS 110/2 in 12 overs: Good attain from Hooda on the sweep as he locations the ball within the hole at deep midwicket for a 4.
Gopal is again.
PBKS 102/2 in 11 overs: Tewatia offers it some air and Rahul dances down the monitor to loft it over his head for a six! 100 up for Punjab.
Tewatia continues. Stokes is off the sector having his finger taped up.
PBKS 89/2 in 10 overs: Parag is bowling off-spin right this moment. A loosener to start out from Parag and Rahul occasions it superbly to the additional cowl for a boundary. Fascinating from Parag, as he does his personal model of Kedhar Jadhav. The umpire has a phrase with him about how low his side-arm can get. WICKET! And he will get the massive man, Gayle! Stokes redeems himself by working upfield to take an outstanding low catch. Deepak Hooda is promoted to No. 4.
A 3rd leggie launched. Parag on to bowl.
PBKS 82/1 in 9 overs: 50-run partnership between the pair. Tewatia drops it a contact brief however Gayle rocks again shortly to slice it broad of level for a 4. DROPPED! One other brief ball and Gayle smashes it straight at Tewatia, who cannot maintain on to it. He cashes on the additional life by smashing it excessive into the stands for a six!
IPL 2020’s favorite story, Rahul Tewatia, replaces Gopal.
PBKS 70/1 in 8 overs: Rahul welcomes him with a spanking lofted cowl drive for a 4. Quick ball to Gayle and the Universe Boss pulls him deep into the stands for a six! That was his 350th six within the IPL. Stokes finishes the over effectively; 12 runs from it.
Stokes comes on for a bowl.
PBKS 58/1 in 7 overs: DROPPED! Stokes did effectively to get on the top of a lofted drive from Rahul however he fumbles the ball on to the boundary ropes. Shreyas drops it brief and Gayle lotions the ball to the additional cowl boundary.
Shreyas Gopal is the primary spin possibility from Royals.
PBKS 46/1 in 6 overs: Morris bowls it full and that permits Gayle to free his arms and loft it over mid-on for a boundary. Nonetheless, a tidy over from the most costly acquisition within the IPL.
PBKS 39/1 in 5 overs: Right here we go! Within the slot and Gayle smacks it over the bowler’s head for a boundary! Gayle retains strike with a fast single all the way down to mid-on.
Mustafizur replaces Sakariya.
PBKS 31/1 in 4 overs: Rahul will get a thick edge behind the slip and brief third man for a boundary. Good comeback by Morris after the primary ball boundary to maintain a test on the run-rate.
Morris replaces Mustafizur.
PBKS 22/1 in 3 overs: WICKET! Sakariya will get his maiden wicket! Mayank makes room and appears to loft him over the covers however finally ends up getting a thick edge behind to Samson. Mayank departs for 14. Punjab had gotten off to begin with out having to take a lot threat earlier than Mayank went looking there. Chris Gayle is in at No. 3..
PBKS 20/0 in 2 overs: The Fiz will get it to float in and stike the pad of Mayank however the umpire turns down the appeals. Ball tracker reveals three reds… Royals did not deplete their overview. Mustafizur, too, drifts onto the pads of the final ball and Mayank occasions it between mid-on and brief midwicket for a boundary.
Mustafizur to share the brand new ball.
PBKS 10/0 in 1 over: Quick and broad first as much as Mayank which permits him to free his arms. The opener slices previous the purpose fielder for a boundary. Mayank goes for a single after nudging it to mid-off, and would have been caught brief with a direct hit from Morris. Sakariya drifts on to the pads and Rahul clips the ball behind for one more boundary.
Chetan Sakariya has the brand new ball for Royals.
KL Rahul walks out to open the innings alongside Mayank Agarwal. The pair had loads of success collectively on the prime final season: 671 runs in 11 innings.
1) Jos Buttler (wk), 2) Ben Stokes, 3) Sanju Samson (c), 4) Manan Vohra, 5) Riyan Parag, 6) Shivam Dube, 7) Rahul Tewatia, 8) Chris Morris, 9) Mustafizur Rahman, 10) Shreyas Gopal, 11) Chetan Sakariya
1) KL Rahul (C/WK), 2) Mayank Agarwal, 3) Chris Gayle, 4) Nicholas Pooran, 5) Shahrukh Khan, 6) Deepak Hooda, 7) Jhye Richardson, 8) Riley Meredith, 9) Murugan Ashwin, 10) Arshdeep Singh, 11) Mohammed Shami
TOSS UPDATE: New skipper Sanju Samson wins the toss and Rajasthan Royals will bowl first.
UPDATE: Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith and Shahrukh Khan to make debuts for Punjab Kings. Shivam Dube and Mustafizur Rahman to debut for Royals.
1) Jos Buttler (wk), 2) Ben Stokes, 3) Sanju Samson (c), 4) Riyan Parag, 5) Shivam Dube, 6) Rahul Tewatia, 7) Chris Morris, 8) Liam Livingstone, 9) Shreyas Gopal, 10) Jaydev Unadkat, 11) Kartik Tyagi
1) KL Rahul (C/WK), 2) Mayank Agarwal, 3) Chris Gayle, 4) Prabhsimran Singh, 5) Nicholas Pooran, 6) Shahrukh Khan, 7) Deepak Hooda, 8) Jhye Richardson, 9) Riley Meredith, 10) Mohammed Shami, 11) Ravi Bishnoi
– Match Preview –
One staff completed on the backside. The opposite, simply two slots above. Each Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings, nonetheless, had possibilities to make it to the playoffs even on the enterprise finish of the final IPL. Neither ultimately did as a result of an excessive amount of had been left to be finished too late. Learn the total preview right here – PBKS vs RR
WHERE TO WATCH TODAY’S IPL 2021 MATCH – RR vs PBKS LIVE?
IPL 2021 shall be aired reside on Star Sports activities channels – Star Sports activities 1, Star Sports activities 1 HD, Star Sports activities 3 and Star Sports activities 3 HD. It can even be streamed reside on Disney+Hotstar. You too can observe the reside commentary and newest updates from IPL 2021 on Sportstar.