IPL 2022 RR vs PBKS: The 52nd match of the season was played between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, in which Rajasthan won by 6 wickets. This is Rajasthan’s 7th win in the season, while Punjab has suffered its sixth defeat. Rajasthan is on the third position in the points table, while Punjab is present at the 7th position.
Jonny Bairstow’s half-century, Punjab made a huge score
Coming to bat first, Punjab scored 190 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the allotted overs. Punjab got off to a great start. Shikhar Dhawan and Jonny Bairstow scored 47 runs in 5.1 overs as the opening pair. Dhawan was dismissed after scoring 12, after which Bairstow took the lead. Bairstow scored 56 runs in 40 balls with the help of 9 boundaries.
Jitesh Sharma created panic in the last over
After that, Jitesh Sharma along with Liam Livingstone (22) put up a 30-ball half-century partnership for the fifth wicket and brought the team towards a huge score. Jitesh Sharma scored an unbeaten 38 runs in just 18 balls with the help of 2 sixes and 4 fours. Yuzvendra Chahal got 3 for the opposition team, while Ravichandran Ashwin and famous Krishna got 1-1 success.
Great start for Rajasthan
Chasing the target, Rajasthan won with 2 balls to spare. The team got off to a great start. Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal shared a partnership of 46 runs in just 4 overs. Butler returned to the pavilion after scoring 30 runs in 16 balls, after which Jaiswal took the lead with Sanju Samson.
Yashasvi Jaiswal played an innings of 68 runs
Jaiswal scored 39 runs for the second wicket with Samson. Captain Sanju Samson returned to the pavilion after scoring 23 runs in 12 balls, then Jaiswal made another excellent partnership with Devdutt Paddal. Both added 56 runs for the third wicket. Jaiswal played a brilliant innings of 68 runs in 41 balls with the help of 9 fours and 2 sixes.
Shimron Hetmyer named match finisher
Devdutt Padikal and Shimron Hetmyer won the team from here. Padikkal scored 31 runs, while Hetmyer also scored the same number of runs in 16 balls while remaining unbeaten with the help of 2 sixes and 3 fours. Arshdeep Singh took maximum 2 wickets from the opposition team.