Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: In the 43rd match of IPL 2021 being played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Rajasthan Royals gave a target of 150 runs to Royal Challengers Bangalore after playing first. In the first 11 overs, Rajasthan’s score was 100 for one wicket, but after that the team faltered and only 49 runs were scored in the last 9 overs. Opener Evin Lewis scored 56 runs for Rajasthan. For Bangalore, Harshal Patel took three and Yuzvendra Chahal and Shahbaz Ahmed took two wickets each.
Brilliant start to Rajasthan
Yashasvi Jaiswal and Evin Lewis got the Rajasthan Royals off to a great start. Both added 77 runs for the first wicket in 8.2 overs. Jaiswal was dismissed for 31 runs in 22 balls with three fours and two sixes. After this, captain Sanju Samson and Lewis, who came to bat at number three, shared a 23-run partnership for the second wicket.
Evin Lewis returned to the pavilion on the score of 100 runs. He scored 58 runs in 37 balls. During this, five fours and three sixes came off his bat. After this, Rajasthan’s innings faltered and they lost six wickets within 26 runs. During this, Sanju Samson 19, Mahipal Lomror 03, Liam Livingstone 06 and Rahul Tewatia were dismissed for 02 runs.
After this, Riyan Parag scored 09 in 16 balls and Chris Morris scored 14 runs in 11 balls with the help of two fours. On the other hand, Chetan Sakariya got out for two runs on the last ball. Rajasthan lost their 9 wickets within just 49 runs. At one time it seemed that the Rajasthan team would easily touch the 200-run mark, but they could not even score 150 runs.