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Rajasthan Royals beat Kings XI Punjab

Updated: October 31, 2020 1:12 pm

In IPL Cricket, Rajasthan Royals (RR) beat Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by seven wickets in Abu Dhabi last night. The Royals chased the target comfortably with 15 balls to spare. Rajasthan Royals remain alive in the ongoing edition following the triumph, after being handed a target of 186 runs. English all-rounder Ben Stokes ensured the perfect start to the chase, smashing a 26-ball 50. Stokes’ innings comprised six boundaries and three sixes. He also took 2 wickets for 32 runs. He was named Player of the Match.

For Kings XI Punjab, Murugan Ashwin and Chris Jordan accounted for a wicket apiece. Earlier, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to field. After being put into bat, KXIP posted a total of 185 runs for the loss of four wickets. Chris Gayle was the highest run-scorer, smashing 99 runs off 63 deliveries. Gayle’s innings comprised six boundaries and eight sixes. The Windies cricketer further completed 1000 T20 sixes during his sublime knock. English pace-bowler Jofra Archer was the pick of the bowlers, accounting for two wickets.

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