Rajasthan Royals are locking horns with Punjab Kings in their 11th game of the season. The Sanju Samson-led team is placed on No.3 with 12 points, while, The Mayank Agarwal-led side is struggling at No.7 with 10 points in the updated points tally. PBKS are desperate to get the win as they are eyeing the position in the playoffs.
The PBKS skipper Mayank Agarwal called it right at the toss, surprisingly, he elected to bat. The Punjab-based team took full advantage after winning the toss. They posted a huge total of 189 on the board. PBKS lost 6 wickets during the course of the first innings. Jonny Barstow was the pick of the batsmen for them with a half-century.
In response, The Rajasthan-based team is off to a flying start as they are seen nearing 120 runs before the 13th over of the 2nd innings. Yashasvi Jaiswal, Who is making his comeback to the team has peaked at the right time. The left-hander is batting on the score of 55 off just 36 deliveries and is unbeaten so far.
Prasidh Krishna gets Liam Livingstone :
Prasidh Krishna, The premier Indian pacer was able to impress everyone with a blockhole delivery which managed to send Liam Livingstone back to the dressing room. Krishna was praised by the experts and fans for the perfect execution of a yorker.
The incident happened on the second last delivery of the 19th over When the English batter tried to stick to a relatively wider stance. However, Livingstone managed to hit a six with the same stance before falling prey to Krishna’s yorker.
“Prasidh Krishna to Liam Livingstone ended up being a battle of egos. Weird angles, strange shots…” Said Harsha Bhogle
Wide ball, Umpiring drama, Six and then the wicket – The over had everything. The fans enjoyed the battle between the two but it is only safe to say that the Indian pacer had the last laugh with a wicket coming at the right time.
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