Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals are taking on KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants in the second game on Sunday. The venue for the encounter is Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, The game is the 20th one of the season. Lucknow Super Giants went with the trend to elect to field first.
RR playing 11: Jos Buttler, Rassie van der Dussen, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper/captain), Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Kuldeep Sen, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal
LSG playing 11: KL Rahul (Captain), Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Krishnappa Gowtham, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
While batting first, the Brilliant knock of Shimron Hetmyer went on to get a half-century. The innings by the Caribbean batter helped RR to get a total of 165. Devdutt Padikkal scored ball-to-run innings of 29.
The Rajasthan-based team successfully defended the total in a last-over thriller. The pick of the bowlers for the Sanju Samson-led side was the leg-spinner, Yuzvendra Chahal, who scalped 4 wickets.
Trent Boult bowls a stunner :
Rajasthan was off to a dream start as Trent Boult, The left-arm pacer bowled an incredibly in-swing delivery to KL Rahul which crashed into the stumps. He engaged to scalp one more wicket after a delivery.
The highlighted moment of the over remained the first ball of the second innings, Boult managed to generate a huge swing moment as KL Rahul completely failed to pick the line of the delivery. He was beaten by the extra swing.
The LSG opener looked stunned as the wicket was followed by a grand celebration by Trent Boult and his Rajstahn teammates. The ball was appreciated by the social media users and the crowd at the venue.
The kawaii pacer ended up on the brilliant figures of 2 wickets in the 4 overs quota. He was quite economical as well as he gave just 31 runs in a high-scoring contest. Boult’s economy rate was 7.5.
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