IPL-2022, Match 39, RR vs RCB Highlights: Rajasthan Royals defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 29 runs in the 39th match of the TATA IPL 2022 season at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune.
Rajasthan Royal’s batting innings fumbled a bit initially as they were 33/3 losing their orange cap holder Jos Buttler, Padikkal and Ashwin early on. But as the game progressed and Royals lost a few more wickets then came to bat, their savior Riyan Parag scoring 56 runs in 31 balls which took Rajasthan to a defendable score of 144/8 on the board. Skipper Sanju Samson also scored 27 in 21 deliveries before getting bowled out to Wanindu Hasaranga. Siraja, Hasaranga nad Hazelwood grabbed 2 wickets each for RCB.
As the chase progressed, RCB struggled like they were against Hyderabad in their previous game. Surprisingly Virat Kohli came to open the innings with Faf du Plessis but it changed no fortune for them, the top scorer for Bangalore was their skipper Faf Du Plesis scoring 23 runs in 21 balls. Kuldeep Sen picked up 4 wickets for Rajasthan in his spell of 3.3 overs inclung the important wickets of Faf Du Plessis and Glen Maxwell got out on a golden duck.
Brief Scores: Rajasthan Royals: 144 for 8 in 20 overs (Riyan Parag 56 not out Sanju Samson 27; Josh Hazlewood 2/19, Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva 2/23, Mohammed Siraj 2/30) defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore: 115 all out in 19.3 overs (Faf du Plessis 23; Kuldeep Sen 4/20, Ravichandran Ashwin 3/17) by 29 runs.