IPL-2022, Match 52, PBKS vs RR Highlights: Rajasthan Royals defeated Punjab Kings by 6 wickets with 2 balls to spare in the 52nd match of the TATA IPL 2022 season at the Wankhede Stadium.
Punjab Kings had a brilliant start to the game as Jonny Bairstow found his form back scoring 56 runs in 40 deliveries before losing his wicket. Punjab ended up scoring 67 runs in the last 5 overs with the help of Jitesh Sharma who not only scored 38* runs in just 18 deliveries but also formed a valuable partnership with Liam Livingstone of 50 runs in just 26 balls leading Punjab Kings to a total of 189/5. Yuzi Chahal picked up 3 wickets in the middle overs to provide stoppage to Punjab’s batting innings.
While Chasing, Yashasvi Jaiswal, and Jos Buttler started brilliantly providing a fiery start to the Royals before Jos lose his wicket scoring 30 runs in just 16 deliveries while Yashasvi ended up scoring 68 runs in 41 deliveries. Sanju Samson and Devdutt Padikkal built a slow and steady partnership in the middle but it was SHimron Hetmyer who lead Rajasthan to victory with his cameo of 31 runs in 16 deliveries.
Brief Scores: Punjab Kings: 189 for 5 in 20 overs (Jonny Bairstow 56, Jitesh Sharma 38 not out; Yuzvendra Chahal 3/28) lost to Rajasthan Royals: 190 for 4 in 19.4 overs (Yashasvi Jaiswal 68, Jos Buttler 30; Arshdeep Singh 2/29) by 6 wickets.