Jaipur: In the IPL match played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here, Rajasthan Royals (RR) chased down the target of 202 for 5 with the help of Yashwi Jaiswal’s innings of 77 runs off 43 balls, Dhruv Jurel’s 34 off 15 balls and Devdutt Paddikal’s 27 runs off 13 balls in the final overs. Rajasthan Royals won by 32 runs when Chennai Super Kings (CSK) only reached 170 runs for 6 wickets.
After Chennai Super Kings openers Devon Conway and Rituraj Gaekwad were dismissed for 69 runs in the 10th over, two more wickets fell in the addition of 4 runs, and CSK’s score was 73 for 4. Shivam Dubey shared a partnership of 51 runs with Moeen Ali and 46 runs with Jadeja. CSK could only reach 170 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs.
Rajasthan Royals, who won the toss and elected to bat first, were given a strong start by Jaiswal and Buttler. Buttler was a bit slow and when he was dismissed for 27 runs from 21 balls, the team score was 86 runs in 8.2 overs. When Jaiswal was dismissed for 77 runs from 43 balls with the help of 8 fours and 4 sixes, the team score was 132 runs for 3 wickets in 13.5 overs. Jurrell and Paddical struck in the final overs to take the team’s score past 200.