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RR vs PBKS 2024 Highlights; Punjab Kings Secured 5-Wicket Victory against Rajasthan

RR vs PBKS 2024 Highlights: Punjab Kings secured a 5-wicket victory during the IPL 2024 match against Rajasthan Royals on May 15 at Barsapara Stadium.

Despite being eliminated from the IPL 2024 campaign, Punjab Kings secured their fifth victory in Wednesday’s clash. Sam Curran’s 61 knock in the end helped the side to secure victory against Rajasthan Royals.

He was named as the Player of the match. While speaking in the post-match conference, “We bowled really well as a group. The message was that we had a lot of pride to play for. Ellis was absolutely amazing in his first game of the season. Probably should’ve played him earlier.”

“When I went in, Jonny said it was quite tough. It was holding a little bit. Didn’t need to take too much risk. Knew on a ground like this, we just needed a couple of sixes. Me and Jonny are leaving tomorrow. Nice. Have thoroughly enjoyed the season, and have enjoyed captaining.”

“The atmosphere around the group has been really good. Excited about the World Cup. Hindsight is a wonderful thing. We had so many close games. Feel like the team is close to something.”

“Who knows what the future holds. Loads of positives. The chase in Kolkata. The way Shashank Singh has come into the team is amazing. Ashutosh as well. Harshal and Arshdeep have bowled well,” concluded Sam Curran.

Coming to the match, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to bat. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Tom Kohler-Cadmore opened the innings where Jaiswal was sent out for four runs while Tom Kohler-Cadmore scored 18 runs. Sam Curran dismissed Jaiswal while Sanju Samson scored 18 runs on 15 deliveries. With the dismissal of Tom Kohler for 18 runs, Rajasthan Royals lost three wickets for 42 runs.

Riyan Parag helped the side to recover from the dismissals. Ravichandran Ashwin joined Parag as he scored 28 runs before being sent out to the dugout by Arshdeep Singh on the last ball of the 13th over.

Dhruv Jurel was sent back to the dugout for a golden duck by Sam Curran while Chahar and Harshal Patel dismissed Rovman Powell and Donovan Ferreira for single-digit scores.

With Trent Boult’s 12 runs, Rajasthan Scored 144 runs in the match by the end of 20 overs. With a target of 145 runs, Prabhsimran Singh and Jonny Bairstow opened the innings where the former was sent out for six runs by Trent Boult in the fourth ball of the first over.

Avesh Khan dismissed Rilee Rossouw and Shashank Singh for 22 and 0 in the fifth over of the match. By the end of powerplay, Punjab Kings scored 39 runs losing 3 wickets of the Match.

Chahal bagged the wicket of Jonny Bairstow for 14 runs. In the pursuit of reviving the side from early dismissals, Sam Curran smashed 50+ scores while Jitesh Sharma was dismissed by Chahal for 22 runs.

Sam Curran smashed 63* runs in 41 deliveries and with Ashutosh Sharma‘s 17* runs, Punjab Kings won the match by 5 wickets in the 19th over.

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