HomeCricketNewsSanju Samson on Victory against Mumbai Indians- IPL 2024 RR vs MI

Sanju Samson on Victory against Mumbai Indians- IPL 2024 RR vs MI

Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals secured a 9-wicket victory during the IPL 2024 match against Mumbai Indians on April 22 at Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium.

Rajasthan Royals has been running a successful campaign with seven victories out of eight matches they played in this season so far. They secured top position in the IPL 2024 points table with 14 points.

After their victory, RR skipper Sanju Samson applauded their side for their impressive show in the match.

“Credit has to go to all the players. Started well in the powerplay. In the middle, the left-handers played unbelievably. But the way we came back was where we won the game.”

“Wicket looked a bit dry. But when lights come in, gets colder in the night, it gets better to bat in the second innings. People are professional enough about what to do when they get a break.”

“I don’t think he needs (advice from) anyone (Jaiswal). He’s very confident. Was about one game. Let’s see how the wicket is there (Lucknow) and let’s see how it goes,” said Sanju Samson.

Coming to the match, Mumbai Indians won the toss and opted to bat where MI opener Rohit Sharma was sent back to the dugout by Trent Boult in the first over of the match.

Sandeep Sharma bagged wickets of Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav for 0 and 10 runs. MI scored only 45 runs losing three wickets by the end of power play.

With MI struggling to score runs, Mohammad Nabi scored 23 runs in 17 deliveries helping the side to stabilize the score before being dismissed by Chahal.

They scored only 54 runs losing four wickets in the game. Tilak Varma and Nehal Wadhera joined hands to score 50+ partnership runs. Mumbai Indians scored 131/4  by the end of 15 overs at Jaipur.

Tilak Varma went on to score 65 runs in 45 deliveries before being dismissed by Sandeep Sharma. On the other hand, Nehal Wadhera was dismissed by Trent Boult for 49 runs.

With the dismissal of Hardik Pandya for 10 runs, Sandeep Sharma went on to bag the wickets of Tim David and Gerald Coetzee picking a five-wicket haul with an economy of 4.50. Finally, Mumbai Indians scored 179 runs losing 9 wickets by the end of 20 overs.

With the target of 180 runs, Rajasthan Royals openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler scored a joined partnership to score 61 runs by the end of the powerplay.

The rain interrupted the match and resumed the match where Jos Buttler scored 35 runs against 25 deliveries before being dismissed by Piyush Chawla.

Sanju Samson joined a partnership with Yashasvi Jaiswal to score 100+ runs. Yashasvi Jaiswal smashed 100 runs on 59 deliveries. Rajasthan Royals scored 183 and won the match by 9 wickets.

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