Rajasthan Royals needed a 13 runs in last over, Sanju hit a six in the fourth ball but failed to cross the rope in the final ball. The RR captain said he couldn’t have done anything more to win it for his side in their IPL 2021 against Punjab Kings.
After scoring a record 119 on his IPL captaincy debut, Rajasthan Royals’ Sanju Samson said he couldn’t have done anything more to win it for his side in their IPL 2021 opener against Punjab Kings in Mumbai on Monday. When RR needed 5 off the last ball, His hit a wide one off Arshdeep Singh to the deep extra cover fielder as PBKS won the nail-biting contest by 4 runs.
RR Captaion kept the toss from his first IPL game, as captain. Sanju kept the coin with him after winning the toss, probably as memorabilia. The hilarious incident is going viral on social media.
Samson asked KL Rahul- led Punjab Kings to bat first, who came in and gave a spacious target of 222 runs. Skipper KL Rahul scored an amazing 91 off just 50 balls, while Chris Gayle smashed 40 off 28. Deepak Huda outshines everyone in the batting department as he came in and scored a quick 28-ball 64, including 4 boundaries and 6 maximums. Chetan Shakaria remained the most effective bowler for Rajasthan, he took 3 wicket from the 4 overs and gave away just 31 runs.
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The PBKS co-owner praised RR captain Sanju Samson on Twitter.
After the social media was buzzing with fans and cricketers discussing Samson’s decision to farm the strike and not take the single.