After winning by eight wickets against Mumbai Indians (MI), Rajasthan Royals (RR) have maintained themselves in the playoff race and team captain Steve Smith said that the team Victory was needed. After batting first, Mumbai gave Rajasthan a target of 196 runs. Rajasthan achieved this goal by losing two wickets on the back of superb innings of Ben Stokes’ unbeaten 107 and Sanju 54 not out.
After the match, Smith said, ‘Very happy. We were looking for this victory. Our two experienced players took the match to the end and the way they played both, I am very happy with it ‘.
Smith said, ‘I think today the wicket was also good. The ball was coming well on the bat. The intention of Stokes’ first ball was clear. He played some good shots to maintain the run rate.
Let us know that while batting first in this match, Mumbai Indians scored 195 runs in 20 overs at the loss of five wickets. In response, the Rajasthan team achieved the target in 18.2 overs. Ben Stokes and Sanju Samson were the heroes of this Rajasthan victory. These two players also made an unbeaten partnership of 152 runs for the third wicket. Where Stokes scored an unbeaten 107 runs in 60 balls. At the same time Sanju Samson scored an unbeaten 54 runs in 31 balls.