On the second ball of the seventeenth over of RR innings, the ball slipped out of the hand of Sam Curran. It went excessive within the air, and in direction of the wonderful leg area. Glenn Phillips, taking part in in his debut IPL recreation, ran after the ball, hoping to hit it over the boundary line.
However, the New Zealand batsman couldn’t attain it in time because it landed effectively behind him, near the quick wonderful leg fielding place. This left the commentators and followers in splits. Phillips managed a smile because the umpire deemed this ball from Sam Curran as a no-ball.Sam Curran (Image Credit: Twitter)
Sam Curran was seen roughing up his hand on the pitch – a sign of the presence of dew within the floor. The Englishman himself additionally had a sheepish smile on his face.
Rajasthan gun down the goal of 190 with ease
A frightening goal of 190 was made appear quite small by Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shivam Dube.
Chasing 190, Rajasthan Royals acquired off to a blazing begin by openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Evin Lewis. Jaiswal stroked Josh Hazlewood for 3 fours within the second over earlier than Lewis attacked Sam Curran and Shardul Thakur taking a 4 and a six off every bowler.
Then, Jaiswal rained down on Hazlewood – the younger opener smacked the lanky Australian for 3 sixes and a boundary within the fifth over to convey up his fifty from 19 balls.
Thakur acquired CSK’s first breakthrough within the type of Evin Lewis who departed after scoring 27 runs off 12 balls. RR, although, had an unbelievable powerplay ending at a excessive on 81/1. On the primary ball after the powerplay, pacer KM Asif, taking part in in his first recreation of the season, managed to dismiss the high-flying Jaiswal.
Shivam Dube didn’t let CSK construct upon these wickets as he launched Ravindra Jadeja and Moeen Ali for 3 sixes, earlier than taking his assault to Sam Curran and Hazlewood to convey the required charge below 6 runs per over, mentioning his fifty off 31 balls. On the opposite finish, Sanju Samson performed the second fiddle on the opposite finish, rotating the strike properly whereas additionally hitting occasional boundaries.
The Samson-Dube 89-run stand from 58 balls was damaged by Thakur, dismissing the RR skipper for 28. Glenn Phillips and Dube took RR over the road additional unscathed.