CricketIPL 2021

Sanju Samson Fought Hard But Failed

Sanju Samson who played his first match as captain in the Indian Premier League showcased an amazing performance in the middle and he fought like a warrior but failed to guide his team to the victory. It was a high-scoring match and Samson becomes the first to score a century in the 14th edition of IPL. So without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the match between Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings.

Punjab Kings approaching the season with an entirely new setup as the franchise changed its name and Jersey and it seems that the changes working for them as kL Rahul and company started their campaign with the smiling faces.

Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field first and the explosive batting lineup of Punjab Kings utilized the opportunity very well, the captain KL Rahul scored 91 runs from just 50 balls while the universal Bose Gayle and the Deepak Hooda scored 40 and 64 respectively which helped Punjab to finish their innings at 221 runs with the loss of 6 wickets and this is the highest score of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League.

In the reply, Rajasthan Royals didn’t get a good start as Mohammed Shami removed Ben Stokes for 0 and Manan Vohra also went back to the pavilion after adding just 12.

However, the captain Sanju Samson took the responsibility and fought like a warrior and he smashed 119 runs from just 63 balls but he didn’t get enough support from any other players and he also couldn’t finish the match as he tried to smash six in the last over but he was dismissed and Rajasthan Royals ended their innings at 217 runs with the loss of 7 wickets which means Punjab Kings won by 4 runs in the high scoring match.

Sanju Samson who played his first match as the role of captain was named the player of the match for the sensational performance in the game.

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