Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab: All smiles as players in RR dressing room celebrate historic victory. The clock

The conditions were similar after Kings XI Punjab won their second successive match in IPL 2020 at the score of 223/2 in the Rajasthan Royals (RR) dressing room on Sunday after being eliminated from the most successful chase in Indian Premier League (IPL) history . Captain Steve Smith led the celebration by congratulating the players for maintaining a “great win” and “chasing even at a higher level position” belief. “Great victory lad. Chasing 223 is (a) sensational effort. (We) always kept faith,” Smith said in the team’s dressing room after the match. RR uploaded a video on social media and fans Celebrated in the dressing room after a spectacular victory.

Man of the match Sanju Samson played a big role in RR’s victory by scoring 85 runs off just 42 balls, even though it was Rahul Teotia’s sensational sixes-fours that stole the show to the end.

“Sanju, again, it was an incredible innings, mate,” said Smith, before turning his focus to Teotia, who, despite being 23 to 17 at one stage, stuck it out and won a match. Finished with 53, which hit him. Six sixes in eight balls.

“(Rahul) Teotia, apparently after a shaky start… (laughter) Great job for having faith, staying there and putting it out and getting the boys home.” Smith said that you should win the Game Change Award.

Coach Andrew Macdonald also spoke about Smith’s contribution. The captain scored 50 off 27 balls and shared an 81-run partnership with Samson.

McDonald said, “Smudi’s innings too … obviously he is not going to go there and talk about himself. How important was this partnership for Sanju (Samson).”

Joffra Archer’s three-ball 13-run knock, which included two sixes, put the match in favor of RR by the end of the second inning.

“We need some kind of foundation. McDonald congratulated Archer and said, “When the ball is in play, we need people to jump off the ball everywhere and in Joffra.”

McDonald said: “It always takes a collective (effort). It’s a game of small moments and small margins and I’m going to back Smoothie on it – when we’re bowling first in those situations every The ball matters.

“You never know what’s going to happen. When you’re at the top of your trail, make sure you’re on and don’t leave your bundle.

“I felt that we did it and we came back strongly which sniffed us a little bit and we need it in this game.”

The hero, Teotia was given the opportunity to award Pagadi – A practice in the dressing room to give traditional Rajasthani headgear to a lead performer in a match. The election was clear.

He said, “Tonight there were a lot of performances from the bowlers – especially Rajput in his first game. And TC (Tom Curren). So it was difficult for the bowlers to bowl at the death in that situation, but Pagadi Sanju Samson goes for an incredible innings, ”said Tewatia.

However, Samson was aware of the role of the bowlers, who had a sad day on a flat Sharjah deck. Ankit Rajput, playing his first match for RR, was the most economical of all bowlers as he conceded 1/39 runs in four overs.

“I would like to go through this Pagadi Ankit Rajput, ”Samson said before jumping on the corner of Rajsamand and passing with respect.

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