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IPL 2021, RR vs PBKS Highlights: Sanju Samson's century goes in vain as Punjab Kings win by 4 runs

RR vs PBKS Highlights, IPL 2021 Match 4 Updates: KL Rahul's Punjab Kings defeated Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals by 4 runs at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Follow the live updates of RR vs PBKS IPL 2021 match here.
IPL 2021 RR vs PBKS Highlights
IPL 2021 RR vs PBKS Highlights

RR vs PBKS, IPL 2021 Highlights: Sanju Samson’s century went in vain as Punjab Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by 4 runs. RR skipper played a magnificent knock of 119 off 63 balls before losing his wicket to Arshdeep Singh on the last ball of the game when RR needed five runs to win. In pursuit of a 222-run target, the Rajasthan Royals were restricted to 217 for 7. Earlier, RR won the toss and elected to field. Fifties from KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda helped Punjab Kings post 221 for 6. Rahul top-scored with 91 off 40 balls while Deepak Hooda smashed 64 off 28. IPL debutant Chetan Sakariya was the pick of the Rajasthan bowlers with three wickets for 31 runs in four overs....Read More

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Apr 12, 2021 11:44 PM IST

Punjab Kings win

A nerve-wrecking contest finally comes to an end as Punjab Kings restrict Rajasthan Royals to 217/7 and win the game by 4 runs. With 5 runs required off the last ball, Sanju Samson went for a biggie but ended up getting caught by Deepak Hooda.

Apr 12, 2021 11:38 PM IST

Arshdeep to Sanju Smason: SIX

Samson hits a six with 13 required off three balls. RR now need 5 off 2 deliveries to win the game.

Apr 12, 2021 11:34 PM IST

RR vs PBKS Live Score: RR need 13 from 6 balls

Arshdeep Singh comes to bowl in the final over. RR need 13 to win. Samson (112*) is on the strike.

Apr 12, 2021 11:33 PM IST

Meredith to Samson - SIX

Poor delivery from Riley Meredit and Samson flicks it high and late over deep mid-wicket for a maximum.

Apr 12, 2021 11:31 PM IST

Rahul Tewatia falls

Riley Meredith finally gets a wicket. Rahul Tewatia departs after scoring just two runs. RR: 201/6 after 18.1 overs

Apr 12, 2021 11:25 PM IST

Century for Sanju Samson

An excellent knock from the Rajasthan Royals skipper. A six followed by a boundary to bring up his 3rd IPL century. Also, he becomes the first man to get a hundred on IPL captaincy debut.

Apr 12, 2021 11:21 PM IST

Richardson to Samson: FOUR!

Another boundary from the RR skipper and he moves into the 90s.

Apr 12, 2021 11:21 PM IST

Samson picks up a boundary

Shami to Samson - FOUR! Fuller delivery and Samson smashes this down the ground to long-on for a boundary. He moves to 88.

Apr 12, 2021 11:18 PM IST

Riyan Parag gets out

WICKET! Mohammed Shami strikes to dismiss Riyan Parag (25). RR : 175/5 after 16.2 overs

Apr 12, 2021 11:13 PM IST

Murugan Ashwin to Riyan Parag: SIX, SIX

Riyan Parag is leaving no stone unturned to hurt Punjab Kings. Back-to-back maximums off Murugan Ashwin and RR need 48 runs off the last 24 balls to win this game.

Apr 12, 2021 11:07 PM IST

Richardson to Samson - FOUR, SIX

Sanju Samson is creating a huge difference with his fearless batting. A boundary through backward point followed by maximum over deep mid-wicket. He's certainly playing a captain's innings.

Apr 12, 2021 11:00 PM IST

Shami to Riyan Parag: SIX

SIX! Beautiful shot from the youngster. Riyan picks up the fuller delivery and flicks it over the cow corner boundary for a effortless six.

Apr 12, 2021 10:58 PM IST

Dube departs on 23

WICKET! Arshdeep Singh strikes again and gets rid of Shivam Dube (23). Length delivery and Dube tries to clear the long-off boundary. But gets a top-edge and ball goes high in the air. Deepak Hooda makes no mistake in taking the catch. PBKS: 123/4 after 12.4 overs

Apr 12, 2021 10:49 PM IST

Ashwin to Shivam Dube: FOUR!

FOUR! Dube joins the party and slams a boundary off a wrong'un from Murugan Ashwin. He gets on his knee and plays the slog-sweep over wide of long-on for four!

Apr 12, 2021 10:45 PM IST

RR vs PBKS: Half-century for Sanju Samson

14th IPL fifty

3rd fifty vs PBKS

26th T20 fifty

Apr 12, 2021 10:42 PM IST

Meredith to Samson - SIX

SIX! Shorter ball, into Sanju Samson's body and the batsman hooks it over fine leg for a maximum. Tough phase for Riley Meredith. 100-up for Rajasthan Royals.

Apr 12, 2021 10:41 PM IST

RR vs PBKS Live Score: Update after 10 overs

10 overs gone, Rajasthan Royals are 95 for 3. Sanju Samson is batting on 41 while Shivam Dube is unbeaten on 11.

Apr 12, 2021 10:35 PM IST

Meredith to Samson - SIX

Cracking Shot! Just stand and deliver. Picks it perfectly and launches over long-off for a massive six

Apr 12, 2021 10:33 PM IST

Jhye Richardson cleans up Buttler

WICKET! What a delivery from Jhye Richardson to get rid of Buttler. Slower delivery, plunges sharply and goes directly into the stumps. RR: 70/3 after 7.3 overs

Apr 12, 2021 10:23 PM IST

No-ball ruins Ashwin's over

Murugan Ashwin took off well but bowled a no-ball in between and got hit for a boundary off the the free-hit. 9 off his first over, RR: 68/2 after 7 overs.

Apr 12, 2021 10:19 PM IST

RR vs PBKS: Powerplay score comparison

PBKS: 46/1 (RR 7.67)

RR: 59/2 (RR 9.83)

Apr 12, 2021 10:15 PM IST

Arshdeep to Sanju Samson: FOUR

FOUR! Beautiful stroke play from the Rajasthan Royals skipper. A low full toss and Samson reaches out to slice it through backward point.

Apr 12, 2021 10:11 PM IST

RR vs PBKS Live Score: Expensive over from Riley Meredith

A nightmarish start to Meredith's stint with Punjab Kings. Four boundaries on the trot and then a couple of singles. 18 off the fifth over, RR: 48/2

Apr 12, 2021 10:07 PM IST

Meredith to Buttler: FOUR, FOUR, FOUR, FOUR

Riley Meredith comes to bowl his first over and gets hammered brutally by Jos Buttler. Four boundaries on the trot and PBKS skipper isn't liking this at all.

Apr 12, 2021 10:05 PM IST

Manan Vohra departs

WICKET! Vohra smashes the half-volley back at Arshdeep and the bowler grabs a stunner. Super reflex catch from Arshdeep and fielding coach Jonty Rhodes is so happy.

Apr 12, 2021 9:59 PM IST

Sanju Samson gets a boundary

FOUR! Perfectly driven by the RR skipper through covers for a boundary. A bit over-pitched delivery that came into Samson's bat nicely. End result - Boundary.

Apr 12, 2021 9:57 PM IST

RR vs PBKS: Manan Vohra dropped on 10

Vohra slices a length ball away from the off stump in attempt to clear the boundary rope. But he finds Murugan Ashwin at third man who juggled the ball a couple of times and eventually drops it. RR: 17/1 after 2 overs.

Apr 12, 2021 9:54 PM IST

Jhye Richardson to Vohra: SIX

SIX! Beautiful shot from Manan Vohra. An effortless flick of writs and the ball sails over the square leg boundary for a maximum.

Apr 12, 2021 9:49 PM IST

Ben Stokes out for a duck

WICKET! Mohammed Shami strikes in the first over to get rid of opener Ben Stokes. The batsman got a top edge and the ball went too high in the air. Shami and Rahul collide as they both go for the catch. Shami has held on, finally. RR: 0/1 after 0.3 over

Apr 12, 2021 9:42 PM IST

RR vs PBKS: Stokes, Vohra out to chase

Ben Stokes, Manan Vohra are out to bat and will begin Rajasthan Royals' chase of 222-run target. Mohammad Shami begins the attack for Punjab Kings.

Apr 12, 2021 9:39 PM IST

KL Rahul breaches 2000-run mark

Apr 12, 2021 9:35 PM IST

Hooda vs RR bowlers

vs Chetan Sakariya: 13

vs Chris Morris: 10

vs Mustafizur Rahman: 2

vs Rahul Tewatia: 1

vs Shivam Dube: 13

vs Shreyas Gopal: 25

vs Riyan Parag: 0

Apr 12, 2021 9:30 PM IST

End of PBKS innings

Chetan Sakariya gets rid off Jhye Richardson off the final delivery of the 20th over as Punjab Kings finish with 221 for 6. Rajasthan Royals need 222 runs to win.

Apr 12, 2021 9:27 PM IST

IPL 2021 live score: Rahul departs on 91

Chetan Sakariya strikes in the final over to dismiss KL Rahul on 91. A great catch taken by Rahul Tewatia in the deep.

Apr 12, 2021 9:24 PM IST

Sakariya bowls the last over

Chetan Sakariya brings up the final over and gets hammered for a boundary off the very first ball by KL Rahul. He moves to 91.

Apr 12, 2021 9:22 PM IST

Mustafizur to Shahrukh Khan: FOUR!

FOUR! Short ball from Mustafizur and SRK pulls it beautifully through the fine leg boundary

Apr 12, 2021 9:19 PM IST

IPL 2021 live score: Nicholas Pooran goes for a duck

WICKET! Chetan Sakariya takes an absolute stunner to dismiss Nicholas Pooran for a Golden Duck. Slower short ball and Pooran pulls it fine. But Sakariya flies across and grabs the ball with both hands to take a fantastic catch. The umpires are checking if the ball has touched the ground. Replay shows a fine catch. PBKS: 201/4 after 18 overs.

Apr 12, 2021 9:16 PM IST

Morris to Hooda: OUT!

WICKET! Deepak Hooda's fine innings comes to an end. He tried to hit a short ball from Morris but it went high up in the air. A clean catch from Riyan Parag. PBKS: 194/3 after 17.3 overs

Apr 12, 2021 9:08 PM IST

Morris to Rahul: SIX!

SIX! More runs pour in for Punjab Kings. Seam up delivery from Morris and PBKS skipper scoops it for a maximum to fine leg.

Apr 12, 2021 9:06 PM IST

Sakariya to Hooda: FOUR, FOUR, FOUR

The Rajasthan Royals bowlers seem to have no answers to Deepak Hooda's mayhem right now. Sakariya comes into the attack and gets brutally punished by Hooda for hat-trick of boundaries. PBKS: 187/2 after 17 overs

Apr 12, 2021 8:57 PM IST

RR vs PBKS Live Score: Half-century for Deepak Hooda

9th T20 fifty

3rd IPL fifty

Back-to-back fifties for Hooda in IPL

He scored 62* vs CSK, 2020.

Apr 12, 2021 8:54 PM IST

Morris to Hooda - SIX!

What Deepak Hooda had in lunch? He is clearing the boundaries as if nothing is difficult. A poor length from Chris Morris and Hooda deposits it into the stands

Apr 12, 2021 8:52 PM IST

Hooda dropped on 39

Hooda tries to goo for another biggie and slices a cutter from Mustafizur high in the air. Buttler runs back and but couldn't get his hands to it.

Apr 12, 2021 8:44 PM IST

RR vs PBKS: Unstoppable Deepak Hooda

Deepak Hooda is on fire. He just hit sixes to Shreays Gopal in four balls and the entire Rajasthan Royals dug-out seems to be under pressure. Insane hitting from Hooda.

Apr 12, 2021 8:42 PM IST

Hooda smashing all over the park

That's some amazing stroke play from Deepak Hooda. Two gigantic sixes in three balls against Shivam Dube to end the 13th over. PBKS: 130/2

Apr 12, 2021 8:39 PM IST

22nd IPL fifty for KL Rahul

  • 5th IPL fifty vs RR
  • 40th T20 fifty
  • 3rd consecutive IPL fifty plus at Wankhede
Apr 12, 2021 8:36 PM IST

IPL 2021 live score: Shivam Dube into the attack

All-rounder Shivam Dube comes into the attack in his first match for Rajasthan Royals. Hood is ready to face him.

Apr 12, 2021 8:35 PM IST

Gopal to Hooda: FOUR!

FOUR! Beautiful shot from Deepak Hood. Slower delivery, outside off. Hooda stretches himself and sweeps if beautifully over square leg.

Apr 12, 2021 8:33 PM IST

Stats Alert!

Riyan Parag breaks the partnership by getting the better of Chris Gayle. It was his only third wicket in IPL after Shreyas Iyer and Ambati Rayudu.

Apr 12, 2021 8:31 PM IST

RR vs PBKS: Riyan Parag gets Chris Gayle

WICKET! Riyan Parag strikes to get the Universe Boss - Chris Gayle (40). A mistimed lofted shot from Gayle gets him caught by Ben Stokes at log-on. PBKS: 89/2 after 9.5 overs.

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