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IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS highlights: Sam Curran plays captain's knock to seal rare Punjab win over Royals

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL highlights: Sam Curran played a captain's knock of 66 off 41 balls as Punjab Kings outclassed Rajasthan Royals by 5 wickets.
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Sam Curran plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings
Sam Curran plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS highlights - Fresh from joining Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League 2024 playoffs, Sanju Samson's Rajasthan Royals posted their second-lowest score (38) in the powerplay against Punjab Kings at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Replacing Jos Buttler in the RR lineup, Tom Kohler-Cadmore perished for 18 off 23 balls. India's World Cup recruits Yashasvi Jaiswal (4) and Sanju Samson (18) also recorded forgetful outings against Punjab in match No.65 of the IPL 2024....Read More

RR skipper Samson completed 500 runs for the first time in his IPL career. Putting up a fight for the Royals, local hero Riyan Parag smashed 48 off 34 balls while a promoted Ravichandran Ashwin chipped in with a crucial cameo of 28 off 19 balls as Samson and Co. posted 144-9 in 20 overs. Retaining the Purple Cap from Mumbai Indians superstar Jasprit Bumrah, pacer Harshal Patel bagged two wickets and leaked 28 runs in his four overs.

Triggering a top-order collapse of the Punjab Kings, Avesh Khan bagged two wickets in his first over as Curran and Co. were reduced to 36-3 in 4.5 overs. However, skipper Curran teamed up with Jitesh Sharma (22) before Impact Player Ashutosh Sharma played a crucial cameo to stage Punjab's comeback. Skipper Curran remained unbeaten on 63 off 41 balls to seal a five-wicket win for the Punjab Kings.

Here’s all you need to know about RR vs PBKS match in the IPL 2024:

-Punjab Kings (145/5) upstaged Rajasthan Royals (144/9) by 5 wickets.

-Sam Curran slammed his half-century in 38 balls.

-Riyan Parag (48) lifted Rajasthan Royals to 144/9 in 20 overs.

-Sanju Samson completed 500 runs in IPL 2024.

-Samson won the toss and RR opted to bat against PBKS.

-RR are without Jos Buttler for the remainder of IPL 2024

-Kagiso Rabada left the PBKS camp ahead of the RR clash.

-RR have already qualified for the IPL 2024 playoffs.

-PBKS are eliminated from IPL 2024 playoff race.

-RR have recorded 16 wins over PBKS in IPL.

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May 15, 2024 11:53 PM IST

That's a wrap!

Thank you for reading HT's live coverage of the IPL 2024 match between Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium. Playing his final IPL 2024 game for PBKS, Sam Curran played a captain's knock to seal a five-wicket win for Punjab over Rajasthan. On Thursday, Sunrisers Hyderabad will meet Gujarat Titans at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.

May 15, 2024 11:44 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Player of the Match goes to…

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Leading PBKS in the absence of Shikhar Dhawan, Sam Curran was named the Player of the Match for his all-round show against RR. Curran bowled 3 overs and picked up the wickets of Yashasvi Jaiswal and Dhruv Jurel. Guiding PBKS to a five-wicket win, Curran smashed 63* off 41 balls to extend RR's winless run in the IPL 2024.

“We bowled really well as a group. Message was that we had a lot of pride to play for. Ellis was absolutely amazing in his first game of the season. Probably should've played him earlier. When I went in, Jonny said it was quite tough. It was holding a little bit. Didn't need to take too much risk. Knew on a ground like this, we just needed a couple of sixes. Me and Jonny are leaving tomorrow. Obviously nice. Have thoroughly enjoyed the season, have enjoyed captaining,” Curran said after the match.

May 15, 2024 11:36 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Sam Curran joins Sourav Ganguly in elite club

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Sam Curran bagged two wickets and leaked 24 runs against RR. The England all-rounder then played a captain's knock of 63 to help PBKS beat RR by 5 wickets. Curran has joined Sourav Ganguly, Yuvraj Singh and JP Duminy in the list of all-rounders with 50-plus scores and 2 wickets in a single IPL match. Curran has played his final game for PBKS as the England star will leave the IPL 2024 camp for the T20 World Cup.

May 15, 2024 11:32 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - ‘Somebody needs to...’: Sanju Samson reacts after PBKS record rare win over Royals

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Skipper Sanju Samson admitted that RR were short of runs while posting the target for Punjab Kings in their second home. Defeated by PBKS at home, Samson's RR side has extended their winless run to four games in the league stage. “Somebody needs to step up, we have so many match-winners in the team. This is the time we need to show character. We need to score more runs. We thought 160-170 would have been a good score. We are not used to playing on such wickets this season where 200-plus totals are getting scored easily. We had to play smart cricket and build those partnerships,” Samson said after the match.

May 15, 2024 11:14 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - 6, 6 and game over! | PBKS beat RR by 5 wickets

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - SIX! Avesh hammered for a six as Curran cleared the distance. Curran moves to 62 off 40 balls. PBKS are two hits away from defeating RR. Curran takes a single, PBKS need 7 off 9 balls. RR are on the brink of another defeat. SIX! Ashutosh deposits a maximum and PBKS have levelled the scores. All over! Ashutosh hits the winning run as PBKS beat RR by 5 wickets.

May 15, 2024 11:09 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Sam Curran fires fifty for Punjab | Punjab Kings need 15 runs in 12 balls

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Curran completes his 50 off 38 balls. He is key for the Punjab Kings. Sandeep is keen on keeping things airtight for the Kings. PBKS need 22 off 14 balls. The RR pacer wants to end the over well. SIX! Curran ends the over in Punjab’s favour. PBKS 130-5 after 18 overs. Punjab Kings need 15 runs in 12 balls.

May 15, 2024 11:06 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Punjab Kings need 25 runs in 18 balls

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - All eyes on Sam Curran as Punjab Kings need their skipper to ace the chase for the visitors. Avesh Khan has been tasked to bowl the 16th over. A quick single taken on the first ball - direct hit and it would have been close for Jaiswal. Ashutosh Sharma has been roped in as an Impact Player by the Punjab Kings. PBKS 120/5 after 17 overs. Punjab Kings need 25 runs in 18 balls.

May 15, 2024 10:55 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Chahal gets Jitesh’s scalp to stage RR comeback | PBKS 111-5 after 15.4 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Leading the Punjab Kings from the front, Sam Curran has played a valiant knock so far for the visitors. FOUR! He moves to 45 off 32 balls with a boundary against Chahal in his final over. Not the return Chahal wanted. Curran takes a single after the boundary - sensible batting by the PBKS skipper. OUT! Jitesh takes the aerial route and he fails to clear the fielder at mid-off. Jitesh departs for 22 off 20 balls. Game on says Chahal! An easy catch for Parag. PBKS 111-5 after 15.4 overs. Punjab Kings need 34 runs in 26 balls.

May 15, 2024 10:50 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Curran and Jitesh attack Ashwin | PBKS 103-4 after 15 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Ashwin is up against Jitesh in the 14th over. SIX! After a dot, Jitesh fires a maximum to make sure the run-rate comes down for the Punjab Kings. SIX! Curran joins Jitesh with a brilliant hit. Curran and Jitesh have completed the 50-run partnership for Punjab Kings. With the six, 100 is also up for Punjab Kings. Is this the over PBKS needed? PBKS 103-4 after 15 overs. Punjab Kings need 42 runs in 30 balls.

May 15, 2024 10:46 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Samson ropes in Boult | Punjab Kings need 56 runs in 36 balls

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Trent Boult returns into the attack. The Kiwi pacer is welcomed with a boundary by Curran. The PBKS skipper gives back the strike to Jitesh with a single. Samson is making quick changes in the field. The required rate has crossed the 9 mark. PBKS need 59 off 39 balls. Jitesh and Curran are rotating strikes against Boult. End of the over. PBKS 89-4 after 14 overs. Punjab Kings need 56 runs in 36 balls.

May 15, 2024 10:41 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Curran takes charge for Kings | PBKS 81-4 after 13 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Veteran spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is back for his third over. FOUR! Length ball by Ashwin and Curran finds the gap for four. Curran is batting on 25 off 22 balls. Curran and Jitesh have added 32 off 28 balls. PBKS 81-4 after 13 overs. Punjab Kings need 64 runs in 42 balls.

May 15, 2024 10:38 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Punjab Kings need 69 runs in 48 balls

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Chahal starts his third over with a single. FOUR! Curran breaks free with a boundary. Chahal leaks 10 runs in the over. PBKS 76/4 after 12 overs. Punjab Kings need 69 runs in 48 balls.

May 15, 2024 10:34 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Avesh impresses again | Punjab Kings need 79 runs in 54 balls

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Avesh Khan returns into the attack after a game-changing first over. The Indian pacer has bowled back-to-back two dots against Jitesh. A bumper and Avesh gets away with it. Four dot balls by Avesh! Pressure on the batter. PBKS need 82 off 56 balls. Sandeep prevents a boundary with his diving effort. Two runs taken by Jitesh. Just 3 runs off Avesh’s second over. PBKS 66-4 after 11 overs. Punjab Kings need 79 runs in 54 balls.

May 15, 2024 10:29 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Punjab Kings need 82 runs in 60 balls

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Chahal to continue as PBKS have lost the favourites tag in the 145-run chase. Skipper Curran is batting on 12 off 13 balls. Jitesh has scored 7 off 4 balls. Curran takes a single off Chahal. Jitesh to face the final ball of the over. Another single to end the over. PBKS 63-4 after 10 overs. Punjab Kings need 82 runs in 60 balls.

May 15, 2024 10:23 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Jitesh Sharma takes on Ashwin | PBKS need 90 off 66 balls

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - R Ashwin gets done with his over. New batter Jitesh Sharma deposited a maximum off Ashwin on the penultimate ball of the over. Ashwin ends the over with a dot. He leaks 7 runs. Ashwin has 2 overs left. PBKS 55/4 after 9 overs. Punjab Kings need 90 runs in 66 balls. We are heading for a strategic timeout!

May 15, 2024 10:20 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Chahal strikes as Bairstow’s Test match knock ends | PBKS 48-4 after 8 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has joined R Ashwin in the attack. Bairstow is playing a Test knock. The England opener has scored 14 off 21 balls. Skipper Curran has added 6 off 7 balls. OUT! Presser gets the better of Bairstow - a relay catch by Ferreira as he hands the ball to Parag. Bairstow’s unimpressive knock comes to an end. He goes for 14 off 22 balls. PBKS 48-4 after 8 overs. Punjab Kings need 97 runs in 72 balls.

May 15, 2024 10:15 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Time for spin! Enters R Ashwin | PBKS 44-3 after 7 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings have scripted an unwanted powerplay record. Both teams scored 77 runs in the powerplay in the ongoing match. This is the second-lowest aggregate in the powerplay this season. Ravichandran Ashwin goes for just 5 in his first over after the powerplay. PBKS 44-3 after 7 overs. Punjab Kings need 101 runs in 78 balls.

May 15, 2024 10:11 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Royals win battle of powerplay | PBKS 39-3 after 6 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Who is winning the powerplay? After Avesh Khan’s over, is that even a question? A successful over for Royals and Sandeep Sharma has bowled another tidy over to end the powerplay. Sam Curran and Jonny Bairstow are playing their final match for PBKS of this season's IPL. Can the English duo stitch a match-winning partnership for the Kings? PBKS 38-3 after 6 overs.

May 15, 2024 10:05 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Avesh Khan strikes twice in his first over | PBKS 36-2 after 4.5 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Pacer Avesh Khan has replaced Trent Boult to join the RR attack in the powerplay. Starts off with a dot against Bairstow as the England opener finds the fielder. Takes a single on the next ball. OUT! Jaiswal is safe as houses. Avesh removes dangerous Rossouw for 22 off 13 balls. A much-needed wicket for the Royals. Middle-order batter Shashank Singh has joined Bairstow at the crease. Direct hit but Bairstow is safe. TV umpire confirms it. OUT! Avesh gets the big wicket of Shashank, who is out lbw. Avesh’s fuller-length does the trick! Avesh has two wickets in his first over! PBKS 36-3 after 4.5 overs. Punjab Kings need 109 runs in 91 balls.

May 15, 2024 9:58 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Rossouw on fire for Punjab | PBKS 35-1 after 5 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Can Sandeep strike for the Royals in the powerplay? The Indian pacer is working in tandem with Boult. Back-to-back dots for Sandeep. Rossouw is back on strike after a Bairstow single. RR have set a 145-run target for PBKS in their second home. Rossouw finds the gap and earns a boundary. He is playing the field. He comes down the track but is stopped by Sandeep - brilliant yorker for a dot ball. FOUR! Rossouw gets the better of the RR pacer on the final ball. PBKS 35-1 after 5 overs. Punjab Kings need 110 runs.

May 15, 2024 9:54 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - 4,4,4 - Boult receives ordinary treatment | PBKS 26-1 after 3 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Boult to continue! Boult has six wickets in his first overs of this season's IPL. FOUR! Bairstow clears mid-on for a boundary. FOUR! Boult leaks another boundary. FOUR AGAIN! Rossouw gets his second boundary of the over. An expensive over by Boult. PBKS 26/1 after 3 overs. Punjab Kings need 119 runs.

May 15, 2024 9:49 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Pacer Sandeep leaks 7 runs | PBKS 13-1 after 2 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Pacer Sandeep Sharma has joined the attack for the Royals in the powerplay. FOUR! Rossouw gets his first boundary. Pacer Sandeep leaks 7 runs. PBKS 13-1 after 2 overs. Punjab Kings need 132 runs.

May 15, 2024 9:43 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Boult strikes as Chahal takes stunner | PBKS 6-1 after 1 over

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Here we go! Veteran pacer Trent Boult kickstarts the bowling response of the Royals. After opening his account with a double, Prabhsimran Singh smashed Boult for his first boundary. OUT! What a catch by Chahal - he was running backwards to complete the catch. He gets a beauty to help Boult remove Prabhsimran for 6 off 4 balls. Rilee Rossouw has joined Bairstow at the crease. PBKS 6-1 after 1 overs.

May 15, 2024 9:38 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Will Yashasvi Jaiswal be India's first-choice opener at the T20 World Cup next month?

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Indian opener Yashasvi Jaiswal had a forgetful outing against PBKS. The India star perished for 4 off 4 balls. RR posted 144-9 in 20 overs. After a mixed-bag performance at the IPL 2024, can Jaiswal remain Team India's first-choice opener at the T20 World Cup next month?

May 15, 2024 9:34 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - ‘Has been see-saw!’: Harshal after retaining Purple Cap from Bumrah

Pacer Harshal Patel was a star-turnout for the Punjab Kings. The PBKS pacer bagged the all-important wicket of Riyan Parag in the final over. Harshal completed his spell with two wickets and the PBKS pacer conceded only 28 runs. Harshal has also replaced Mumbai Indians superstar Jasprit Bumrah at the top of the Purple Cap standings. Pacer Harshal was all praise for Bumrah after taking over the Purple Cap from the MI speedster. “Has been a see-saw. Keeps going away from me. (On Bumrah) He is someone who I see as a competitor, I aspire to be as good as him. (On his dipping slower delivery) It is a difficult delivery to execute but once you start executing, it gives you a lot of confidence. If the batter doesn’t pick it, then it increases your chance of getting a wicket,” Harshal said in the innings break.

May 15, 2024 9:23 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Parag’s crucial 48 takes Royals to 144-9 in 20 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Parag with a swing and a miss on the first ball of the final over. A crucial dot ball by Harshal Patel. A slow-full toss by Harshal and Parag is beaten - strong appeal for lbw and it’s given. Parag takes a review. Impact in line and wickets hitting - Parag’s fighting knock comes to an end. Parag departs after a gritty 48 off 34 balls in the final over. Avesh Khan is the new batter for the Royals. He gets two runs on his first ball. Parag’s departure means RR are not tipped to finish strong in the final over. Avesh gets a single on the next ball. Harshal has leaked only 3 runs in the 20th over. He is the leading wicket-taker in the IPL 2024. In the air and safe! Boult adds two more runs to RR’s below-par total. Just one ball left in RR’s innings. Boult is against Harshal. A dipping yorker and Boult makes a desperate attempt to complete 2 runs on the final ball. OUT! Boult out on the final ball as RR posted 144-9 in 20 overs.

May 15, 2024 9:16 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Parag refuses single on final ball | RR 138-7 after 19 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Strong appeal against Boult for lbw, umpire not interested - PBKS skipper Sam Curran refuses to take review. Was it missing the leg stump? Nope. Umpire’s call would have played a crucial role. FOUR! Arshdeep dives but fails to stop the boundary. Boult with a boundary. Clever batting by the Kiwi! He moves to 5 off 4 balls. FOUR! How unfortunate? Boult gets an edge and he beats the keeper with the shot. PBKS have taken a review, but for what? Nowhere near the pads and review wasted by Punjab Kings. Another dot by the PBKS pacer. Only 8 runs so far in the Ellis over. Will Parag agree for a single on the final ball? He rejects it to get on strike for the final over. RR 138-7 after 19 overs.

May 15, 2024 9:10 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Rossouw takes a stunner | RR 130-7 after 18 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - OUT! Rilee Rossouw with the spectacular for Punjab Kings as he takes a brilliant catch near the boundary to complete the dismissal of Donovan Ferreira. RR's Impact Player fails to make an impact. He is out for 7 off 8 balls. Harshal Patel has leaked only 4 runs so far in the over. A slower one against Parag and the RR batter completes a quick double with new batter Trent Boult. RR 130-7 after 18 overs.

May 15, 2024 9:03 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Parag closing in on 50 | RR 122-6 after 17 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Arshdeep Singh up against Parag in his final over. FOUR! Parag gets a boundary off the PBKS pacer. MAKE THAT TWO! Back-to-back fours for Parag, who moves into the 40s. Arshdeep with a bumper and Parag fails to connect. A good comeback by the Indian pacer after leaking back-to-back fours. A single to end the over. RR 122-6 after 17 overs.

May 15, 2024 8:56 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Parag gets lucky against Ellis | RR 113-6 after 16 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Can Donovan Ferreira live up to expectations? A gamble by Royals as the hosts lost six wickets before the death overs. Edged and past Bairstow for four! Parag gets lucky and RR get a boundary. He moves to 32 off 21 balls. Parag takes a single on the next ball of the Ellis over. The PBKS pacer has leaked 8 runs in his first four balls. RR are scoring at a run rate of 7.09 against PBKS bowlers, who have their tails up for the death overs. How much RR will score in the final four? RR 113-6 after 16 overs.

May 15, 2024 8:49 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Royals losing the plot as Chahar removes Powell | RR 102-6 after 14.5 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - West Indies skipper Rovman Powell gets off the mark with a boundary in the previous over. Rahul Chahar is bowling his fourth and final over of the innings. Parag has hit the most sixes (31) for the Royals this season. He is batting on 28 off 20 balls. OUT! Powell gives a straight-forward catch to Chahar. Powell out for 4 off 5 balls. Catching practice for Chahar. RR lost the plot in their second home against Punjab Kings. RR 102-6 after 14.5 overs. Donovan Ferreira has been used as an Impact Player by Royals.

May 15, 2024 8:42 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Jurel out for golden duck | RR 101-5 after 13.4 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Parag is striking at over 150 in this season of the IPL. He holds the key for the Royals. Dhruv Jurel has joined Parag after Ashwin was removed by Arshdeep in the previous over. OUT! Jurel out for a duck. A golden duck for the RR batter. Curran has a wicket! Brar takes a simple catch to complete the dismissal of the RR batter. Samson is miffed at Jurel as the batter gets a golden duck. RR 101-5 after 13.4 overs.

May 15, 2024 8:38 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Parag completes 500 runs; Arshdeep gets Ashwin on final ball | RR 92/4 after 13 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - After an expensive over by Chahal, PBKS skipper Curran has roped in strike pacer Arshdeep for the 12th over. Parag clears the fielder at deep extra over to get his first boundary of the over. Parag has also completed 500 runs in the IPL 2024. He takes a single to complete the 50-run partnership with Ashwin. Parag has been hit on his thigh, the RR batter is receiving treatment from the physios. A brief delay in the game. Arshdeep appealed for lbw but the umpire was not interested. Wickets were missing and Parag would have been not out had PBKS gone upstairs. Parag and Ashwin have added 50 runs off 34 balls. OUT! Ashwin holes out to Shashank Singh, who makes no mistake. A straight catch at him and Arshdeep ends the over with a wicket. Ashwin departs for 28 off 19 balls. RR 92/4 after 13 overs.

May 15, 2024 8:30 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - 6,4,4 - Ashwin hammers Chahar | RR 85-3 after 12 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Chahar to continue for the Punjab Kings. SIX! Ashwin gets the maximum off Chahar. FOUR! Ashwin with the reverse sweep - he finds the gap in his desperate push on the accelerator. FOUR MORE! Ashwin on a roll - what a way to end the over. Chahar leaks 17 runs in his third over. RR 85-3 after 12 overs.

May 15, 2024 8:26 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Ashwin or Parag, who will become the aggressor for Royals? RR 68-3 after 11 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Harshal Patel has returned to the attack after an impressive over by Rahul Chahar. FOUR! A welcome boundary for Parag. Harshal has conceded 8 runs in his first 4 balls. Parag is batting on 14 off 11 balls. He is backed by Ashwin, who has scored 11 off 11 balls. Another single as Parag gets back on strike. RR’s scoring rate is 6.18 in the first 11 overs. Ashwin or Parag, who will become the aggressor for Royals? RR 68-3 after 11 overs.

May 15, 2024 8:22 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Focus on Parag and Ashwin | RR 58-3 after 10 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Chahar putting more pressure on RR batters Parag and Ashwin after the first strategic timeout of the contest at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium. Parag and Ashwin need to shift gears if RR want to post a challenging total against Punjab Kings. End of the over, Chahar goes for 5 in his 2nd over. RR 58-3 after 10 overs.

May 15, 2024 8:16 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Harpreet Brar leaks 10 runs | RR 53-3 after 9 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Curran has decided to deploy spinners from both ends as Harpreet Brar joins the PBKS attack. Ashwin starts the over with a boundary. Top edge and it’s safe! Ashwin adds valuable runs to RR’s total. The run-rate has slipped from 7 to 5.76. Brar, who missed Punjab’s previous game, has leaked 10 runs in his first over. RR 53-3 after 9 overs.

May 15, 2024 8:11 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Chahar gets Cadmore to put Punjab on top | RR 43-3 after 8 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - After taking the catch of Samson, spinner Rahul Chahar has joined the RR attack. OUT! Chahar strikes in his first over - Tom Kohler-Cadmore fails to clear Jitesh Sharma on the boundary line - Brilliant catch by the PBKS star. Cadmore is gone for 18 off 23 balls. A forgetful day at the office for RR’s top-order batters in their second home. With RR losing three wickets inside the first 10 overs, Ravichandran Ashwin has joined Parag at the crease. Ashwin off the mark on the final ball of the over. RR 43-3 after 8 overs.

May 15, 2024 8:05 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Ellis bags Samson’s scalp | RR 40-2 after 6.4 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings -Ellis returns after the powerplay. Cadmore gets a single to give back the strike to skipper Samson. RR have reached 40-1 in 6.3 overs. Royals have already qualified for the playoffs. OUT! Samson slices it hard but it goes straight to Rahul Chahar. A sharp catch by the PBKS spinner. A cut shot from Samson has cut short his innings. He goes for 18 off 15 balls. A wicket for Ellis! RR 40-2 after 6.4 overs.

May 15, 2024 8:01 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Harshal Patel takes on Kohler-Cadmore | RR 38-1 after 6 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Harshal Patel to bowl the final over of the powerplay. FOUR! Straight down the ground and punched for a boundary. Kohler-Cadmore is showing his class in the first six overs. Earlier, former England cricketer Paul Collingwood warned PBKS about how explosive Cadmore is in the powerplay. The uncapped England batter moves to 17 off 17 balls. Samson has also scored 17 but in 12 balls. Slow full toss and Cadmore misses the chance to punish Harshal - a dot in the end.A series of dots to end the over. RR 38-1 after 6 overs.

May 15, 2024 7:56 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Nathan Ellis joins PBKS attack | RR 34-1 after 5 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Punjab Kings made an impressive start by sending Jaiswal back to the dugout. However, RR skipper Sanju Samson has taken charge after Jaiswal’s early exit. Curran has roped in Nathan Ellis for the 5th over. Kohler-Cadmore gets a single on the last ball to retain the strike. A three-run over by Ellis! RR 34-1 after 5 overs.

May 15, 2024 7:51 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Samson completes 500 runs in 2024 season | RR 31-1 after 4 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Arshdeep Singh is facing the heat in the powerplay as RR skipper Sanju Samson pulls him for four. Arshdeep had protection, but the fielder was a spectator. He returns with a decent delivery. RR are scoring almost at a run-rate of 8 in the powerplay. FOUR! CLASS WRITTEN ALL OVER IT - Samson completes 500 runs for the first time in his IPL career. He gets the boundary to unlock the special feat. Welcome to 500 runs club, Samson. The RR skipper has faced all balls of the Arshdeep over. RR 31-1 after 4 overs.

May 15, 2024 7:46 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Tom Kohler-Cadmore fires first maximum! | RR 21-1 after 3 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Sam Curran to continue! Tom Kohler-Cadmore goes big and he has connected well. A massive six off Curran. He moves into double figures real quick. Buttler’s replacement is batting on 11 off 7 balls folks. Expect some more fireworks! Curran bowls a dot. Good stop by Prabhsimran, saves a single. After a handsome six, Curran has kept the England batter quiet. Another dot to end the over. RR 21-1 after 3 overs.

May 15, 2024 7:41 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Arshdeep almost gets the better of Samson | RR 15-1 after 2 overs

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Speedster Arshdeep Singh has joined the PBKS attack after an eventful first over by Sam Curran. Replacing superstar Buttler, Tom Kohler-Cadmore has kickstarted his IPL journey with a first-ball boundary. RR skipper Sanju Samson joined the England batter at the crease after Jaiswal's early exit. Arshdeep has conceded just 2 runs in the first five balls. FOUR! Samson ends the over with a boundary. RR 15-1 after 2 overs.

May 15, 2024 7:34 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Sam Curran wins battle against Yashasvi Jaiswal | RR 5-1 in 0.5 over

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - FOUR! What a start to the encounter by Yashasvi Jaiswal. Opening the attack for the Punjab Kings, stand-in skipper Sam Curran has been welcomed by Jaiswal with a cracking boundary. Jaiswal is opening the RR innings with Tom Kohler-Cadmore, who has replaced superstar Jos Buttler for the remainder of the IPL 2024. Back-to-back dots for Curran. BOWLED! Curran has the last laugh as Jaiswal is cleaned up by the PBKS skipper. Another forgetful outing for young Jaiswal. He gives away a big inside edge and Curran has knocked him over for 4 off 4 balls. RR 5-1 after 0.5 over.

May 15, 2024 7:25 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Nandre Burger and Keshav Maharaj headline RR’s Impact Sub option list!

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Let's check out Impact substitutes for RR and PBKS in Guwahati

Punjab Kings: Tanay Thyagarajan, Rishi Dhawan, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Ashutosh Sharma, Harpreet Singh Bhatia.

Rajasthan Royals: Nandre Burger, Tanush Kotian, Keshav Maharaj, Kuldeep Sen, Donovan Ferreira.

May 15, 2024 7:21 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Tom Kohler-Cadmore replaces Jos Buttler; lineups are out!

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Replacing Jos Buttler in their lineup, the Royals have added Tom Kohler-Cadmore into their lineup. Jonny Bairstow and Prabhsimran Singh will open the innings for Punjab Kings against the Royals. Nathan Ellis is also featured in the PBKS lineup as Punjab are without strike bowler Kagiso Rabada.

Punjab Kings: Prabhsimran Singh, Jonny Bairstow, Rilee Rossouw, Shashank Singh, Jitesh Sharma(w), Sam Curran(c), Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh.

Rajasthan Royals: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Sanju Samson(w/c), Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Rovman Powell, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, Avesh Khan, Yuzvendra Chahal.

May 15, 2024 7:14 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Brar returns into PBKS line-up, confirms Curran

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Visitors PBKS are without regular skipper Shikhar Dhawan and pace ace Kagiso Rabada. Speaking at the toss, PBKS stand-in skipper Curran admitted that his side failed to cash in on the big moments in the league stage of the cash-rich league. Curran asserted that Nathan Ellis has joined the PBKS XI for their away game against the Rajasthan Royals.“Tonight we play a really good team, and we can spoil a few campaigns now and finish with some pride. We've had a really good squad but some of those games we didn't win the big moments. We were about 2-3 wins away from qualifying and we aren't there because we didn't capitalise on the big moments. Tonight, we play a good side and I believe in character, I certainly don't want to lose tonight and hopefully I can rub that off on the players. We've lost a few players, KG is out and Nathan Ellis gets a game. Brar also comes back into the line-up,” Curran said.

May 15, 2024 7:09 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Samson reacts as RR enter playoffs without Buttler

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Sanju Samson admitted that players were relieved to see RR making it to the playoffs amid their winless run in the IPL 2024. Speaking at the toss, Samson admitted that RR will miss the services of Jos Buttler, who is out for the entire IPL 2024 due to his commitments with the England national team. Buttler will lead England in the Pakistan T20Is before the World Cup. “This is a second home for us, we have spend quite a bit of time here. We spent two days to assess on whether there is dew, and there isn't any. The team, the batting and bowling unit are doing great. Everyone is chill and we are excited to come out and play a great game of cricket. I'd be lying if I say no, the camp looks a lot more relaxed. We'll miss Jos and Kohler-Cadmore comes in, and we might have Fereira as an impact sub later,” Samson added.

May 15, 2024 7:01 PM IST

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Toss update! No Shikhar Dhawan for Punjab

IPL 2024, RR vs PBKS IPL Live Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - Sam Curran and Sanju Samson have arrived for the traditional coin toss. Sanju flips it and Curran has called heads. Tail it is! Samson has won the toss. Samson has confirmed that RR would like to bat first. Punjab to bowl!

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