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Rajasthan Royals Climb To Top 2nd After Crushing Lucknow Super Giants

After putting in an incredible effort, the Rajasthan Royals led by Sanju Samson busted Lucknow Super Giants with 24 runs. Sanju Samson has managed his team successfully till now to get closer to the Playoffs. The winning team’s Yashasvi Jaiswal scored the most runs, but every other player contributed equally to set a strong target of 178 runs for Lucknow Super Giants.

 


In the 63rd match of the IPL 2022, Rajasthan Royals defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 24 runs at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. They are in second place on the points table with 16 points and have one more match against Chennai Super Kings to play. With CSK unable to produce some fantastic innings this season, Rajasthan Royals are likely to move up to 18 points.

 


Yashasvi Jaiswal opened alongside Jos Buttler, who scored 41 off 29 balls with six fours and one six, the highest score among Rajasthan Royals batsmen. Jos Buttler failed to impress his team and fans, being dismissed by Avesh Khan at just two runs.

 


Captain Sanju Samson stepped on the field after Jos Buttler was dismissed and stood alongside Yashasvi Jaiswal, making 32 runs off 24 balls with six fours.

 

Rajasthan Royals‘ bowlers demonstrated their abilities in the second inning of the game, preventing the Lucknow Super Giants from chasing down the total, which was essential for them. Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, and Obed McCoy all had outstanding performances, taking two wickets each.

 


 

Trent Boult and Ashwin made an influential 26 runs in the last few overs for Rajasthan Royals, helping them set a target of 178 runs for Lucknow Super Giants. Trent Boult was chosen Man of the Match for his superb performance, which featured two wickets for 18 runs in four overs and an amazing 17 runs off nine balls with two fours.

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