Rajasthan Royals won by 4 wickets
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals
Venue - Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
Toss Winner - Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opt to bowl
Series - Indian Premier League 2023
Date of the Match - Friday, 19 May, 2023
Time - 07:30 PM (IST)
Season - 2023
Umpires - Nand Kishore (IND), Rod Tucker (AUS)
Third Umpire - Navdeep Singh (IND)
Match Referee - Pankaj Dharmani (IND)
Player of the Match - Devdutt Pedikkal
On Friday, May 19, at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala, Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals played in the 66th match of the Indian Premier League 2023.
Shimron Hetmyer's late blitz (46 off 28 balls) helped RR achieve 189/6 in 19.4 overs while chasing a target of 188 runs. Devdutt Padikkal (51) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (50) meanwhile secured significant half-centuries.
PBKS' bowling unit's two wickets came from Kagiso Rabada. Thanks to Sam Curran's knock of 49 runs off 31 balls, which included four fours and two sixes, PBKS reached 188/5 in 20 overs. Shahrukh Khan (41) and Jitesh Sharma (44) both contributed crucial hits for Punjab.
Punjab Kings have scored 187 for 5 in 20 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 17, Prabhsimran Singh 2, Atharva Taide 19, Liam Livingstone 9, Sam Curran 49, Jitesh Sharma (wk) 44, Shahrukh Khan 41, Extras 6)
Rajasthan Royals have scored 189 for 6 in 19.4 overs (Yashasvi Jaiswal 50, Jos Buttler 0, Sanju Samson (c & wk) 2, Devdutt Padikkal 51, Shimron Hetmyer 46, Riyan Parag 20, Dhruv Jurel 10, Trent Boult 1, Extras 9)
Who is the Winner?
Rajasthan Royals won by 4 wickets with a score of 189 runs.