Rajasthan Royals Outclass Kings XI Punjab By Seven Wickets
Ben Stokes' all-round brilliance and handy knocks from Sanju Samson and Steve Smith helped Rajasthan Royals register a comfortable 7-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab. (All images courtesy: BCCI/IPL)
KL Rahul scored 46 runs on Friday and became the first batsman to cross the 600-run mark this season.
Chris Gayle smashed 99 runs and became the first batsman to hit 1,000 sixes in T20 cricket.
Jofra Archer was the pick of the bowlers for Rajasthan. He returned with figures of two for 26.
After taking a good catch and picking up two crucial wickets, Ben Stokes smashed a quick half-century to set up the run chase for Rajasthan Royals.
Sanju Samson played a cameo of 48 off just 25 deliveries. He smashed three sixes and four boundaries.
Jos Buttler and Steve Smith finished the game with 15 balls to spare.