Rajasthan Royals beat RCB by 19 runs

PTI Bengaluru | Updated on April 15, 2018

Rajasthan Royals Sanju Samson plays over the covers during the IPL 2018 match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday.

Rajasthan Royals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 19 runs in a high-scoring IPL encounter, here today.

Batting first, Rajasthan scored 217 for 4 courtesy Sanju Samson’s unbeaten 92 off 45 balls which included 10 sixes and two boundaries. Skipper Ajinkya Rahane scored 36 off 20 balls. Umesh Yadav was hit for 59 runs in his four overs.

In reply, RCB could only post 198 for six as skipper Virat Kohli’s 57 went in vain. Mandeep Singh also scored 47 off 25 balls but the target proved to be too much in the end.

Brief Scores: Rajasthan Royals 217/4 in 20 overs (Samju Samson 92 no off 45, Ajinkya Rahane 36 off 20 balls, Yuzvendra Chahal 2/22 in 4 overs)

RCB 198/6 in 20 overs (Virat Kohli 57 off 30 balls, Mandeep Singh 47 no off 25 balls, S Gopal 2/22 in 4 overs). RR won by 19 runs.

Published on April 15, 2018

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