SignIn
Kerala Kaumudi Online
Tuesday, 18 June 2024 12.59 AM IST

Sanju leads from front; Rajasthan Royals beat Lucknow Super Giants by seven wickets

sanju-samson

LUCKNOW: The unbeaten blistering 121-run partnership between Sanju Samson and Dhruv Jurel powered Rajasthan Royals (RR) to a 7-wicket victory over Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the Ekana Cricket Stadium on Saturday. This is RR's 8th win in 9 matches.

RR captain Samson scored the highest for RR with an unbeaten 71 off 33 while Jurel played a blistering knock of 52 runs in 34 deliveries. LSG bowlers missed their mark and were further broken apart due to multiple dropped catches.

Score: Lucknow Super Giants 196/5 vs Rajasthan Royals 199/3

Batting first, LSG managed to score 196/5 in 20 overs, thanks to the half-centuries by KL Rahul (76 off 48) and Deepak Hooda (50 off 31). Sandeep Sharma took 2 wickets, while Trent Boult, Avesh Khan and R Ashwin got one wicket each.

In reply, Rajasthan reached the target with one over to spare (199/3). It was Sanju's blistering knock that took Rajasthan to victory. Sanju was also adjudged the player of the match.

JOIN THE DISCUSSION
TAGS: IPL, SANJU SAMSON
KERALA KAUMUDI EPAPER
TRENDING IN SPORTS
X
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.
We respect your privacy. Your information is safe and will never be shared.