IPL 2023: After the win over PBKS, Parag asked ‘GT and SRH please help us’

Author: Yuvi May 20, 2023 IPL 2023: After the win over PBKS, Parag asked 'GT and SRH please help us'

Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals (RR) kept themselves in the race for the IPL playoffs with a thumping win over Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Friday. RR have done what they could and now it is the turn to wait and watch how Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) turn out against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Gujarat Titans respectively.

Ahead of the all-important clash, Rajasthan Royals batsman Riyan Parag sought help from defending champions GT and SRH. Parag asked both the teams to help his team to make it to the playoffs. His tweet went viral after the RR cricketer sought help on the internet. (‘Credit to Sangakkara…,’ Raina praises RR coach for Jaiswal’s performance)

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GT and SRH please help us a little right now #RRvsPBKS — Riyan Parag (@ParagRiyan) May 19, 2023

Dhawan is not happy with his team’s fielding

After their four-wicket defeat to Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023, Punjab Kings (PBKS) captain Shikhar Dhawan on Friday expressed disappointment over his team’s fielding performance, saying that dropped catches cost his team the match. . ,

“We lost a lot of wickets in the powerplay and that put us on the backfoot, but Curren, Jitesh and Shah Rukh got us back in the game, the bowling was good (in patches) but the fielding was not good, we dropped catches. I think 200 should have been a good total on this pitch. I think we could have done better in all areas. Sometimes the batting was clicking and sometimes the bowling was clicking, we Couldn’t better that performance. Together,” Dhawan said at the post-match presentation.

The skipper said that they have a young team and they have learned a lot this season. (Will MS Dhoni continue to play IPL for next 5 years? Here’s why Yusuf Pathan feels CSK skipper will continue till IPL 2028)

“But it’s a young group, so we’ve learned a lot this season. I knew I had to take the game deep, so I wanted my best bowlers to bowl early, so Rahul had to bowl the last over. “

In the last game, I gave the last over to Harpreet, it depends on the surface and conditions,” Dhawan said.
After being put into bat by RR, PBKS scored 187/5 in their 20 overs. They initially struggled against the RR bowlers, losing their four wickets for just 50 runs in 6.3 overs.

Then Jitesh Sharma (44 off 28 balls, studded with three fours and three sixes) and Sam Curran put on 64 runs for the fifth wicket to bring PBKS back into the game. Then in the death overs, Curran (49* from 31 balls, four fours and two sixes) and Shah Rukh Khan (41* from 23 balls, four fours and two sixes) joined forces to raise the run rate, PBKS to a competitive total. , He collected 46 runs in the last two overs.

Navdeep Saini (3/40) was the pick of the bowlers for RR. Trent Boult and Adam Zampa took one wicket each.

In chase of 188, RR lost Jos Buttler early for a duck, his fifth this season. Then Yashasvi Jaiswal (50 from 36 balls, with eight fours) and Devdutt Padikkal (51 from 30 balls, with four fours and three sixes) shared a 73-run partnership for the second wicket, helping RR to fight back. got help. Later, cameos from Shimron Hetmyer (46 from 28 balls, four fours and three sixes), Riyan Parag (20 from 12 balls, with one four and two sixes) and Dhruv Jurel (10* from four balls) helped RR Helped me get the last position. 4-over thriller to win by four wickets.

Kagiso Rabada (2/40) was the pick of the bowlers for PBKS. Sam Curran, Nathan Ellis, Deepak Chahar and Arshdeep Singh took one wicket each. Padikkal received the ‘Player of the Match’ award for his fifty.

With this, RR are fifth in the points table with seven wins and seven losses. He has a total of 14 points. They can still climb into the top four if Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) lose their last match against Gujarat Titans by a huge margin and Mumbai Indians lose their last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad as well. PBKS’ IPL 2023 campaign is over. They finished eighth with six wins and eight losses. He has a total of 12 points.

Author: Yuvi

My name is Yuvi, I work as Sub Editor at newscinema.in

20 May, 2023, 5:11 pm

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