Kuldeep Sen emerged out of nowhere and won this game in the last over for the Rajasthan Royals as they registered their third victory of the season by defeating Lucknow Super Giants by three runs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
In the last over, Marcus Stoinis was on the crease on the last five balls and, he had hit Prasidh Krishna for 19 runs in the 19th over, was favorable against debutant Sen who was given the responsibility to defend 15 runs and the youngster went for a double and bowled two dot balls on his second, third and fourth delivery respectively to make it impossible for Stoinis to win it from there eve as he hit a four and a six off the last two balls.
Apart from Sen, Yuzvendra Chahal and Tret Boult bowled brilliantly too with the former getting four wickets and the latter two. Shimron Hetmyer shone with the bat (59* off 36 balls) for the Royals in this win of theirs. With this win, Rajasthan once again reached the top of the Points Table
Yuzvendra Chahal, who bowled magnificently and took four wickets in total, including two of the very dangerous Quinton de Kock and Krunal Pandya in one over, was rightly adjudged as the Player of the Match. He finished with figures of 4-41 and also reached the milestone of 150 IPL wickets
Yashasvi Jaiswal has been ruled out and Rassie van der Dussen will play at number four with Devdutt Padikkal opening the innings. Kuldeep Sen, a quick pacer from Madhya Pradesh is making his IPL debut for the Royals as he replaced Navdeep Saini
As for LSG, they brought in Marcus Stoinis who was available for the first time. He replaced Evin Lewis while Dushmantha Chameera came in for Andrew Tye.
Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Sen, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal
KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Krishnappa Gowtham, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
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