Fast bowler Karthik Tyagi bowled a sensational final over as Rajasthan Royals pulled off an unimaginable two-run win over Punjab Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) thriller right here on Tuesday.
Punjab required 4 runs off the final six balls however Tyagi dismissed Nicholas Pooran (32) and Deepak Hooda (0) and gave away just one run to grab the win for his workforce from the jaws of defeat.
Punjab ended their innings at 183 for 4, chasing 186 to win.
With Aiden Markram (26 not out) and Nicholas Pooran (32) going sturdy, it seemed like it could be solely a matter of time when Punjab would wrap up the match.
But ultimately, Punjab made a large number within the final over to undergo their sixth defeat from 9 matches.
With this win, the Royals moved to the fifth spot after 4 wins from eight matches.
Earlier, the 22-year-old Arshdeep Singh (5/32) complemented his senior professional Mohammed Shami (3/21) properly because the duo shared eight wickets to assist Punjab bowl out Rajasthan for 185 in precisely 20 overs after they had been going sturdy at 169 for five in 17 overs.
Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal (49) and Mahipal Lomror (43) scored bulk of the runs for Rajasthan.
Chasing the full, Mayank and KL Rahul seemed in good contact. KL Rahul, who was dropped thrice, smashed 4 fours and a pair of sixes in his 33-ball innings. He additionally crossed 3000 IPL runs throughout his knock.
Mayank too produced seven hits to the fence and in addition clobbered two sixes in his 43-ball knock.
Once the Punjab skipper was caught off Chetan Sakariya (1/31) in twelfth over, Agarwal too was eliminated by Rahul Tewatia (1/23).
Markram and Pooran then performed some pleasant pictures to maintain their chase on observe earlier than they had been undone by a superb last-over by Tyagi.
Earlier, opener Jaiswal was a part of two very important partnerships, including 54 together with his new opening companion Evin Lewis (36) after which sharing one other 48 off 28 balls with Liam Livingstone (25).
Lomror then smashed his method to a 17-ball 43, studded with 4 sixes and two fours.
However, within the final three overs, Shami claimed three wickets and Arshdeep accomplished his five-for to wrap up the RR innings.
Put in to bat, Jaiswal and Lewis gave RR a flying begin with the previous smashing two successive fours off Shami within the first over and the latter smacking Ishan Porel, additionally taking part in his first match, for a six.
The West Indies batsman punished Porel for bowling brief and vast, blasting 4 boundaries within the fourth over.
Deepak Hooda was then taken to the cleaners as he bled 13 runs.
Arshdeep then produced the breakthrough, deceiving Lewis with a slower ball as Mayank Agarwal took a high-quality low catch as RR had been 57 for one after the powerplay.
Jaiswal then reverse swept England spinner Adil Rashid for a six, earlier than depositing him over lengthy off for one more most.
RR skipper Sanju Samson didn’t make any influence as a terrific one-handed catch by KL Rahul ended his keep and gave Porel his maiden wicket.
Livingstone then joined Jaiswal, who picked up one other most off Rashid within the ninth over.
Jasiwal raised the workforce hundred with one other 4 off Harpreet Brar within the eleventh over.
Livingstone additionally tried to match his companion as he scooped one high-quality over KL Rahul after which smacked one over mid-wicket off Arshdeep.
A sensational catch at deep midwicket by Fabian Allen despatched Livingstone again to the hut with RR slipping to 116 for 3.
Jaiswal could not full his fifty as his vanguard was held on to by Mayank at brief cowl.
New man Lomror then went on a six-hitting spree, blasting two maximums off Rashid earlier than sending Hooda for a pair extra within the sixteenth over as RR crossed the 150-mark.
Lomror additionally smashed two fours as Hooda conceded 24 runs off his second over.
However, RR misplaced the plot after that as Shami and Arshdeep restricted their opponent to a aggressive rating ultimately.