Kartik Tyagi’s remaining over heroics with the ball helped Rajasthan Royals beat Punjab Kings.© Instagram
Kartik Tyagi bowled an excellent remaining over, defending 4 runs to seal an exhilarating win for Rajasthan Royals in opposition to Punjab Kingsin match 32 of the Indian Premier Legaue (IPL) 2021 in Dubai on Tuesday. The 20-year-old grew to become solely the second bowler in IPL’s historical past to defend 4 runs within the remaining over. Previously Munaf Patel, additionally taking part in for Rajasthan Royals, had saved 4 runs within the final over in opposition to Mumbai Indians in IPL 2009. After his heroics with the ball, Kartik acquired reward from India pacer Jasprit Bumrah and Dale Styen.
Bumrah took to Twitter and praised Kartik for retaining a cool head below strain.
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) September 21, 2021
“What an over, #KartikTyagi! To maintain a cool head under that kind of pressure and to get the job done, great stuff, very impressive! #PBKSvRR #IPL2021,” Bumrah tweeted.
Steyn dubbed Kartik’s efficiency as top-of-the-line final overs whereas defending a goal.
Close to one of the best final over (defending) ever! Wowza
— Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) September 21, 2021
“Close to the best last over (defending) ever! Wowza,” he tweeted.
Punjab Kings wanted 4 runs to win within the remaining over however they may solely handle to attain a single and misplaced two wickets, ultimately shedding the match by two runs.
Kartik bowled 5 dot balls, choosing up the wickets of Nicholas Pooran and Deepak Hooda within the final over of the match at hand Rajasthan Royals a memorable win.
With the win, Rajasthan Royals jumped to fifth spot on the IPL 2021 factors desk. The Sanju Samson-led aspect will subsequent tackle Delhi Capitals on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
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