The Rajasthan Royals staged an incredible comeback and defeated the Punjab Kings at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. RR won the game by defending four runs in the last over.
PBKS captain KL Rahul won the toss and requested RR to bat first. Evin Lewis and Yashasvi Jaiswal opened the batting for the Royals, putting up 54 runs for the first wicket in 5.3 overs.
In the second half of the innings, the PBKS bowlers battled back and bowled RR out for 185 runs.
Chasing 186 to win, Captain KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal shared an opening partnership of 120 runs.
PBKS needed four runs in the last over to win. RR pacer Kartik Tyagi, on the other hand, bowled a dream over and surrendered only one run to give his team a historic two-run triumph.
The match between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals entertained fans across the world. Most of the fans were thrilled during the match and created memes on social media. Here are the best of them:
Kartik Tyagi pic.twitter.com/fAC2bbSxPy— 𝑺𝒂𝒉𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝑨𝒌𝒆𝒆𝒍 🇦🇺🦘 (@Akeel_offl) September 21, 2021