Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes
Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes (Courtesy: Twitter)

It was a day which belonged to Rajasthan Royals‘ batsmen Ben Stokes and Sanju Samson as they notched up brilliant individual knocks to pummel Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2020 contest. The victory helped Rajsthan Royals stay alive in the race to IPL 2020 playoffs with an outside chance of qualifying.

In the chase, Rajasthan Royals lost opener Robin Uthappa and captain Steve Smith inside the powerplay. However there was no looking back from there on as Stokes and Samson guided Rajasthan Royals to a comprehensive win.

Earlier after pting to bat, Mumbai Indians rode on cameo knocks from Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary and a 21-ball 60 runs blitz from Hardik Pandya to post a total of 195/5 in the stipulated 20 overs. Fast bowler Jofra Archer and Shreyas Gopal picked up two wickets each for Rajasthan Royals.

Twitter Reacts As Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson Power Rajasthan Royals To Victory Over Mumbai Indians: