The Rajasthan Royals (RR) fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman showed a mind-blowing effort on the field by saving a sixer in the match against Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday, September 29.
Chasing the target, RCB skipper Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal got off to flying start smashing bowlers from both ends. However, Mustafizur Rahman who has been the best bowler of Rajasthan Royals in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 castled Devdutt Padikkal in the last over the powerplay. In the very next over Virat Kohli was sent back to the pavilion by Riyan Parag’s direct hit.
Meanwhile, During the 9th over Kartik Tyagi bowled a short ball to Glenn Maxwell and he played a pull shot and it looked like the ball will sail over the fence on the fine leg, but it didn’t happen. As Mustafizur Rahman showed remarkable field effort. He jumped and volleyball-swatted the ball to send it back inside the boundary.
Rajasthan Royals Posts 149 Runs Batting First
Batting first Rajasthan Royals (RR) openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Evin Lewis shined. They both looked comfortable out in the middle and were seen smashing all the Royal Challengers Bangalore bowlers. For the first wicket, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Evin Lewis managed to add 77 runs from 50 balls. Meanwhile, Evin Lewis finished his innings at a score of 58 and Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 31.
After the openers lost their wicket, no Rajasthan Royals batter managed to accelerate the innings. Even the skipper of the team Sanju Samson only managed to score 19 runs.
So after the massive batting failure of the middle order. Rajasthan Royals were able to post 149 runs on the board.
The purple cap holder Harshal Patel just like several other games was the highest wicket-taker for RCB in this game. As he was able to pick 3 wickets.