In the match played against Indian Premier League 2021, Punjab vs Rajasthan:- Lost by 2 runs. Played in Dubai In this match, Rajasthan Royals batted first. Scored 185 runs in 20 overs. Chasing the target, the team of Punjab Kings could only manage 183 runs for 4 wickets in the allotted overs.
Rajasthan Royals beat Punjab Kings
In the 32nd match of IPL-2021, Rajasthan Royals defeated Punjab Kings by 2 runs in a thrilling match. With this defeat, Punjab has slipped to the seventh position. This team has won only 3 matches out of 9 so far. Whereas in 6 he had to face defeat. Punjab was very close to victory, but despite this, it had to face defeat.
kartik tyagi great performance
Rajasthan batting first Losing all wickets in 20 overs, Punjab were given a target of 185 runs. Chasing the target, the Punjab team could only score 183 runs for four wickets in 20 overs. For Rajasthan, Karthik Tyagi took two wickets, while Chetan Sakaria and Rahul Tewatia took one wicket each.
Such was the thrilling last 20th over of Karthik Tyagi
First ball – Punjab Kings needed 4 runs to win in the last over. Karthik Tyagi did not give any run to Aiden Markram on the first ball.
Hard to accept defeat
Punjab Kings Director of Cricket Operations and Head Coach Anil Kumble has said. That defeat against Rajasthan Royals is very difficult to accept. During the post-match virtual press conference, he said, it is like becoming a pattern for us especially when we reach Dubai. It was a clear message that the match had to end in the 19th over. Unfortunately, we took it till the last over. The last two balls proved to be a lottery.
Second ball – Aiden Markram takes a single off Karthik Tyagi. And he reached the other end. At that time Punjab needed 3 runs in 4 balls to win.