The match noticed Rajasthan Royals pulling off the very best run chase within the historical past of the IPL as they made 226 for six after Kings XI Punjab had made 223 for 2.
The earlier document was held by the Royals themselves after they made 217 in opposition to the erstwhile Deccan Chargers in IPL’s inaugural version on the Rajiv Gandhi Internationl Stadium in Hyderabad on Apri 24, 2008.
The Kings XI Punjab opening pair of KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal placed on 183 from simply 99 balls for the primary wicket, with the latter hitting his maiden IPL ton.
Their partnership is the third highest for the primary wicket within the competitors.
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Jonny Bairstow and David Warner’s 185 in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore within the 2019 version is the very best, whereas the unbeaten 184 run partnership between Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn for Kolkata Knight Riders in opposition to the now-defunct Gujarat Lions is the second.
The match additionally noticed Rahul Tewatia hitting 5 sixes in an over, which is yet one more first within the event hostory.
The left-hander vindicated his sudden promotion up the order, overcoming a sluggish begin to blast his group in direction of the stiff goal. Sheldon Cottrell was the unlucky sufferer as he was taken to the cleaners within the 18th over that went for 30 runs.
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