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IPL 2021, RR vs PBKS Live Score Updates: KL Rahul, Deepak Hooda Fifties Take Punjab Kings To 221/6 Vs Rajasthan Royals | Cricket News

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IPL 2021 Live Cricket Score, RR Vs PBKS: Shami Strikes In 1st Over For Punjab Kings As Stokes Departs

RR vs PBKS Live Score: KL Rahul looked ominous during his charismatic knock of 91 runs.© BCCI/IPL




After a good start with early wickets, Rajasthan Royals’ bowlers struggled to carry forward the momentum while the fielders also gave a lifeline each to Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul and Chris Gayle. Rahul enthralled with his masterly strokeplay, while finding an able ally in Deepak Hooda. Both batsmen smashed the Rajasthan Royals bowlers to all parts of the ground through incredible hitting, setting up an interesting run-chase for the fans. Rajasthan Royals’ openers will have their task cut out with captain Sanju Samson being the linchpin. Earlier, Rajasthan Royals handed four players their maiden caps for the franchise, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Manan Vohra and Chetan Sakariya while Punjab handed a debut to the hard-hitting Shahrukh Khan. The 2008 winners will look for a fresh start under the new leadership of Sanju Samson, while Punjab Kings can expect inspirational guidance from the classy KL Rahul at the helm. While Rajasthan Royals finished at the bottom of the table at the end of the league stage in IPL 2020, Punjab Kings also faltered after a promising start to finish sixth in the points table last season. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2021 Match 4 Live Cricket Score Between Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Punjab Kings (PBKS) from Wankhede Stadium.

  • 21:46 (IST)

    Confusion and a Wicket!

    Ben Stokes goes back with no runs on the board. Match still On?

  • 21:42 (IST)

  • 21:41 (IST)

    Match On!

    Tremendous hitting from KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda helped Punjab Kings post a mammoth target of 222 runs for Rajasthan Royals to chase. Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and captain Sanju Samson will need to give the right start in their bid to overhaul this huge run-chase. 

    Match On!

  • 21:29 (IST)

    PBKS 221/6 in 20 Overs.

    Rajasthan Royals have an uphill task at hand.

  • 21:27 (IST)

    Wicket!

    KL Rahul finally goes after a well made knock of 91 runs.

  • 21:15 (IST)

    First Ball Duck!

    Nicholas Pooran and IPL ducks, a love story made in heaven.

  • 21:09 (IST)

    Remember the name!

    Hooda. Deepak Hooda.

  • 21:07 (IST)

    Evil Siren, Free Hit, Four!

    First free-hit by Chetan Sakariya goes for a four.

  • 20:53 (IST)

    Pooran and Shahrukh Khan yet to come, Scary!

    Just to think that Nicholas Pooran and Shahrukh Khan are to follow. Bad news alert for Rajasthan Royals.

  • 20:45 (IST)

    A KL Rahul-Show!

    KL Rahul milking the bowlers from Malad to Vashi.

  • 20:38 (IST)

    A captain’s knock indeed!

    KL Rahul has started IPL 2021 exactly the way he did last year, with an incredible fifty.

  • 20:27 (IST)

    Riyan Parag the uncanny Hero

    Riyan Parag dismisses the Universe Boss with a Kedar Jadhav-like action.

  • 20:22 (IST)

    Gayle gets dropped, hits a Six!

    After KL Rahul, Chris Gayle gets a lifeline too with Rahul Tewatia dropping him of his own bowling. Hits a six the next ball.

  • 20:09 (IST)

    KL dropped, a costly miss?

    Ben Stokes drops a tough chance to get rid of KL Rahul. Will it prove to be a costly miss for Rajasthan Royals?

  • 19:56 (IST)

    Expect the unexpected from the Universe Boss

    Chris Gayle playing dots can be an indication of the ‘calm before the storm’.

  • 19:45 (IST)

    Mayank Agarwal gone for 14

    Chetan Sakariya takes his maiden IPL wicket, gets rid of Mayank Agarwal.

  • 19:37 (IST)

    Two fours to begin with!

    Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul have begun in an aggressive manner with two fours off Chetan Sakariya.

  • 19:13 (IST)

    Rajasthan Royals have handed four players their maiden caps for the franchise – Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Manan Vohra and Chetan Sakariya while Punjab have handed a debut to the hard-hitting Shahrukh Khan.
  • 19:08 (IST)

    Rajasthan Royals Opt To Bowl Against Punjab Kings

    Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson has won the toss and opted to bowl against KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings. Match on!

  • 18:32 (IST)

    Good evening and welcome everyone!

    Good evening and welcome everyone to our live coverage of Match 4 of IPL 2021 between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. A quest to rebuild the side after last season’s debacle for Royals against KL Rahul’s bustling Punjab Kings, who do you think will come out on top? Stay tuned for some exciting cricket folks.

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