IPL 2023: From the RR’s hope for play-offs to the exit of PBKS, Here are all the important news from last night’s IPL match
From several updates on RR vs PBKS to changes in IPL Points Table, here are the most important updates from last night’s IPL.
RR stay alive in the playoff race with win over PBKS
Punjab Kings ended their Indian Premier League 2023 campaign with a defeat as Rajasthan Royals stayed alive in the playoff race with a four-wicket win in Dharamshala on Friday. Rajasthan will now have an eye on RCB, MI and KKR’s last league games and hope for a superior net run-rate in the end to qualify. Know more.
Jos Buttler registers shocking IPL record with duck vs PBKS; displaces Dhawan for unwanted feat
After Buttler was dismissed on 0 in the RR’s last league game against Punjab Kings on Friday night, he recorded the most number of ducks in a single season (5). Know more.
IPL broadcasters’ major blunder sees Samson lose captaincy to Chahal; RR takes a dig
On a lighter note, there was a particular moment during the RR vs PBKS match that became viral on social media with even Rajasthan Royals taking a brutal dig at it. Well, it saw Sanju Samson lose his captaincy. Know more.
Harbhajan, Pathan explode on live TV after Livingstone’s bizarre act vs RR
Unlike the previous games, Livingstone failed to make much of an impact against Rajasthan Royals as he was dismissed for just 9 runs off 13 balls by Navdeep Saini. However, Livingstone was laughing at his own dismissal and the act left commentators Harbhajan and Pathan furious as they exploded on-air. Know more.
Watch: Hetmyer, Curran have heated exchange after DRS call, RR star responds with weird ‘bat’ gesture
Hetmyer played a high-intensity knock and had an equally intense tussle with Punjab Kings star Sam Curran during the 17th over of the RR chase, when the batter was adjudged caught behind. The RR batter signalled for a review straight away, and as Curran walked past Hetmyer, the duo exchanged words. Know more.