IPL 2023: Royals succumb to Afghan spinners, bundled out to 118 towards Titans

Fiery bowling spells from defending champions Gujarat Titans (GT) spinners Rashid Khan and Noor Ahmad bundled out Rajasthan Royals (RR) to 118 within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 match on the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Friday.

RR’s batting unit collapsed as no batter stepped as much as combat towards GT’s firing bowling assault.

Sanju Samson was the best scorer for RR, with a knock of 30 off 20 balls.

Rashid took three wickets conceding solely 14 runs. Younger Noor Ahmad adopted his mentor, choosing two wickets and conceding 25 runs. Mohammed Shami, Hardik Pandya and Joshua Little took one wicket every.

Selecting to bat first backfired on Rajasthan as they misplaced early wickets. Key batter Jos Buttler was dismissed by GT skipper Hardik Pandya within the 2nd over. Jos Buttler scored simply eight runs off six balls.

Already jolted by the lack of an early wicket, RR obtained one other blow after Yashasvi Jaiswal was run out amid the chaos. He scored 14 runs off 11 balls.

On the finish of the powerplay, RR crossed the 50-run mark by dropping two essential wickets.

Joshua Little took Samson’s wicket. The Sunrisers skipper scored 30 off 20 balls.

Within the eighth over, Rashid Khan picked up the wicket of R Ashwin, who was batting at 2 off 6 balls.

Devdutt Padikkal continued to disappoint, nevertheless, as obtained out of the bowling of Noor Ahmad. Within the 14th over, Noor struck once more, dismissing Dhruv Jurel for 9 off 8 balls.

Shimron Hetmyer grew to become the goal of Rashid Khan’s spin within the fifteenth over. He scored simply 7 off 13 balls.

RR crawled to the 100-run mark in 15 overs.

Mohammed Shami additionally obtained himself within the wickets column after castling Trent Boult for 15 off 11 balls.

After Adam Zampa returned to the dugout after being run out by Abhinav Manohar, RR posted a low rating of 118, bundling out in 17.5 overs.

Temporary scores: Rajasthan Royals 118 (Sanju Samson 30, Trent Boult 15, Rashid Khan 3/14) vs Gujarat Titans. 

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Solely the headline has been modified.

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