The News Minute – Sanju Samson smashed the highest individual score of this season’s IPL with 92 of just 45 balls which included an astounding 10 maximums as the Rajasthan Royals posted a mammoth 217 for 4 in their allotted 20 overs after being put into bat by Virat Kohli.

Summary

  • Sanju Samson smashed the highest individual score of this season’s IPL with 92 of just 45 balls which included an astounding 10 maximums as the Rajasthan Royals posted a mammoth 217 for 4 in their allotted 20 overs after being put into bat by Virat Kohli.
  • Shreyas Gopal was the star for Rajasthan with the ball as he finished with 2 for 22 in his 4 overs.
  • Along with Jos Buttler who scored 23 of 14 balls and Rahul Tripathi who had a cameo of 14 from 5, he combined with them for an incredible 88 runs in the final 5 overs to set the Royal Challengers Bangalore a target that had never been chased in IPL history.
  • Samson, who was measured in his approach in the beginning of his innings, scored 42 runs off his first 30 balls as he and Englishman Ben Stokes put on a 49-run partnership for the 3rd wicket after losing Ajinkya Rahane and D’Arcy Short within the first 7 overs.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal was exceptional with the ball for Bangalore after picking up 2 wickets in his 4 overs and only conceded 22 runs.


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