Lagaan Style Ending For Rajasthan Royals
On Sunday at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, Glenn Phillips made a valuable contribution towards the end of the innings, and Abdul Samad guided SunRisers Hyderabad to victory in their pursuit of a target of 215 runs against the Rajasthan Royals.
When Samad was dismissed by Sandeep Sharma on the final ball with SRH needing 5 runs, it seemed like the game was over. However, luck favored SRH as Sandeep had overstepped, resulting in a no-ball. With 4 runs needed off the final ball, Samad sealed the victory with a six. Earlier in the match, Sanju Samson and Jos Buttler showcased their exceptional skills, helping the RR team reach a total of 214 for 2.
Buttler scored 95 runs off 59 balls, while Samson remained unbeaten with 66 runs off 38 balls. RR captain Sanju Samson won the toss and elected to bat first.
The Last Ball Drama
The turn of events that transpired in yesterday night’s IPL match were truly astonishing. In the last ball of the game, Sandeep Sharma managed to dismiss Abdul Samad, and the Rajasthan Royals thought they had secured the victory. However, to their surprise, the umpire signaled a no-ball as Sandeep had exceeded the bowling crease.
This decision not only saved Samad from being out but also provided a lifeline to the SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) team. Without this intervention, the match would have been effectively lost for them. With 4 runs required to win off the final ball, Samad displayed his skill by striking a six straight down the ground, ultimately leading his team to victory. This was truly an extraordinary game.