Ravichandran Aswin 50 (38) and Devdhat Padikkal 48 (30) were the top scorers for Rajasthan in the first innings. Jaishwal 19 (19), Samson 6 (4) and Ryan Barak 9 (5) were the main contributors as Rajasthan scored only 160/6 in 20 overs.
David Warner 52 (41), Mitchell Marsh 89 (62, Rishabh Bandh 13 (4)) put on 161/2 for the loss of 8 wickets at the end of 18.1 overs.
With the loss of this match, Rajasthan team is in the 3rd position with 7 wins in 12 matches. There is a situation where you can only go to the playoffs if you win one of the next two matches.
In an interview to a newspaper, Rajasthan captain Samson said, “We will definitely come back strong.” “We should have taken a little more runs. As well as should have taken a few wickets in the middle overs. We missed some catches. It really disappointed me. “
He added, “However, we are confident that we can give a comeback in the next match. We have given similar comebacks in the past. Shimron Hedmeyer will join the team soon. ”
The Rajasthan Royals are set to play their next league match against the Lucknow Super Giants. It is worth noting that the match will take place on Sunday night.