Marcus Stoinis’ cameo of an unbeaten 38 off 17 balls threatened to take the sport away from the Royals, however younger pacer Kuldeep Sen, entrusted with the duty to defend 15, in the final over, stored his nerves and sealed the deal for his crew.
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It was courtesy Shimron Hetmyer’s dazzling 59 not out off 36 balls that Royals reached a good 165/6 after which the bowlers rose to the occasion.
Earlier, demons of the earlier outing at the Wankhede Stadium got here again to hang-out the Rajasthan Royals on Sunday night time. Unable to get going as soon as once more at the identical venue after being put into bat first, Royals appeared clueless in their try to overcome the challenges of the pitch and dexterity of Lucknow bowlers.
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The solely sparkle in an in any other case timid batting effort was Hetmyer’s high quality hitting.
Hetmyer paced his innings well after taking the crease in the tenth over. He took his time to learn the situations earlier than exploding to transfer from 17 off 20 balls in the fifteenth over to 59 off 36 in the twentieth.
The 25-12 months-previous Guyanese batter’s knock was studded with six sixes and a 4.