RR vs GT IPL Match Live – First Innings : Riyan Parag, Samson’s red hot form continues

RR vs GT IPL Live

RR vs GT IPL live : Rajasthan Royals produced a clinical batting performance to post an imposing 196/3 against Gujarat Titans in their IPL 2024 clash. After a sluggish start that saw them reduced to 43/2 in the powerplay, Sanju Samson and Riyan Parag combined for a match-defining 130-run partnership to rebuild the innings. Samson scored his third fifty in five games, while Parag, who was dropped twice, made the Titans pay with a blazing 76 off just 48 balls. The young left-hander took a particular liking to Noor Ahmad, smashing him for three sixes in one over as RR amassed 91 runs between overs 7-15 to seize control.

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RR vs GT Innings Progression

RR vs GT IPL Live : Powerplay

RR vs GT
Rashid Khan gets Jos Butler one more time

Runs Scored: 43/2

Run Rate: 7.17

Wickets Fallen: 2 (Jaiswal 24, Buttler 8)

  • Jaiswal started aggressively, scoring 20 off 17 balls with 5 fours before getting out to Umesh Yadav trying to scoop.
  • Buttler struggled initially but was then dismissed by Rashid Khan for 8, caught at slip.
  • Samson scored a brisk 10 off 5 balls.
  • GT bowlers Umesh and Spencer Johnson kept things tight early on.
  • Interesting Stat: This was the 5th time Rashid dismissed Buttler in T20 cricket.

RR vs GT IPL Live : Middle Overs

RR vs GT IPL Live
Sanju Samson & Riyan Parag add one more fifty in this season

Runs Scored: 91

Run Rate: 7.58

Wickets Fallen: 0

  • Riyan Parag was dropped twice off Rashid Khan on 0 and 6 which proved costly.
  • Parag and Samson stitched a brilliant 130-run stand to rebuild the innings.
  • Parag took heavy toll on Noor Ahmad, smashing him for 3 sixes in the 13th over.
  • Parag scored his 3rd fifty in his last 4 innings.

RR vs GT IPL Live : Death Overs

RR vs GT IPL Live

Runs Scored: 62

Run Rate: 10.33 

Wickets Fallen: 1 (Parag 76)

  • Hetmyer hit an unbeaten 13 off 5 balls including a six.
  • Parag was finally dismissed for a well-made 76 off 48 balls with 5 sixes.
  • RR amassed 196/3 which was an excellent score on that pitch.
  • It was Samson’s 3rd fifty-plus score in 5 innings this season.

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RR vs GT IPL Live : GT bowling performance

RR vs GT IPL Live

  • Rashid Khan was the best bowler with 1/18 in 4 overs despite dropping Parag twice.
  • Noor Ahmad went for 43 in his 4 overs but was hit for 3 sixes by Parag.
  • Umesh Yadav took 1/47 but was a bit expensive at the death.
  • Gujarat Titans were extremely sloppy in the field where they dropped three catches and conceded multiple boundaries through misfields.

Overall, RR recovered well from 43/2 after the powerplay thanks to the brilliant partnership between Samson and Parag to post an imposing 196/3 on the board

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