Kings XI Punjab(KXIP) opening batsman Mayank Agarwal brings up his first century in the Indian Premier League(IPL). Agarwal scored 106 runs in Rajasthan Royals versus Kings XI Punjab encounter in the IPL 2020.
Agarwal scored 106 runs off just 50 deliveries with a strike rate of 212. He smashed 10 boundaries and 7 sixes in his brilliant knock for the Kings XI. This is also Agarwal’s highest score in his IPL career. The previous one being 89 runs he scored in the super-over loss against Delhi Capitals.
Rajasthan Royals allowed Kings XI Punjab to bat first after winning the toss and opting to field first. KXIP opener’s KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal made a blistering start to the KXIP innings and scored a massive 183 runs for the first wicket. KL Rahul brought up his half-century
Rajasthan Royals need 224 to win
KXIP finished the innings with 223/2 in 20 overs. The Royals will require to chase down 223 runs in order to win their second game of IPL 2020. This will be the highest successful run-chase in IPL history if RR manages to chase down the score.
The Rajasthan Royals have a strong batting line-up in batsmen like Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, and Steve Smith among others. The Royals had scored 216 runs against Chennai Super Kings in their first game of IPL 2020. Samson and Smith had scored half-centuries in the game, which they managed to win by 16 runs.
However, the conditions will be difficult for RR this time as they are batting second.