Chahal - RR - sportstiger

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RR have ended up defeating PBKS by 6 wickets margin (with two balls to be spared) with the help of a solid knock from Yashasvi Jaiswal and quick-fire innings from Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson. Initially, Punjab winning the toss opted to bat first and posted a challenging total of 189/5 on board with the help of Bairstow's fifty and Jitesh Sharma's fiery knock off 38 from 18 balls.

Yuzvendra Chahal played a key role in 1st innings of the match as he picked 3 crucial wickets and his combo Ashwin proved to be too good for the Punjab batters to score runs. While for Punjab Kings only Arshdeep Singh fought single handedly for his side as remaining bowlers ended up being too expensive with the ball.

Numbers and stats from PBKS vs RR game:

1 - First time RR won a game in this IPL 2022 season while batting second (chasing).

1 - RR defeating PBKS meant MI became the first team to get eliminated from IPL 2022 Playoffs race officially.

6 - Yuzvendra Chahal dismissed Mayank Agarwal for 6th time in T20 cricket.

Batsman to be dismissed most times by Yuzvendra Chahal in T20s:

Quinton de Kock - 6
Mayank Agarwal - 6
Glenn Maxwell - 5
Kieron Pollard - 5
Nitish Rana - 5
Sanju Samson - 5

7 - Trent Boult bowled his 7th maiden over in IPL.

Most maiden overs bowled by an overseas bowler in IPL:

Lasith Malinga - 8
Dale Steyn - 7
Trent Boult - 7

10 - Sanju Samson has lost 10 out of the 11 tosses that he played as captain in IPL 2022.

22 - Yuzvendra Chahal has taken most wickets (22) in an IPL season for a RR spin bowler.

Most wickets by a RR bowler in an IPL season:

James Faulkner - 28 in 2013
Sohail Tanvir - 22 in 2008
Yuzvendra Chahal - 22 in 2022
Shreyas Gopal - 20 in 2019
Jofra Archer - 20 in 2020

28 - Yuzvendra Chahal has taken 28 wickets against PBKS in IPL.

Most wickets by a spinner against a team in IPL:

Sunil Narine - 32 vs PBKS
Amit Mishra - 30 vs RR
Yuzvendra Chahal - 28 vs PBKS

68 - Yashasvi Jaiswal recorded his highest score (68) in T20s.

4000 - Jonny Bairstow completed 4000 runs in T20 cricket.