IPL 2021: Sanju Samson– Rajasthan Royals. IPL 2021 campaign was dealt a huge setback on Tuesday as they were defeated by. Mumbai Indians by eight wickets, dropping to seventh place in the fight to qualify for the playoffs.
After an 8-wicket loss to Mumbai Indians in. Match 51 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on Tuesday, Rajasthan Royals skipper. Sanju Samson lamented his team’s poor batting performance but attempted to justify his players by claiming that playing on the. Sharjah surface proved to be quite difficult.
Rajasthan were limited to 90 for 9, the lowest total in the. IPL 2021 and the lowest score while batting first in. Sharjah, with Evin Lewis scoring 24.
The RR batsmen were unable to cope to the slow and low characteristics of the surface against Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Neesham, and. Jasprit Bumrah, who shared the reigning champions’ 9 wickets between them.
Both Coulter-Nile and Neesham, who was playing his first game for MI this season, concluded with career-best IPL statistics of 4 for 14 and 3 for 12 respectively, while Bumrah took 2 wickets.
Later, Samson described how difficult it was to bat in the first innings at the Sharjah Cricket Ground.
“It was a tough wicket, especially to hit in the early innings. It was a great move from Abu Dhabi to Sharjah. It’s tough to hold the batter accountable even though it was tough to beat from Abu Dhabi in the early innings to Sharjah. It was tough as that Abu Dhabi has one of the best hitting grounds in the world, “Samson said after the game.
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