IPL 2020: Ben Stokes century and Sanju's stormy fifty, Rajasthan now alive in tournament after defeating Mumbai

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Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians Live IPL Score: Due to Ben Stokes' stormy unbeaten century and Sanju Samson's third fifty in the season, Rajasthan Royals achieved a mammoth target of 196 runs on Sunday night. In this run chase, it was never felt that Mumbai, the number one team in the score table, is a better team than the last ranked Rajasthan. The Royals' team must win the match in order to stay in the tournament. Both batsmen shared a 152-run partnership for the third wicket. Had Mumbai won this match, it would have been the first team in the tournament to qualify for the playoffs.


Hardik Pandya's stormy innings wasted

Mumbai Indians scored 195 for five with the help of 60 not out from 21 balls. Mumbai lost wickets in the middle overs, but later Hardik had given the team a huge score by playing extremely aggressive winnings for the first time this season, hitting two fours and seven sixes in his innings. Saurabh Tiwari, playing well with him, scored 34 runs in 25 balls. The defending champions team scored 74 runs in the last four overs. Tiwari and Hardik added 64 runs for the fifth wicket. In the last over, Hardik hit Karthik Tyagi for three sixes and two fours.


Royals hope for playoffs intact

Before the match, the Rajasthan Royals were ranked last in the points table, but after a resounding win, the team came in sixth place with 10 points in 12 matches, but the Chennai Super Kings playoff race won the first match of the doubleheader after the RR win. Exited completely.


Rajasthan's big win

Due to Ben Stokes' stormy unbeaten century and Sanju Samson's third fifty in the season, Rajasthan Royals achieved the mammoth target of 196 runs in a one-sided manner on Sunday night. In this run chase, it was never felt that Mumbai, the number one team in the score table, is better than the last ranked Rajasthan. The Royals' team must win the match in order to stay in the tournament. Both batsmen shared a 152-run partnership for the third wicket. Had Mumbai won this match, it would have been the first team in the tournament to qualify for the playoffs.