Twitter reactions: Sam Curran’s all-round heroics help PBKS thrash RR in Guwahati | IPL 2024

May 15, 2024

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In the exciting clash between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium, it was Punjab who emerged victorious in Match 65 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. PBKS dominated the contest in all the departments and defeated Rajasthan by 5 wickets.

Sam Curran, Harshal Patel shine with the ball

Winning the toss, Rajasthan Royals elected to bat first, setting a target of 145 runs. Despite a few notable contributions from Riyan Parag (48 off 34) and Ravichandran Ashwin (28 off 19), they managed to post a total of 144/9 in their allotted 20 overs. Punjab’s bowling attack, led by Sam Curran (2 wickets for 24 runs) and Harshal Patel (2 wickets for 28 runs), kept the Royals in check.

Curran leads PBKS chase in style

Chasing a moderate target, Punjab showcased a strong batting performance, reaching the target with 7 balls to spare. Captain Sam Curran played a sensational innings, scoring 63 runs off just 41 deliveries, guiding his team to victory. Contributions from Rilee Rossouw (22 off 13) and Jitesh Sharma (22 off 20) also proved crucial in Punjab’s successful chase.

Despite some efforts from the Rajasthan’s bowlers, including Avesh Khan‘s (2 wickets for 28 runs) and Yuzvendra Chahal‘s (2 wickets for 31 runs) contributions, Punjab managed to maintain control of the game and emerged victorious by 5 wickets, with Curran rightfully awarded the Player of the Match for his outstanding all-round performance.

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Here is how Twitter reacted:

A Sam-daar knock! 🔥

Skipper Cu𝑹𝑹an was at his best tonight. 💪🏻#SaddaPunjab #PunjabKings #JazbaHaiPunjabi #TATAIPL2024 #RRvPBKS pic.twitter.com/ptoApho0SZ

— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) May 15, 2024

.@PunjabKings clinch a brilliant victory with an all-round performance by Sam Curran. @rajasthanroyals need to regroup and assess a few things before moving to the playoffs.

— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) May 15, 2024

PUNJAB KINGS DEFEATED RAJASTHAN ROYALS BY 5 WICKETS. 👌

– Sam Curran is the hero…!!!!! pic.twitter.com/NVT87jlce6

— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) May 15, 2024

CAPTAIN’S KNOCK FROM SAM CURRAN.

63* (41) with 5 fours and 3 sixes – came in at 36/3 and soon 44/4. A calculated knock by Sam, he beautifully guided PBKS to a win. ⭐ pic.twitter.com/BJbD87NeGr

— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) May 15, 2024

Punjab Kings got the better of Rajasthan Royals 👊#cricket #ipl2024 #RRvPBKS
Scorecard: https://t.co/S1VXVLXOXo #CricketTwitter pic.twitter.com/QEoYjq2Ddx

— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) May 15, 2024

Sam curran came at 44/4 and now he won the last match for punjab kings.

He scored 63 runs in 41 balls with 5 sixes. Captain’s knock from him ..!!#RRvsPBKSpic.twitter.com/kD71DsSkY6

— Haroon Mustafa (@CRICFOOTHAROON) May 15, 2024

Sam curran for punjab kings:#RRvsPBKSpic.twitter.com/51s7NRLFkL

— Haroon Mustafa (@CRICFOOTHAROON) May 15, 2024

A successful outing in Guwahati thanks to a successful chase from the Punjab Kings ❤️

Captain Sam Curran remains unbeaten to complete a 5-wicket win 👏👏

Scorecard ▶️ https://t.co/IKSsmcpSsa#TATAIPL | #RRvPBKS pic.twitter.com/MArpGY4ELY

— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 15, 2024

Sam Curran Remember the Name. Outstanding performance with both bat and ball.#RRvPBKSpic.twitter.com/ilEdLvBIj2

— Mustafa (@mustafamasood0) May 15, 2024

Not the return we were hoping for in Guwahati tonight. Due for a bigger fight back soon. pic.twitter.com/76iPiPzqNA

— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) May 15, 2024

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