IPL 2020: Stokes, Samson help RR cruise to 7-wicket win over KXIP

Stokes smashed a 26-ball 50 while Samson stroked a 25-ball 48

ben-stokes-rr-iplt20-com Ben Stokes of Rajasthan Royals plays a shot during the IPL match against the Kings XI Punjab at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi | iplt20.com

Rajasthan Royals beat Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets in a crucial IPL match here on Friday.

Sent in to bat, Chris Gayle smashed a 63-ball 99, while KL Rahul hit 46 off 41 as KXIP posted 185 for four against RR.

However, Stokes' 26-ball 50 and Sanju Samson's 25-ball 48 helped RR to chase down the total in 17.3 overs.

Brief score:

Kings XI Punjab: 185 for 4 in 20 overs (Chris Gayle 99; Ben Stokes 2/32).

Rajasthan Royals: 186 for 3 in 17.3 overs (Ben Stokes 50, Sanju Samson 48; M Ashwin 1/43)


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