IPL 2024: RR vs LSG - RR won by 20 runs

RR vs LSG: Rajasthan Royals Won by 20 Runs

In the 4th match of the season, Rajasthan Royals (RR) faced off against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.

Let check out RR vs LSG head to head in the IPL.

Venue: Sawai Mansingh Stadium

Around 56 matches played at Sawai Mansingh Stadium. 18 games have been won by teams defending (bat 1st) while 38 games have been won by teams chasing (bat 2nd).


RR vs LSG Match - 24 March 2024 - Sanju Samson and KL Rahul Toss moment
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Rajasthan Royals, winning the toss, chose to bat first.

“We want to bat first today. Feels like a good batting wicket. We have a different combination today. It feels positive to be in Jaipur. Riyan Parag will be our number 4, Jos, Hetmeyer, Boult are playing. Powell could come in as an impact player.”

Sanju Samson, RR Captain

“We wanted to bat first as well, but the wicket looks good. I’m happy to be back on the field after the injury. It makes me hungry and perform much better when you’re back. Q de Kock, Pooran, Stoinis and Naveen-ul-Haq are our four overseas options. The focus is on this game for us at the moment.”

KL Rahul, LSG Captain

RR Team

Yashasvi JaiswalJos ButtlerSanju Samson (c)(wk)
Riyan ParagShimron HetmyerDhruv Jurel
Nandre BurgerRavichandran AshwinTrent Boult
Avesh KhanSandeep SharmaYuzvendra Chahal

LSG Team

Quinton De KockK L Rahul (c)(wk)Devdutt Padikkal
Ayush BadoniDeepak HoodaNicholas Pooran
Marcus StoinisKrunal PandyaRavi Bishnoi
Mohsin KhanNaveen-ul-haqYash Thakur

First Innings

RR Batting

Riyan Parag scored 43 runs in 29 balls
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The first innings saw RR’s batsmen putting up a strong show. Sanju Samson led the charge with an unbeaten 82 off 52 balls.

While Riyan Parag contributed a quick 43 from 29 balls. Yashasvi Jaiswal also chipped in with a brisk 24 off 12 balls.

LSG Bowling

RR vs LSG - LSG Bowling
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LSG’s bowlers had a challenging outing, with Naveen-ul-haq taking 2 wickets for 41 runs in his 4 overs.

Ravi Bishnoi and Mohsin Khan managed to claim one wicket each, giving away 38 and 45 runs respectively.

Second Innings

LSG Batting

Nicholas Pooran scored 64* runs in 41 balls
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In response, LSG’s batsmen put up a valiant effort. Nicholas Pooran remained not out at 64 from 41 balls. KL Rahul supported with a well-made 58 off 44 balls.

Deepak Hooda’s quickfire 26 off 13 balls added to the total.

RR Bowling

RR vs LSG: Rajasthan Royals Batting
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However, RR’s bowlers held their nerve, with Trent Boult taking 2 wickets for 35 runs.

Sandeep Sharma and Yuzvendra Chahal were economical, picking up a wicket each and restricting the runs.

Man of the Match

Ultimately, RR emerged victorious by 20 runs. Sanju Samson’s stellar performance earned him the Man of the Match award.

This win adds a crucial early victory to RR’s campaign, setting the tone for their season. The match concluded with celebrations from the RR camp and anticipation for the upcoming encounters.

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