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Sharjah: A complete of 33 sixes had been hit through the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 conflict between Chennai Tremendous Kings and Rajasthan Royals which the Steve Smith-led facet gained on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
This was the identical variety of sixes hit throughout an IPL match between Chennai Tremendous Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2018.
On Tuesday, Sanju Samson led the sixes chart with 9 maximums, adopted by Steve Smith (4), Jofra Archer (4), Shane Watson (4), Faf du Plessis (7), Sam Curran (2) and MS Dhoni (3).
Coming to the match, Samson’s blistering 32-ball 74 at No.3, quick bowler Jofra Archer’s fireworks with the bat — he carted 4 consecutive sixes within the final over — and leggie Rahul Tewatia’s three-wicket burst helped Rajasthan Royals to a cushty 16-run win over Chennai Tremendous Kings.
Together with Samson, Smith – who opened the batting – scored 69 runs as Rajasthan Royals posted a monstrous 217-run goal for the Chennai Tremendous Kings. The three-time champions completed with 200 for six wickets in 20 overs, regardless of a late surge from Faf du Plessis, who hammered a 37-ball 72.
Whereas CSK will subsequent face Delhi Capitals on Friday, Rajasthan Royals will lock horns with Kings XI Punjab on Sunday.
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