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IPL 2020 Snapshots RR vs KXIP: Rahul Tewatia's livewire hitting helps RR register highest ever run chase in IPL history

Rahul Tewatia's five sixes in an over, turned around stars for Rajasthan Royals as they beat KXIP in the 9th game of IPL 2020.

Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field in 9th match of the IPL 2020. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field in 9th match of the IPL 2020. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Mayank Agarwal was on the money right from the beginning. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Mayank Agarwal was on the money right from the beginning. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Captain KL Rahul supported Mayank Agarwal from the other end to pummel the RR bowling effort. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Captain KL Rahul supported Mayank Agarwal from the other end to pummel the RR bowling effort. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

The opening pair was all over the RR bowling and it continued their onslaught with both getting fifties. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

The opening pair was all over the RR bowling and it continued their onslaught with both getting fifties. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Mayank Agarwal was unstoppable and he went on to score a century (106 off 50 balls). (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Mayank Agarwal was unstoppable and he went on to score a century (106 off 50 balls). (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

After fielding for 20 overs, Royals couldn't manage to hold KXIP for less who scored 223 at the end of their inning. (Image: Rajasthan Royals/Twitter)

After fielding for 20 overs, Royals couldn't manage to hold KXIP for less who scored 223 at the end of their inning. (Image: Rajasthan Royals/Twitter)

Steve Smith gave Rajasthan Royals a sturdy start after Jos Buttler fell cheaply to Sheldon Cottrell making way for Sanju Samson to come to the crease. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Steve Smith gave Rajasthan Royals a sturdy start after Jos Buttler fell cheaply to Sheldon Cottrell making way for Sanju Samson to come to the crease. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

And when Samson arrived, the ball was seen flying across the park as he was hitting at will, continuing his form in the IPL. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

And when Samson arrived, the ball was seen flying across the park as he was hitting at will, continuing his form in the IPL. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Nicholas Pooran's superman effort at the boundary was another highlight from the match. His diving save is all over social media. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Nicholas Pooran's superman effort at the boundary was another highlight from the match. His diving save is all over social media. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Jimmy Neesham then struck to remove Steve Smith from the play but not before Smith had scored 50 off just 27 balls. Rahul Tewatia was now on the crease. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Jimmy Neesham then struck to remove Steve Smith from the play but not before Smith had scored 50 off just 27 balls. Rahul Tewatia was now on the crease. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Mohammad Shami then sent Sanju Samson packing and it suddenly looked like it was all over for Royals with Rahul Tewatia, who had just scored 8 off 19 balls, waiting for the new batsman to join at the other end. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

Mohammad Shami then sent Sanju Samson packing and it suddenly looked like it was all over for Royals with Rahul Tewatia, who had just scored 8 off 19 balls, waiting for the new batsman to join at the other end. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

With Robin Uthappa at the other end Tewatia had to do something magical, that he did by slamming five sixes off Sheldon Cottrell. Uthappa was dismissed but Joffra Archer came in and slammed two sixes. From 53 needed off 18 balls. RR were home thanks to Tewatia's late attack with 3 balls to spare. Samson was adjudged Man of the Match. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

With Robin Uthappa at the other end Tewatia had to do something magical, that he did by slamming five sixes off Sheldon Cottrell. Uthappa was dismissed but Joffra Archer came in and slammed two sixes. From 53 needed off 18 balls. RR were home thanks to Tewatia's late attack with 3 balls to spare. Samson was adjudged Man of the Match. (Image: IPL/BCCI/Twitter)

First Published on Sep 28, 2020 08:20 am
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