Ben Stokes hits unbeaten century as Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians by eight wickets in IPL

Rajasthan Royals (RR) defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) by eight wickets in the IPL 2020 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Ben Stokes and Sanju Samson stitched an unbeaten partnership of 152 runs, to help RR chase down a target of 196. Stokes scored his second century in the IPL, smashing 107 runs off 60 deliveries. The Englishman’s innings comprised of fourteen boundaries and three sixes. Samson registered his 13th half-century in the IPL, accumulating 54 runs from 31 balls with four boundaries and three maximums to his credit.
Australian pacer James Pattinson was the pick of the bowlers for MI, accounting for two wickets. MI posted a total of 195 runs for the loss of five wickets after skipper Kieron Pollard won the toss and opted to bat. All-rounder Hardik Pandya was the highest run-scorer, smashing 60 runs off 21 deliveries, with two boundaries and seven sixes to his credit. Suryakumar Yadav was the second highest run-getter, accumulating 40 runs off 26 balls. Jofra Archer and Shreyas Gopal picked two wickets apiece for RR.