RR vs PBKS: Don't think I could have done better, says Sanju Samson after Rajasthan lose despite his 119

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Sanju Samson's 119 went successful vain arsenic Rajasthan Royals fell 4 runs abbreviated of the people of 222 against Punjab Kings successful Match 4 of the Indian Premier League 2021 successful Mumbai connected Monday.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sanju Samson scored 119 disconnected 63 balls but inactive ended up connected the losing side
  • Punjab Kings (221/6) bushed Rajasthan Royals (217/7 successful 20 ov) by 4 runs successful Mumbai
  • Sanju Samson's people is the highest by an RR batsman successful IPL history

Sanju Samson was dejected with the decision aft his valiant 119 went successful vain arsenic Punjab Kings bushed Rajasthan Royals by 4 runs successful a high-scoring thriller successful Match 4 of the Indian Premier League 2021 successful Mumbai connected Monday.

Samson's 3rd IPL 100 kept Rajasthan successful the hunt till the precise extremity but his dismissal connected the last shot of the lucifer ended their hopes of an improbable triumph astatine the Wankhede Stadium.

Samson smashed the highest people by a Rajasthan Royals batsman and the highest people by a subordinate connected captaincy debut but inactive ended up connected the losing side.

RR vs PBKS, IPL 2021 Match 4: Highlights

"I don't person words to explicate my feelings. Would person loved to decorativeness it disconnected for my team. I don't deliberation I could person done amended than that. I thought I timed it good for a six but somehow..." Samson said aft the match.

Samson was adjudged Player of the Match adjacent though helium couldn't get his squad implicit the line.

This 1 went down to the wire! Sanju goes for the large changeable implicit cover, but doesn't get each of it. Taken. @PunjabKingsIPL triumph by 4 runs.#VIVOIPL #RRvPBKS pic.twitter.com/HklxqlAGY2

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"The 2nd portion of my innings was my champion IPL performance. When I americium successful the zone, and watching the shot well, the sixes travel retired naturally, and successful that process I thin to suffer my wickets also. Happy to play that mode nary substance what," Samson said.

Punjab Kings had earlier posted 221 for 6 connected the committee aft being enactment into bat by Samson, whose counterpart KL Rahul top-scored for his squad with 91 runs.

Deepak Hooda (64) and Chris Gayle (40) besides played important knocks to assistance their squad station a full which was astir 40 runs implicit the mean people connected this ground. Arshdeep Singh starred with the shot for the winners with 3 wickets for 35 runs, including that of Samson disconnected the last shot of the match.

The Royals volition look to enactment this nonaccomplishment down them and travel retired with a caller caput successful their adjacent crippled against Delhi Capitals successful Mumbai connected April 15 portion Punjab Kings volition adjacent look Chennai Super Kings astatine the aforesaid venue connected April 16.