Ben Stokes & Sanju Samson together stitched a superlative partnership of 152 runs & helped RR to beat Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets.
RR defeated MI by eight wickets in the 45th match of the IPL 2020 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Ben Stokes & Samson garnered a partnership of 152 runs which helped RR to chase a target of 196 runs. Stokes scored much needed second century in the IPL 2020 by hitting 107 runs off 60 balls. His innings comprises of fourteen boundaries & three sixes registered on his name. Australian bowler James Pattinson was the star bowler for Mumbai Indians who fetched two wickets. MI posted a total of 195 runs after losing five wickets when Pollard won the toss & opted to bat. All-rounder Hardik Pandya was the highest run-scorer for MI who scored 60 runs off 21 balls in an innings comprising of two boundaries & seven sixes. Suryakumar Yadav was the second highest run scorer for MI who scored 40 runs off 26 balls & Jofra Archer & Shreyas Gopal emerged as star bowlers for RR who scalped two wickets each for their side.