BCCI President Sourav Ganguly. (Source: Twitter)

The cricket fans couldn’t have asked for a better Sunday. The encounter between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab created a perfect day to watch a cricket match. From batsmen’s onslaught to some brilliant fielding efforts, the match had it all.

Impressed with the way this clash fared, former India captain and present BCCI President Sourav Ganguly tweeted, “What a game ..that’s why this is the best league in the world … amazing talent on display @bcci @IPL”

Rajasthan Royals had a perfect turn around in the game against Kings XI Punjab after they chased down a target of 224 runs by 4 wickets to set a new record. Chasing a mammoth socore of 224, RR rode on an emphatic display of batting from Rahul Tewatia who smacked a 31-ball 53 that included 7 sixes.

Tewatia took on Sheldon Cottrell and hammered him for 30 runs in one over. He though departed on the delivery of the 19th over but did play a massive role RR’s victory.

Earlier, Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul hammered the Royals’ bowling attack all around the park. Thw two compiled a partnership of 183 runs for the first wicket before captain Mayank departed.

Mayank’s lethal batting display helped KXIP post 223/2 in 20 overs. He scored 106. Captain KL Rahul too continued his good form and scored 69 for the side while Nicholas Pooran also chipped in with 25* off just 8 deliveries.