Rajasthan Royals climbed to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table after an impressive performance against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday (April 26). However, the scenes during the match were not so beautiful as Rajasthan ended their innings at 144/8. Riyan Parag and Harshal Patel A heated argument ensued between

After a verbal fight between the two, Harshal Patel refused to shake hands with Parag and scored an unbeaten 56 off 31 balls at the MCA Stadium, Pune.


Because of the intensity of the league, it makes sense that adrenaline plays a role and things could heat up. However, some fans did not like Patel’s gesture, terming it an “unbearable move”.

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Rajasthan Royals had a poor start and opener Devdutt Padikkal lost 7 leg before to Mohammad Siraj in the second over of the match. Surprisingly, the Royals picked up Ravichandran Ashwin at No. 3 and the all-rounder struck four fours but his innings didn’t last long as Siraj dismissed him for 17 off 9 balls as RR lost their second wicket for 33 runs.


On the very next ball, Josh Hazlewood dismissed Orange Cap holder Jos Buttler for 8 to leave the inaugural champions 33 for 3. Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson tried to revive the innings with Daryl Mitchell.

Rajasthan scratched their way to the triple-figure mark, but they lost the wicket of Shimon Hetmyer for 3 in the next over. Despite losing partners at the other end, Parag hit fours and sixes to reach his fifty in just 29 balls. ,

Harshal Patel dealt another blow to Rajasthan by dismissing Trent Boult in the 18th over and in the next over, the famous Krishna was run out for 121 runs for the loss of his eighth wicket.

Parag scored an unbeaten 56 off 31 balls with the help of three fours and four sixes, scoring 144/8 in 20 overs.

Brief Scores: Rajasthan Royals 144/8 in 20 overs (Ryan Parag 56*, Sanju Samson 27: Josh Hazlewood 2/19, Vanindu Hasaranga 2/23) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore.