KL Rahul, Arshdeep Singh of PBKS topple BIG records in narrow loss to RR, in pics

KL Rahul's Punjab Kings choked right at the death to lose by two runs to Rajasthan Royals in their IPL 2021 match in Dubai on Tuesday (September 21). Chasing 185 to win, PBKS needed 4 to win in the final over but Royals paceman Kartik Tyagi bowled brilliantly to give away just 1 run and picked up two wickets as well to lift his side to an unlikely win. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at some important statistics and numbers from the PBKS vs RR IPL 2021 match.

KL Rahul became 2nd fastest batsman to complete 3,000 IPL runs

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KL Rahul became 2nd fastest batsman to complete 3,000 IPL runs

Punjab Kings openers KL Rahul (left) and Mayank Agarwal put on 120 runs for the opening wicket against Rajasthan Royals in their IPL 2021 match in Dubai. Rahul became the 2nd fastest player to complete 3,000 IPL runs reaching the landmark in 80 innings behind Chris Gayle, who achieved it in 75 innings. (Photo: ANI)

Mahipal Lomror blasted 43 off 17 balls

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Mahipal Lomror blasted 43 off 17 balls

Rajasthan Royals batsman Mahipal Lomror smashes a boundary en route to scoring 43 against Punjab Kings in their IPL 2021 match in Dubai. Lomror blasted 43 off just 17 balls with four sixes and two fours. (Photo: ANI)

Kartik Tyagi is third bowler to defend less than six runs in final over

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Kartik Tyagi is third bowler to defend less than six runs in final over

Rajasthan Royals paceman Kartik Tyagi celebrates after dismissing Punjab Kings all-rounder Fabian Allen in their IPL 2021 match in Dubai. Tyagi became third bowler after Siddharth Trivedi and Munaf Patel to defend less than six runs in final over to win a match. (Photo: BCCI/IPL)

Sanju Samson fined Rs 12 lakh

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Sanju Samson fined Rs 12 lakh

Rajasthan Royals fans cheer their side against Punjab Kings during the IPL 2021 clash in Dubai. Sanju Samson, the Royals skipper, was fined Rs 12 lakh for maintaining slow over-rates although his side won by two runs. (Photo: ANI)

Arshdeep Singh is third-youngest bowler to pick up five wickets

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Arshdeep Singh is third-youngest bowler to pick up five wickets

Punjab Kings paceman Arshdeep Singh celebrates after picking up a wicket against Rajasthan Royals in their IPL 2021 match in Dubai. Arshdeep at 23 years of age, became the third youngest bowler in IPL to pick up a five-wicket haul behind Jaydev Unadkat (21 years 204 days) and Alzarri Joseph (22 years 137 days). (Photo: ANI)

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