AB de Villiers' swashbuckling 22-ball 55 fashioned an incredible seven-wicket victory for Royal Challengers Bangalore over Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League match here on Saturday. SHARE. IPL 2020 | Needed partnerships in the middle after strong start, says RR's Steve Smith Rajasthan Royals fell short by 13 runs against Delhi Capitals as the side faced its fifth defeat in IPL 2020. Smith explained why he wasn't consistent in the IPL. In the 2018 edition of IPL, he scored 684 runs from 14 innings. "I was pretty disappointed with my batting throughout the IPL," Smith said. His scores since the fifty against KXIP -- 3, 5, 6, 24, 5, 1. IPL 2020, RR vs CSK highlights: Sanju Samson, Steve Smith star as RR beat CSK by 16 runs. He is the second-highest scorer for his team this season with 246 runs in 10 matches including three fifties. Steven Smith (RR) RR skipper, Steven Smith is back amongst the runs for his franchise. IPL 2020 News. Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Robin Uthappa and Sanju Samson got starts but none of them were able to convert them into match-winning knocks. He is a guy who works on his game hard. THe boys are hurting but the only way for us is up from here. However, he … Smith began the season on a high, hitting two back-to-back fifties against Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab. We need to win at least 4 or 5 games in the remaining 6. IPL2020: Lost too many wickets in clumps, says Steve Smith after RR's failed run chase vs DC IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals had to chase down a par score against Delhi Capitals but losing wickets at regular intervals led to their downfall and eventual defeat by 13 runs in Dubai on Wednesday. Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith was slapped with a heavy fine of Rs 12 lakh for maintaining a slow-over rate during Rajasthan Royals' Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 clash against Mumbai Indians on Tuesday (October 6). Sanju Samson and captain Steve Smith starred for Rajasthan Royals (RR) as they defeated MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 16 runs in their opening game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. The skipper's form (or the lack of it) has put pressure on the inexperienced middle-order. Dream 11 IPL 2020 Sept 19 - Nov 10. RR vs SRH: We needed more runs to defend, says Steve Smith; RR vs SRH: We needed more runs to defend, says Steve Smith . Speaking to reporters in a virtual conference call, Smith explained that he was unable to play his natural game in IPL 2020, which affected his performance in the tournament. IPL 2020: Our batsmen didn't take responsibility, says Steve Smith Meet the world’s best universities and business schools at the QS Virtual Masters & MBA Tour in India. The fact that his side failed to make the finals means Smith hasn't played a … 78,780 01:51 19 Oct 20. Ahead of the three-match ODI series, Smith has drawn confidence from his net sessions. Rajasthan Royals need to win at least 4 of their upcoming 6 matches as the play-offs race is looking tighter than ever. The Royals' batting has come under pressure as their captain Steve Smith has been woefully out of form in IPL 2020. IPL 2020: Smith rues shaky batting performance after first defeat of the season Steve Smith rued a shaky performance from the Rajasthan Royals' top-order after his team slumped to a 37-run defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders in Dubai on Wednesday. Rajasthan had set a mammoth total of 217 runs with significant contributions from skipper Steve Smith, Sanju Samson and Jofra Archer. IPL 2020: Steve Smith says RR let DC off the hook, conceded 15-20 extra runs Press Trust of India. We have 6 more games to go and we have to make sure we play good cricket in the coming games. However, he wasn't up to the mark both as leader and batsman. He scored 319 runs in 12 innings playing for Rajasthan Royals. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI) On Tuesday, October 6, Rajasthan Royals (RR) lost to the Mumbai Indians (MI) by 57 runs at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Steve Smith has managed just 163 runs in 8 matches in IPL 2020 Smith has 5 single-digit scores so far as Royals struggle for batting consistency The Royals need to win at least 4 of their next 6 games to stand a chance of making the play-offs Rajasthan Royals are rooted to the 7th spot of the IPL 2020 points table after just 3 wins in 8 matches. In his captaincy, Rajasthan finished their campaign at the bottom of the table with six wins and eight defeats. It's obviously disappointing. Steve Smith failed to impress with his bat in IPL 2020 for Rajasthan Royals The Australian batsman scored 311 runs in 14 innings for RR at an average of 25.91 Ahead of the start of the ODIs against India, Smith claims to have 'found his hands' Image: IPL. Steve Smith. SHARE. Squad List. Glenn Maxwell’s IPL 2020 campaign was a huge disappointment for Kings XI Punjab IPL franchise as he scored only 108 runs in 13 matches and it must have been very hard for KL Rahul, the skipper of KXIP as he was keeping the wickets when Glenn was hammering the Indian bowlers in front of him. Under Smith, Rajasthan Royals finished at number eight in the recently concluded IPL 2020. 31-10-2020 . 'They start off as favourites': Wasim Akram picks a winner in India-Australia Test series In IPL 2019, Pant scored 488 runs in 16 matches at an average of 37.53 and a strike rate of 162.66, with three fifties. I had a few innings here and there, but I never got into a good rhythm. Overall, he has scored 1,736 runs in 54 IPL matches at an average of 36.17 and a strike rate 162.69, with one hundred and 11 half centuries. I walked past (men's team assistant coach) Andrew McDonald and said 'I've found them again'," he stated. He finished with 311 runs in the IPL 2020 Smith was retained as captain by Rajasthan-based franchise ahead of the IPL 2020. Steve Smith, batting at number 3 for Australia, came back to form after series of failures during IPL 2020. However, he wasn't up to the mark both as leader and batsman. IPL 2020: Just Got AB'd There, Says Steve Smith After AB de Villiers Stuns Rajasthan Royals. MP Home Minister directs police … The right-handed batsman revealed that he was disappointed with his performance in the cash-rich league. I am sure in the coming games, he will make it count and score the runs for us," Bahutule said. RR vs MI: Decoding Steve Smith's performance against Jasprit Bumrah, IPL: A look at Steve Smith's numbers against Sunrisers Hyderabad, DC vs RR: How Steve Smith fares against Axar Patel, Disappointed with IPL performance, but found rhythm again: Steve Smith, Smith explains why he wasn't consistent in the IPL, He finished with 311 runs in the IPL 2020, Smith draws confidence from his recent training sessions. He had a good start, got some runs there. Notably, the iconic SCG is set to host the first two ODIs, while the final one will be played at the Manuka Oval. I got a bit caught up with trying to be a bit too powerful and that's not quite my game.". The Australians were beaten 1-2 in the ODI series the last time India toured Down Under (2018/19). IPL 2020 IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith fined Rs 12 Lakh for this offence. The two-month long tour will kick-off with the ODI series on November 27. The Royals, along with the Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad are tied on points each but a poorer Net Run Rate means Smith's men are the 2nd-last spot. 3. Despite Rahul Tewatia and Riyan Parag showing courage in the middle order, Royals have paid the price for poor starts in the ongoing season. Book your seats today! Smith made 311 runs at 25.91 for Rajasthan Royals, his lowest batting average in eight seasons in the IPL. But Smith made a comeback in the 12th season of the IPL to satisfy his hunger for runs. IPL 2020: He finished with 311 runs in the IPL 2020 Smith was retained as captain by Rajasthan-based franchise ahead of the IPL 2020. Home Matches Results Videos ... M40: RR vs SRH – Steve Smith Wicket. Rajasthan Royals are rooted to the 7th spot of the IPL 2020 points table after just 3 wins in 8 matches. Meanwhile, Smith could muster 311 runs from 14 games at an average of 25.91, including three fifties. 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IPL 2020 IPL 2020, Rajasthan Royals season review: Top performers, match results and video highlights A recap of how Rajasthan Royals performed in … Rajasthan Royals' journey in IPL 2020 came to an end losing to Kolkata Knight Riders by 60 runs at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. 01:51 Buttler & Smith recap a Royal victory. Steve Smith was dismissed for just 1 in the Indian Premier League. Rajasthan skipper Steve Smith said that things did not go according to the plan after their defeat at the hands of Kolkata at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. For me, it's about playing proper cricket shots and manipulating the field. SHARE. "It's just getting that feel and the look of the bat behind my toe and the way my hands come up on the bat.". TWEET. "This game, we should have got those runs. Smith was retained as captain by Rajasthan-based franchise ahead of the IPL 2020. Speaking at the end of the game, Rajasthan skipper Steve Smith rued poor batting effort to go down against Kolkata. EMAIL. At the same time, in IPL 2020, let us see whether Steve Smith manages to win the title of 13th season for Rajasthan Royals or not. ANI / Oct 23, 2020, 08:48 IST. The former champions threw away a golden opportunity to collect 2 points when they imploded during a 162-run chase against Delhi Capitals in Dubai on Wednesday. We will try doing that," Bahutule said. IPL 2020 : Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith fined 12 Lakh by IPL , IPL 2020 ,MI beat Rajasthan Royals highlights ,Steve Smith fined ,IPL 2020 latest points table ,IPL 2020 … The two-time winners beat the 2008 champions by 37 runs to snap their unbeaten streak in the Dream11 IPL 2020. It remains to be seen who comes on top this time. On Wednesday, the Royals got off to a flyer but they lost the wickets of Jos Buttler and Steve Smith in quick succession to hand over the advantage in the powerplay to the Delhi Capitals. IPL 2020: Steve Smith & co end Kings XI fairytale Express Web Desk. "I had a big smile after training. The Steve Smith-led Rajasthan kicked-off their Dream 11 IPL 2020 campaign with a dominating victory by 16 runs against three-time champions Chennai on Tuesday at the Sharjah International Stadium. In the end, the Royals lost by just 13 runs after some fine death bowling from the table-toppers. Steve Smith’s poor form with the bat has continued in the IPL, leaving fans frustrated and confused.. Smith managed just 1 run and it was his fifty single-digit score of IPL 2020. IPL 2020: Smith said that it was nice to have a comfortable win after two close losses and get very important two points and want to keep winning … ALSO READ: IPL 2020: RCB Bowlers Did Well, Maybe We Shouldn't Have Batted First, Says Eoin Morgan. He scored 105 off just 66 balls, which included 11 fours and 4 sixes. "He is a fantastic captain, fantastic player as well. Samson stole the show at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah as he wreaked havoc on the CSK bowlers with his willow. "There are those players around the world that can hit sixes at will, and I'm probably not one of those. 10,050 00:26 22 Oct 20. I probably went away from that a bit in IPL," added Smith. "From my standards, I wasn't consistent enough. Hyderabad has benefited from Warner’s captaincy, Rajasthan waits on Smith’s leadership Australian middle-order batsman Steve Smith recently opened up on his torrid IPL campaign. However, Royals' spin consultant Sairaj Bahutule said the franchise is confident that its skipper, Smith will return to form and contribute to the team's success in the upcoming games. IPL 2020 in UAE: Steve Smith and David Warner: A contrasting tale of two captains. 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