New Delhi | Jagran Sports Desk: Rajasthan Royals beat Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets in game 9 of the Indian Premier League 2020 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday.  Sanju Samson's fiery 85 off 42 balls and Rahul Tewatia's phenomenal 53 off 51 balls helped the team chase a record total of 224 runs.

Earlier, a sensational opening partnership of 183 between Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul have guided Kings XI Punjab to 223 at a loss of two wickets against Rajasthan Royals. Mayank agarwal scored his maiden IPL century off just 45 balls. The two openers set record for highest opening partnership for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL history.

Here are the latest updates from match 9 of the IPL 2020 between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals:

Rajasthan Royals record highest successful run chase in IPL

Rajasthan Royals have successfully chased 224 against Kings XI Punjab with four wickets remaining. This is the highest successful run chase in the Indian Premier League history.

Tewatia's five sixes in an over rivive Rajasthan's hopes

Five sixes in an over by Tewatia! Rajasthan Royals well into the game again.

Shami ends Samson's phenomenal knock in big chase; Rajasthan in trouble

Shami has dismissed Sanju Samson on 85! Rajasthan Royals are in big trouble now.

Samson marches on after Smith's dismissal

Samson is playing phenomenally at 84, though the asking rate is over 15 now. 

Neesham dismisses Smith

Neesham has broken the threatening partnership between Smith and Samson. Big relief for Punjab.

Flurry of boundaries by Smith, Samson after Buttler departs early

Sanju Samson and Steve Smith have hit a flurry of boundaries inside the powerplay. Rajasthan is off to a solid start even though Buttler departed early.

Cottrell eliminates Buttler

Cottrell has provided the early breakthrough inside the powerplay! Jos Buttler has been dismissed for just 4 runs. 

Buttler, Smith begin RR's innings

Jos Buttler and Steve Smith have begun Rajasthan Royals' 224-run chase against Kings XI Punjab.

Kings XI Punjab post 223/2

Sensational partnership between Rahul and Mayank have guided Punjab to 223/2 against Rajasthan Royals.

Agarwal dismissed for 106!

Tom Curran has dismissed Agarwal for 106. Rahul and Mayank were just 2 runs away from registering highest opening partnership in the IPL history

Agarwal brings up maiden IPL century

Mayank Agarwal has brough up his maiden IPL century off just 45 balls! Sensational batting by Punjab openers.

Rahul-Agarwal hit record opening stand for Kings XI Punjab

KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal have broken the record for the highest opening partnership for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL history

Agarwal brings up half-century with a six!

Agarwal has brought up his half-century with a six. A threatening opening partership. Kings XI Punjab will be eying at least 200 from here.

Kings XI Punjab smash highest powerplay score of this season

KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal have propelled Punjab to the highest powerplay score of this season. Punjab are 100 up without losing wicket. Sensational batting by the two.

Agarwal hits 100th six of the IPL

Mayank Agarwal has hit the 100th six of the IPL. Punjab are off to a solid start! 

Mayank, Rahul give Punjab solid start inside powerplay

Punjab are 41 without a loss of wickets after four overs. A solid start for the team. Both Rahul and Agarwal are batting on 19.

KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal begin Punjab's innings

KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are out in the middle. Jaydev Unadkat is with the new ball.

No Chris Gayle in Punjab's playing XI

Chris Gayle has missed out on Punjab's playing XI for the third consecutive match. The Jamaican Cricketer is yet to play a match in the IPL 2020. 

RR opt to bowl against KXIP

Rajasthan Royals have won the toss and opted to bowl against Kings XI Punjab. Jos Buttler is in RR's playing XI, confirms captain Steve Smith.

Toss at 7 pm 

The toss between the two sides will take place at 7 pm (IST). 

Posted By: Lakshay Raja