At Jaipur, it was a contest between Royals and Kings
But, it was the Mankading controversy that got wings.
Ashwin ran out Buttler who was way out of his crease
Not too soon will this debate over spirit of cricket cease.
Let’s not forget that Gayle was in great form
After all, for him, scoring big in IPL is like a norm.
Sarfaraz Khan scored a brisk 46
Even as Jofra Archer kept Kings batsmen in a fix.
Buttler gave Royals a rollicking start
Before Rahane’s wicket upset the applecart.
But, it was Jos’ wicket that turned the match.
As from victory did defeat the Royals snatch.
Samson and Smith kept the team in the game.
Before Sam Curran got his two wickets of fame.
Royals then completely lost their way
As Rahman and Rajpoot made hay.