IPL: Jonny Bairstow half-century takes Punjab Kings to 189-5 against Rajasthan Royals

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, May 07, 2022, 05:38 PM IST
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Jonny Bairstow | Photo: BCCI-IPL

Jonny Bairstow was back among runs with a fine half-century as Punjab Kings put up a challenging 189 for 5 against Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League match on Saturday.

Bairstow scored 56 off 40 balls with eight fours and a six.

Jitesh Sharma (38 no off 18 balls) and Liam Livingstone (22 off 14 balls) also played nice little cameos at the back-end to spruce up the total.

For Royals, Yuzvendra Chahal was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 3 for 28 in 4 overs.

Brief Scores

PBKS: 189 for 5 (Jonny Bairstow 56 off 40 balls, Liam Livingstone 22 off 14 balls, Jitesh Sharma 38 no off 18 balls, Yuzvendra Chahal 3/28) vs RR.

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