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Why is Indian Premier League (IPL) the biggest T20 showcase event in the world? If you watched the Rajasthan Royals (RR) versus Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) game on Sunday, you already have the answer.

Sanju Samsona and Rahul Tewatia-inspired RR excuted the highest ever run-chase in the history of IPL as they pipped Punjab's 223 target in Sharjah on Sunday.

It was all over for Rajsthan after Sanju Samson's (85 off 42) departure but Rahul Tewatia came out of sylabus for Punjab and he went berserk, striking 5 sixes of Sheldon Cottrell's over.

Jofra Archer and Tom Curran ensured that Tewatia's effort doesn't go in vain as Rajasthan won the match with 3 balls remaining.

Punjab captain KL Rahul after the loss said gave the credit to Rajsthan palyers and said that his players will have to keep their chins up. He added that these things happen in T20 cricket and they should be thankful that such an upset happened in the early phases of the touranament.

"Look that is T20 cricket. We have seen this a lot of time. we need to keep our chin up. We did a lot of things right, but you have to give it to them. The game keeps you humble all the time. Under pressure, bowlers can make mistakes. We need to come back stronger.

"I back my bowlers to do the job. It is okay to have one bad game. Good that it happened early in the tournament. We can come back stronger. Small ground, the total doesn't really matter. Bowlers are going for runs in the back end."

"Now we can breathe. Tewatia is knocking fists with others here. Don't tell to me not get carried away. This is among the greatest days of commentary I have been through. If you have ever backed an underdog, if you have ever felt awful for a guy giving it his best and not getting anywhere, if you have ever been in that situation yourself, this day is such sweet joy," Punjab captain KL Rahul said after the loss.
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