01:51 Buttler & Smith recap a Royal victory. 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. Rajasthan had set a mammoth total of 217 runs with significant contributions from skipper Steve Smith, Sanju Samson and Jofra Archer. Ahead of the three-match ODI series, Smith has drawn confidence from his net sessions. "I was pretty disappointed with my batting throughout the IPL," Smith said. Dream 11 IPL 2020 Sept 19 - Nov 10. 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. Steve Smith, batting at number 3 for Australia, came back to form after series of failures during IPL 2020. MP Home Minister directs police … 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). I am sure in the coming games, he will make it count and score the runs for us," Bahutule said. 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. But Smith made a comeback in the 12th season of the IPL to satisfy his hunger for runs. 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. Rajasthan Royals' journey in IPL 2020 came to an end losing to Kolkata Knight Riders by 60 runs at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. 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. "I had a big smile after training. IPL 2020: Steve Smith says RR let DC off the hook, conceded 15-20 extra runs Press Trust of India. 3. "This game, we should have got those runs. Despite Rahul Tewatia and Riyan Parag showing courage in the middle order, Royals have paid the price for poor starts in the ongoing season. In his captaincy, Rajasthan finished their campaign at the bottom of the table with six wins and eight defeats. (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. SHARE. Under Smith, Rajasthan Royals finished at number eight in the recently concluded IPL 2020. 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 … We need to win at least 4 or 5 games in the remaining 6. In the 2018 edition of IPL, he scored 684 runs from 14 innings. The Royals' batting has come under pressure as their captain Steve Smith has been woefully out of form in IPL 2020. However, Smith now claims to have found his rhythm ahead of the upcoming ODI series against India. 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. 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. Book your seats today! I probably went away from that a bit in IPL," added Smith. 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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 … Squad List. IPL 2020 in UAE: Steve Smith and David Warner: A contrasting tale of two captains. 10,050 00:26 22 Oct 20. 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. "He is a fantastic captain, fantastic player as well. 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. However, he wasn't up to the mark both as leader and batsman. Hyderabad has benefited from Warner’s captaincy, Rajasthan waits on Smith’s leadership In the end, the Royals lost by just 13 runs after some fine death bowling from the table-toppers. 'They start off as favourites': Wasim Akram picks a winner in India-Australia Test series IPL 2020: Steve Smith & co end Kings XI fairytale Express Web Desk. 31-10-2020 . He is the second-highest scorer for his team this season with 246 runs in 10 matches including three fifties. 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. EMAIL. The skipper's form (or the lack of it) has put pressure on the inexperienced middle-order. SHARE. 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. 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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 … Steven Smith (RR) RR skipper, Steven Smith is back amongst the runs for his franchise. 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. 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. However, he wasn't up to the mark both as leader and batsman. IPL 2020, KXIP vs RR: Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith hailed Ben Stokes as one of the "best in the world" following the Englishman's sublime performances in … IPL 2020 IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith fined Rs 12 Lakh for this offence. Steve Smith. Smith managed just 1 run and it was his fifty single-digit score of IPL 2020. Rajasthan Royals are rooted to the 7th spot of the IPL 2020 points table after just 3 wins in 8 matches. Steve Smith’s poor form with the bat has continued in the IPL, leaving fans frustrated and confused.. RR vs SRH: We needed more runs to defend, says Steve Smith; RR vs SRH: We needed more runs to defend, says Steve Smith . "From my standards, I wasn't consistent enough. "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.". ANI / Oct 23, 2020, 08:48 IST. I had a few innings here and there, but I never got into a good rhythm. His scores since the fifty against KXIP -- 3, 5, 6, 24, 5, 1. The Australians were beaten 1-2 in the ODI series the last time India toured Down Under (2018/19). Home Matches Results Videos ... M40: RR vs SRH – Steve Smith Wicket. We will try doing that," Bahutule said. Rajasthan Royals need to win at least 4 of their upcoming 6 matches as the play-offs race is looking tighter than ever. Speaking at the end of the game, Rajasthan skipper Steve Smith rued poor batting effort to go down against Kolkata. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, Steve Smith has been struggling for consistency at IPL 2020 (Courtesy of BCCI), IPL 2020: Steve Smith a fantastic player - Rajasthan Royals not worried about captain's ordinary bat, IPL 2020: Shikhar Dhawan overtakes Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina and Rohit Sharma with 39th IPL fifty, 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. 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. It's obviously disappointing. He finished with 311 runs in the IPL 2020 Smith was retained as captain by Rajasthan-based franchise ahead of the IPL 2020. THe boys are hurting but the only way for us is up from here. It remains to be seen who comes on top this time. 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' TWEET. "There are those players around the world that can hit sixes at will, and I'm probably not one of those. Bahutule rued not getting past the finish line against Delhi Capitals but he is confident the Royals will be able to get the job done and reach the play-offs. Smith began the season on a high, hitting two back-to-back fifties against Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab. I walked past (men's team assistant coach) Andrew McDonald and said 'I've found them again'," he stated. Image: IPL. 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. We have 6 more games to go and we have to make sure we play good cricket in the coming games. The right-handed batsman revealed that he was disappointed with his performance in the cash-rich league. IPL 2020, RR vs CSK highlights: Sanju Samson, Steve Smith star as RR beat CSK by 16 runs. I got a bit caught up with trying to be a bit too powerful and that's not quite my game.". However, he … Australian middle-order batsman Steve Smith recently opened up on his torrid IPL campaign. IPL 2020: Just Got AB'd There, Says Steve Smith After AB de Villiers Stuns Rajasthan Royals. ALSO READ: IPL 2020: RCB Bowlers Did Well, Maybe We Shouldn't Have Batted First, Says Eoin Morgan. 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. 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. Samson stole the show at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah as he wreaked havoc on the CSK bowlers with his willow. 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 fact that his side failed to make the finals means Smith hasn't played a … He is a guy who works on his game hard. SHARE. The two-month long tour will kick-off with the ODI series on November 27. 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. Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Robin Uthappa and Sanju Samson got starts but none of them were able to convert them into match-winning knocks. Smith made 311 runs at 25.91 for Rajasthan Royals, his lowest batting average in eight seasons in the IPL. Smith was retained as captain by Rajasthan-based franchise ahead of the IPL 2020. Meanwhile, Smith could muster 311 runs from 14 games at an average of 25.91, including three fifties. For me, it's about playing proper cricket shots and manipulating the field. He scored 319 runs in 12 innings playing for Rajasthan Royals. 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