IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals becomes first team to cross 200

On Tuesday, Rajasthan Royals became the first team to put up a 200+ total batting first in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League.

Jofra Archer remained unbeaten on 27 off eight balls.

Rajasthan Royals became the first team in the Indian Premier League 2020 to cross the 200-run mark.

On Tuesday, against Chennai Super Kings in Sharjah, Steve Smith's side chose to bat first and ended up scoring 216/7 in 20 overs.

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Wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson was the star of the evening as he smashed 74 off 32 balls, comprising nine sixes and a four. Skipper Smith starred with 69 off 47 balls (4x4, 6x4).

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At the end of 19 overs, Royals' score read 186/7.

South Africa paceman Lungi Ngidi lost the plot as he conceded 30 in the last over. England speedster Jofra Archer, who is known for his big-hitting abilities, smashed four sixes — two off no balls — to guide Royals to the big total. He remained unbeaten on 27 off eight balls.

In the first three games, 160 had been the par score.

Ngidi's last over: 6 6 N6 N6 Wd 0 1 1 1