Rajasthan Royals completed the highest successful run-chase in the IPL history, thanks to sensational knocks from Sanju Samson and Rahul Tewatia, bettering the earlier record which also belongs to Royals. Tewatia struck five sixes in an over at the fag end as Royals beat KXIP by four wickets in a high-scoring encounter in Sharjah on Sunday. Chasing a stiff 224 for a win, the Royals needed 51 runs from the last three overs and it seemed the fate of the match was already sealed but Tewatia turned the match on its head in a dramatic fashion, taking 30 runs from Sheldon Cottrell in the 18th over. In an unbelievable turn of events, Tewatia (53 of 31 balls and 7 sixes), who was struggling to connect the ball after being pushed up the order ahead of the likes of Robin Uthappa, suddenly shifted gears as he hoisted Cottrell for a series of sixes much to the amazement of his team-mates and opposition players.
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