Rajasthan Royals (RR) captain Sanju Samson said he did not expect a win after his side was left reeling at 40 for 5 in the chase against Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday.
The Royals, however, led by a half-century from David Miller (62 off 43) and Chris Morris’ terrific cameo (36 off 18), rallied back from the brink to seal a three-wicket win in the last over.
Speaking after the win, Samson said: “To be very honest, I thought that it was tough from 40 for 5. We had Miller and Morris, but I thought it was tough. I think the boys did really well to get over the line. I was just praying for Morris to get one six.”
The 26-year-old also heaped praise on Rajasthan’s efforts to assess the conditions perfectly and use its left-arm pace trio – Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya and…