Ben Stokes slammed a brilliant century as Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians by eight wickets to stay alive in IPL 2020 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Chasing 196 runs to win, Stokes made an unbeaten 107 off just 60 deliveries as he along with Sanju Samson (54, 31b, 4*4, 3*6) chased down the target in 18.2 overs.

RR vs MI Highlights IPL 2020

“Sour and sweet to be honest – it took so long to get one for the team. We needed a result from today, so it’s a good victory,” Stokes who won the Man of the Match said. 

“We came into the game with confidence. The ball was coming on nicely – be it short or full. The plan was to put pressure on every bowler, be it Bumrah or anyone. It’s a bit difficult at the moment, things are a bit tough back at home, hopefully, this will give them some happiness,” he added.

Samson, who started the tournament on a bright note, fizzled out mid-way…

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