Jaiswal, with skipper Sanju Samson 48 on 29 balls, fired the bat to help RR complete a 150 chase in just 13.1 overs and with nine wickets in hand.
After the big win, Jaiswal, who scored the fastest fifty in IPL history on 13 balls, said hitting the winning runs was a great feeling as he still wanted to finish the game.
“The winning shot was a great feeling, I wanted to finish the game and winning the game was my motto. I’m blessed and grateful, I’m doing my best,” Jaiswal said during the post-match presentation.
“It’s always on my mind to go out there and play well. It was a nice feeling today. It’s not like everything I wanted to happen, I’m preparing well and I’m trust me. I know the results will come,” said Jaiswal. .
Jaiswal added that the Royals’ net run rate increase was the “only thing on our mind” on the way to his unbeaten 47-ball 98.
“I think the run rate was the only thing on our minds, me and Sanju bhai were only talking about finishing the game quickly.”
Before he ended up playing one of the best shots of this IPL, Jaiswal saw his opening partner Jos Buttler miss out due to a mix-up after which it was up to him to help the team.
“I think it happens in the game, it gives me the responsibility to do even better. And Sanju bhai came and said ‘keep playing my game and don’t think about this race,'” the player said. Jaiswal game.
RR is currently ranked third in the standings with six wins and as many losses after 12 games, with the landslide victory pushing their run rate to a very healthy +0.633.
(With PTI entries)