The announcement of the bonus payment to the ground staff was made by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah in a tweet on Monday.
"Obviously disappointed tonight. Came up against a really strong Rajasthan team who probably deserve it more than us," said du Plessis at the post-match presentation.
A clinical bowling performance followed by a convincing batting effort helped Rajasthan Royals thrash Royal Challengers Bangalore by seven wickets in the Qualifier 2 and reach the final of the IPL 2022 at Narendra Modi Stadium, here on Friday.
The actor will host the finale from 6.00 p.m. (IST) onwards on the Star Sports network and Disney+ Hotstar.
The speed gun suddenly showed Ashwin had bowled the delivery at 131.6 kmph. The mess up left fans watching the match on television stunned as many started to wonder how the off-spinner’s delivery clocked such a high speed.
On the other hand, Hardik Pandya (1/14), Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore (1/43), Mohammed Shami (1/43) and Yash Dayal (1/46) were the wicket-takers for Gujarat Titans.
Punjab continued to dent Hyderabad's innings as Nicholas Pooran nicked straight off an across-going delivery to Sharma off Ellis.
For Hyderabad, who were in trouble at 96/5, Washington Sundar and Romario Shepherd produced late fireworks to take 58 runs off the last four overs to give a big boost to the total.
Much to the delight of RCB fans, as soon as MI defeated DC, the team players including Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, other players and staff members went berserk in their team hotel
Chasing 160 to win, Mumbai rode on crucial knocks by Kishan, Brevis, and David as they reached 160/5 in 19.1 overs to record their fourth win and end on eight points
In a match that they have to win to qualify for the playoffs, Capitals were asked to bat first by Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on a pitch that offered bounce to the seamers and turn to spinners.
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Four-time champions CSK finished the season in ninth place, having suffered 10 defeats while managing to win only four times
Chasing a modest 151 for victory, Rajasthan Royals faced a few anxious moments in the middle of the innings but in the end, Ashwin, along with Riyan Parag (10 not out) ensured that they reached 151/5 in 19.4 overs for their ninth win of this edition of IPL