Interestingly, Pant was also seen undergoing a fitness test before the game at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Kagiso Rabada picked three wickets while Ravichandran Ashwin and Marcus Stoinis clinched two wickets each in the match as Rajasthan Royals were all out on 138 runs.
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Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya scored 25* and 28 runs respectively while Krunal Pandya played a quick knock of 20 runs from just four balls.
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Kohli, who is the leading run-scorer of the IPL, has a chance to make history against the Royals. Kohli is 82 runs from completing 9,000 runs in T20s.
Priyam played an unbeaten knock of 51 runs off just 26 balls as SRH set a respectable target of 165 runs for the MS Dhoni-led side.
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Stoinis bowled a dot ball before taking two wickets off the last two deliveries, taking the match into the Super Over. Agarwal was dismissed after scoring 89 runs off 60 balls.