After the Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals became the second Indian team to make it to the Semi Finals of CLT20 2013. Their victory however has made it difficult for the Mumbai Indians to advance with the other Semi Final spot from Group A likely to go to the Otago Volts.
In a format that seems to have been specially invented for batsmen, rarely do bowlers manage to outshine those with the willow in hand, and, not surprisingly, since every aspect of T20 is heavily loaded in favour of the batsmen.
Rajasthan Royals cruised to an easy 8-wicket win over hosts Kings XI Punjab to sit in the second position behind the Chennai Super Kings. The Rajasthan Royals now have 9 wins in 13 matches while their opponents this evening – the Kings XI Punjab are in the bottom half with 7 defeats in 12 games.
Rajasthan Royals pulled off a tremendous upset over defending IPL Champions Kolkata Knight Riders tonight at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Rahul Dravid’s move of fielding in an all-pace attack proved to be right as the hosts hunted for wickets and got them to push KKR on the backfoot.
Rajasthan Royals stunned Delhi Daredevils by 5 runs in the first match of IPL 6. Delhi Daredevils were in control of their run chase of 166 almost till the 19th over with Australian David Warner at the crease.