Champions League Twenty20 - 9th match, Group A

Lions v Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals won by 30 runs

0.5

Tsotsobe to Rahane, FOUR, on length close to off, runs it down fine on off wide of the slip for four with a thick edge, this was intentional and he gets the reward

Rajasthan Royals 7/0   AM Rahane 5* (3b 1x4)   LL Tsotsobe 0.5-0-7-0

1.4

Sohail Tanvir to Dravid, FOUR, smashed to the boundary. Dravid got room outside off and cut it square over point and in the gap for four

Rajasthan Royals 11/0   R Dravid 6* (6b 1x4)   Sohail Tanvir 0.4-0-4-0

2.2

Tsotsobe to Dravid, FOUR, on length on middle and leg, Dravid makes room and middle it through the covers right in the gap for four. Beautiful looking shot

Rajasthan Royals 16/0   R Dravid 10* (9b 2x4)   LL Tsotsobe 1.2-0-12-0

2.6

Tsotsobe to Dravid, FOUR, this man looks in some form! Make room for the third time and times it sweetly through the covers again. Gap well found between cover and mid-off

Rajasthan Royals 21/0   R Dravid 14* (13b 3x4)   LL Tsotsobe 2-0-17-0

4.2

Viljoen to Samson, FOUR, slightly full and wide again, crashes this one through the gap this time square on the off side

Rajasthan Royals 28/1   SV Samson 6* (5b 1x4)   GC Viljoen 0.2-0-4-0

4.4

Viljoen to Samson, FOUR, short of length and wide, cuts it firmly well past the slip fielder and fine enough to send it for four

Rajasthan Royals 32/1   SV Samson 10* (7b 2x4)   GC Viljoen 0.4-0-8-0

6.3

Pretorius to Watson, FOUR, full and outside leg, flicked over backward square leg for four, nobody in the deep and he's off the mark

Rajasthan Royals 42/2   SR Watson 4* (6b 1x4)   D Pretorius 0.3-0-6-0

7.3

Viljoen to Watson, FOUR, full and just outside off, driven down beautifully driven for a four by Watson. From the meat of the bat..

Rajasthan Royals 49/2   SR Watson 9* (9b 2x4)   GC Viljoen 1.3-0-14-0

7.5

Viljoen to Dravid, (no ball) FOUR, short ball and Dravid gets his fron foot out of the way and pulls it between mid-on and midwicket

Rajasthan Royals 55/2   R Dravid 23* (20b 4x4)   GC Viljoen 1.4-0-20-0

7.6

Viljoen to Watson, FOUR, another exquisite drive from Watson. Full outside off and he put it away through the covers alng the ground, it wash't in anybody's reach

Rajasthan Royals 60/2   SR Watson 14* (11b 3x4)   GC Viljoen 2-0-25-0

8.1

Phangiso to Dravid, FOUR, wide outside off, Dravid cuts it off the back foot and welcomes the spinner with a boundary

Rajasthan Royals 64/2   R Dravid 28* (22b 5x4)   AM Phangiso 0.1-0-4-0

10.5

Phangiso to Binny, FOUR, on length on leg, Binny comes down the track and drives it inside out just wide of cover for four - well found gap

Rajasthan Royals 75/3   STR Binny 6* (3b 1x4)   AM Phangiso 1.5-0-13-0

11.1

Pretorius to Binny, FOUR, on length down leg, Binny comes down and flicks it on the leg side for four

Rajasthan Royals 81/3   STR Binny 11* (5b 2x4)   D Pretorius 2.1-0-14-1

12.2

Phangiso to Watson, FOUR, slapped down the ground for four more. This was flat and short outside off, he slammed it wide of long-on

Rajasthan Royals 93/3   SR Watson 26* (20b 4x4 1x6)   AM Phangiso 2.2-0-25-0

12.4

Phangiso to Binny, FOUR, on length on middle and off, Binny puts a foot forward and sweeps it to the fine leg boundary

Rajasthan Royals 98/3   STR Binny 16* (9b 3x4)   AM Phangiso 2.4-0-30-0

13.1

Tsotsobe to Binny, FOUR, short and wide, Binny stays back and cuts it in the air by opening the face of the bat to bisect the gap between point and third man. Four more

Rajasthan Royals 109/3   STR Binny 21* (11b 4x4)   LL Tsotsobe 3.1-0-24-1

14.5

Viljoen to Hodge, FOUR, almost in the bloc hole outside off and Hodge gets a thick outside edge fine for four well wide of third man

Rajasthan Royals 118/4   BJ Hodge 4* (4b 1x4)   GC Viljoen 2.5-0-31-0

15.5

Phangiso to Binny, FOUR, much better shot this time. Made room for a full delivery and drove it inside out over the covers and wide of long-off for four more

Rajasthan Royals 132/4   STR Binny 36* (18b 5x4 1x6)   AM Phangiso 3.5-0-50-0

16.2

Pretorius to Hodge, FOUR, short of length on middle, Hodge pulls it to the fine-leg boundary for a one-bounce four

Rajasthan Royals 138/4   BJ Hodge 11* (9b 2x4)   D Pretorius 3.2-0-20-1

16.4

Pretorius to Hodge, FOUR, crashed through the covers! Full outside off and he swung his bat freely for four on the off side this time

Rajasthan Royals 144/4   BJ Hodge 17* (11b 3x4)   D Pretorius 3.4-0-26-1

18.1

Viljoen to Hodge, FOUR, low full toss outside leg, lofts it wide of deep midwicket to the cow corner and Phangiso dives but can't save the boundary

Rajasthan Royals 157/5   BJ Hodge 24* (15b 4x4)   GC Viljoen 3.1-0-36-0

19.2

Sohail Tanvir to Hodge, FOUR, full on the pads form round the stumps, it's driven in the air on the on side for four over midwicket

Rajasthan Royals 167/5   BJ Hodge 30* (19b 5x4)   Sohail Tanvir 3.2-0-20-1

19.3

Sohail Tanvir to Hodge, FOUR, short ball outside off and Hodge slaps this one by making a bit of room over the covers, one bounce into the boundary. He's finding the gaps pretty easily

Rajasthan Royals 171/5   BJ Hodge 34* (20b 6x4)   Sohail Tanvir 3.3-0-24-1
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Photos

Sep 25, 2013

Thami Tsolekile loses his middle stump to James Faulkner, Lions v Rajasthan Royals, Group A, Champions League 2013, Jaipur, September 25, 2013

Thami Tsolekile loses his middle stump to James Faulkner

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Sep 25, 2013

Pravin Tambe is the center of attention, Lions v Rajasthan Royals, Group A, Champions League 2013, Jaipur, September 25, 2013

Pravin Tambe is the center of attention

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