Champions League Twenty20 - 1st semi final

Rajasthan Royals v Chennai Super Kings

Rajasthan Royals won by 14 runs

0.2

Jadeja to Rahane, no run, very little flight offered again but his lines are good, this is on middle and forces the batsman to defend off his front foot

0.3

Jadeja to Rahane, no run, dabbed into the covers as Jadeja pushes this one outside off stump

0.4

Jadeja to Rahane, no run, comes down the track but only gets a thick inside edge, courtesy an attempt to loft the fullish ball on leg stump over cover

0.5

Jadeja to Rahane, SIX, but this one is middled. He looked fluid coming down the track and lofts the fullish ball straight over the sight screen

0.6

Jadeja to Rahane, no run, and that prompts Jadeja to bring his length back and the batsman gets forward to block

Rajasthan Royals 7/0   AM Rahane 6* (5b 1x6)

2.1

Morris to Rahane, no run, back of a length the start off with, but he does not make the mistake of being wide. A little inward movement and Rahane to steer to point

2.2

Morris to Rahane, 1 no ball, oh, he's overstepped. Shortish in length and he was looking to work it into the leg side, but could only manage a thick outside edge as the ball bobs away to the off side

2.2

Morris to Rahane, no run, Free Hit ball and Rahane opens up his front leg the slam it over the top of cover but the full length ball just outside off beats him by a distance

2.3

Morris to Rahane, 1 run, quick single. Uses soft hands to dab this fullish length ball on off stump to mid-off and sets off

Rajasthan Royals 13/0   AM Rahane 7* (9b 1x6)

3.1

Sharma to Rahane, 1 run, thick inside edge as Rahane looks to drive on the up. It was shortish and outside off stump, but he set off as soon as he hit it which made sure he made his ground at the other end

Rajasthan Royals 15/1   AM Rahane 8* (10b 1x6)

4.1

Morris to Rahane, 1 wide, here's some fire from Morris. 143kph short ball, well directed. But it flies over Samson's head as he tries to hook which means the Umpire will call it a wide

4.1

Morris to Rahane, 1 run, this one is on a good length around off stump and the batsman dabs it to third man

4.5

Morris to Rahane, no run, good length on off stump and it is pushed into the covers off the front foot

4.6

Morris to Rahane, 1 run, and he steers this length ball on off stump to third man off the back foot to retain strike

Rajasthan Royals 37/2   AM Rahane 10* (13b 1x6)

5.1

Holder to Rahane, no run, he hits a goodish length, targeting the top of off and Rahane keeps it out

5.2

Holder to Rahane, no run, goes a little shorter, but there is only enough room to dab the ball to point off the back foot

5.3

Holder to Rahane, FOUR, flat batted over the top of mid-on. Chips down the track and only looked to beat the fielder inside the circle and once that was done the ball was going only one way

5.4

Holder to Rahane, 1 run, turned off his hips as the good length ball on middle goes down to fine leg

Rajasthan Royals 42/2   AM Rahane 15* (17b 1x4 1x6)

6.2

Sharma to Rahane, 2 runs, once again he forays down the track, but Mohit drags this one back and bowls it well wide of the batsman as well. Rahane reaches out and looks to slap it through the covers but the ball takes an inside edge and goes off to fine leg

6.3

Sharma to Rahane, no run, and with Rahane having to stay in the crease, he can only push this good length ball outside off to cover

6.4

Sharma to Rahane, 2 runs, well placed. Opened the blade at the point of contact and used what little room Mohit afforts on his back of a length delivery to guide the ball behind point

6.5

Sharma to Rahane, no run, fuller on off stump and the batsman gets forward to push the ball to the off side

6.6

Sharma to Rahane, 1 run, goes tighter on the stumps, but the batsman picks it off his hips and takes a single as the ball goes off to deep square leg

Rajasthan Royals 49/2   AM Rahane 20* (22b 1x4 1x6)

7.1

Jadeja to Rahane, 1 run, and he starts off with a floater at 58mph. The batsman comes forward and hits the ball in the air through the cover field

7.3

Jadeja to Rahane, 1 run, worked from outside off to long-on as Jadeja employs a good length ball

7.5

Jadeja to Rahane, no run, reverse sweep and it was hit in the air too. But Raina at cover cannot make it as he dives forward. It was on leg stump, but Rahane had already committed to the shot

7.6

Jadeja to Rahane, 1 run, fuller and angled on the pads which is easily clipped to long on for a single

Rajasthan Royals 54/2   AM Rahane 23* (26b 1x4 1x6)

8.1

Holder to Rahane, FOUR, more use of the feet and more profit for the batsman. It was back of a length and having gone down beside the ball, he had the room to hit it well over extra cover

8.2

Holder to Rahane, 1 wide, and he bowls a bouncer, but gets the line wrong as it goes over Rahane's gloves down the leg side as he tries to hook

8.2

Holder to Rahane, 1 run, short and at the body again, but Rahane swivels on one leg and dabs it into the leg side for a single

8.5

Holder to Rahane, no run, gets right behind that one and blocks it down the pitch as Holder keeps it on a good length on off stump

8.6

Holder to Rahane, 2 runs, full on leg and its clipped through midwicket smartly

Rajasthan Royals 64/3   AM Rahane 30* (30b 2x4 1x6)

9.5

Jadeja to Rahane, 1 run, fuller length, but still flatter as Rahane pushes this down to long on

Rajasthan Royals 70/3   AM Rahane 31* (31b 2x4 1x6)

10.2

Bravo to Rahane, 1 run, he uses the shortish length to guide it off the open face of the bat to third man

10.4

Bravo to Rahane, 1 run, just a little too straight there from Bravo and his good length ball is clipped to fine leg

Rajasthan Royals 75/3   AM Rahane 33* (33b 2x4 1x6)

11.3

Ashwin to Rahane, SIX, inside out and over cover. That is a Rahane special. It was the leggie again, but Ashwin dropped it a little to short. The turn gives Rahane enough room to lift the ball to a handsome six

11.4

Ashwin to Rahane, FOUR, and this one pierces the gap between point and cover. Timing and placement takes it past the diving fielder and all the way to the boundary

11.5

Ashwin to Rahane, 1 run, leggie again, and Rahane brings the leg side into play as he dabs it off to long-on

Rajasthan Royals 91/3   AM Rahane 44* (36b 3x4 2x6)

12.2

Bravo to Rahane, 1 run, this was off line and off length as the ball doesn't pitch and is clipped off his hips for a single

12.4

Bravo to Rahane, 1 run, the straight bat is used this time as the length is once again full and long-on is really earning his wages today

Rajasthan Royals 98/3   AM Rahane 46* (38b 3x4 2x6)

13.1

Morris to Rahane, no run, and he gets a little lift off the back of a length delivery that beats Rahane's drive on the up

13.2

Morris to Rahane, 1 run, off cutting slower ball, bowled short of a length again, and Rahane opens the face of his bat to dab it off to third man

13.4

Morris to Rahane, FOUR, fifty for Rahane and its his third in a row. Wayward line as he strays full and on the pads. The batsman only has to get a feather on it to work it away to the left of the man at short-fine leg

13.5

Morris to Rahane, no run, good length ball outside off and Rahane respects it with a block down the pitch

13.6

Morris to Rahane, no run, on a good length on middle and he was looking to work it off to midwicket but doesn't get as good contact as he hoped. Morris went up as if in appeal, but thought better of it. There might have been a little inside edge there

Rajasthan Royals 108/3   AM Rahane 51* (43b 4x4 2x6)

14.4

Holder to Rahane, 1 run, full toss on off stump and Rahane drives it into the off side and takes off for a single

Rajasthan Royals 116/3   AM Rahane 52* (44b 4x4 2x6)

15.2

Morris to Rahane, 1 run, lots of full tosses in this innings. Rahane guides this one square on the off side with an open face to give the new batsman, Brad Hodge the strike

15.4

Morris to Rahane, 1 run, slower ball outside off and Rahane gets forward and drives it down to long-off

15.6

Morris to Rahane, FOUR, carted over midwicket. Morris goes full and straight, but Rahane placed his back foot across to the off stump to opened up his stance and slams it over midwicket

Rajasthan Royals 129/4   AM Rahane 58* (47b 5x4 2x6)

16.2

Sharma to Rahane, 1 run, change of pace from Mohit and Rahane cannot do much else except steer it to point

16.5

Sharma to Rahane, FOUR, goes across to the off side and looks for the sweep. Mohit bowls it slower and even if it was on middle, Rahane manouevres it to the left of the man at fine leg and collects another boundary

16.6

Sharma to Rahane, 1 run, opens the face of the bat as he scoops this wide full toss over the head of point

Rajasthan Royals 141/4   AM Rahane 64* (50b 6x4 2x6)

17.1

Bravo to Rahane, 2 runs, yorker on leg stump and its dabbed into the vacant midwicket region. The batsmen realise that and scamper off for a second before the deep fielder can come in and collect

17.2

Bravo to Rahane, 1 run, another one right at the block hole and this time Rahane can only dig it out toward square leg, but the batsman still sneak a single

17.5

Bravo to Rahane, 1 run, yorker on off stump by Bravo and Rahane is up to it, watching it all the way onto his bat and nudge it straight of the man at cover

Rajasthan Royals 148/4   AM Rahane 68* (53b 6x4 2x6)

18.3

Holder to Rahane, 1 run, now there's the yorker. But Rahane manages to dig it out and make good enough contact to guide it to cover to rush off for a single

18.5

Holder to Rahane, 1 run, Another one pitced right up and he stays inside the line of the ball and steers it to sweeper cover

Rajasthan Royals 153/5   AM Rahane 70* (55b 6x4 2x6)

19.1

Bravo to Rahane, OUT, Bravo misses his yorker, but this time he won't be too troubled. Rahane, after moving toward the off side, tries to shovel it over the leg side the ball takes a thick top edge and is held safely at fine leg

AM Rahane c Sharma b Bravo 70 (87m 56b 6x4 2x6) SR: 125.00

Rajasthan Royals 155/6   AM Rahane 70 (56b 6x4 2x6)
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Oct 4, 2013

R Ashwin and Chris Morris added 73 in seven overs, Rajasthan Royals v Chennai Super Kings, 1st semi-final, Champions League 2013, Jaipur, October 4, 2013

R Ashwin and Chris Morris added 73 in seven overs

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Oct 4, 2013

R Ashwin launches a six, Rajasthan Royals v Chennai Super Kings, 1st semi-final, Champions League 2013, Jaipur, October 4, 2013

R Ashwin launches a six

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