Indian Premier League, 60th match: Rajasthan Royals v Pune Warriors at Jaipur, May 13, 2012
Rajasthan Royals won by 45 runs
13 May 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)
0.3

Kartik to Rahane, no run, blocked off the front foot by Rahane

0.4

Kartik to Rahane, no run, length ball is again defended off the front foot towards the bowler

0.5

Kartik to Rahane, 2 wides, way down the leg side, wide past the keeper and towards the short fine leg

Rajasthan Royals 3/0   AM Rahane 0* (2b)
1.6

Nehra to Rahane, no run, defended towards midwicket, Rahane wanted the single which would get him off the mark, Dravid sends him back, wisely

Rajasthan Royals 13/0   AM Rahane 0* (3b)
2.3

Kumar to Rahane, 1 run, a bit of an edge as the ball flies down towards third man for a single, Rahane off the mark

Rajasthan Royals 19/0   AM Rahane 1* (4b)
3.1

Sharma to Rahane, no run, Rahul Sharma starts with a length ball on middle and leg, defended to the right of the bowler

3.2

Sharma to Rahane, 1 run, pitched up and spinning away outside off, pushed towards mid-off for a single

3.6

Sharma to Rahane, FOUR, inside-out from Rahane, a lofted drive over cover, he's played that stroke well this tournament, skipping beyond leg and gets his first boundary

Rajasthan Royals 29/0   AM Rahane 6* (7b 1x4)
4.5

Nehra to Rahane, no run, short of length and just outside off, defended towards the off side

4.6

Nehra to Rahane, FOUR, short of length and outside off, another lofted shot, off the back foot and over cover for four more

Rajasthan Royals 34/1   AM Rahane 10* (9b 2x4)
5.4

Kumar to Rahane, no run, short of length and just outside off, defended towards the bowler

5.5

Kumar to Rahane, FOUR, on the pads this time, wonderfully stroke from Rahane, waits for it and just helps it along towards deep backward square leg for four, all about timing that

5.6

Kumar to Rahane, no run, short of length and stays a bit low, Rahane jumps as he defends that down the pitch

Rajasthan Royals 45/1   AM Rahane 14* (12b 3x4)
6.2

Mathews to Rahane, no run, length ball, Rahane looks to push that through off but is struck on the front as he misses

6.3

Mathews to Rahane, 1 run, a confident push towards mid-off for a single

Rajasthan Royals 47/1   AM Rahane 15* (14b 3x4)
7.1

Kartik to Rahane, 1 run, a loopy low full toss on legstump, gets away with it, pushed towards mid-on

7.3

Kartik to Rahane, 2 runs, pitches it this time, driven inside-out along the ground towards long-off, batsmen scamper back for the second

7.4

Kartik to Rahane, 1 run, length ball pitching around off, watchfully defended towards cover point for a single

Rajasthan Royals 56/1   AM Rahane 19* (17b 3x4)
8.1

Mathews to Rahane, no run, short of length ball outside off, stays a touch low, Rahane was looking to hammer that through the off, edges it, luckily for him not on to the stumps, Uthappa stops that to his left

8.2

Mathews to Rahane, no run, a yorker from Mathews is squeezed out towards cover

8.3

Mathews to Rahane, 2 runs, length ball just outside off, 'Two, two, two," called Rahane as he drove that towards Ganguly at deep midwicket

8.4

Mathews to Rahane, 2 runs, length again, heading for middle and off, played with very soft hands, the ball just rolls past the inner circle, giving Ganguly more work to do, the batsmen pinch two again, Ganguly doesn't collect the ball cleanly

8.5

Mathews to Rahane, 1 run, full and on the pads, driven along the ground towards long-on

Rajasthan Royals 61/1   AM Rahane 24* (22b 3x4)
9.1

Kartik to Rahane, no run

9.2

Kartik to Rahane, 2 runs, length ball on leg stump, clipped towards deep midwicket

9.3

Kartik to Rahane, 1 run, on the pads once more, helped to midwicket for a single this time

Rajasthan Royals 64/1   AM Rahane 27* (25b 3x4)
10.6

Sharma to Rahane, 1 run, gets on his toes and drives that towards sweeper cover for a single

Rajasthan Royals 89/1   AM Rahane 28* (26b 3x4)
11.1

Kumar to Rahane, no run, short of length on off stump, defended towards mid-on, Ganguly shows his football skills as he fields

11.2

Kumar to Rahane, 1 run, length ball is driven towards long-off for a single

11.4

Kumar to Rahane, 1 run, short of length ball angling in towards the pad, clipped behind square leg

11.6

Kumar to Rahane, 1 run, another single to long-off to end the over

Rajasthan Royals 94/1   AM Rahane 31* (30b 3x4)
12.1

Ryder to Rahane, 1 run, Ryder starts with a length ball on the pads, pushed to the leg side for a single

Rajasthan Royals 95/1   AM Rahane 32* (31b 3x4)
13.1

Mathews to Rahane, 2 runs, Mathews returns as Pune continue to switch the bowling around, first ball is driven towards wide long-off, where there is another misfield, Majumdar this time, not for four though, gives away one extra run

13.2

Mathews to Rahane, 2 runs, worked towards midwicket, Rahane races back for two

13.3

Mathews to Rahane, 1 run, full toss on middle and off, 127kph, worked towards square leg by Rahane

Rajasthan Royals 114/1   AM Rahane 37* (34b 3x4)
14.1

Nehra to Rahane, FOUR, length ball on the pads, easy to dispatch that one, Rahane glances that towards fine leg for four, with fine leg up that really is a poor delivery from Nehra

14.2

Nehra to Rahane, 1 run, pitched up and just outside off, driven towards long-off for a single

Rajasthan Royals 123/1   AM Rahane 42* (36b 4x4)
15.3

Kartik to Rahane, 2 runs, pitched up and that is sliced over cover point by Rahane, he skips down the ground before launching that one

15.4

Kartik to Rahane, 1 run, on middle and leg, worked towards square leg

Rajasthan Royals 133/2   AM Rahane 45* (38b 4x4)
16.2

Sharma to Rahane, FOUR, pitched up and spinning away, well outside off, Rahane reaches across and places that through point for four

16.3

Sharma to Rahane, 1 run, short of length ball on offstump, Rahane works it against the spin behind square leg to get a single that reaches his fifty

16.5

Sharma to Rahane, 1 run, helped towards long-off for a single, nine off the over already with minimal risk

Rajasthan Royals 144/2   AM Rahane 51* (41b 5x4)
17.2

Kumar to Rahane, FOUR, shortish and outside off, once more Rahane jumps down the track shuffling towards the leg side to make more room and chops it towards extra cover for four

17.3

Kumar to Rahane, FOUR, poor delivery that, slanting down the pads, fine leg was up, easy for Rahane to help it down to the fine leg boundary

17.4

Kumar to Rahane, no run, full and angling across, Rahane can't get bat on that as he looks to push that towards cover

17.5

Kumar to Rahane, 1 run, a full toss on leg stump, Rahane presents a straight bat, lofting it over the bowler's head, not too powerfully hit though, long-on can come around

Rajasthan Royals 155/2   AM Rahane 60* (45b 7x4)
18.5

Nehra to Rahane, 1 run, full and just outside leg stump, Rahane can only push it towards long-on for a single

Rajasthan Royals 158/3   AM Rahane 61* (46b 7x4)
19.2

Mathews to Rahane, OUT, the yorker from Mathews does the job, Rahane has no answer to that, he made room and was looking to carve it through the off, he misses and the ball thuds into the stumps, some spot-on yorkers from Pune today

AM Rahane b Mathews 61 (92m 47b 7x4 0x6) SR: 129.78

Rajasthan Royals 162/4   AM Rahane 61 (47b 7x4)
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