Pepsi Indian Premier League, 25th match: Rajasthan Royals v Kolkata Knight Riders at Ahmedabad, May 5, 2014
Rajasthan Royals won by 10 runs
5 May 2014 - day/night match (20-over match)

Russell to Nair, OUT, direct hit has cut short Rahane's innings! or has it? It always looked like a risky single. Karun flicked the short of length delivery straight to short fine leg... It just went too quickly to the fielder.. Narine does well and throws down the stumps at the striker's end. Rahane dived.. but was always going to be short

AM Rahane run out 30 (28m 22b 3x4 1x6) SR: 136.36

Rajasthan Royals 52/1   KK Nair 20* (17b 3x4)   AD Russell 0.3-0-2-0

Shakib Al Hasan to Nair, OUT, he misses out on his half-century! That was smartly bowled by Shakib. He saw the batsman making a move down the pitch and fired it full outside off.. Nair was stranded down the pitch.. no chance for him

KK Nair st †Uthappa b Shakib Al Hasan 44 (59m 35b 4x4 1x6) SR: 125.71

Rajasthan Royals 105/2   SV Samson 27* (24b 2x4)   Shakib Al Hasan 3.3-0-24-1

Narine to Samson, OUT, marginally short and Sanju makes a good connection with his pull shot, but that has gone higher than longer and is comfortably taken by Pandey at deep midwicket

SV Samson c Pandey b Narine 37 (46m 31b 3x4 0x6) SR: 119.35

Rajasthan Royals 136/3   SR Watson 20* (10b 1x4 2x6)   SP Narine 2.2-0-17-1

Narine to Watson, OUT, tossed up!! And what about that catch! KKR are pulling these blinders in this IPL.. Watson had reached the pitch of the delivery and it was well on his way over the long-on boundary.. But Surya waits at the edge of the boundary, and stretches outward to take that brilliantly.. He manages to keep his balance too.. Wonderful effort

SR Watson c SA Yadav b Narine 31 (26m 20b 2x4 2x6) SR: 155.00

Rajasthan Royals 153/4   STR Binny 4* (4b)   SP Narine 3.3-0-22-2

Vinay Kumar to Smith, OUT, slower delivery, he looks for the big hit, but his timing is awry and that lobs up gently for the long on fielder

SPD Smith c SA Yadav b Vinay Kumar 3 (5m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 150.00

Rajasthan Royals 163/5   STR Binny 11* (8b 1x6)   R Vinay Kumar 3.3-0-35-1

Vinay Kumar to Binny, OUT, another good catch in the deep! this time it's Tendo.. Binny whacked the low full toss straight towards deep midwicket.. Tendo was slightly inside the boundary and was expecting it to drop down towards him.. but that was hit hard and didn't look like coming down.. in the end he had to time his leap to get to that..

STR Binny c ten Doeschate b Vinay Kumar 11 (18m 9b 0x4 1x6) SR: 122.22

Rajasthan Royals 163/6   JP Faulkner 0* (0b)   R Vinay Kumar 3.4-0-35-2
Can't explain it, devastating loss - Bayliss
Play 01:48
Can't explain it, devastating loss - Bayliss





  • RHB


  • RHB



Hours of play (local time) 16.00 start, First Session 16.00-17.25, Interval 17.25-17.45, Second Session 17.45-19.10

Match Coverage

Hattangadi: KKR confused, lack self-belief
Play 07:50

A review of the game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals in Ahmedabad (07:50) | May 5, 2014

Play 07:50

A review of the game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals in Ahmedabad (07:50) | May 5, 2014