His current game is extremely premeditated, so as to delay taking risks, and it robs the innings of all natural flow
Plays of the day from Rajasthan Royals' home game against Chennai Super Kings in Ahmedabad
Shane Watson and Ajinkya Rahane made light work of Chennai Super Kings' 156 for 4, each hitting sparkling seventies in a breezy 144-run stand to maintain Rajasthan Royals' winning streak
Number of times both Royals openers have made 70+ scores. This has only happened twice previously in the IPL.
Extras conceded by Super Kings in this match, the fewest for them in the IPL.
Runs scored by Ajinkya Rahane this IPL, by far the most for any player.
Number of century opening stands for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, more than any other team.
Number of times Royals have scored 150+ in a successful IPL chase. They could equal Super Kings today (17 times).
Runs scored by Super Kings' at the end of 15 overs, their lowest in 4 games this IPL.
CSK's average Powerplay score this IPL, the highest for any team. However, they only scored 39 today.
Brendon McCullum's IPL strike rate excluding his 2 hundreds, similar to that of Pandey, Badrinath and Dravid.
Brendon McCullum's batting average in 8 innings against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League.
Super Kings' win-loss record against Royals in the Indian Premier League.