that's the end of the game! Ojha finishes it by pulling the short ball to the midwicket boundary, back-to-back fifties for him, well played!
Rajasthan Royals go to the top of the league for the first time in the season. They have 11 points with five wins from nine games (one point for a washout) while Delhi are second with ten points, although they have two games in hand. It was smooth sailing for Rajasthan today, their bowlers set up the win by dismissing Bangalore for 105.
I'm off for a break before the second game begins. Punjab are playing Chennai, also at Supersport Park. The toss for that game is at 4.00 pm. See you soon.
is that six? Ojha made room and slashed the ball with tremendous bat speed, the ball flew flat and bounced on the rope, so that's a six
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Ojha waits for the short one, picks his spot, and pulls the ball into the gap at deep midwicket
Jadeja waits for another short one and pulls towards deep square leg
short once again but down leg side this time, another wide, just 14 needed now
short of a length outside off stump, played off the back foot to point
Praveen sends down a bouncer at Jadeja who sways out of the way
the batsman backs away to make room but gets beaten outside off stump
right, are the other bowlers watching? du Preez bowls another short one which doesn't bounce as much, Yusuf tries to pull but gets a top edge towards long leg were Jaffer takes the catch, Yusuf has looked suspect against the short balls today
defended on the off side
short ball and this time Yusuf swivels and pulls the ball flat towards the long-leg boundary
Ojha plays the ball towards point for a single
he bowls a short one but it doesn't bounce much, Yusuf pulls towards long leg
I've just received an ominous email from Craig. "There is one serious storm making its way to Centurion," he says. It's very sunny at the moment though.
du Preez returns for another over.
yorker to end the over, Ojha plays it out on the off side
banged in short angling into the right-hander, Yusuf gets cramped for room but manages to steer the ball towards third man
Vinay bounces Yusuf this time but that ball is far too high even for a tall batsman like Yusuf, wide called
fuller length on middle and leg, Ojha flicks off his pads through midwicket
Vinay replies with the bouncer, forcing Ojha to take cover
shot! Ojha backs away a touch, just enough to make room, and hits through the line, it didn't go off the middle but the ball had enough on it to fly over the long-off boundary
good length on off stump, Ojha defends off the front foot towards cover
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Vinay Kumar replaces Praveen Kumar.
Over 15 • RR 107/3Royals won by 7 wickets (with 30 balls remaining)