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IPL-3 : RAJASTHAN BEAT DECCAN

April 6th, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

Rajasthan Royals beat Deccan Chargers in a thrilling encounter which went down to the wire and was decided on the second-last ball. This was a victory for the Rajasthan bowlers who did not buckle under pressure. This win takes Rajasthan Royals to the fourth place in the points table. Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to field against Rajasthan Royals in  the IPL-3 match played at the Vidharbha Cricket Association ground, Nagpur on Monday.

Micheal Lumb and Naman Ojha opened the innings for the Rajasthan Royals. Action started right in the first over of the match when Lumb was declared out caught by Harrris and was called back by the third umpire after the replay showed that the ball had actually touched the ground before the catch was taken. (more…)

IPL-3 : RAJASTHAN BEAT CHENNAI

March 28th, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

Rajasthan Royals won the toss and chose to bat first at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad on Sunday. Naman Ojha and Micheal Lumb opened the innings for the RR in the hot summer afternoon when the temperature on the ground was hovering around 42*.  A fully packed stadium watched the proceedings in the heat.  The opening partnership was worth 47 runs, when Lumb was out, caught Thusara for 30 runs. (more…)

IPL-3 : RAJASTHAN BT DECCAN

March 27th, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

Rajasthan Royals beat Deccan Charges by  eight wickets at the Sardar Patel Stadium at Ahmedabad on Friday. It was a match where spectators enjoyed the rain of the sixes.

Yusuf Pathan

Yusuf Pathan

Deccan Chargers won the toss and chose to bat. There was some confusion as to who had called the coin correctly, but the toss was awarded to Deccan Chargers who chose to bat. Rajasthan Royals contained the flow of runs by some shrewd captaincy under Shane Warne, who not only rotated his bowlers well but he himself sent a wonderful spell bagging 1 wicket for 15 runs. Their best achievement was getting rid of Adam Gilchrist early for 1 run, and that helped uplift the morale of Rajasthan Royals. (more…)

RAJASTHAN ROYALS BT KKR

March 20th, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

Rajasthan Royals have tasted blood and registered their first win in the IPL-3 by defeating the Kolkata Knight Riders by 34 runs at Sardar Patel Stadium,Ahmedabad on Saturday. They won the toss and chose to bat first. Abhishek Jhunjhunwala scored  a fluent 45 to ensure Rajasthan Royals reach a fighting score of 168 which they could defend with the help of their bowlers.

On the other hand Kolkatta Knight Riders did not show any dedication in their battting. They struggled to score runs and even though they had saved their wickets for the end they could not capitalise on that also. Sourav Ganguly, too, struggled to find his rythym today. He tried to go for the big shots but could not find his timing. (more…)