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Rajasthan Royals win by 9 wickets

Rajasthan vs Delhi

Indian Premier League: Rajasthan Royals east past Delhi Daredevils

Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Dravid: Royals openers compiled 108-run stand

Ben Rohrer: Australian rescued Delhi Daredevils with the bat

Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Dravid struck half-centuries in the Rajasthan Royals' nine-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils in Jaipur.

Set a target of 155, the Royals opening pair put on 108 in 13.4 overs before skipper Dravid departed for 53, caught at long-on by Ajit Agarkar off Siddarth Kaul (1-23).

Rahane went on to finish on 63 not out alongside Shane Watson (28no) as the Royals got home with 13 balls to spare.

Earlier, Ben Rohrer's 64 not out lifted the Daredevils to 154-4 after they opted to bat first at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium.

The Daredevils, who are second bottom of the IPL table with only three wins all season, were struggling on 78-4 before Rohrer and Kedhar Jadhav (23no) shared an unbroken fifth-wicket stand of 76 in the final eight overs of the innings.

The result moves the Royals up to 16 points, two behind leaders Chennai Super Kings.

Match Details

7th May 2013
Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to bat.
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
A S Aleem, R J Rodney
TV Umpire
C Chettithody
Match Referee
A J Andrew
Reserve Umpire
T Tapan

rajasthan BATTING CARD

Batsman R
R.S. Dravid c Agarkar b Kaul 53
A.M. Rahane Not out 63
S.R. Watson Not out 28
Extras 9w, 1b, 1lb 11
Total 17.5 Overs 155 - 1
Full Batting Card


Bowler O M R W
S. Kaul 3.5 1 23 1
U. Yadav 3 0 28 0
M. Morkel 4 0 40 0
A.B. Agarkar 2 0 22 0
P. Negi 4 0 28 0
B.J. Rohrer 1 0 12 0
Full Bowling Card