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Rajasthan Royals won by 45 runs.

Rajasthan vs Pune

Chandila flattens Warriors

Watson smashes brutal half-century as Royals run riot in Jaipur

Ajit Chandila: hat-trick hero

Ajit Chandila took a hat-trick to help Rajasthan Royals record a 45-run win over Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League.

The off-spinner dismissed removed Jesse Ryder (one) and Sourav Ganguly (two) with the final two balls of the first over and Robin Uthappa (six) on his wau to figures of 4-13.

At one stage the Warriors were 26-4 chasing a target of 171, though Australian duo Callum Ferguson (23) and Steven Smith (37) did offer them a ray of hope.

However both fell to the off-spin of Johan Botha (2-25) and although Angelo Mathews made 23 Pune fell well short in the end, finishing on 125-9.

Shane Watson picked up 2-19 with the ball having earlier struck a brutal half-century in Rajathan's total of 170-4.

The Australian all-rounder made 58 from 31 deliveries, hitting four sixes and six fours, as he shared a second-wicket partnership of 94 with Ajinkya Rahane (61).

Rahul Dravid had made a breezy 21 at the top of the order before becoming the first of three victims for left-arm seamer Ashish Nehra, who was comfortably the pick of the Pune attack.

Match Details

13th May 2012
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
B F Bowden and S K Tarapore


Batsman R
Ganguly st Goswami b Chandila 2
Ryder c Watson b Chandila 1
Uthappa st Goswami b Chandila 6
Majumdar c&b Chandila 9
Ferguson lbw b Botha 23
Smith c Hodge b Botha 37
Mathews c Rahane b Watson 23
Kumar b Tait 3
Kartik not out 8
Sharma c Rahane b Watson 0
Nehra not out 9
Extras 1nb, 1w, 1b, 1lb 4
Total Close, 20.0 Overs 125 - 9
Full Batting Card

rajasthan BOWLING CARD

Bowler O M R W
Chandila 4 0 13 4
Watson 3 0 19 2
Tait 4 0 25 1
Botha 4 0 25 2
Trivedi 3 0 24 0
Binny 2 0 17 0
Full Bowling Card