Posted by :- Singh 122 . New Delhi , India . May 01 , 2011 .
An unbeaten 47 runs off only 35 balls with 4 fours and 2 sixes helped hosts
Rajasthan Royals to post a decisive 6 wickets win over the Punein
the DLF IPL 4 match played at the Swai Man Singh Stadium , Jaipur , a short
while ago . This is the 5th win for the Rajasthan Royals who have climbed
to the top of the points table while this was the 6th defeat in a row for the
Pune Warriors , who are now placed last in the points table .
Pune Warriors started batting afterdecided to field after
winning the toss . Ryder scored 18 runs off 12 balls with 3 fours and
was out at 24 . Pandey and Uthappa had a 46 runs valuable partnership
off only 32 balls . Uthappa was out for a brisk 35 runs off 21 balls with
7 fours at 2 for 70 . Pandey put on another 21 runs with
but Yuvraj was run out for only 7 runs at 3 for 91 . Pandey was out
two runs later at 93 after scoring a valuable 30 runs off 31 balls with
4 fours . Harpreet and Manhas took the score to 121 . Harpreet was out
at this score after scoring 13 runs off 19 balls . Manhas scored a valuable
24 runs off 19 balls with 1 four and 1 six and was out at 6 for 134 in 19.2
overs . Sharma was run out for a duck and the Pune Warriors scored 143
runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs with a run rate of 7.15 runs
per over .
For the Rajasthan Royals Trivedi took 2 wickets for 28 runs .
The Rajasthan Royals replied in a very positive manner and most of the
batsman contributed to the score . Watson scored 12 and was out at 29 .
Dravid was out at 43 after scoring 18 runs off 20 balls . Botha was the
third to depart at 59 in 10.1 overs for 12 . Menaria scored a brisk 29
off only 22 balls , hitting 3 sixes . He was out at 92 as the 4th wicket .
Taylor and Rahane took the score to 144 in 19.3 overs at a run rate of
7.38 per over .
Taylor remaine unbeaten on 47 off 35 balls and Rahane remained
unbeaten on 15 off 9 balls .
Thus the Rajasthan Royals comfortably won the game by a convincing
margin of 6 wickets .
Taylor was declared the Man Of The Match .