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Chasing a stiff 172 for victory, RR were lucky as Virat Kohlispilled Rahul Dravid off the very first ball of the run-chase. Dravid made the most of it hitting Ravi Rampaul for two boundaries. Rampaul got the first wicket as Ajinkya Rahane (2) top edged a pull to be caught at fine leg.
Sanju Samson, promoted up the order smashed Vinay Kumar for consecutive boundaries. Moises Henriques then deceived Dravid with a slower delivery and broke the stumps behind him.
Samson continued the assault with consecutive sixes off Mural Kartik in the 8th over. At the halfway stage, RR were 80 for 2, still requiring 92 runs. RR started to accelerate in the 13th over with two boundaries off RP Singh as Samson brought up his fifty.
Rampaul provided the breakthrough having Samson (63) caught by Kartik leaving RR needing 52 off 30 balls. Rampaul's 17th over was taken apart for 17 runs as Brad Hodge launched him for two sixes and helped his team inch closer to the target. Watson (41) fell to RP Singh and with RR needing six from the last over, they lost Hodge (32) and Owais Shah (1). Stuart Binny (6) hit a four to see RR through with a ball left.
Earlier RR won the toss and put RCB in. Chris Gayle got RCB off to a stunning start with three boundaries in the first over bowled by Ajit Chandila. Gayle looking in ominous touch and smashed S Sreesanth for two boundaries before launching him for a six. Watson got the big wicket of Gayle (34) having him caught behind. RCB were 55 for one from their power play overs. RCB lost the other opener, Abhinav Mukund in the eighth over when Siddharth Trivedi breached through his defences and broke the stumps. At the halfway stage, RCB were 75 for 2.
Sreesanth sent back AB de Villiers (21) caught on the ropes by James Faulkner in the 12th over. Kohli then hit a couple of boundaries off Trivedi. Moises Henriques hit Faulkner for a six in the 16th over before the bowler got the better of Kohli (32) later in the same over. Henriques (22) continued the assault with two boundaries off Sreesanth's 17th over before being run out by Faulkner. Though RCB lost Ravi Rampaul in the 19th over, Vinay Kumar (22*) helped finish the innings on a high, dispatching Faulkner for three sixes to help RCB to 171 for 6.
Man-of-the-Match: Sanju Samson
Brief Scores: Royal Challengers Bangalore 171 for 6 (Chris Gayle 34, Shane Watson 3-22) lost to Rajasthan Royals 173 for 6 (Sanju Samson 63, Ravi Rampaul 2-28) by 4 wickets.
Delhi Daredevils lifted themselves off the bottom of the table through a hard earned 15-run win overPune Warriors Indiaat the Chhattisgarh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur. David Warnerdid the star turn for DD with a well composed 51 that enabled them post 164, following which the bowlers did well to restrict PWI to 149.
Chasing a stiff 165, PWI started cautiously asIrfan Pathan bowled a maiden first over. After a few sedate overs, Robin Uthappa upped the tempo with two boundaries off Morne Morkel. PWI made 43 runs from their power play overs.Aaron Finch smashed three boundaries off Pathan's seventh over as PWI started to up the ante. At the halfway stage, PWI were 75 for 0, still needing 90 runs of the remaining ten.
Pathan struck a double blow in the 11th over pegging back PWI. First Uthappa (37) was caught by Unmukt Chandin the deep before Finch (37) was adjudged caught behind.Yuvraj Singh looked in dangerous mood with two imperious strikes to the boundary off Pathan.
Needing 55 from 30 deliveries, Luke Wright and Yuvraj struggled to get the boundaries. In pursuit of quick runs, Wright (19) and Yuvraj (31) fell to Umesh Yadav in a span of a few deliveries to put DD on top. Needing 28 runs off the last over, Shahbaz Nadeem gave away only 13 runs to leave PWI short.
Earlier opting to field PWI’s Ashok Dinda drew first blood when he had Mahela Jayawardene (12) caught by Wright. Virender Sehwag got a move on smashing Bhuvneshwar Kumar for a six before cutting him away for a boundary. DD were 37 for one from their power play overs. Dinda got another breakthrough when he had Sehwag (28) gloving to the wicket-keeper to leave DD 68 for 2 at the halfway stage.
Unmukt Chand (17) departed the next over caught behind off Rahul Sharma. Wickets continued to fall as Abhishek Nayar dismissed Ben Rohrer (13). Warner (51*) then started to assault the PWI bowlers, pulling Kane Richardson for a six before smashing three boundaries off Dinda's 17thover. DD took apart Richardson's 19th over for 20 runs as they hit three sixes off it. Some big hitting by Kedar Jadhav (25) helped DD reach 164 for five from their 20 overs. Man-of-the-Match: David Warner
Brief Scores: Delhi Daredevils 164 for 5 (David Warner 51*, Ashok Dinda 3-31) defeated Pune Warriors India 149 for 4 (Aaron Finch 37; Umesh Yadav 2-24) by 15 runs.