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Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils

Match info: Indian Premier League at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur

Date: 7th May 2013 Umpires: A S Dar and R J Tucker

20-over match

Home team and score Away team score

Rajasthan Royals

155/1 (17.5 Overs)

Result

Delhi Daredevils

154/4 (20.0 Overs)

Rajasthan Royals win by 9 wickets

  • Last Updated: May 7 2013, 20:15 BST

A review of Tuesday's action in the IPL as Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians won their matches.

  • 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 into second place in the table on 16 points, two behind leaders Chennai Super Kings.

Later on, Mumbai Indians closed within two points of the IPL lead themselves thanks to a 65-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede Stadium.

The Indians made a total of 170-6 after opting to bat first, openers Dwayne Smith (47) and Sachin Tendulkar (48) leading the charge with a 93-run stand.

Dinesh Karthik ensured the runs kept coming in the later stages of the innings with a 18-ball 34 not out that included two sixes.

In reply, the Knight Riders folded to 105 all out in 18.2 overs with Jacques Kallis' 24 the top score.

Spinner Harbhajan Singh finished with figures of 3-27 for the Indians.

The result moves the Indians up to second place in the table on 16 points, hot on the heels of Chennai Super Kings.

The Knight Riders sit seventh in the nine-team league on eight points after their eighth defeat of the season.


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