Monday, April 21, 2008

Watson leads Royals to triumph

IPL 6th match : Rajasthan Royals v Kings XI Punjab

Played at: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur, on 21 April 2008 - day/night (20-over match)

Result: Rajasthan Royals won by 6 wickets (with 11 balls remaining) scorecard

A tranquil batting performance from Aussie Allrounder Shane Watson led the Rajasthan Royals to a six-wicket win over the Kings XI Punjab - their first win in the Indian Premier League after being hammered by the Delhi Daredevils in their opening fixture. And for the Kings its second serial defeat in IPL.

Skipper Shane Warne took 3 for 19 in his 4 overs,Siddharth Trivedi spent only 25 runs for 2 wickets in his 4 over spell and "Ravindra Jadeja"(36 from 25 balls) unbroken partnership of 69 with Watson helped Roylas to reach the target with 11 balls to spare.

Watson's Innings was composed of 5x4 and 5x6

Image Source: Times of India e paper

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