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IPL 2013 Match 4: Highlights of DD Vs RR

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Updated: Saturday, April 6, 2013, 19:44 [IST]
 
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New Delhi, Apr 6: Rahul Dravid's half century and Kevon Cooper's brilliant last over set up Rajasthan Royals' 5-run win off the last ball over Delhi Daredevils in the fourth match of IPL 2013 here at Feroz Shah Kotla on Saturday.

Scorecard

Here are the highlights of the match.

# Rahul Dravid struck 65 off 51 balls with 6x4 and 2x6. His fifty came off 40 balls. Dravid is the second 40-year-old batsman to score a half century in IPL after Adam Gilchrist

IPL 2013 Match 4: Highlights of DD Vs RR

# At one stage Delhi were cruising but David Warner's run out changed the game

# In the last over bowled by Kevon Cooper, Delhi needed 9 runs. But they lost two wickets (Johan Botha and Andre Russell) and went down by five runs

# On the last ball, Delhi had to score six with Naman Ojha on strike. Cooper bowled a bit wide of offstump and it was a dot ball to give Rajasthan a thrilling win. Cooper finished with 3/30 in four overs

# Warner's was run out on the third ball of 19th over with Delhi needing 13 off 9 balls

# Dravid was off the field in the 4th over due to an injury and did not return. Brad Hodge took charge as captain

# David Warner reached to his fifty off 41 balls. He was run out for 77 off 56 balls with 9 fours and one six

# Delhi scored 39/1 in the first six overs of Powerplay

# Delhi's first fifty came off 43 balls. 100 was scored off 78 balls

# Rahane pulled off a stunning catch at point to dismiss Delhi captain Mahela Jayawardene. He when flying to right and caught the ball off Rahul Shukla's bowling

# This was Shukla's maiden IPL wicket

# S Sreesanth, who missed the entire season of IPL last year due to injury, bowled well to take 1/18 in 4 overs

# Rajasthan scored 14 fours and five sixes

# Umesh Yadav was Delhi's most successful bowler with 4/24 in four overs. He took two wickets off his final two balls of the spell. Dravid and Brad Hodge were the victims

# Today's bowling effort was Yadav's best in IPL career

# Stuart Binny hit a hurricane 20-ball 40 with two fours and three sixes

# Sri Lanka's 22-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Kusal Perera made his IPL debut today. The left-handed opener made a 12-ball 14 with three boundaries. He was in attacking mood from the start. He and Ajinkya Rahane opened the batting

# Rajasthan also handed a debut to West Indies' legspinner Samuel Badree

# Rahane made 24-ball 28 with three hits to the fence

# Virender Sehwag missed the second game as well as he is not recovered from back injury. Delhi is also without South African fast bowler Morne Morkel

# In the first 6 overs powerplay, Rajasthan scored 45/1. Their fifty came off 41 balls

# Rajasthan's 100 was scored in 12.6 overs while 150 came off 17.1 overs for the loss of three wickets

# Dravid-Binny partnership raised 50 runs in 25 balls for the third wicket

# It was playing with two generation of cricketers for Dravid as he had played with Roger Binny for Karnataka in a Ranji Trophy match in 1991 and today he batted with his son Stuart

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Story first published:  Saturday, April 6, 2013, 17:32 [IST]
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