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.


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


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