IPL 2013 Match 36 Highlights: RR Vs SRH

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Published: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 19:50 [IST]
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Jaipur, Apr 27: Two Australians shone brighter at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Saturday evening. First, it was left-arm paceman James Faulkner and then came Shane Watson as the duo powered Rajasthan Royals to a comfortable 8-wicket success over Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2013.


Faulkner was outstanding with a five-wicket haul for 20 runs in 4 overs while Watson struck a magnificent 98 not out and missed out his second successive IPL hundred. RR chased 146 in 17.5 overs.

IPL 2013 Match 36 Highlights: RR Vs SRH

Here are the highlights

# RR registered fifth win and are third in the points table

# SRH lost fourth game and stay at 4th place with 10 points

# James Faulkner won the Man-of-the-match award for his 5/20 in 4 overs

# Faulkner has the Purple Cap now with 15 wickets in 6 matches

# Shane Watson hit a 53-ball 98 not out with 13 fours and 4 sixes

# Watson batted at number 3 today and hit the winning runs - a boundary. He needed a 6 to reach his second successive hundred but managed only 4

# Dale Steyn took 1/15 in 4 overs

# RR reached 146/2 in 17.5 overs

# SRH were in danger of being bowled out under 100 after opting to bat first

# SRH were tottering at 29/6 in 6.1 overs

# Darren Sammy played a good knock to pull SRH out of trouble. He made a 41-ball 60 with 8 fours and 1 six

# Steyn smashed a 8-ball 18 not out with 2 fours and 1 six

# Ajit Chandila took 2/13 in 3 overs. The offspinner opened the bowling

# Sammy and Amit Mishra had a partnership of 58 for the 7th wicket

# Sammy's 50 came in 37 balls

# Watson's 50 was scored in 39 deliveries


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