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PHOTOS: Rajasthan Royals make it 12 wins in a row

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Published: Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 11:03 [IST]
 
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Jaipur, Oct 2: Rajasthan Royals extended their winning streak at home to 12 and also earned the right to play Champions League 2013 semi-final at the same venue.

Scorecard

On Tuesday night, veteran batsman Brad Hodge pulled RR out of trouble with a blistering unbeaten half century against Otago volts. RR won by four wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium.

RR had ended this season's Indian Premier League (IPL 6) with 8 straight wins at home and now they have finished the league phase of CLT20 with an all win record (4 out of 4).

RR chased down 140 set by the New Zealand side. They topped Group A with 16 points. The second semi-final slot will be taken either by Otago or Mumbai Indians. RR play first semi-final in Jaipur on October 4.

Check out the pictures from the match.

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Brad Hodge wins it for RR

Rajasthan Royals' Brad Hodge (right) raises his hand as he scores the winning runs against Otago Volts in Jaipur. Also seen is Kevon Cooper.

Hodge dazzles

Hodge scored an unbeaten 23-ball 52 with five fours and three sixes as RR won in the final over with five balls to spare.

Rahul Shukla takes three

Rahul Shukla (right) took three wickets. Here he is seen celebrating Hamish Rutherford's wicket. Shukla won the Man-of-the-match award.

Rahane hits half century

Opener Ajinkya Rahane scored a half century. He made 52 off 48.

Rahul gives RR joy

Rahul Shukla is mobbed by his team-mates after taking a wicket.

Hodge and Rahane take a run

Hodge (right) and Rahane run between the wickets during their partnership.

Butler is cleaned up by Cooper

Ian Bulter is bowled by Kevon Cooper.

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