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.
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.