Pune Warriors India vs. Rajasthan Royals: Today on 1st May, 2011 there was match between Pune Warriors India and Rajasthan Royals at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur, India. It was an interesting match and people really enjoyed watching the match. Both teams were put their maximum efforts and Rajasthan Royals won the match by 6 wickets. Before the match, Rajasthan Royals won the toss & elected to field first. I must say a good decision taken by the captain of the Rajasthan Royals. Overall a great match between two teams.
Pune Warriors India innings: So the match was begun with the inning of the Pune Warriors India. Jesse Ryder and Manish Pandey began the game and gave a good start to the team. The first wicket of the team was dropped on the score of 24 in third over. This was Jesse Ryder who was playing so well and scored 18 runs in 12 balls. Then Robin Uthappa came and with Manish Pandey took the score of the team to 70. Both were doing a great job and one time it was like they will give a good target to the team. On the other side, for RR, it was now important to break this partnership and they got success. Bad luck of the Pune Warriors India team that Robin Uthappa was knocked in 8.2 over by Shane Warne. But it was a good performance of Uthappa. He scored 35 runs in just 21 balls. Well now it’s time for the captain to do something. Yuvraj Singh came into the field but unfortunately he was knocked just at the score of 7. He was run out by Siddharth Trivedi. It was the third wicket of the team and the total score of the team was 91 in 12.1 over. This was really not done, Yuvi had to be on the field for next few overs at least as this time this loss was not affordable by the team but it was happened. Next player who came onto the field was Harpreet Singh. With Mithun Manhas, he took the team score to 121 in 18.1 over. Before this, Manish Pandey was knocked by making 30 runs in 31 balls. It was the fourth wicket of the team. The fifth one was Harpreet in 18.1 over. The sixth wicket of the team was dropped at the score of 134 in 19.2 over and the seventh wicket was dropped at the score of 135 in 19.4 over. But overall, good efforts made by the entire team to take their score to 143. So in the way, the Pune Warriors India was ended their innings with 143 score in 20 over.
Rajasthan Royals innings: Now it’s time for RR to chase the target given by Pune Warriors India. They started their inning and scored 29 runs in 4.2 over. It was a good start to chase their target. But suddenly they lost their first wicket as Shane Watson at the same score. Then Johan Botha came to the field and Rahul Dravid with them took the score to 43 in 7 overs. The second wicket of the team was dropped at 7.1 over and this time it was Rahul Dravid who was knocked by Rahul Sharma. Till the time it was difficult to say anything about the match and there might be happened anything. Thereafter third wicket was also dropped in just 10.1 over at the score of 59. And finally the man came on the field that turned the match one side. It was Ross Taylor who scored 47 runs and with Ajinkya Rahane chased the target and won the match in just 14.1 over. Thus Rajasthan Royals won the match by 6 wickets and Ross Taylor became the man of the match. Well deserving!Share