Hosts Rajasthan Royals pulled off a terrific chase to beat Delhi Daredevils at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Needing 152 for a win, Rajasthan Royals cruised through for a 6-wicket win with an over to spare. There were good contributions coming in from almost all the batsmen of the Rajasthan Royals to make the chase easy starting from Rahul Dravid who made 38 and ending with Ross Taylor's finish with an unbeaten cameo of 18 from 10 balls.
Early on, Delhi Daredevils despite getting rocked at 36 for 4 in the 8th over, recovered superbly to post 151 for 6. Venugopal Rao played a superb knock of 60 from 40 balls with 4 fours and 4 sixes. Opener David Warner stayed ground for a long time to score a responsible 54 from 44 balls. Shane Warne, the Skipper of the Rajasthan Royals bowled magically for his 2 for 17 in 4 overs.
- BV Swagath