Rahul Shukla destroyed the middle order batting of Otago whereas Brad Hodge toyed with the rival bowling as Rajasthan Royals clinched the important game.
Kevon Cooper tore apart the perishable batting line up of Perth Scorchers while Ajinkya Rahane and Sanju Samson saw Rajasthan Royals off to a comfortable win.
Harbhajan Singh picked important wickets and Dwayne Smith batted excellently vs. Rajasthan Royals as Mumbai Indians reserved their place in the final of IPL.
Biplab Samantray strengthened Sunrisers Hyderabad with his prominent fifty, Amit Mishra bowled well as Rajasthan Royals were unable to chase an average target.
Shane Watson demonstrated a hurricane knock in the middle order and crushed the bowling of Chennai Super Kings who lost against Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur.
A combined team effort by Rajasthan Royals, led by Kevon Cooper with a fine bowling followed by a thoughtful batting by Ajinkya Rahane let Kings XI Punjab down.
The targeted bowling spell from the Rajasthan Royals bowlers defended their reasonable score vs. the strong Kolkata Knight Riders batting and clinched the match.
The skipper of Rajasthan Royals, Rahul Dravid, demonstrated a commanding knock which enabled his team to grasp the match vs. Delhi Daredevils.
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Faf du Plessis led Chennai Super Kings by thrashing 73 runs as Rajasthan Royals lost a thriller by seven wickets on the last ball in the IPL 2012.