Rajasthan Royals hit fifty in powerplay against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2014
Rahane and Nair have attacked the bowling early.
Ajinkya Rahane © IANS (File Photo)
May 5, 2014
Karun Nair and Ajinkya Rahane have helped Rajasthan Royals start well against Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier league (IPL) 2014 clash at Sardar Patel Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad. In six overs, Rajasthan are 50 for no loss. Click here to follow live blog of the IPL 2014 match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders.
In the fourth over, which was bowled by Umesh Yadav, Rahane attacked. He first lofted one with all timing over mid-wicket for a four and then he charged down the track and lofted one over fine leg for a six. Later, Shakib Al Hasan came onto bowl and he was swept twice by Nair through fine-leg for a four. Click here to follow the live scorecard and ball by ball commentary of the IPL 2014 match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders.
Earlier, Kolkata had won the toss and chose to field. They made a big change to their line-up as ten Doeschate replaced Jacques Kallis and Piyush Chawla replaced Piyush Chawla. Rajasthan replaced Dhawal Kulkarni with Rahul Tewatia, and Tim Southee walked in place of Kane Richardson.
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