Rajasthan Royals off to solid start against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2014
Rahane and Nair have opened the batting for Rajasthan.
Ajinkya Rahane © IANS (File Photo)
May 5, 2014
Ajinkya Rahane and Karun Nair have helped Rajasthan Royals start solidly against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 clash. In three overs, Rajasthan are 21 for no loss. Click here to follow live blog of the IPL 2014 match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders.
In the second over, which was bowled by Umesh Yadav, Karun Nair cut one behind point with all power for a four. He then flicked the next ball through the square-leg region, but Ryan ten Doeschate fielded it brilliantly to save 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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