Shane Watson, IPL 2018, Chennai Super Kings
Shane Watson (Image courtesy: AFP)

Shane Watson had been a mainstay for Rajasthan Royals (RR) for years. He has belted 2 hundreds for the side. Facing them for the first time in his career, he slammed a brutal hundred to help Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to top of the table of VIVO IPL 2018. Watson smashed a 57-ball 106, the highest score of this edition, to guide CSK to 204 for 5. He later bagged figures of 3-0-13-1 to ensure a 64-run for CSK.

Here s how the players fared individually.

Rajasthan Royals Marks Out of 10

Players Performance Marks out of 10
Shreyas Gopal 4-0-20-3 & 8 (10)* 9/10
Ben Stokes 3-0-39-0, 45 (37), 1c 6.5/10
Jos Buttler 22 (17) & 2c 5.5/10
Ben Laughlin 4-0-38-2 & 0 (1) 5.5/10
Jaydev Unadkat 4-0-39-0 * 16 (10) 5/10
Ajinkya Rahane 16 (11) 3/10
Sanju Samson 2 (3) 1/10
Heinrich Klaasen 7 (7) 1/10
Rahul Tripathi 5 (5) 1/10
K Gowtham 3-0-35-0, 1 (2), 2c 1/10
Stuart Binny 2-0-33-0 & 10 (8) 0.5/10

RR Team Average: 3.55

Chennai Super Kings Marks Out of 10

Players Performance Marks out of 10
Shane Watson 106 (57) & 3-0-13-1 9.5/10
Dwayne Bravo 24 (16)* & 2-0-16-2 8/10
Shardul Thakur 3-0-18-2, 1 c 8/10
Suresh Raina 46 (29) 8/10
Karn Sharma 1.3-0-13-2, 1 c 7.5/10
Deepak Chahar 4-0-30-2 7.5/10
MS Dhoni 5 (3) & 2c 6/10
Ravindra Jadeja 2 (1)* & 1-0-6-0 6/10
Imran Tahir 4-0-44-1 4.5/10
Ambati Rayudu 12 (8) 2/10
Sam Billings 3 (7) & 1c 1/10

CSK Team Average: 6.18

Brief scores

Chennai Super Kings 204 for 5 in 20 overs [Shane Watson 106 (57), Suresh Raina 46 (29); Ben Laughin 4-0-38-2, Shreyas Gopal 4-0-20-3] beat Rajasthan Royals 140 all out [Ben Stokes 45 (37); Deepak Chahar 4-0-30-2, Shardul Thakur 3-0-18-2, Dwayne Bravo 2-0-16-2, Karn Sharma 1.3-0-13-2] by 64 runs.

Man of Match: Shane Watson.

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