Ajinkya Rahane © IANS (File photo)
Ajinkya Rahane © IANS (File photo)

Shane Watson and Ajinkya Rahane provided Rajasthan Royals a confident start as they were 36 for one after five overs,  in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 Match No. 22 at Ahmedabad on Friday. Live Cricket Score, Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Match 22 at Ahmedabad

Watson was bating on 16 not out off 19 balls and Rahane fell on the final ball of the fifth over for 18. as the two Rajasthan openers were looking confident in the middle after they were asked to bat first by the RCB skipper. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2015 Match 22 here

Watson slammed a couple of boundaries and then Rahane opened up in the fourth over of the innings to mark a strong start. Rahane slammed a six over mid-on on the first ball of the fourth over from Iqbal Abdullah.

Earlier, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field. RCB made two changes in their side, bringing back Chris Gayle and Mandeep Singh in place of Rilee Rossouw and Manvinder Bisla. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals brought in Dhawal Kulkarni in place of Rahul Tewatia.