Shane Watson's fifty came off 31 deliveries, including five fours and a couple of sixes, along with a strike-rate of 161.29 © IANS
Shane Watson’s fifty came off 31 deliveries, including five fours and a couple of sixes, along with a strike-rate of 161.29 © IANS

Rasjasthan Royals (RR) opener, Shane Watson scored his 15th IPL half-century in game, against defending champions, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Match 54 of the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday. His fifty came off 31 deliveries, including five fours and a couple of sixes, along with a strike-rate of 161.29. Currently, RR are 107 for the loss of a wicket in 11 overs with opener, Shane Watson on 50 and Steven Smith on 13. LIVE Updates: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Earlier, RR skipper, Steven Smith won the toss and elected to bat first on a flat batting track at Brabourne. He made three changes with Pravin Tambe, Rajat Bhatia and Ankit Sharma being replaced by debutante, Brainder Sran, Dhawal Kulkarni and Stuart Binny, while KKR skipper, Gambhir makes a chnage in the form of Azhar Mahmood, coming in for Sunil Narine. LIVE Scorecard: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders