Rajasthan Royals

  • Kevon Cooper reported for suspected bowling action 26-05-2014 05:44 PM

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals' bowler Kevon Cooper has been reported for bowling certain deliveries with a suspected illegal action during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Mumbai Indians played here Sunday. The West Indian was reported by on-field umpires Rod Tucker and K. Srinath along with third umpire S. Ravi...
  • IPL 7: Rajasthan Royals did not execute bowling plans well, says Rahul Dravid 26-05-2014 11:20 AM

    Mumbai: Disappointed after Rajasthan Royals lost the last available IPL play-off berth to title-holders Mumbai Indians on net run-rate, team mentor Rahul Dravid said his bowlers failed to execute the plans well in the exhilarating contest at Wankhede. "It was pretty disappointing to finish like this. But credit to them....
  • IPL 7: Rohit Sharma dedicates 'unbelievable' win to Mumbai fans 26-05-2014 08:34 AM

    Such was the impact of the mind-boggling hitting from Corey Anderson that Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma could not believe that they have pulled off one of the most dramatic wins in this IPL. Anderson smashed six sixes and nine fours in his unbeaten 95-run knock that enabled Mumbai Indians...
  • IPL 7: Corey Anderson's 95 off 44 takes Mumbai Indians to the playoffs 25-05-2014 10:55 PM

    Chasing 190 to win off just 14.3 overs to qualify for the playoffs, Corey Anderson smashed off and Ambati Rayudu played a cameo of 30 off 10 as duo helped Mumbai Indians register a sensational 5-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in just 14.4 overs. Rajasthan Royals scored 189 in their...
  • As it happened: Mumbai vs Rajasthan, IPL 7, Match 56 25-05-2014 06:30 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: Mumbai Indians, who are still in with a chance to make it to the playoffs, will take on Rajasthan Royals in the final league game of IPL 7 on Sunday. But if Rajasthan win, they will quietly move...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai, Rajasthan battle for fourth playoff spot 25-05-2014 10:39 AM

    Title-holders Mumbai Indians, who are still in with a chance to make it to the playoffs, will take on Rajasthan Royals in the final league game of IPL 7 on Sunday. But if Rajasthan win, they will quietly move into the top-four, putting MI out of the tournament. Rajasthan are...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab dent Rajasthan Royals' playoff hopes with a win 23-05-2014 11:49 PM

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab dented Rajasthan Royals play-off chances by beating them by 16 runs as the hosts put up an inspired bowling show led by Rishi Dhawan defending 179. Coming out for the chase, Rajasthan got off to a steady start until Dhawan removed Ajinkya Rahane and Shane Watson...
  • As it happened: Punjab vs Rajasthan, IPL7, Match 52 23-05-2014 06:56 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Punjab, who lost to Mumbai Indians in their previous encounter, are currently on top of the table with 18 points from 12 outings. On the other hand, Rajasthan have 14 points from 12 matches and were pushed to the...
  • IPL-7 Scenarios: One win is all Rajasthan need with MI, SRH threatening 23-05-2014 03:49 PM

    Rajasthan Royals hardly envisaged the situation they find themselves in - a win in one of their last two matches to go through to the playoffs, or pray for Mumbai Indians or Sunrisers Hyderabad to fall short of 14 points or on net run-rate. The 2008 champions had consistenly stayed...
  • IPL 7: Rajasthan need to beat Punjab to make it to the play-offs 23-05-2014 09:39 AM

    As the scramble for the top four positions has set off, Kings XI Punjab have not much to worry about as they have already made it through the play-offs but will be hoping to consolidate their position on the top when on Friday they meet the Rajasthan Royals who need...
  • IPL-7 Scenarios: Rajasthan, Kolkata favourites to reach playoffs 21-05-2014 12:48 PM

    The league phase of the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League is almost over but teams are still vying for the last two spots for the knockouts that will lead them into the tournament's finals. At present, only the Kings XI Punjab and the Chennai Super Kings have qualified...
  • Rajasthan Royals don't rely on a few stars: Rahul Dravid 20-05-2014 02:07 PM

    Ahmedabad: Rajasthan Royals mentor Rahul Dravid says his side does not mind being called "underdogs" but their fighting brand of cricket makes them a tough side to beat. Dravid, who led the team to the playoffs last season, said his side's stress has been to assign clear roles for each...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai's slim playoff chances stay alive with win over Rajasthan 19-05-2014 07:22 PM

    Mumbai Indians' every-so-slim chances of reaching the IPL-7 playoffs remained alive with a clinical 25-run win against Rajasthan Royals in Ahmedabad on Monday. Michael Hussey's successful return inspired Mumbai's inconsistent batting as his 120-run opening stand with Lendl Simmons took the team to a challenging 178 for 3. It was...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan vs Mumbai, IPL 7, Match 44 19-05-2014 02:50 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Mumbai bowlers never allowed Rajasthan to get going in chase of 179, and MI eventually won the match relatively easily by 25 runs. Pre-match: With Mumbai Indians' title defence all but over, the defending champions would like to upset...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai look to upset Rajasthan's playoff equation 19-05-2014 08:30 AM

    With Mumbai Indians' title defence all but over, the defending champions would like to upset Rajasthan Royals' playoff calculations as the hosts look to strengthen their position in the top four when the two teams clash in Ahmedabad on Monday. Mumbai this year have hardly played like the title-holders and...
  • Most wickets in India are conducive to odd bouncer, says Ben Cutting 16-05-2014 06:46 PM

    Australian pacer Ben Cutting said most pitches in India are conducive for bowling the odd bouncers which can make life difficult for the batsman. One of his biggest strengths is the ability to get sharp bounce at a good pace. Asked if it gets difficult when bowling in conditions that...
  • IPL 7: I got it wrong at the toss, admits Kevin Pietersen 16-05-2014 09:12 AM

    Ahmedabad: Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen admitted that he was wrong in opting to field against Rajasthan Royals in yet another crushing defeat for the Delhi Daredevils. "I must put my hand up first as I got it wrong at the toss. The pitch got a lot slower. I admit...
  • IPL 7: Clinical Rajasthan Royals thump Delhi Daredevils by 62 runs 15-05-2014 11:46 PM

    Rajasthan Royals consolidated their chances of making it to the play-offs of the seventh edition of IPL on Thursday with a magnificent 62-run victory over a listless Delhi Daredevils, who are already out of the play-off contention. Chasing a mammoth target of 202, Delhi Daredevils kept on losing wickets at...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils, IPL7, Match 41 15-05-2014 07:02 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: An out-of-sorts Delhi Daredevils will be playing for pride when they take on Rajasthan Royals, who will look to consolidate their top-four spot in the points table on Thursday. Delhi are staring down the barrel after losing all...
  • IPL 7: Beleaguered Delhi look to redeem pride against Rajasthan 15-05-2014 08:59 AM

    An out-of-sorts Delhi Daredevils will be playing for pride when they take on Rajasthan Royals, who will look to consolidate their top-four spot in the points table on Thursday. Delhi are staring down the barrel after losing all five matches since the tournament returned to India and now they can...
  • Unruly fans hurl water bottles, pouches at cheerleaders forcing them to run for cover 14-05-2014 11:52 AM

    Some unruly fans hurled water bottles and pouches at the cheerleaders, forcing the girls to run for cover, soon after CSK skipper MS Dhoni hit the winning runs against Rajasthan Royals here on Tuesday. The cheer girls assigned near the gallery, who were preparing to celebrate Dhoni's winning runs, ran...
  • IPL 7: Chennai go top with a nervy 5-wicket win over Rajasthan 13-05-2014 06:50 PM

    MS Dhoni's street-smart cricket once again came to Chennai Super Kings' rescue as the CSK skipper kept his cool to take Chennai home in a last-over finish, chasing Rajasthan Royals' modest 148 in Ranchi on Tuesday. The win also took Chennai top of the table, displacing Kings XI Punjab, with...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Rajasthan, IPL 7, Match 37 13-05-2014 03:02 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: Chennai Super Kings will have their sights set on the No. 1 position on the IPL-7 points table but getting there won't be easy as in their way will be the dogged Rajasthan Royals. Chennai and Kings XI...
  • IPL 7: Chennai target top spot by beating Rajasthan 13-05-2014 08:30 AM

    Chennai Super Kings will have their sights set on the No. 1 position on the IPL-7 points table but getting there won't be easy as in their way will be the dogged Rajasthan Royals. Chennai and Kings XI Punjab are currently level on points (14) after playing nine games each,...
  • I have evolved as a cricketer because of Dravid: Shane Watson 12-05-2014 02:40 PM

    Bangalore: Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Watson said having former India skipper Rahul Dravid as team mentor has helped him develop as a cricketer quickly. "To have Rahul as a mentor is unbelievable. My development is certainly continuing to evolve very quickly because of having him there. For me personally, I...
  • Our bowlers failed to bowl yorkers in the end: Virat Kohli 12-05-2014 09:19 AM

    Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli cut a sorry figure after his team's five-wicket defeat at the hands of Rajasthan Royals, stating that his pacers couldn't hit the blockhole at the death. "We were just not able to hit the yorkers in the end," a dejected Kohli said at...
  • IPL 7: Smith, Faulkner overshadow Yuvraj as RR beat RCB by 5 wickets 11-05-2014 11:17 PM

    The M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Sunday saw one of the most incredible run-chases in T20 history when Steven Smith and James Faulkner snatched a win from Royal Challengers Bangalore's as Rajasthan Royals overshadowed Yuvraj Singh's heroics to chase down 190 and win by 5 wickets. Chasing a stiff...
  • As it happened: Bangalore vs Rajasthan, Match 35, IPL 7 11-05-2014 06:53 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Smith (48 off 21) and Faulkner (41 off 17) blinders overshadow Yuvraj's heroics (83 and 4/35) as Rajasthan chase down RCB's 190 to win by 5 wickets. Pre-match: The battle between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday...
  • IPL 7: Bangalore desperate for a win against Rajasthan 11-05-2014 08:34 AM

    The battle between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday is of huge importance for the latter who are struggling to stay afloat in IPL 7 reeling under a string of losses. The two teams have had an entirely opposite run in their 8 matches apiece in the tournament...
  • Watch: Amit Mishra involved in one of the funniest run-outs 09-05-2014 01:33 AM

    Rajasthan Royals ran out Sunrisers Hyderabad's Amit Mishra on third throw in an IPL-7 match on Thursday. Wicketkeeper Sanju Samson missed the target after Mishra tried to sneak a bye, and the ball went to bowler James Faulkner who missed as well. Finally, Samson threw down the stumps with Mishra...