In the 52nd Game of Indian Premier League (IPL Season 5) 2012, Home team Pune Warriors India played at their home Ground Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune with Rajasthan Royals. Sourav Ganguly Captain of Pune Warriors India won the Toss and Elected to Bat First and decided to set target for Rajasthan Royals to achieved.
Opting to bat first by Pune, Skipper Sourav Ganguly Started PWI's inning with Michael Clarkevery slowly. Sourav Ganguly got out scoring 14 runs and Clarke got out on 16 runs ofr his individual score. After no majore contribution made by millde order and lower order bastmans of Pune. Only Majumdar played some good inning of 30 runs of 20 balls. At the end of 20 overs Pune Warriors India mamaged to score only 125 runs on board to chased for Rajasthan Royals Tait and Binny bowled well from Rajasthan and Tait picked up 3 wickets for 13 runs in his 4 overs and Binny picked up 1 wicket for 12 runs in his 3 overs for Ranasthan.
Following small target of 125 Runs, Skipper Rahul Dravid started RR inning with Rahane very confidentely. But Rahane lost his wicket very early in 2nd over for a duck. Rahul Dravid also departed scoring just 14 runs. But Shane Watson played tremendis inning for Rajasthan and hits 90 runs of just 51 balls. He completed his 50 runs of just 27 balls. Watson hits 4 massive Sixes and 10 fantastic Fours in his wonderful inning. He remained not out till end and Rajasthan Royals registered very well desearved win over Pune in just 16.2 overs. Thus, Rajasthan captured Forth position in Points Table of IPL5. Shane Watson declared man of the match for his superb batting performance, he made 90 runs of just 51 balls.
Both team Played Head to Head 1 Match in IPL. RR Won 1 and PWI yet to win. Today Rajasthan Royas Registered 2nd win against Pune Warriors India in IPL.