72th Match: It was the last match which was not even interesting but it was made by Mumbai Indians. Rajasthan Royals were already out of the race and Mumbai Indians were already joined the party for the IPL Playoffs. Its been nice to see that the match which is not even give a single step ahead to the both teams in the points table but still they both teams played well.
Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bat first. It was Kulkarni's show ahead in the match. He was unplayable for the Rajathan Royals. Rahane and Dravid got out cheaply. Watson played an inning of 45 runs in 36 balls with 4 founs and 2 sixes. Binny cheaps in with 30 runs in 17 balls. OA Shah and Menaria scored 20 plus runs and Rajasthan Royals reached a defendable score of 162 runs. Kulkarni took 3 wickets in 4 overs and gave just 18 runs. He bowled on maiden over too.
Mumbai Indians, who were already placed themselves in the top four, got a good win over Rajasthan Royals which will surely boost their confidence in next match against Chennai Super Kings. Mumbai won by 10 wickets in just 18 overs. They got a good start with the Sachin Tendulkar and Dwayne Smith both scored half centuries. But it was set by the Smith he played a blinder of an inning. He scored 87 Runs in just 58 Balls with 10 fours and 3 sixes. Other end Sachin played with ease and he scored 58 runs in 51 balls. Nice exhibition of batting shown by the both openers.
Today Mumbai Indians Registered 10th win against Rajasthan Royals. Check out the Points Table for the updated list.