In the 30th Game of Indian Premier League (IPL Season 5) 2012, Home team Rajasthan Royals played at their home Ground Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur with Royal Challengers Bangalore. Rahul Dravid Captain of Rajasthan Royals won the Toss and Elected to Field First and let Royal Challengers Bangalore to set the Target to achieved.
Bangalore's Opening Batsmans Virat Kohli and TM Dilshan started their inning confidently. But, Virat Kohli (16 of 16 balls) lost his wicket early in 4th over of Pankaj Singh. Upto stratagic time Dilshan and MA Agrawal played slowly but kept wickets in hand. After stratagic time Hogg has been introduced to ball by skipper Dravid and he sent Agrawal (15) and dangerious CH Gayle (4) into pavellion in two overs. Dilshan was in middle and joined with AB de Villiers to carry on Bangalores' inning. Both looked good in touch with ball and played very useful inning for Bangalore. TM Dilshan completed his 50 Runs in 43 balls hitting 1 massive Six and 6 fantastic Fours. AB de Villiers also played quick inning and rotate strike rates as well. After second stratagic time AB de Villers played tremendous inning and completed his 50 Runs in just 20 balls. This was the second fastest 50 of IPL5. De villiers hist 5 big Sixes and 3 superb Fours in his inning. TM Dilshan (76 of 58 balls) and AB de Villiers (59 of 23 balls) remained not out till end of 20 overs and hits some massive strokes in later overs and managed to put huge score of 189 runs on board for Rajasthan Royals to winj the battle at their home.
Skipper Rahul Dravid open Rajasthan Royals inning with man in form AJ Rahane. Both played sensible inning and kept wickets in hand upto stratagic time (6 overs) scorring 48 runs without loss. Rahul and Rahane completed fourth 50 Runs Opening partnership for Royals in IPL5. But Rahane missed out by Appanna scoring 13 runs in 8th over. OA Shah (10) and SP Goswami (1) also could not faced Appanna well and lost their wickets to Appanna. Dravid played brave inning of 58 Runs just in 42 balls. He also became visctom of Appanna. No other batsmans could contributed well enough to get huge score of 189 given by Royal Challengers Bangalore. At the end of 20 overs RR managed to score 143 runs lost of 7 wickets. Thus, for the first time in IPL5 Rajasthan Royals defeted by any team at their ground. RCB registered remarkable win against Rajasthan Royals and raised their Point in IPL 5 Points Table Tally. AB de Villiers (59 of 23 balls) declared Man of the for his high quality and quick Batting preformance.
Both team Played Head to Head 8 Matches in IPL. RR Won 4 and RCB Won 4. Today Royal Challengers Bangalore Registered 5th win against Rajasthan Royals in IPL.