IPL: Brad Hodge fires Royals into semis against Mumbai

2013-05-23 00:00

DELHI — Brad Hodge powered the Rajasthan Royals to a four–wicket win in the Indian Premier League eliminator against the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi yesterday.

Hodge smashed the first two deliveries of the final over for consecutive sixes to fire the Royals into tomorrow’s semi-finals against the Mumbai Indians as he steered ­Rajasthan to 135/6.

Earlier, Darren Sammy’s cameo of 29 runs of 21 balls, and Cameron White guided the Sunrisers to 132 for seven on a slow track against a disciplined attack.

Sunrisers’ Shikhar Dhawan scored a slow 33 off 39 balls and failed to ignite the innings.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.