: Rajasthan Royals cruise to eight-wicket victory

2013-05-10 00:00

IPLTHE Rajasthan Royals, led by Ajinkya Rahane’s 59 not out off 49 balls, comfortably beat the Kings XI Punjab by eight wickets in their IPL clash at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium yesterday.

Rahane added an undefeated 76 with Sanju Samson (47 not out) as they romped home with an over to spare, after a fine bowling performance had kept the home side to just 145/6 earlier.

Also last night, the Kolkata Knight Riders beat Pune Warriors by 46 runs at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium.

The Warriors — chasing a target of 153 after the Knight Riders put on a score on 152/6 — only managed to rally up 106 all out.

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