IPL 7: Ajinkya Rahane guides Rajasthan Royals to victory vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Ajinkya Rahane's 59 off 53 balls saw Rajasthan through to a four-wicket win over Hyderabad.
Ajinkya Rahane's 59 off 53 balls saw Rajasthan through to a four-wicket win over Hyderabad. (All images BCCI)
Shikhar Dhawan led the way for Hyderabad with a quick innings of 38.
He was ably supported by David Warner who made 32 runs.
Dhawal Kulkarni took 2/23 as Rajasthan stemmed the flow of runs.
Rajat Bhatia was equally effective as he finished with figures of 2/22 as Hyderabad managed 133/6.
Dale Steyn was in terrific form as he snared two wickets and the match took an interesting turn.
But Ajinkya Rahane's calm innings of 59 ensured that Rajasthan would cross the finish line to start their campaign off with a win.