Fox Sports Australia – Watson was on 8 when he was dropped at first slip by Rahul Tripathi off Stuart Binny.

Summary

  • Watson and Raina shared an 81-run second-wicket stand off 44 balls against wayward seam bowling by Binny, Ben Stokes, and Jaydev Unadkat.
  • Rajasthan pulled back through legspinner Shreyas Gopal (3-20), who removed Raina, Dhoni (5) and Sam Billings (3) in successive overs.
  • But Rajasthan conceded 54 runs off the last seven overs.
  • Stokes made a scrappy top score of 45 off 37 balls but Rajasthan’s big-money signing perished in the 14th over while going for a slog sweep off Imran Tahir’s legspin.
  • “Watson was positive from ball one, and T20 cricket is just about that,” Rahane said.


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