Indian Express – By:
PTI | Updated: May 16, 2018 6:49:17 Ajinkya Rahane believes his side still can qualify for the playoffs.

Summary

  • (Source: PTI)Their fate hanging by a thread, Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane believes his side still can qualify for the play-offs even after a bitter six-wicket defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.
  • After a great start by Jos Buttler and Rahul Tripathi, Rajasthan were bundled out for 142, which was chased down by KKR in 18 overs last night.
  • Rahane admitted that they have not batted well this season as they should have posted something around 175-180 yesterday, especially after the magnificent start provided by Buttler and Tripathi.
  • Their task has become all the more difficult as their English duo of Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler played their last match of the season last night.
  • But Rahane said Rajasthan have good overseas players to replace the Englishmen.


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