Rediff – Can’t give excuses: Rahane on batting failure in IPL Eliminator

IMAGE: Ajinkya Rahane was critical of his team’s batting performance.

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  • Can’t give excuses: Rahane on batting failure in IPL EliminatorIMAGE: Ajinkya Rahane was critical of his team’s batting performance.
  • Photograph: BCCIRajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane was critical of his team’s batting performance in the lost Indian Premier League Eliminator against Kolkata Knight Riders, saying the line-up could not handle the pressure.
  • Chasing 170, Rajasthan Royals looked good when Sanju Samson (50) and Rahane (46) were in the middle for a fifty-plus partnership.
  • Kolkata smashed 55 runs in the last five overs with Andre Russell’s unbeaten 49 from 25 balls but in the same period while chasing, Rajasthan managed just 33 runs.
  • He went for runs tonight but he did really well for us throughout the season, he got those crucial wickets in middle overs,” he said.


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