Rajasthan stay alive in the playoffs hunt with an emphatic 7-wicket win over Chennai in match 47 of the Indian T20 League at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Shivam Dube 64 (42) and Yashasvi Jaiswal 50 (21) brought up their maiden Indian T20 League fifties as Chennai struggled to keep the run flow in check.
Earlier, Chennai rode on a fantastic hundred by opener Ruturaj Gaikwad who remained unbeaten on 101 to help his side post 189 runs on the board.
Rajasthan's win over Chennai has taken them to the sixth spot in the standings with still two games to play.
Here's how the match panned out
Rajasthan stay in playoffs hunt!
Rajasthan's win has meant they join the 10 points club along with Kolkata, Mumbai and Punjab. What a tournament we are having this season. Some crucial must-win games coming up in the next few days. Keep following SportsAdda for all the live updates!
Rajasthan win by 7 wickets!
Glenn Phillips hits the winning runs! Rajasthan win with 15 balls to spare. What a commanding win! Jaiswal, Dube the stars of the night.
16 off Sam Curran's last over! Rajasthan just 4 away
Phillips has started the innings with a bang. Rajasthan are just 4 away now from an emphatic win!
Samson departs for 28!
Short ball from Thakur, Samson tries to go for a big heave, hits it straight to Gaikwad at square leg boundary. Chennai get the much-needed breakthrough. A little too late though. Rajasthan 170/3 in 15.4 overs
Maiden fifty for Shivam Dube in Indian T20 League!
What a knock from Dube! He has taken apart all the Chennai bowlers tonight. Surely he will take a lot of confidence from this knock! Rajasthan 160/2 in 14 overs
Rajasthan running away with this game!
32 needed off 38 balls. Surely Rajasthan have it in their bag. Will be interesting to see if they can finish the game quickly and boost their net run-rate.
Dube gets into the act now!
Shivam Dube is striking at 170 tonight. Chennai bowlers have no answer to the onslaught. Rajasthan 141/2 in 12 overs
Rajasthan going strong!
With both Samson and Dube looking set, Chennai need a miracle to get back into the match. Rajasthan 127/2 in 11 overs. Need 63 off 54 balls to win
Rajasthan off to a superb start..
Two quick wickets have pegged back the scoring rate just a little but Rajasthan are still firmly in control of the match at 89/2 in 7 overs