Ajinkya Rahane IPL

Rajasthan Royals (RR) opening batsman Ajinkya Rahane slammed his second IPL century in the middle of the game in opposition to Delhi Capitals at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Monday.

Rahane reached the three-figure mark off 58 balls with a brace off Ishant Sharma. He smashed 11 fours and three sixes all through his innings – 105 not out off 63 balls.

Rahane’s knock acquired right here shut on the heels of him being modified by Steve Smith as Rajasthan Royals captain. The Aussie cricketer was appointed as a result of the skipper ultimate yr nonetheless he wanted to make technique for Rahane throughout the wake of Australia’s ball-tampering scandal in Capetown.

Rahane’s maiden IPL hundred sooner than this sport acquired right here in opposition to the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in 2012 when he racked up 103 off 60 balls along with 12 fours and 5 sixes. RR obtained that match by 59 runs.

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