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Rajasthan Royals won by 4 wickets
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177/6 - 19.5/20 ov
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176/4 - 20/20 ov
Match 43, Jaipur

What a sensational knock by Jos Buttler. He has single handedly timed this chase to perfection for Rajasthan Royals. Gowtham and Binny did their bits at the back end too, but make no mistake, this was a Brilliant Buttler Blitz! What a weekend we've got on our hands. Make sure you join us for all of it, as the final fab four are far from decided!

MoM: Jos Buttler

Rahane: "It is all about giving your best, win or lose. Credit goes to Jos batting up the order. The wicket is not easy to bat and Gowtham's sixes were crucial. I was nervous but I had to control my emotions. The way he handled the spinners was too good. Gowtham is spending a lot of time with Stokes, Jos, and Warnie. With the bat, he has been fantastic. Playing against Mumbai in Mumbai, we know how dangerous they are. We have nothing to lose. We have to win three out of three."

Dhoni: "We were supposed to bowl one particular length. The bowlers were instructed what to bowl: back of a length. They could not execute. We were hit for a lot of boundaries off full balls. 176 was a par-plus score, the bowlers let us down. Looking at the XI, that was a good fielding effort. This is the best this XI can do. We just don't want to qualify, we just want to win it."

Rajasthan Royals win by 4 wickets

End of Over 20 - 12 runs RR 177/6
Jos Buttler*95* (60b 11x4 2x6)
Jofra Archer0* (0b)

They scamper back for two! There's a pitch invasion. Brilliant from Jos Buttler!

19.5 DJ Bravo to J Buttler, two runs, 110.88 km/h good length outside off stump.

Six! Picks the slower one! What a shot! Dispatched over mid-wicket. Brilliant from Buttler. The crowd have gone potty!

19.4 DJ Bravo to J Buttler, SIX, 110.61 km/h short length going down leg.

Close! What on earth has happened?! Buttler smashes this high into the night sky. Bravo fell over as he went chasing this. They get back for two

19.3 DJ Bravo to J Buttler, two runs, 97.9 km/h good length just outside off stump.

Clothed down the ground and they scamper back for two as Rayudu does the business

19.2 DJ Bravo to J Buttler, two runs, 125.36 km/h short length just outside off stump.

Close! Swing and a miss. Bravo classic. Buttler needs something

19.1 DJ Bravo to J Buttler, no run, 116.15 km/h short length outside off stump.
End of Over 19 - 16 runs, 1 wicket RR 165/6
Jos Buttler*83* (55b 11x4 1x6)

Wicket! Caught behind! Tried to smash this across the line, gets the edge and Dhoni makes no mistake

18.6 D Willey to K Gowtham, WICKET!!! K Gowtham is out c MS Dhoni b David Willey, 135.52 km/h short length outside off stump.

Six! ANOTHER ONE! Attempted yorker, but it's just a full ball and Gowtham has dispatched it!

18.5 D Willey to K Gowtham, SIX, 116.53 km/h full length on middle stump.

Tries to hoick this over mid-wicket, but just an inside edge on to the pads. A good comeback by Willey so far

18.4 D Willey to J Buttler, one run, 127.15 km/h good length on leg stump.

Tries to get it past short third man. Just a single

18.3 D Willey to K Gowtham, one run, 124.99 km/h short length just outside off stump.

Leg side wide. 20 from 10. This game's going to the wire!

18.3 D Willey to K Gowtham, wide delivery.

Six! Glorious Gowtham! It was in the slot from Willey and it's launched over long off. GAME ON!

18.2 D Willey to K Gowtham, SIX, 136.99 km/h good length outside off stump.

Crunched down the ground, but just a single. Over to Gowtham

18.1 D Willey to J Buttler, one run, 136.16 km/h good length just outside off stump.

28 from 12. Buttler or bust one would suspect. Will it be Willey, or will it be Watson? Dhoni calm as ever orders his troops around the field. It's Willey.

End of Over 18 - 10 runs, 1 wicket RR 149/5
Jos Buttler*81* (53b 11x4 1x6)
Krishnappa Gowtham0* (0b)

Dropped! Buttler has another life! Again, it was the lap shot. Dhoni read it, and got to it, but amazingly, shells it!

17.6 DJ Bravo to J Buttler, one run, 104.86 km/h short length outside off stump.
17.5 DJ Bravo to J Buttler, two runs, 136.5 km/h short length going down leg.

Wicket! Bravo gets his revenge! It was there to be hit. A juicy full toss. Binny skews it though and it goes high in the air. Watson composes himself at cover and takes a very good catch

17.4 DJ Bravo to S Binny, WICKET!!! S Binny is out c Shane Watson b Dwayne Bravo, 136.61 km/h full toss on leg stump.

Six! Binny goes big! Back of a length and tonked over long on. Binny could end up being the hero here!

17.3 DJ Bravo to S Binny, SIX, 135.0 km/h short length just outside off stump.

Close! Palmed over by Bravo. He had to go full leap for that, so doesn't go down as a drop in my book

17.2 DJ Bravo to J Buttler, one run, 102.71 km/h short length outside off stump.
17.1 DJ Bravo to J Buttler, no run, 137.26 km/h short length going down leg.
End of Over 17 - 8 runs RR 139/4
Jos Buttler*77* (49b 11x4 1x6)
Stuart Binny16* (15b 1x4)

Classic Buttler. Brings out the ramp to try and get a boundary. Only gets a single, but gets him on strike

16.6 D Willey to J Buttler, one run, 133.9 km/h short length on middle stump.
16.5 D Willey to J Buttler, no run, 133.28 km/h short length going down leg.
16.4 D Willey to J Buttler, no run, 131.93 km/h short length on middle stump.

Four! Oh what timing! Willey cannot believe it! Round the wicket and back of a length, and Buttler has powered this through cover. No boundary rider there and it's four

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