Shane Watson has made a sweet relationship with bat and ball against Rajasthan Royals in the seventeenth match of the Indian Premier League 2018 leading to register the second hundred of this year’s IPL; just a day after Chris Gayle booked his sixth and the first ton of the eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League.
Ajinkya Rahane, the Rajasthan Royals’ skipper won the toss and sent Chennai Super Kings to bat first. The decision backfired immediately under the belligerent attack by Watson enjoined other opener Ambati Rayudu.
More than half of the total score made by Chennai Super Kings in their innings was taken by Watson. The Australian all-rounder faced 57 balls to score 106 runs before he was sent back to the pavilion in the fifth delivery of the final twentieth over of the innings.
Both openers were fall in the hand of Laughlin, caught by Jos Buttler. With a strike rate of 185.96, Watson’s innings was comprised of 9 boundaries and 6 sixes.