Well we lost of KKR, that about sums up our campaign this season – Highly inconsistent and disappointing! We showed a lot of promise but never lived up to the expectations, Yusuf Pathan was good at the start of the tournament but teams figured out a way to stop him with the short pitch deliveries and as ever he was tempted and did nothing to arrest the slide in his batting form ! Naman Ojha fizzled out towards the end of the tournament and none of the other players stood up and performed under pressure and it was all too much for Shane Watson to do, he tried his best performed with the bat and ball but its a team game and other players also had to perform for us to win!
It was a pathetic batting display after Watson and Ojha departed and with a target of 133 to defend our bowlers never really felt confident enough to win this and that showed in their performance. It was an easy cakewalk of KKR and an end to an indifferent campaign, which promised a LOT but we eventually finished 7th with the worst Net Run Rate ! Hopefully next season would be better and hoping warne will return if not as a player, at least as the coach of RR to show us his magic again like in the Match against Deccan in Nagpur!
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