Rajasthan Royals entered the final of the Champions League T20 (CLT20) 2013 after beating the Chennai Super Kings by 14 runs in the first semi-final at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Friday.
After posting 159/8 courtesy a 56 ball 70 from Ajinkya Rahane, Pravin Tambe bagged three crucial wickets to restrict Chennai Super Kings to 145/8 despite the late onslaught by Ravichandra Ashwin.
After the close victory, Rajasthan Royals fans and cricket experts were quick to congratulate the team on Twitter.
Here are some of the comments:
Sanju V Samson @IamSanjuSamson
Thank God! Thank @rajasthanroyals
Merin Kumar @merin_kumar
Rahul Dravid Rajasthan Royals in finals...Congrates!! @RajasthanRoyals
Rajasthan Royals @rajasthanroyals
Pure delight to watch all the players increasing the pressure as a team! This is the true spirit of the Royals, and the game!
Venky Mysore @VenkyMysore
Happy for @rajasthanroyals. Well deserved finalists! Captain of the season has to be Dravid. #CLT20
Rajesh Khilare @Cricrajeshpk
13 consecutive wins for @rajasthanroyals in T20s this year at #Jaipur. #CLT20
Raj Kundra @TheRajKundra
“@ChennaiIPL: And that's the result! @rajasthanroyals win by 14 runs and move on to the finals!” Now we meet at the IPL
Chandresh Bisht @chandreshbisht
Great Team efforts by Rajasthan Royals #RRvsCSK
sagar ashara @QuietFootprints
Superb win for Rajasthan royals. This is a journey worth ending on a high for all of them! #CLT20
@therajkundra @chennaiipl @rajasthanroyals love this team awesome cricket playing throughout the tournament keep going...
priyanka gupta @priyankagupta20
Prayers worked @rajasthanroyals won.
Pranay Palei @PranayPalei
Every time i watch Rahul Dravid Sir on a cricket field,Feel he is the last of a kind : a true gentleman genius ! Well done @rajasthanroyals
Brad hodge's injury is matter of worry for @rajasthanroyals. Hope he will recover fast.
Siddharth Shah @sidsshah
Pravin Tambe. What a man! Rajasthan Royals is the IPL version of Moneyball's Oakland A's #RahulDravid #PravinTambe #Moneyball
Arun Gopalakrishnan @cricarun
Day of cricket fairytales. First it was the Afghanistan cricket team sealing their berth in WC2015, now the @rajasthanroyals beating CSK
Sir Ravindra Jadeja @SirJadeja
In A Game Of Football, Played At Jaipur, Under Rahul Dravid, Rajasthan Royals Can Even Beat Barcelona. #RRvsCSK #HallaBol
Mumbai Indians @mipaltan
Congrats @rajasthanroyals on making it to the @clt20 2013 final! Hoping to meet you there. #CLT20 #ThisTimeFor10dulkar
piyush papdiwal @ppapdiwal
I'm a CSK fan but a much much much bigger fan of RAHUL DRAVID.!!
Well done Rajasthan Royals:)