Jaipur: All-rounder Kevon Cooper credited a strong bond among the players for their success as Rajasthan Royals progressed to the semifinals of the Champions League T20 after thrashing Perth Scorchers by nine wickets in Jaipur on Monday.
The lanky West Indies pacer, who played a crucial role in his team's win against the scorchers with his four-wicket haul, said Rajasthan Royals were more than a just a cricket team. (Read match report)
"We are different from other franchise because we are more than a team. We enjoy each others company and are a closely knit unit. We sit together and discuss the strategy with openness and this is the secret of our success. I feel it is great to be playing with skipper Rahul Dravid. He and coach Paddy Upton have created a fine environment," Cooper said after his team's 11th consecutive victory at its home ground.