IPL 2013: Despite loss, Rahul Dravid feels Rajasthan were exceptional

Dravid said a big positive from the match was all-rounder Shane Watson's fiery 61-ball 101, which was laced with half a dozen sixes and an equal number of fours.

updated: April 23, 2013 11:25 IST
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Chennai: They might have ended up on the losing side but Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid feels his team was "exceptional" against the Chennai Super Kings given that the conditions were not too ideal for the bowlers in their IPL match here.

"Throughout the innings, we executed our plans with the ball well. I thought it was a pretty good score to was not easy in terms of bowling conditions as the ball was getting wet and sweating," Dravid said after CSK chased down an imposing 186-run target to hand RR a five-wicket defeat.

"I thought the performance was exceptional today and particularly Jimmy Faulkner with the ball was superb show," he added referring to the bowler's effort of 3 for 20.

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