Rajasthan Royals prevailed over Kolkata Knight Riders on a higher boundary count after two ties – first in the main match and second in the Super Over couldn’t decide the winner. Match 19 at the Sheik h Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi saw the first tied match in IPL 7.
After thrashing England in the Ashes, Australia would have been keen on overcoming the English challenge in the one-dayers as well. So dominant were the hosts in the ODIs that they would have been confident of a 5-0 victory.
When James Faulkner made his international debut in February last year, he was primarily seen as a left-arm pace bowler, who had the ability to take wickets, and had demonstrated the same for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL as well as for his domestic side Tasmania.