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A complete team effort saw Mumbai Indians clinch the Champions League T20 for the second time after they defeated the spirited Rajasthan Royals in a high-scoring final at Delhi.

After the Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals became the second Indian team to make it to the Semi Finals of CLT20 2013. Their victory however has made it difficult for the Mumbai Indians to advance with the other Semi Final spot from Group A likely to go to the Otago Volts.

Rajasthan Royals won the opening game of CLT20 2013 defeating the fancy Mumbai Indians comfortably by 7 wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. On a green pitch, Rahul Dravid’s decision of sending in Mumbai Indians to bat first paid off.

This year’s edition has seen a number of little-known players put their hands up and deliver, even as some of the bigger names have struggled. Here’s a closer look at six such cricketers.

Playing at home, whatever the Rajasthan Royals try out seems to work wonderfully well. On Monday, at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur, they decided to give a little-known youngster Sanju Samson a chance to bat higher in the order..

Hosts Rajasthan Royals pulled off a thrilling win over Royal Challengers Bangalore at their fortress in the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. For once the Rajasthan Royals’ batting looked pretty solid and it was their batsmen who made the chase of 172 possible.