- ScorecardRAJASTHAN WON BY 7 WICKETS!!!Rajasthan 148-3 (19.4 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Coulter-Nile to bowl the final over. The first ball is a full toss which Watson misses and the next is a bouncer which again is a dot ball.
The Australian then bowls a good yorker which he digs out to Pollard, who misfields it to give away a single. The scores are level.
Binny ends it in some style as he whacks the last ball over mid-on for a six.
Watson and Binny both finish unbeaten on 27 off 22 and 14 balls respectively as Rajasthan win by seven wickets with two balls to spare.
- ScorecardRajasthan 141-3 (19 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Johnson to bowl the 19th over. The first ball is a bit wide and Binny cuts it behind point for a four before taking a single. Watson quietly takes one to give the strike back to Binny, who hammers the next ball through the covers for the second boundary of the over.
He cuts the fifth ball to thirdman for one and Watson picks one from the last ball.
12 runs from the 19th over and Rajasthan now need two runs from the last over for victory.
- ScorecardRajasthan 129-3 (18 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Binny walks across his stumps but misses the flick as the ball bounces over the stumps but he lofts the next ball over the cover region for two runs.
The next ball is short and Binny misses the cut shot but he hammers the next ball through the covers for a boundary.
Pollard then bangs one short leaving Binny shocked who somehow fends it before taking a single from the last ball.
- ScorecardRajasthan 122-3 (17 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Mumbai take a gamble by bringing in part-timer Dwayne Smith. Four runs from the first three balls before Watson lofts it over midwicket for a huge six.
12 runs from that Smith over as Rajasthan now need 21 from three overs for victory.
Watson is leading the charge, having made 24 from 17 balls.
- ScorecardRajasthan 110-3 (16 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Samson tried to heave Pollard on the leg side but ended up hitting it straight down the throat of Smith at deep midwicket.
Samson walks back after a fine innings of 54 from 47 balls, inclusive of eight boundaries.
A good over from Pollard, with just four runs coming from it and Mumbai also claimed the vital wicket of Samson.
- ScorecardRajasthan 106-2 (15 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Mumbai bring back Johnson, hoping to get a wicket or two and bring themselves back in the contest.
Samson gets a thick edge which flies over the slip region for a boundary to bring up his fifty from 42 balls.
Two balls later he tries to pull a short ball but gets it on the glove and again it has gone for a boundary.
Rajasthan look in control at the moment with 37 needed from five overs for victory with eight wickets in hand.
- ScorecardRajasthan 96-2 (14 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Samson and Watson play out Dhawan's last over, collecting five runs from that over.
Dhawan finishes with good figures of one for 17 in four overs.
- ScorecardRajasthan 91-2 (13 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Watson hit a century for Australia in the fifth ODI against England and it seems he has carried the form into the CLT20.
He casually lofts Harbhajan for a huge six over midwicket as Rajasthan continue their good showing with the bat.
10 runs from Harbhajan's third over takes Rajasthan to 91 for two after 13 overs, with 52 needed from seven overs for victory.
- ScorecardRajasthan 81-2 (12 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Dhawan comes back and he makes the crucial breakthrough for Mumbai. Rahane tries to heave it on the leg side but gets an inside edge and is bowled for 33 from 31 balls.
Rahane and Samson put Rajasthan back on track with a good partnership of 74 runs from 9.5 overs.
- ScorecardRajasthan 78-1 (11 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Samson cuts a short ball from Harbhajan behind point for a boundary before he drives it down to long-on for one.
Rahane comes down the track and hits it through the covers for two runs before he misses the sweep and gets a leg bye.
Nine runs from the over as Rajasthan continue their good progress.
- ScorecardRajasthan 69-1 (10 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Kieron Pollard is introduced and he replaces Ojha after that expensive first over. He slides the first ball down the leg side which Pollard helps fine on the leg side for a four. Five singles from the last five balls gets Rajasthan nine runs from that over as Rajasthan reach 69 for one at the halfway stage, with 74 needed from 10 overs for victory..
- ScorecardRajasthan 60-1 (9 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
The experienced Harbhajan comes into the attack now. Samson and Rahane are watchful against the off-spinner and quietly pick four singles in that over.
- ScorecardRajasthan 56-1 (8 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Spin is introduced as left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha comes into the attack. Rahane comes down the track to the first ball and lofts him over long-off for a six. Two balls later Samson drives it square for a boundary as 13 runs come from that over.
- ScorecardRajasthan 43-1 (7 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Samson keeps the boundaries coming as he comes down the track to Dhawan and lofts it over the off-side for a four to get six runs from that over.
- ScorecardRajasthan 37-1 (6 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
breaks the shackles as he comes down the track and lofts Coulter-Nile
over the off-side for a boundary. Samson makes room and lofts it over
the cover region for the second four of the over to take Rajasthan to 37 for one after six overs.
- ScorecardRajasthan 27-1 (5 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Medium pacer Rishi Dhawan comes into the attack, replacing Johnson. Rajasthan are content to pick five singles from that over to reach 27 for one after five overs.
- ScorecardRajasthan 22-1 (4 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Coulter-Nile continues the good work by the Mumbai pacers with another tight over giving away just four runs. Samson nearly edged the last ball as he tried to steer it to thirdman but missed.
- ScorecardRajasthan 18-1 (3 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Johnson hits Samson on the pads who is beaten by the inswinger but fortunately for him the umpire has turned down the confident appeal for LBW. Replays show that the ball hit him in line and was going on to hit the stumps and Johnson cannot believe that the appeal was not upheld.
Johnson then bowls a quick bouncer (147kmph) to Rahane, who ducks under it and it is called a wide.
Samson edges one and it flies past second slip for a boundary. Johnson is not having any lucky today.
Samson then gets one off the middle as he flicks a full delivery through midwicket for another four.
- ScorecardRajasthan 6-1 (2 overs) vs Mumbai 142-7
Nathan Coulter-Nile strikes with the big wicket of Dravid for one, who is caught by Pollard at point.
New batsman Sanju Samson comes in at No. 3 as Rajasthan hold back the in-form Shane Watson.
Samson takes a single from the last ball as Nathan Coulter-Nile makes a perfect start to his spell, taking one for one in his first over.
- ScorecardRajasthan 5-1 (1 over) vs Mumbai 142-7
Mitchell Johnson to bowl the first over. Dravid steers the first ball to thirdman for a single and Rahane is beaten and hit on the pads off the next ball but the appeal for LBW is turned down. Rahane cuts the fifth ball through the point region for the first boundary of the innings.
- ScorecardMumbai 142-7 (20 overs) vs Rajasthan
In the end, the IPL champions made a good recovery to post a respectable 142 for seven in their 20 overs. Pollard, who hit 42 from 36 balls, provided the impetus at the end as Mumbai hit 55 runs from the last five overs while losing three wickets in the process.
Malik was the most successful bowler for Rajasthan, claiming three for 24 in four overs.
Captain Rohit steadied the innings as he made 44 from 37 balls after the visitors were reeling at 43 for four in the ninth over.
Rajasthan will be feeling confident of chasing down the score, but they will try to ensure that they don't lost early wickets against the new ball.
- ScorecardMumbai 142-7 (20 overs) vs Rajasthan
Malik is back to bowl the final over. He continues his good performance with the ball as he picks the wicket of the dangerous Pollard with the first ball. The right-hander throws his bat at the first ball which is very wide but he gets an edge and is caught behind after a quick knock of 42 from 36 balls.
Nathan-Coulter Nile is beaten off the first ball as Malik deceives him with the slower ball. But he gets the next ball right off the middle as he smashes it over the covers for a four. The next ball is again wide and full as Coulter-Nile lofts it over the off-side for a six.
Harbhajan is run out off the fifth ball as they try to steal an impossible second run before another single from the last ball.
- ScorecardMumbai 130-5 (19 overs) vs Rajasthan
Faulkner to bowl the 19th over. Two singles from the first two balls before Pollard lofts it on the leg side where Menaria drops a difficult chance to give the right-hander a reprieve.
Pollard crashes the fifth ball into the stands at midwicket for his second six to take his score to 41.
He takes a single from the last ball to retain strike.
- ScorecardMumbai 115-5 (18 overs) vs Rajasthan
Pollard scoops it fine on the leg side for a boundary but is forced to block the next ball. The tall West Indian then crashes the next ball back over the bowler's head for a huge six.
Two dot balls before Pollard manages a single from the last ball.
- ScorecardMumbai 104-5 (17 overs) vs Rajasthan
Faulker comes from the other end and he starts with a good yorker to Pollard and he can't get the next ball away too. The third ball is again a yorker outside the off-stump which the batsman misses before he takes one from the next ball and Harbhajan also picks a single.
Pollard chips the last ball over midwicket but Coopers covers up quickly to keep it down to one. Just three runs from Faulkner, in the 17th over.
- ScorecardMumbai 101-5 (16 overs) vs Rajasthan
Watson is back as Rohit makes most of a low full toss and heaves it into the stands over deep square leg for a six. But the pacer gets revenge off the very next delivery as Rohit is caught behind by wicketkeeper Sanju Samson after scoring 44 from 37 balls.
Harbhajan Singh gets off the mark with a boundary as he slashes the last ball through thirdman to take Mumbai past 100.
- ScorecardMumbai 87-4 (15 overs) vs Rajasthan
Coopers comes back and Mumbai immediately decide to target him. Pollard walks across his stumps and flicks the second behind square on the leg side for a four. Two balls later Rohit hits a full toss through the leg side for another boundary. Pollard lofts the last ball over the off-side but fails to get enough distance for two runs as 13 runs come from that over.
- ScorecardMumbai 74-4 (14 overs) vs Rajasthan
Faulkner comes back as Pollard tries to have the first ball but it goes on the bounce to long-on for a single.
Rohit then flicks it on the leg side for two runs before he takes a single from the last ball.
- ScorecardMumbai 70-4 (13 overs) vs Rajasthan
Watson comes back for his second spell. Rohit is beaten off the first ball before he gets one to midwicket and Pollard gets one two balls later.
A frustrated Rohit then breaks the shackles as goes across his stumps and scoops it over short fine leg and it carries all the way for a six. That was a brave shot!
- ScorecardMumbai 62-4 (12 overs) vs Rajasthan
Kevon Cooper comes into the attack now. Rohit flicks the first ball on the leg side for a couple before getting one to thirdman.
Pollard smashes the fifth ball through midwicket for a four before he is beaten off the last delivery.
- ScorecardMumbai 55-4 (11 overs) vs Rajasthan
Pollard lets the first ball go through to the keeper before he taps the next in the covers for one. Rohit then steers it to thirdman for one before Pollard plays out the rest of the over as just two runs come from that over.
- ScorecardMumbai 53-4 (10 overs) vs Rajasthan
Binny continues as he comes on to bowl his second over. Rohit steers the second ball to thirdman for a single and Pollard drives it through the covers for another single to get off the mark.
Rohit edges the last ball which goes fine for a boundary to bring up Mumbai's 50.
- ScorecardMumbai 47-4 (9 overs) vs Rajasthan
Fast bowler Rahul Shukla comes into the attack. Rohit tries to steer the first ball to thirdman where Rahane is quick to get to the ball as Rayudu has come all the way to the striker's end but Rohit is unmoved. Rayudu is run out for three as Mumbai slip for 43 for four.
Four singles from that over as Shukla makes a good start to his spell.
- ScorecardMumbai 43-3 (8 overs) vs Rajasthan
Malik gets a break after a superb first spell of two for 12 in three overs and he is replaced by Stuart Binny.
He claims the key wicket of Tendulkar with his second delivery as the right-hander edges the outswinger and is caught behind for 15 from 17 balls. Tendulkar played away from the body without any real footwork and had to pay the price.
Mumbai in big trouble at 43 for three after eight overs.
- ScorecardMumbai 36-2 (7 overs) vs Rajasthan
Dravid continues to juggle the bowling from the other end. Menaria comes back for his second spell after he bowled a single over at the start of his innings.
He keeps it tight as five runs come from that over and Rajasthan won't mind that as they look to build the pressure.
- ScorecardMumbai 31-2 (6 overs) vs Rajasthan
Malik continues as he comes on to bowl his third over. He strikes with the wicket of Karthik, whose struggle finally comes to end. Karthik made two from 11 balls before he inside edges it back on to his stumps.
Mumbai in trouble at 26 for two in the sixth over.
Captain Rohit Sharma has a big task on hand and he has veteran Tendulkar for company.
Rohit gets off the mark with a boundary as he drives a wide delivery through the off-side and then takes a quick single on the leg side.
- ScorecardMumbai 26-1 (5 overs) vs Rajasthan
Now, Faulkner is taken off and he makes way for fellow Australian Shane Watson. Karthik is lucky not to have edged the second ball which moves away considerably as he tries to run it down to thirdman but misses.
Two balls later, Karthik is again beaten as Watson gets it to bounce a bit extra but it misses the edge. He manages to steer the fifth ball to thirdman for a single.
Tendulkar breaks the shackles as he guides the last ball past point for a boundary, his third, to take his score to 14.
- ScorecardMumbai 21-1 (4 overs) vs Rajasthan
Tendulkar comes down the track to Malik and nearly ends up chipping to the fielder at point but it falls short. The next ball is a bouncer which goes high over Tendulkar's head and is called a wide.
Tendulkar is then beaten by one which moves away before he inside edges the next ball on the leg side. He makes room and tries to drive it through the covers where Menaria again makes a fine diving stop to give just a single and Karthik ends the over with a single.
A good start from Malik, taking one for seven in two overs.
- ScorecardMumbai 18-1 (3 overs) vs Rajasthan
Menaria is off after bowling just one over and left-armer James Faulkner comes in his place.
Tendulkar welcomes him with a boundary as he chips it over point to get off the mark in some style. Two balls later he again makes most of some width as he lofts it over the covers for his second four followed by a single to mid-off.
Dinesh Karthik carefully plays out the last two deliveries of that over as Mumbai reach 18 for one after three overs.
- ScorecardMumbai 9-1 (2 overs) vs Rajasthan
Pacer Vikramjeet Malik to bowl the second over. Smith hits the first ball through the covers where Menaria dives to stop a certain boundary and Rahane does the same next ball at point. Smith then punches the third ball safely in the gap back past the bowler for a boundary down the ground.
But Malik gets his revenge off the next delivery as Smith tries to play across the line but misses and is trapped leg before wicket for nine. Smith lost his balance as he tried to play the shot but the ball seems to have kept a bit low.
- ScorecardMumbai 5-0 (1 over) vs Rajasthan
Rajasthan have not picked a specialist spinner for today's match and what do they do? They open the bowling with part-time left-arm spinner Ashok Menaria.
Dwayne Smith gets Mumbai off to a dream start as he crashed the first ball through the covers for a four and takes a single from third ball.
Sachin Tendulkar watchfully plays the next ball on the off-side before he tries a quick single to square leg but is sent back.
20:14 Dwayne Smith will open the batting for Mumbai along with veteran Sachin Tendulkar. Kieron Pollard, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Mitchell Johnson are the other three overseas players in the playing eleven.
Australians Shane Watson, Brad Hodge, Kevon Cooper and James Faulkner are the four overseas players in the Rajasthan team.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (captain), Dwayne Smith, Dinesh Karthik, Sachin Tendulkar, Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard, Mitchell Johnson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Harbhajan Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Rishi Dhawan.
Rajasthan Royals: Rahul Dravid (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson, Shane Watson, Stuart Binny, Brad Hodge, Ashok Menaria, James Faulkner, Kevon Cooper, Vikramjeet Malik, Rahul Shukla.
Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid has won the toss and elected to bowl against Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the Champions League T20.
The match, which has been delayed slightly because of rain, will begin at 2015 IST.
Dravid will be looking to attack Mumbai's batsmen with pace and has not included even a single spinner in his side.
Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma said they were also looking to bat first. He also confirmed that pacer Lasith Malinga misses out because of injury.
19:32 So we have got confirmation that the match will be delayed by around 15 minutes because of the slight drizzle we had earlier in the evening.
The covers have been taken off and we should have the toss taking place soon.
Indian cricket's two greats come up against each other when Rahul Dravid leads Rajasthan Royals against Mumbai Indians which includes veteran Sachin Tendulkar. This is the last T20 tournament for the two batsmen and they will keen to start with a victory in the opening match.
Mumbai will be high on confidence having won the IPL this year, while Rajasthan will be keen to come up with a good performance and banish some bad memories from the IPL spot-fixing scandal in which two of their players -- S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan were banned for life by the BCCI.
Mumbai boast of a strong batting line-up including the likes of Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Dinesh Karthik and Ambati Rayudu. The in-form Mitchell Johnson will be looking to continue his recent run, while Harbhajan Singh and Pragyan Ojha are capable of running through any batting line-up.
Rajasthan's hopes will rest largely on all-rounder Shane Watson. Dravid, Ajinkya Rahane, Stuart Binny and Sanju Samson will be the batsmen to watch out for. James Faulkner was one of the top bowlers in IPL and he will again hold the key for Royals, while Shaun Tait is always a threat.
19:00 Rain may delay start of the opening match of the Champions League T20 between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur, on Saturday.
Mumbai's official Twitter account (@mipaltan) has posted this picture from the Sawai Mansingh stadium in Jaipur.
"It's drizzling here, hope the weather improves!" they wrote.