After Hodge\'s quickfire 46 that took Rajasthan to 144, their bowlers dismissed the defending champions for 125, winning the contest by 19 runs.
Live updates from Game 8 of the IPL 6 season between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders played at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.
After notching up victories in their tournament openers, both Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals will be keen to extend their winning streak. Shane Watson is fit and will be part of the playing XI in all likelihood.
While defending champions KKR beat Delhi Daredevils comprehensively by six wickets in a low-scoring match in the tournament opener, Rajasthan prevailed in a five-run win over the same opponents in their first game on Saturday.