Chasing 152/9, Rahul's 54 ball knock, comprising seven boundaries and three sixes, helped Punjab chase down the target in 18.4 overs on Sunday.
Rajasthan have just six points with three wins from nine games while Punjab are placed third after six wins from nine games and 12 points in their kitty.
Rohit hit a six off Mujeeb Ur Rahman in the 17th over to reach the landmark as Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by six wickets at the Holkar Stadium in Indore to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Ashwin refused to believe that the week’s break had any impact on the team’s performance.
Back in the IPL after a two-year hiatus, the M.S. Dhoni-led outfit have till now won six games out of eight and just lost two.
Dhoni and Rayudu were at their destructive best as the duo hammered Delhi bowlers towards the end of the innings and accumulated 79 runs in six overs.
The win also saw Chennai sitting at the top spot with 12 points in eight matches while Delhi languish at the bottom of the table with four points.
Placed sixth and seventh respectively, Mumbai and Bangalore will take Tuesday's game as a must-win encounter as the losing side might find it difficult to get a shot at a play-offs berth.
Narine's stint wasn't pretty - he ended up with a control percentage of 43 for the evening - but by the time he was done, he and Chris Lynn had razed 59 runs off RCB's total of 175.
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