Indian Premier League Match 53
Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals
Toss: Rajsthan Royals won the toss and decided to bat first
Opted to bat first Rajasthan Royals batsmen were disappointed throughout in a must win match. The opener and the skipper Ajankya Rahane departs on just 2 runs off 4 balls. Liam Livingstone was clean bowled by Ishant Sharma on 14 runs. Sanju Samson unfortunately run out on just 5 runs. Mahipal Lomror was looking aggressive he dispatched first 2 balls to the boundary then was caught behind by Ishant Sharma. Shreyas Gopal was looking to consolidate the innings together but was stumped by Rishabh Pant in the delivery of Amit Mishra.
Stuart Binny depart on the first ball and got the golden duck. Riyan Parag was the only batsmen who was looking in some sort of form. He was promising with the bat and scored 50 runs off 49 balls. Rajasthan Royals fans were looking very disappointed on the worst performance of their team in the do or die match. Amit Mishra was the pick of the bowlers for Delhi Capitals, he took 3 wickets in his 4 overs and given 17 runs only.
Rajasthan Royals Score : 115-9 in 20 overs.
Delhi Capitals openers were looking in hurry Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan gave them a quick start. They both became the victim Ish Sodhi in the same over. Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant were looking promising with the bat but Shreyas Iyer was dismissed by Shreyas Gopal on 15 runs off 9 balls. Colin Ingram was struggling with his form again and doesn’t able to retain it again and was out after scoring 12 runs off 23 balls.
Rishabh Pant was again showed some positive intent with the bat and scored unbeaten 53 runs off 38 balls and guided his team to the victory.