The team of Delhi Capitals, which has caught the pace of this tournament, has registered its 5th win in the IPL tournament by defeating Rajasthan Royals by 46 runs. On the other hand, this is the fourth consecutive defeat of the Rajasthan Royals team.
The team of Delhi Capitals, which has caught the pace of this tournament, has registered its 5th win in IPL 2020 season 13 by defeating Rajasthan Royals by 46 runs. Delhi team has played six matches so far out of which the team has lost only one match. Now it has again reached the top in the table with 10 points. On the other hand, this is Rajasthan Royals team’s fourth defeat in a consecutive row. In this IPL match, Delhi had challenged the Royals for 185 runs, which seemed easy to chase on the ground of Sharjah, but the Delhi bowlers did not let them overcome this challenge from the beginning.
The entire team of Royals were reduced to 138 runs in 19.4 overs here. Marcus Stoinis’s all-rounder performance proved crucial for Delhi, who contributed a useful 39 runs off the bat and then took two crucial wickets in the form of Sanju Samson and Jaiswal. Apart from this, Ravichandran Ashwin also took 2 crucial wickets for just 22 runs in 4 overs, which was given the title of man of the match
Royals still lose the challenge of 185 in Sharjah
From the beginning of IPL season 13, more than 200 runs were seen in the first innings on the ground of Sharjah so far. The chasing team did it easy sometimes. But in this IPL match, after batting the Delhi team faltered, it was 16 runs behind the figures by 200 runs. It seemed that the Royals team would easily achieve the target here. But even after facing 3 repeated defeats in a row, the team could not change their luck and lost the fourth match as well.
Jose Butler returned disappointingly, the Royals faltered
The duo of Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal looked to be on the right track as the Delhi captain handed the ball to Ravichandran Ashwin in the third over of the innings, who delivered a big blow to Jos Buttler (13) at the hands of Shikhar Dhawan. After this, captain Steve Smith was also scoring fast runs after handling the innings, that Hatmyer on the ball of Nortje increased his problems by catching his excellent catch.
Sanju Samson flopped again, Royals’ fourth defeat
The Royals team made their royal debut by winning the first two IPL matches in this tournament. In both matches, Sanju Samson played decisive innings. But Sanju Samson has been continuously flopping for the last four innings and he has not even touched the figure of ten in the last four innings. The Royals team has also lost these four IPL matches.
Royals falter with Samson, only Tewatiya stays
When Sanju Samson was out, the Royals scored 72 runs and were dismissed as the third wicket. From here, Delhi started the fall in Rajasthan’s innings and now the batsmen were coming to the crease one after the other and going back. Only Rahul Tewatia was able to play 38 runs in 29 balls. He proved to be the highest run-scorer in the Royals innings. After him, Yashasvi Jaiswal contributed 31 runs. In this way, the Royals fell behind by 46 runs here.
Thrill of Delhi innings in this IPL match
Earlier, after losing the toss, Delhi Capitals were first invited to bat. Delhi started poorly and Shikhar Dhawan (5) became the first victim of Jofra Archer. After this, captain Shreyas Iyer and Prithvi Shaw tried to bring the innings back on track. When Delhi’s innings was seen going on the right track, Joffre made Prithvi Shaw (19) his second victim.
Captain Iyer run out, Delhi on backfoot
Right now Delhi was recovering from the shock of Prithvi Shaw that Yashaswi Jaiswal’s straight throw ended his innings in an effort to steal a run by captain Shreyas Iyer (22). Iyer was out for 22 off 18 balls, including 5 fours.
Akshar’s short innings gave Delhi strength
Hatmaier was also dismissed by the final overs of the innings, but here Akshar Patel played a small but useful inning and brought Delhi’s score to 180. Akshar scored a useful 17 runs in 8 balls with the help of 2 fours and 1 six, on which Delhi set a target of 185 runs in front of the Royals.