Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals IPL 2023: Rajasthan Royals won the match against Delhi Capitals by 57 runs in the ongoing IPL. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler provided an explosive start to their innings when the former initiated the proceedings by hitting Khaleel Ahmed for five 4s in the first over.
Buttler followed it up by smashing Anrich Nortje for three 4s in the subsequent over. The opening pair amassed a total of 98 runs before Yashasvi departed for a brilliant knock of 60 off just 31 deliveries, courtesy of Mukesh Kumar’s bowling. Rajasthan then lost their skipper Sanju Samson early on, as he was dismissed for a duck by Kuldeep Yadav. Nevertheless, Jos Buttler held firm and registered a half-century off just 32 balls, anchoring the innings for Rajasthan.
Both teams put up a strong fight, with the Royals having a well-established team, but with a few weak spots, and the Capitals needing to contemplate their options to end their losing streak. The match was a thrilling encounter, with RR fans having the last cheer!eagerly waiting to see which team will come out victorious.
Indian Premier League, 2023Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati 01 June 2023
Rajasthan Royals 199/4 (20.0)
Delhi Capitals 142/9 (20.0)
Match Ended ( Day – Match 11 ) Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Capitals by 57 runs
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Rajasthan Royal win the match against Delhi Capitals by 57 runs as DC struggled to open its account so far this season.
As Sandeep Sharma bowls the last over, the Delhi Capitals seems to be running a lost race. RR inches closer to victory.
Delhi Capital struggles to reach the target score. Needs 71 runs off 18 balls.
David Warner scores half century off 45 balls. DC needs 82 runs off 28 balls.
Axar Patel departs after scoring 2 runs off 6 balls. Chahal bags his first wicket of the game.
Lalit Yadav was bowled out by Trent Boult in the 13th over. DC needs 99 runs off 41 balls.
Chahal bowls an expensive spell to Lalit Yadav. Yadav scores 25 runs off 17 balls.
David Warner has become the first overseas player to make 6,000 runs in IPL. DC needs 132 off 60 balls.
The responsibility of taking the Capitals forward has fallen on Warner's shoulders. Support comes from Lalit Yadav. Strategic timeout. DC 61/3 (9)
Rossouw departs early in the game after scoring 14 runs on Ashwin's delivery. DC 38/3 (6)
David Warner hits over the mid-off for a boundary. Suppot comes from Rilee Rossouw in the form of another boundary. DC 32/2 (5)
David Warner is taking the score forward for DC. Ashwin comes to throw 4th spell. DC 14/2 (3)
Trent Boult takes second wicket in a row. Manish Pandey departs at duck. Misses hattrick.
Prithvi Shaw departs early in the innings in Boult's first over. Sanju Samson takes an excellent catch behind the wickets.
David Warner and Prithvi Shaw open for Capitals to chase the target of 200 runs. Trent Boult to throw the first over.
Hetmyer hits long sixer at the beginning of the last over. RR inches closer to 200.
Mukesh Kumar gets second success as Jos Butler departs at 79 runs.
Jos Butler is firming holding on to his side in the game. Ends 18th over with a boundary. 19th over starts with a bang as Shimron Hetmyer hits long sixer.
Shimron Hetmyer hits sixer followed by a boundary in Powell's over.
Jos Butler hits two boundaries in 16th over. RR 145/3
DC pacer Rovman Powell takes Riyan Parag out at 7. RR 126/3 (14)
Jos Butler holds the fort for Royals. Hits 53 off 35 balls. RR 122/2 (13)
RR captain Sanju Samson departs at 0 in Kuldeep Yadav's over. Delhi Capitals bowlers stalls Royal movement.
Mukesh Kumar brings cheer to the DC camp. Takes out Yashasvi Jaiswal at 60.
Jaiswal (59) has hit 11 boundaries and 1 six so far.
Jaiswal hits 86-metre-long sixer to Kuldeep Yadav. Finishes the over with boundary. RR 96/0 (8)
Pressure seems to build on Delhi Capitals bowlers as Jos Butler and Yashasvi Jaiswal rain boundaries.
Yashasvi Jaiswal hits half century in just 26 balls. RR 79/0 (7)
Jos Butler continues his smooth play against DC. Nortje tries to halt RR. Strategic time-out.
Jaiswal goes wide on wickets hits boundary. And does so again and again! Axar Patel 0-13. RR 63/0 (5)
Rajasthan Royals take the scoreboard to 50 in 4 overs. Pressure build in on DC bowlers.
Jaiswal and Butler takes the lead. Rains boundaries upon Delhi Capitals. RR 39/0 (3)
RR dealing only in multiples of 4! Jos Butler hits two boundaries in the second over. Explosive start by Royals.
Yashasvi hits 20 runs off 6 balls in the first over from Khaleel Ahmed. Yashasvi hits 5 boundaries in the over. RR 20/0 (1).
Yashasvi Jaiswal hits three back-to-back boundaries in Khaleel's first over.
Consecutive boundaries by Yashasvi on the first two balls from Khaleel.
Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal opens for Rajasthan Royals.
David Warner (C), Manish Pandey, Rilee Rossouw, Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Abishek Porel (W), Anrich Nortje, Khaleel Ahmed, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar
Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(C/W), Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal
Delhi Capitals has won the toss and opted to field first.
Considering R Ashwin’s successful record against Warner, having dismissed him five times in T20s, there is a strong argument for RR to open the bowling with him. Among bowlers who have taken at least 20 wickets in the IPL since 2020, RR’s Jason Holder has the second-best bowling strike rate of 13.8.
In the nine encounters between RR and DC, Jos Buttler has faced Anrich Nortje and scored 72 runs at a strike rate of 163.63, while also being dismissed twice.
Dew is not expected to be a factor in the upcoming afternoon start. The average first innings score in T20s is 156, as evidenced by scoring patterns.
According to ESPN, most of these matches were played either in the morning, where fast bowlers have the advantage of moisture, or in the afternoon.
In today's match between RR and DC, Kuldeep Sen from Royals' camp and Mukesh Kumar from Capitals can be made the Impact Players.
David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell March, Rilee Rossouw, Axar Patel, Abhishek Porel, Aman Khan, Anrich Nortje, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sarkariya
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, R Ashwin, Jason Holder, Trent Boult, KM Asif, Yuzvendra Chahal
The IPL 2023 match between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals will begin at 3.30 pm IST. The toss will take place at 3 pm.