IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals are presently second and can go prime in the event that they beat Rajasthan Royals.© BCCI/IPL
With seven wins in 9 matches up to now, Delhi Capitals (DC) are positioned second within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 desk in the interim. Their newest check comes within the type of a rejuvenated Rajasthan Royals (RR) captained by Sanju Samson. While DC registered a cushty eight-wicket win with 13 balls to spare in opposition to a struggling SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) facet, RR escaped with a slender win over Punjab Kings (PBKS) by simply two runs. Both captains might be hoping to place a stamp of authority on the match early on with a purpose to dictate phrases going deeper into the sport.
Individual performances and a gritty group effort helped each groups cross the road for a win of their respective earlier video games.
DC rode on the brilliance of the evergreen Shikhar Dhawan, who made a positive 42 whereas Shreyas Iyer introduced his arrival again to the facet after harm in supreme style, scoring a masterful 47 to assist his group overhaul the 135-run goal.
Pacers Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje broke the spine of SRH within the preliminary overs after which got here again to limit the opposition within the loss of life overs.
Nortje acquired the man-of-the-match award for his spell of two wickets for 12 runs in 4 overs. Rabada claimed three wickets.
RR, alternatively, wanted the assistance of children resembling Yashasvi Jaiswal and Kartik Tyagi with a purpose to declare a win. They are presently positioned fifth within the factors desk with 4 wins and 4 losses in eight video games up to now.
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