DC Win By 13 Runs! What a sensational comeback it has been from Delhi Capitals ! Needing 39 off 30 with five wickets in hand, Rajasthan looked all set to cross the like but Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and Tushar Deshpande bowled brilliantly in the end overs as the Men in Pink fell short! With this triumph, DC topple Mumbai Indians at the top of the team standings while Royals remain at the seventh position. Do join us tomorrow for all the action from IPL 2020.
OUT! Just what the doctor ordered for Delhi Capitals ! Anrich Nortje destroys Robin Uthappa's defenses with a peach of the yorker and timbers are disturbed again. The Men in Pink are six down now. Delhi Capitals are back in command and Nortje deserves credit. Uthappa b Nortje 32(27)
OUT! What a terrible way to get dismissed ! Hero of the last game, Riyan Garg gets run-out after a mix-up with Robin Uthappa. The latter made a call after guiding Axar Patel's delivery just a few steps away from him. Patel kept his calm and quickly collected the ball before making a direct hit at the non-striker's end. The Men in Pink are five down now. Riyan Parag run out (Axar) 1(2)
OUT! Tushar Deshpande gets his maiden IPL wicket and its none other than the dangerous Ben Stokes. The southpaw went for a big shot but didn't get the required elevation and substitute fielder Lalit Yadav took a good catch at long on. Stokes c (sub)Lalit Yadav b Tushar Deshpande 41(35)
The contest is well poised at the moment as Rajasthan Royals have reached the 50-run mark by the end of sixth over but have also lost Jos Buttler and Skipper Steve Smith in the process. Anrich Nortje and Ravichandran Ashwin are the wicket-takers. Meanwhile, the powerplay overs are done and dusted with the game hanging in balance.
OUT! Jos Buttler's short but entertaining innings comes to an end courtesy a thunderbolt from Anrich Nortje which smashed the timbers. The dasher had already smashed two boundaries and a six in the over but the Proteas star has the last laugh. Nevertheless, Rajasthan Royals are off to a flying start. Skipper Steve Smith is the new man in as he joins Ben Stokes. Buttler b Nortje 22(9)
And this is what you call high-class death bowling ! Jofra Archer was noting but exceptional but was also well supported by the young Kartik Tyagi as Delhi Capitals were restricted to 161/7 despite a good start. For DC, Shikhar Dhawan scored a fiery half-century while skipper Shreyas Iyer also notched up an impressive fifty. Do join us in the second half of the game.
Just the start Rajasthan Royals wanted! Jofra Archer has literally breathed fire so far as Prithvi Shaw and Ajinkya Rahane are back in the hut without troubling the scorers. Shikhar Dhawan has been joined by skipper Shreyas Iyer and the duo will have the onus to rebuild Delhi's innings.
Rajasthan Royals Playing XI: Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Steven Smith(c), Sanju Samson, Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi
DC vs RR Live Score Updates: Stakes have gone even higher as Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has entered its latter half. Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals are meeting in the match 30 of the tournament at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. With five victories from seven games, Shreyas Iyer’s DC have enjoyed a sensational campaign so far and will to thrash Rajasthan as well. In fact, a win in this contest will guide them at the pinnacle of the team standings. On the other hand, the game is even more crucial for seventh-placed Rajasthan Royals who are fighting to stay alive in playoff race. Meanwhile, stay tuned for the live updates and commentary of the game. DC vs RR IPL 2020 Live Cricket Streaming.
After winning the first two games convincingly, Rajasthan lost the plot entirely and lost four games on the trot. Though they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad in their previous meeting, they still have a lot of loopholes to fill. The opening combination hasn’t been particular yet while their middle order is looking fragile too. Steve Smith and Sanju Samson also faded away after the first two games. However, their all-rounders have been the strength of the side. Rahul Tewatia and Jofra Archer have excelled in both departments, and the addition of Ben Stokes will balance the team even more. DC vs RR Preview: 7 Things You Need to Know About Dream11 IPL 2020 Match 30.
On the other hand, Delhi Capitals seemed a well-balanced them, but the injury to Rishabh Pant might hamper the side’s campaign. The absence of southpaw has indeed left a significant void in the batting order, and it will be interesting to see how Alex Carey and Ajinkya Rahane will use the opportunity. Nevertheless, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer and Marcus Stoinis have been in impressive form which still makes DC a formidable batting side. With Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ravi Ashwin and Axar Patel in the ranks, Delhi also has one of the strongest bowling line-ups.
Going by the recent performance of both sides, Delhi Capitals will undoubtedly take the field as favourites, and with top position in team standings at stakes, they must leave no stones unturned to come on top. On the other hand, the Men in Pink, who are fresh from a thrilling win, can’t be ruled out.
Rajasthan Royals: Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Steven Smith(c), Sanju Samson, Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, David Miller, Aniruddha Joshi, Manan Vohra, Ankit Rajpoot, Tom Curran, Shashank Singh, Oshane Thomas, Mayank Markande, Anuj Rawat, Akash Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Mahipal Lomror, Andrew Tye, Varun Aaron
Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer(c), Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(w), Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Mohit Sharma, Avesh Khan, Shimron Hetmyer, Rishabh Pant, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Tushar Deshpande, Daniel Sams, Lalit Yadav