Abu Dhabi : IPL junior captains Sanju Samson and Rishabh Pant (Sanju Samson vs Rishabh PantThe Delhi Capitals led by the ball in the match between (Delhi Capitals) Victory. Sanju’s 33-run knock against Rajasthan Royals (Rajasthan Royals) Delhi was destroyed.
Batting first, they lost the toss and elected to bat, scoring 154 for six. In reply, Rajasthan Royals scored 121 runs.
Rajasthan bowled well but the batting collapsed. Delhi’s batting was also in disarray. Two openers were dismissed for 20 runs. Later, Shreyas Iyer and the skipper slowly increased the score with the ball.
The team ended the innings with 154 runs. Rajasthan Mustafizur Rahman and Chetan Zakaria took two wickets each. Karthik Tyagi and Rahul Thewatia took one wicket each.
Rajasthan started the day with a poor start. Liam Livingston and Yashaswi Jaiswal were out for the first wicket and the team was on the defensive. Sanju Samson was the only one to hold on as the Rajasthan players went to the pavilion at each interval.
53 off eight balls with eight fours and a six Sanju 70 runs scored. With the loss of wickets at each break, more pressure came on the Rajasthan captain.
With the win, Delhi overtook Chennai Super Kings to take the top spot. Rajasthan was relegated to sixth position. Punjab Kings Sunrisers will take on Hyderabad in the second match of the IPL today. The Sunrisers won the toss and elected to bowl