DC vs RR IPL 2021 36th match: Delhi Capitals led by Rishabh Pant face Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. In this match, Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson won the toss and decided to bowl first. After this, Delhi Capitals, batting first, scored 154 for 6 in 20 overs and gave Rajasthan a target of 155 runs to win.
Rajasthan team could only manage 121 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs against Delhi and lost by 33 runs. At the same time, with this victory, Delhi’s team reached the first place in the points table and it got 16 points, along with Delhi it is now decided to reach the playoffs. Apart from this, the team of Rajasthan is now in sixth place with 8 points.
Rajasthan’s innings, Sanju Samson’s half-century-
Rajasthan did not have a good start and Liam Livingstone, who came to open, lost his wicket for just one run. He was caught by Rishabh Pant on the ball of Avesh Khan. At the same time, the team’s second opener Yashasvi Jaiswal also lost his wicket for just 5 runs on the ball of Nartje. David Miller also did not move and on 7 runs Ashwin was stumped by Pant. Ryan Parag was out on the ball of Axar Patel after scoring 2 runs. Rahul Tewatia was dismissed for 9 off Nartje’s delivery. Captain Sanju Samson scored an unbeaten 70 off 53 balls, but could not win the team. For Delhi, Ashwin, Rabada, Avesh Khan and Akshar got one wicket each while Nortje took two wickets.
Delhi innings, Dhawan did not play:
Delhi lost their first wicket in the first innings in the form of Shikhar Dhawan for 18 runs. Gabbar got bowled by Karthik Tyagi for just 8 runs. Just after Dhawan, Parthiv Patel was also dismissed by Chetan Sakariya after scoring just 10 runs. His catch was caught by Livingstone. Captain Rishabh Pant contributed 24 runs and he was bowled by Mustafizur Rahman. Shreyas Iyer played a good innings for the team and scored 43 runs in 32 balls. He was stumped by Sanju Samson off Rahul Tewatia. Hetmyer was caught out for 28 by Mustafizur Rahman. Axar Patel was dismissed for 12 runs by Chetan Sakariya. Lalit Yadav remained unbeaten on 14 while Axar Patel remained unbeaten on 6 runs.
Delhi team made one, Rajasthan made two changes:
Delhi’s team has made one change for this match and Lalit Yadav was given a chance in the team instead of Marcus Stoinis. At the same time, Evin Lewis and Chris Morris have been dropped from the Rajasthan team. In place of these two, Tabrez Shamsi and David Miller were included in the team.
Delhi Capitals’ Playing XI-
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c/w), Lalit Yadav, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrique Nortje, Avesh Khan
Rajasthan Royals Playing XI-
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (C&W), Liam Living Stone, David Miller, Mahipal Lomror, Ryan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Karthik Tyagi, Chetan Sakaria, Mustafizur Rahman, Tabrez Shamsi.