DC vs RR Highlights, IPL 2021: Sanju Samson's half century in vain as Delhi Capitals beat Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs
IPL 2021 Highlights, Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR): Delhi Capitals beat Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs. RR continued to lose wickets at regular intervals in the 155-run chase. Skipper Sanju Samson remained unbeaten on 70 but it was not enough to win the match for RR. Apart from Samson, all the other RR batsmen struggled against Delhi's bowling attack with Mahipal Lomror being the only other batsman to go into double figures. DC posted 154/6 in 20 overs after RR captain Samson decided to bowl first after winning the toss.
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Sep 25, 2021 07:14 PM IST
Delhi Capitals win match
Delhi Capitals beat Rajasthan Royals by 34 runs to climb to the top of the table. RR reached 121/6 in 20 overs. Sanju Samson remained unbeaten on 70.
Sep 25, 2021 07:07 PM IST
Sanju Samson DROPPED!
In the air… Shikhar Dhawan received a sitter of Sanju Samson. But the game is done and dusted now — but Dhawan should have taken that.
Sep 25, 2021 06:59 PM IST
Nortje to Tewatia - GONE!
Rahul Tewatia tried to break the shackles, but he has hammered it straight to Shimron Hetmyer in the deep. RR 99/6
Sep 25, 2021 06:54 PM IST
FIFTY FOR SAMSON!
FIFTY! Sanju Samson brings up his half century and he is fighting a lone battle here for RR. But can he win the match? RR 96/6
Sep 25, 2021 06:45 PM IST
DC vs RR - Live!
0 4 1 1 4 4 – Sanju Samson hits three boundaries in the 15th over, targetting Kagiso Rabada. Takes RR's total to 82/5 in 15 overs. Need 73 to win in 30 balls. Possible?
Sep 25, 2021 06:41 PM IST
Equation right now
Rajasthan Royals need 87 runs to win in 36 balls as RR reach 67/5 in 14 overs. Sanju Samson is RR's last hope.
Sep 25, 2021 06:30 PM IST
Axar to Parag - OUT!
GONE! Axar Patel has rattled Riyan Parag's stumps. Rajasthan Royals go five wickets down for 55.
Sep 25, 2021 06:25 PM IST
Rabada to Lomror - OUT!
GONE! Mahipal Lomror has hammered it to the fielder at backward square leg. Tried to hit a boundary, but mistimed his shot. RR 48/4
Sep 25, 2021 06:23 PM IST
10 overs gone
Sanju Samson and Mahipal Lomror have settled down RR, taken them to 48/3 in 10 overs. But they need to begin the fireworks soon.
Sep 25, 2021 06:15 PM IST
Ashwin to Lomror - SIX!
Mahipal Lomror looks to shake off the cobwebs – steps forward and smashes Ashwin for the maximum towards long-on.
Sep 25, 2021 06:10 PM IST
IPL 2021, DC vs RR LIVE SCORE AND UPDATES: Stats attack
Lowest Powerplay scores in IPL 2021:
21/3 RR v DC Abu Dhabi *
21/1 MI v PBKS Chennai
24/4 CSK v MI Dubai
25/1 KKR v RR Mumbai
Sep 25, 2021 06:06 PM IST
End of powerplay overs
What a powerplay this has been for Delhi Capitals. Rajasthan Royals could only score 21 runs with three wickets down.
Sep 25, 2021 06:00 PM IST
Ashwin to Miller - OUT!
GONE! R Ashwin has managed to pick the wicket of David Miller. Slow ball, tempted him to come out of crease. Pant knocks down bails. RR are falling like pack of cards. RR 17/3
Sep 25, 2021 05:57 PM IST
Nortje to Samson - OUT! NO, DRS SAVES!
GONE! Anrich Nortje celebrates after Sanju Samson nicks one to Rishabh Pant. But Samson has taken a review on this. The reviews showcases the ball hit the shoulders.
Sep 25, 2021 05:54 PM IST
Only twice have Delhi defended 154 or fewer in a full 20-over match in IPL - both against Rajasthan:
150 in Bloemfontein, 2009
152 in Delhi, 2012
Sep 25, 2021 05:51 PM IST
Wickets slow down run rate
That is what quick wickets do - it slows down the scoring rate for Rajasthan Royals. This is what they needed here. 3 overs gone, RR 15/2
Sep 25, 2021 05:44 PM IST
Norjte gets Jaiswal
OUT! First-ball wicket for Anrich Nortje. It was a clear edge, God knows why the umpire gave him not out at the first place. Pant was always going upstairs with this one and replays confirmed the outside edge. What a fatastic start for the Delhi Capitals. Yashasvi Jaiswal the man dismissed. RR 6/2 after 1.1 overs
Sep 25, 2021 05:41 PM IST
Avesh strikes in the first over
OUT! Avesh Khan removes Liam Livingstone for 1. Huge wicket for DC. Livingstone charged down the track but Avesh was clever with a slower one. The right-hander got an under edge and Pant took a good catch. RR 6/1 after the first over
Sep 25, 2021 05:35 PM IST
Royals' chase begins
Yashasvi Jaiswal and Liam Livingstone walk out to open the batting for Rajasthan Royals. They need a good start from this opening pair as this pitch is a bit slower than usual.
Sep 25, 2021 05:21 PM IST
End of innings
Delhi Capitals post 154/6 in 20 overs against Rajasthan Royals. RR need 155 to win.
Sep 25, 2021 05:12 PM IST
Sakariya to Axar - OUT!
GONE! Chetan Sakariya gets 2nd wicket of the match as Axar Patel pulled a slow one straight to David Miller. DC 142/6
Sep 25, 2021 05:11 PM IST
Sakariya to Axar - SIX!
SIX! Chetan Sakariya has been smashed for a six straight for the maximum. DC 141/5 in 18.1 overs.
Sep 25, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Tyagi to Lalit - FOUR!
FOUR! Lalit Yadav manages to get a boundary off Kartik Tyagi to end the 18th over. Two overs left, DC are 132/8. How many more runs can they add in the last 12 balls?
Sep 25, 2021 04:59 PM IST
Mustafizur Rahman gets the prized wicket!
GONE! Mustafizur Rahman bowls a yorker and Shimron Hetmyer has cut it to Chetan Sakariya. DC 121/5
Sep 25, 2021 04:56 PM IST
DC vs RR - LIVE!
FOUR! Short, and Shimron Hetmyer stepped back to his create, and cut it over point for another boundary.
Sep 25, 2021 04:53 PM IST
Tyagi to Hetmyer - FOUR! FOUR!
FOUR! FOUR! Kartik Tyagi has been slammed for consecutive boundaries by Shimron Hetmyer and he is targeting the fast bowlers. Wonderful batting.
Sep 25, 2021 04:48 PM IST
Sakariya to Hetmyer - FOUR!
FOUR! Shimron Hetmyer slams Chetan Sakariya for a straight four towards long-on. He is amplifying DC's innings now. How far can he taken DC?
Sep 25, 2021 04:38 PM IST
DC vs RR, IPL 2021 - CHANCE! OUT!
STUMP APPEAL! Rahul Tewatia bowls a short one, Shreyas Iyer missed it. Sanju Samson was quick to take off stumps. Huge appeal – is it out? Third umpire decides.
Shreyas Iyer is out of his crease. OUT!
Sep 25, 2021 04:29 PM IST
IPL 2021, DC vs RR - GONE!
OUT! Mustafizur Rahman has broken the wicket - and the change in bowling attack worked. Rishabh Pant chopped on a slow one to stumps. DC 83/3
Sep 25, 2021 04:26 PM IST
Fizz is back!
Mustafizur Rahman is back with both spinners getting hit for sixes by Shreyas Iyer in past two overs.
Sep 25, 2021 04:20 PM IST
Tewatia to Shreyas - SIX!
SIX! Shreyas Iyer has hammered a six off Rahul Tewatia – he enjoys stepping up against spinners and he made the most of it.
Sep 25, 2021 04:12 PM IST
Boundaries slowing down
Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant take Delhi Capitals' total to 50/2 in 8.2 overs. Three boundaries in 8 overs – DC need to switch gears at some point.
Sep 25, 2021 04:03 PM IST
IPL 2021, DC vs RR: Change in attack
6 overs gone, DC are 36/2 at end of powerplay overs. Time for some spin with Tabraiz Shamsi
Sep 25, 2021 04:00 PM IST
Tyagi to Pant - FOUR!
FOUR! Short and back of the length, and Rishabh Pant has pulled towards short fine leg for a boundary. Fantastic shot.
Sep 25, 2021 03:57 PM IST
Tyagi to Shreyas - FOUR!
FOUR! Kartik Tyagi bowls wide and short, and this has been slammed by Shreyas Iyer. Good position, deep in the crease, picked length so early. Good shot.
Sep 25, 2021 03:52 PM IST
Sakariya to Shaw - OUT!
GONE! Prithvi Shaw slices a slow one from Sakariya into the air and an easy catch for Livingstone. DC 21 for 2.
Sep 25, 2021 03:46 PM IST
Tyagi to Dhawan - OUT!
GONE! Kartik Tyagi continues his good run. Slow ball, and Dhawan has chopped on to the stumps. Big wicket. DC 18/1
Sep 25, 2021 03:41 PM IST
Change in bowling attack
Chetan Sakariya replaces Mustafizur Rahman in the bowling line-up. Can he get a breakthrough here?
Sep 25, 2021 03:37 PM IST
Lomror to Dhawan - FOUR!
FOUR! First ball, wide outside off stump, late cut from Dhawan, slices between two fielders. Gift for Dhawan, first boundary for Dhawan.
Sep 25, 2021 03:36 PM IST
Good first over
Fizz bowls an economical over — quite good line and length that tsted both Dhawan and Shaw. No room at all to play shots. 5 runs from it.
Here comes Mahipal Lomror on the other end.
Sep 25, 2021 03:29 PM IST
IPL 2021, DC vs RR - LIVE!
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw out to bat for Delhi Capitals against Rajasthan Royals. RR start the attack with Mustafizur Rahman.
Sep 25, 2021 03:22 PM IST
Table points news
Rajasthan Royals will climb to the third spot if they win the match with a big margin.
Sep 25, 2021 03:14 PM IST
RR's Chris Morris speaks
Chris Morris: Was a roller-coaster, the last game was pretty tough on us with both bat and ball. But we fought until the last ball, happy with the result, but not so with our performance on the day, but we'll take the points. I haven't played any cricket (between the two IPL phases), a lot of guys have been training hard and we have been lucky that some of our internationals did get to play, but a lot of us haven't played and you saw the rustiness in the last match, especially on the field. But at the end of the day, you need to shake it and perform on the field. It's pretty warm, we did some training this week. But at the end of the day, we are all professionals and need to switch on to combat (the sweat). I have been lucky with some wickets, someone will travel on the day, last match was my turn, but we need to manage as a unit for the team.
Sep 25, 2021 03:07 PM IST
Rishabh pant speaks at toss
Rishabh Pant - We were looking to bowl first as well, but it doesn't matter. There will be a bit on the wicket in the day game. One change for us, Lalit Yadav replaces Marcus Stoinis. It's good to be nearing a record, but we're not looking at individual performances, not thinking too much about qualifying.
Sep 25, 2021 03:07 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Liam Livingstone, David Miller, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Kartik Tyagi, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman, Tabraiz Shamsi
Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Lalit Yadav, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
Sep 25, 2021 03:02 PM IST
Sanju Samson speaks at toss
Sanju Samson: We will bowl first. It's a day game, it becomes easier to bat second. We have all settled down and moved on to this game, it was a complete team effort by everyone. Evin Lewis and Chris Morris miss out; Tabriez Shamsi and David Miller are in. They have a balanced side, we are looking forward to an exciting game
Sep 25, 2021 03:02 PM IST
IPL 2021, DC vs RR: Toss in 30 minutes
Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals - Toss upcoming in 30 minutes.
Sep 25, 2021 02:40 PM IST
DC's Anrich Nortje speaks before toss
Anrich Nortje: It was nice to have that, playing those one day games, that was a big advantage coming here. It did help me quite a bit preparing for the IPL. It's nice bowling with KG (Rabada), his process and what he does at certain stages, it's always nice having him there. It's a day game, so it will be quite hot, let's see how it goes. We need to continue what we've been doing. We need to be clear with our plans. It's quite simple, we need to continue doing what we have done in the previous game.
Sep 25, 2021 02:36 PM IST
“It's pitch number 8, a day game in Abu Dhabi and it will be tough on the players. A new strip, but it's similar to the other surfaces, there is a bit of moisture on the surface. It's firm, but there is no base underneath, need to show intent with the bat and the spinners will dominate. You will not be able to drive on the up, the pacers will be challenging on this surface.”
— Matthew Hayden on Star Sports
Sep 25, 2021 02:19 PM IST
Nortje on Stoinis
"So as far as I know, Stonis...we're just waiting for some results. He looks good, he seems to be fine. I just spoke him to this morning. But we're just waiting on some results, I think he's gone for a scan." - Nortje on Stoinis's fitness.
Sep 25, 2021 02:11 PM IST
Delhi Capitals have suffered a big blow with allrounder Marcus Stoinis suffering an injury. He is likely to miss the game. How will his absence affect DC's campaign?
Sep 25, 2021 01:58 PM IST
RR Predicted XI vs DC
Rajasthan Royals may have a few tricks up their sleeves in predicted:
RR's predicted playing XI vs DC: Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson, Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Chetan Sakariya, Kartik Tyagi, Mustafizur Rahman
Sep 25, 2021 01:50 PM IST
DC Predicted XI vs RR
Wondering what might be the team for today? We got Predicted XI:
DC's predicted playing XI vs RR: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Rishabh Pant (C&WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
Sep 25, 2021 01:42 PM IST
DC vs RR: Interesting factoids
- In the game versus SRH, Dhawan became the third player to aggregate 400+ runs in six or more consecutive seasons after Suresh Raina (2008-14) and David Warner (2013-20).
- RR's economy rate of 9.63 in the slog overs is the third best this season. In 2019 and 2020, RR had the worst economy rate during that phase of the innings
Sep 25, 2021 01:34 PM IST
IPL 2021, DC vs RR: Full Squads
Rajasthan Royals Squad: Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Chetan Sakariya, Kartik Tyagi, Mustafizur Rahman, Jaydev Unadkat, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Shreyas Gopal, Tabraiz Shamsi, KC Cariappa, Glenn Phillips, Shivam Dube, Oshane Thomas, Mayank Markande, Anuj Rawat, Gerald Coetzee, Kuldip Yadav, Akash Singh
Delhi Capitals Squad: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Umesh Yadav, Steven Smith, Ishant Sharma, Sam Billings, Lukman Meriwala, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Praveen Dubey, Vishnu Vinod, Kulwant Khejroliya, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel
Sep 25, 2021 01:26 PM IST
DC vs RR: Stats attack
• 1: Sanju Samson needs 1 more six to complete 100 sixes for RR.
• 7: sixes Shikhar Dhawan needs to complete 200 T20 sixes.
• 100: Amit Mishra will be playing his 100th IPL match for Delhi Capitals.
• 99: Shikhar Dhawan needs 99 more runs to complete 2000 IPL runs for DC.
• 4: Sixes Ajinkya Rahane needs to complete 100 T20 sixes.
• 25: runs Liam Livingstone needs to complete 4000 T20 runs.
• 5: sixes Chris Morris needs to complete 100 T20 sixes.
• 6: wickets Chris Morris needs to 100 IPL wickets.
• 1: wicket Ravichandran Ashwin needs to complete 250 T20 wickets.
• 50: Riyan Parag will be playing his 50th T20 match if he takes the field against DC.
• 5: sixes Mahipal Lomror needs to complete 50 T20 sixes.
Sep 25, 2021 01:24 PM IST
DC vs RR: Head to head
HEAD-TO-HEAD - (23 MATCHES - RR 12 | DC 11)
Sep 25, 2021 01:05 PM IST
IPL 2021, Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals - LIVE!
Hello and welcome to our live blog on IPL 2021 match between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals. DC are currently sitting second of the table - but can RR pull off a surprise heist once again?
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