RR vs DC Highlights: IPL 2021 costliest player Chris Morris shines as Rajasthan Royals beats Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets

RR vs DC Highlights: IPL 2021's costliest player Chris Morris & David Miller starred in Rajasthan Royals 3 wickets victory over Delhi Capital
RR vs DC Highlights: IPL 2021's costliest player Chris Morris & David Miller starred in Rajasthan Royals 3 wickets victory over Delhi Capital

RR vs DC Highlights: IPL 2021’s costliest player Chris Morris & David Miller starred in Rajasthan Royals victory over Delhi Capitals: At 42/5 Delhi Capitals had the match against Rajasthan Royals in their bag but first David Miller and than Chris Morris turned the game upside down. First Miller scored 62 of 43 balls and than Morris 36 of just 18 to win the game in last over for RR. This is Royals 1st victory of IPL 2021 season.

RR vs DC Highlights – Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Capitals by 3 Wickets: At one point of time RR innings was in complete tatters as they had lost 5 wickets for just 42 on board in pursuit of 148. After losing both openers, RR lost the wicket of their captain and last match centurion Sanju Samson for just 4. Earlier Chris Woakes sent back both Manan Vohra & Jos Butler – but Miller & Morris won the day for Royals.

RR vs DC Highlights – Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Capitals by 3 Wickets: – Earlier Rajasthan Royals bowled beautifully to restrict Delhi Capitals to 147/8 in their 20 overs as Rishabh Pant’s team kept losing wickets in continuous intervals. Barring captain Pant no one could score big for DC. He completed his 50 in just 30 balls but was finally run out for 51.

Jayadev Unadkat was another hero of the day for Royals as the lanky fast bowler with his triple strike rocked Delhi Capitals top order earlier in the day. Unadkat dismissed Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw & Shikhar Dhawan in quick succession to peg Delhi back right at the onset. Shaw could score just 2 while Dhawan was dismissed for 9.

Unadkat picked 3 wickets for just 15 runs of his 4 overs.

RR vs DC LIVE Score – Rishabh Pant scores 13th IPL 50: If it wasn’t Pant’s 13th IPL 50, Delhi Capitals would have been in much more embarassing position. Pant scored another whirlwind knock as he completed his 50 of just 30 balls. Pant hit Tewatia for 4 boundaries in a over and picked 20 runs.

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Rajasthan Royals Innings 150/7 – 19.4 Overs (RR beat DC by 3 Wickets)

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Jos Buttler c RR Pant b Chris Woakes 2 7 0 0 28.57
Manan Vohra c K Rabada b Chris Woakes 9 11 2 0 81.82
Sanju Samson (WK/C) c S Dhawan b K Rabada 4 3 1 0 133.33
Shivam Dubey c S Dhawan b Avesh Khan 2 7 0 0 28.57
David Miller c Lalit Yadav b Avesh Khan 62 43 7 2 144.19
Riyan Parag c S Dhawan b Avesh Khan 2 5 0 0 40.00
Rahul Tewatia c Lalit Yadav b K Rabada 19 17 2 0 111.76
Chris Morris Not out 36 18 0 4 200.00
Jaydev Unadkat Not out 11 7 0 1 157.14
Extra 3 (b 0, w 1, nb 0, lb 2)
Total 150/7 (19.4)
Yet To Bat C Sakariya, M Rahman
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Chris Woakes 4 0 22 2 5.50
Avesh Khan 4 0 32 3 8.00
Kagiso Rabada 4 0 30 2 7.50
Ravichandran Ashwin 3 0 14 0 4.67
Tom Curran 3.4 0 35 0 9.55
Marcus Stoinis 1 0 15 0 15.00

 

Delhi Capitals Innings – 147/8 (20 overs)

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Prithvi Shaw c DA Miller b JD Unadkat 2 5 0 0 40.00
Shikhar Dhawan c SV Samson b JD Unadkat 9 11 1 0 81.82
Ajinkya Rahane c & b JD Unadkat 8 8 1 0 100.00
Rishabh Pant (WK/C) runout (R Parag) 51 32 9 0 159.38
Marcus Stoinis c Jos Buttler b M Rahman 0 5 0 0 0.00
Lalit Yadav c R Tewatia b CH Morris 20 24 3 0 83.33
Tom Curran b M Rahman 21 16 2 0 131.25
Chris Woakes Not out 15 11 2 0 136.36
Ravichandran Ashwin runout (SV Samson / DA Miller) 7 4 1 0 175.00
Kagiso Rabada Not out 9 4 1 0 225.00
Extra 5 (b 0, w 5, nb 0, lb 0)
Total 147/8 (20)
Yet To Bat Avesh Khan
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Chetan Sakariya 4 0 33 0 8.25
Jaydev Unadkat 4 0 15 3 3.75
Chris Morris 3 0 27 1 9.00
Mustafizur Rahman 4 0 29 2 7.25
Riyan Parag 2 0 16 0 8.00
Rahul Tewatia 3 0 27 0 9.00

 

Teams – Playing XI RR vs DC: Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Ajinkya Rahane, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, Ravichandran Ashwin, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Tom Curran, Avesh Khan

Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Manan Vohra, Sanju Samson(w/c), David Miller, Jos Buttler, Shivam Dube, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Chetan Sakariya, Jaydev Unadkat, Mustafizur Rahman
Pant: Toss doesn’t matter. The surface looks good. The team that plays well wins. Hetmyer misses out, Rabada comes back. Lalit Yadav makes his debut.
Samson: We would like to bowl first. The conditions demands that. We have to take learning experiences and move on. We have plans for every batsmen. You takes the aerial route and goes over expected to go for runs here. We are ready to score it back. Miller comes in for Stokes. Unadkat replaces Gopal.

Pitch Report – RR vs DC: “Looks like another great surface, really nice grass coverage on it. There’s plenty of runs on this pitch again,” says Simon Doull. However, he has an advice for the bowlers – “You’ve got to get really straight with the new ball try and not to let those runs go sideways.  Limit the boundaries, make the ones and twos tough to get, you’ll come out on top.”

Meanwhile big news is coming in from Delhi Capitals Camp – Shams Mulani joins Delhi Capitals as short-term COVID-19 replacement for Axar Patel; Anirudha Joshi replaces injured Shreyas Iyer.

RR vs DC Head To Head: RR 11 – 11 DC.

Rajasthan have not won any of their last five encounters against Delhi. Last year, in 2020, on both occasions, the Royals weren’t allowed to cross the 150-run mark.

RR vs DC LIVE – IPL 2021 Score: When and Where to Watch?

When: RR vs DC, April 15, 2021, 19:30 IST

Where: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai