DC vs RR, IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals beat Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs

The dominance of Delhi capitals remains as they are just one win away from qualification for the playoffs of IPL 2021. Rajasthan Royals won the toss and they choose to field first. The pitch was slow enough to disturb Delhi’s batsmen. Delhi’s batsmen are aggressive and they like the ball to hit hard to the bat. Kartik Tyagi has done some good bowling in the second leg of IPL 2021. Kartik takes the wicket of in form and the highest run-getter in this season Shikhar Dhawan in the third over (played on). The very next over Chetan Sakariya cleans off attacking Prithvi Shaw.

The skipper Rishabh Pant and vice-captain Shreyas Iyer were in the middle to stable the innings of Delhi Capitals. Shreyas was in the mood to take the game away from Rajasthan and played a crucial inning with skipper Pant. The partnership between Iyer and Pant brings Delhi Capitals back into the game. They started slow but that was justified considering the situation they came from (21-2). But when it comes to acceleration DC got a big blow of skipper Pant. Mustafizur got Pant played on. A partnership was needed but just 2 over later the well-set Shreyas Iyer got out. Going for the big shot and got stumped, Rahul Tewatia got him.

Shimron Hetmyer played a small but very useful inning along with Lalit Yadav and Axar Patel which takes the team score to 154-6, this was a good and fightable score. Rajasthan Royals must be happy to restrict Delhi’s strong batting side to 154.

Delhi’s outstanding bowling

Rajasthan Royals needed a good start but they got the worst possible start. The very first over Avesh Khan got Livingstone and next over Nortje gets Jaiswal but things got worse when Ashwin gets David Miller (17-3).

Skipper Sanju Samson played a captaincy inning but there was no one to hold the other end. Mahipal Lomror tried to hang on with the skipper but Kagiso Rabada got him. The very next over Axar got Riyan Parag. Now all hopes were on Sanju Samson and he delivered it (70) but that was too late. Delhi Capital’s bowling was too strong for Rajasthan Royals.

The Delhi Capitals steal the game from Rajasthan Royals and beat them by 33 runs. They deserve it, their bowling has been tremendous. Avesh Khan is the unsung hero with his brilliant bowling. Delhi’s bowling unit is one of the best this season. Delhi Capitals is one of the contenders to win IPL 2021.

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