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Delhi Capitals 161/7 (20 ov)
Rajasthan Royals 148/8 (20 ov)
Delhi Capitals won by 13 runs.
Player of the match: Anrich Nortje
So, that is it from me, Karthik Raj and my co-commentator Shashwat Kumar. Stay tuned for the live text commentary for the remainder of the IPL season.
Anrich Nortje has been named as the 'Man of the Match' for his two crucial wickets. Nortje: Been feeling it the last few days. Nice to see some results. Buttler played them really well. Maybe I was a touch too full. Didn't expect him to go for a six first ball. Maybe he was expecting something else off that delivery. Stuck to my strength and paid off. Didn't expect the second ramp. Luckily I stuck to it. We've got a good coach in Ryan. Lovely working with KG. Tushar has been working in the nets. Enjoying my experience with them. Doesn't look like it but it's nerve-wracking. Better to be on the field than on the other side.
Comments from the skippers!

Steven Smith: Disappointing. The wicket slowed up a bit as the game went on. We got off to a good start with Jos and Stokesy, then we lost a couple wickets and got another partnership between Stokesy and Sanju, then again lost wickets in clumps and on slow wickets it is hard to make up too many runs at the backend. We needed to take it a bit deeper from some of our batters and we were not able to do that. We thought we bowled well at the backend and restricted them to 160-odd, that was probably around par on this wicket. And the opening partnership got us ahead in the game but we couldn't extend those partnerships, boys were getting in and getting out, not going on to make 50 or 60. It has been the trend in the tournament, the boys that have the air speed have had the most success, Jofra has been great for us and same with Nortje and Rabada for Delhi. They changed things around tonight by bowling with pace, taking pace off and varying it nicely, we weren't able to deal with that. We are not in the greatest position at the moment, so need to move on from this and hopefully come back with a big game in three days time.

Acting skipper of Delhi: (Regarding Shreyas Iyer) He's in pain but his shoulder is moving. We'll get proper report tomorrow. One moment it was quite even and to pick it back from there was a team effort. Was important we stayed positive as a team. Knew their batting isn't deep. Knew if we got their top-order we can get them. Everytime we want them to deliver they're delivering. Courage he showed, line and length he bowled was amazing (Deshpande). Have to keep the momentum. Long tournament. Will keep the process going.
What a performance from Delhi. They have six wins out of eight matches. As usual, the South African pacers, Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje delivered in style. Rajasthan did get off to a cracking start with Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes utilising the Powerplay to great effect. Even Nortje travelled for 16 runs but he did have the last laugh by dismissing Buttler off the last ball of the third over. The wily Ravichandran Ashwin removed Steve Smith soon enough but Stokes and Sanju Samson built a promising 46-run partnership before the duo fell in consecutive overs.

The run-out of Riyan Parag only made life difficult for Rajasthan with Robin Uthappa's 27-ball 32 making the chase even more difficult. Rajasthan would still have expected to win this game with only 27 required off 15 balls but Kagiso Rabada and Tushar Deshpande came up with some sensational death bowling to wrap up a 13-run win for Delhi. The changing point in the game could be Rahul Tewatia's curious decision to play four dot balls in the 16th over bowled by Ashwin. Eventually, Tewatia with a disappointing 14 off 18 balls. The credit needs to go to the entire Delhi Capitals bowling attack as the troika of pacers were well supported by Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel. The spinners combined to produce figures of 8-0-49-2. 
Shambolic from Tewatia though! In a run chase that demanded more than 8 runs per over, at least when he came out to bat, he ended with 14 runs off 18 balls! In fact, he also didn't quite put in the hard yards while running between the wickets and perhaps, this would bring him crashing down to earth!
19.6 Tushar Deshpande to Shreyas Gopal, OUT! Slower delivery on a shortish length outside off stump and Gopal looks to carve that one over backward point. He is too early on the stroke though and only lobs it towards point where the fielder completes the simplest of catches!
19.5 Tushar Deshpande to Shreyas Gopal, FOUR! full delivery well outside off stump and Gopal waits on it before carving it over third man for four
19.4 Tushar Deshpande to Rahul Tewatia, OH! WHAT HAS HAPPENED THERE?! Excellent yorker on middle and leg stump again and Tewatia horribly miscues his shot way up in the air. Deshpande comes around and then is obstructed by Gopal. Crazy scenes!
19.3 Tushar Deshpande to Rahul Tewatia, searing yorker outside off stump. Tewatia has a huge swing at it and only manages to squirt it off the inside edge towards square leg. Denies the single again
19.2 Tushar Deshpande to Shreyas Gopal, excellent yorker on middle and leg stump. Gopal backs away and drills it down the ground to long on for just another single. All on Tewatia now!
19.1 Tushar Deshpande to Rahul Tewatia, WOW! WHAT AN EFFORT BY RAHANE! THAT COULD BE THE GAME! Length delivery outside off stump and Tewatia lofts it way over long off. Rahane grabs the catch inside the fence and then flicks it back in, saving five runs in the process. Tewatia, meanwhile, only runs a single as he admires his shot for quite a while
19.1 Tushar Deshpande to Rahul Tewatia, slower delivery that is sprayed just outside the tramlines on the off side. Called a wide! That was tight!
Another sensational over from Kagiso Rabada has made Delhi favourite with six balls to go! Or does Rahul Tewatia has something to say about this? RR: 140/7 off 19 overs. They require 22 off six balls.
Over: 19 | Summary: 1 0 0 W 1 1 Bowler: Kagiso Rabada Score: 140/7
18.6 Kagiso Rabada to Rahul Tewatia, back of a length delivery on off stump. Tewatia backs away and slaps it towards long on. There is an opportunity for a second run but Tewatia denies it
18.5 Kagiso Rabada to Shreyas Gopal, full delivery on middle and leg stump. Gopal backs away and drives it down the ground to mid off for one. Right then! What does Tewatia do no? GO for the big shot or retain strike for the final over?
Sensational stuff from Kagiso Rabada!
Right in the blockhole and Jofra Archer can only scoop an easy catch to Ajinkya Rahane at point. It is getting tougher for Rajasthan
18.4 Kagiso Rabada to Jofra Archer, OUT! RABADA WITH ONE WICKET NOW! Full delivery on off stump and Archer looks to carve that one over the off side. However, he is late on the stroke and he only manages to slice it horribly. Rahane gauges the trajectory at point and completes the catch easily! 
18.3 Kagiso Rabada to Jofra Archer, sharp back of a length delivery outside off stump that kisses the surface and lifts off it. Archer has a wild slog at it and misses the ball altogether
18.2 Kagiso Rabada to Jofra Archer, slower delivery on a back of a length outside off stump. Archer nearly swings himself off his feet but misses the ball by a country mile as he is deceived by the change of pace
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