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121/6 (20)
Delhi Capitals won by 33 runs.
Player of the match: Shreyas Iyer
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So, that is it from myself, Karthik Raj and my co-commentator, Shashwat Kumar. Switch over to the Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad for some more exciting IPL action
Anrich Nortje: It was quite slow, but Shreyas said it was difficult to hit straight. So we weire trying to get them to hit straight. All the bowlers did a great job. We try and share ideas as much as we can, and then you make the most of it. [Whether he prefers yorkers or bouncers] Depends on who is batting. I have been working a lot on executing the yorkers. It doesn't always land perfectly but great when it works. We work quite hard on fitness. I don't know when the season's stopping, so you have to stay fit.
Sanju Samson: I thought the total was chaseable but we lost too many wickets and weren't able to get any momentum in our chase. We might consider changes for the next game, but it is too early now. We have to remove all emotion before deciding on the combination. The pitch wasn't too slow. If we stayed in the middle for a while and had some wickets in hand, could have got closer to the target.
So, that is it, Delhi Capitals wrap up a comfortable 33-run defeat to move to the top of the points table. Rishabh Pant and co. will be very happy with a complete bowling effort.

Just like Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals also got off to a bad start as the opening pair of Liam Livingstone and Yashasvi Jasiwal went back early. The crafty Ravichandran Ashwin also got on the board when he got David Miller stumped in the fifth over. However, unlike Rishabh Pant and Shimron Hetmyer who came up with contrasting yet useful knocks to Shreyas Iyer's main effort, Sanju Samson didn't find any support from his team-mates. Samson did stitch a 31-run partnership with Mahipal Lomror but the southpaw only contributed 19 off 24 balls. Soon, Riyan Parag was also bowled by Axar Patel with Rajasthan Royals reduced to 55-5 after 11.5 overs.

The RR skipper, Sanju Samson started to accelerate and stitched a 44-run partnership with Rahul Tewatia. Unfortunately for Samson, Tewatia didn't bat at a good rate just like Mahipal Lomror. In the end, Samson accelerated and even registered a fifty before finishing unbeaten on 70 off 53 balls. However, RR fell to a 33-run defeat with the Delhi pacers bowling pretty well during the death overs.
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121 /6 score
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cricket bat icon Sanju Samson *
70 (53)
cricket bat icon Tabraiz Shamsi
2 (4)
cricket ball icon Avesh Khan
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19.6 Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, top yorker on middle and off stump. Samson jams his bat in time and digs the ball out towards the sweeper at long on for a single. DC win by 33 runs!
19.5 Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, SIX! SHOT! Slower delivery on a length just outside off stump. Samson plants his front foot and absolutely creams it over extra cover for a maximum!
19.4 Avesh Khan to Tabraiz Shamsi, back of a length delivery outside off stump. Shamsi comes half forward and punches the ball into the off side towards deep cover point for one
19.3 Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, slower delivery on a full length outside off stump. Samson loses all shape and swings wildly as he clogs the ball towards long on for a single
19.2 Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, slower delivery on a back of a length on off stump. Samson looks for the dab but only manages to chunk it back to the bowler via the inside edge
19.1 Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, thigh height full toss outside off stump. Samson stands tall and cracks the ball towards the sweeper at deep cover point for a couple of runs
Nine runs off the penultimate over. Not that matters too much as Rajasthan require 45 runs off the last six balls
19
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110 /6 score
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cricket bat icon Sanju Samson *
60 (48)
cricket bat icon Tabraiz Shamsi
1 (3)
cricket ball icon Kagiso Rabada
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18.6 Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, full delivery on leg stump. Samson gets onto the front foot and flicks the ball into the leg side towards deep mid wicket for a single
18.5 Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, slower delivery on a back of a length outside off stump. Samson looks for the reverse ramp again but the lack of pace means that he misses
18.5 Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, full delivery that slides way down the leg side. Samson leaves that one well alone as the keeper does very well to rein that one in
18.4 Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, DROPPED! OH DEAR! Full delivery outside off stump and Samson throws his hands at it. He slices it towards deep cover point, where Dhawan drops a soda
18.3 Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, slower bumper just outside off stump. Samson looks to carve it over the off side but is too early into the stroke as the ball squirms past the bat
18.3 Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, yorker that just slides down the leg side. Samson gets inside the line of the ball and then leaves it alone as the umpire signals a wide!
18.2 Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, FOUR! SHOT! Full delivery on leg stump. Samson makes a bit of room for himself and then reverse ramps it over short third man for a boundary!
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