- Victory over Rajasthan by 33 runs
- Sanju half a century wasted
Abu Dhabi: Jorumidunna Delhi Capitals .. IPL has almost reached the playoffs. With the bowlers excelling, Delhi were able to maintain a similar score. Rajasthan won the match by 33 runs against Royals on Saturday. In 10 matches played, Delhi returned to the top with a total of 16 points with 8 wins. Batting first, Delhi scored 154/6 in the allotted 20 overs. ‘Man of the Match’ Shreyas Iyer (43 off 32 balls) was the top scorer. Het Meyer (28) and Captain Pant (24) contributed. Though openers Prithvi (10) and Dhawan (8) fell short, Iyer and Pant added 62 runs for the third wicket. With the Delhi bowlers bowling consistently .. Rajasthan played all the overs in the innings and won by 121/6. Captain Sanju Samson (70 not out off 53 balls) struggled in vain. Rajasthan, who lost the openers by 6 runs, did not look competitive at any stage.
Rs. A fine of Rs 24 lakh
Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson has been fined Rs. A fine of Rs 24 lakh was imposed. This is the second time the Royals have violated the rules this season. In the match against Punjab too, Samson lost Rs. 12 lakh was fined.
Delhi: Prithvi Shah (c) Livingstone (b) Zakaria 10, Dhawan (b) Tyagi 8, Shreyas (stumped) Samson (b) Tewatia 43, Rishabh Pant (b) Mustafizur 24, Hetmeyer (c) Zakaria (b) Mustafi, 28 Yadav (not out) 14, Akshar Patel (c) Miller (b) Zakaria 12, Ashwin (not out) 6; Extras: 9; Overall: 154/6 in 20 overs; Fall of wickets: 1-18, 2-21, 3-83, 4-90, 5-121, 6-142; Bowling: Mustafizur 4-0-22-2, Mahipal Lomrer 1-0-5-0, Zakaria 4-0-33-2, Karthik Tyagi 4-0-40-1, Shansi 4-0-34-0, Tewatia 3-0-17-1.
Rajasthan: Livingstone (c) Pant (b) Avesh 1, Successful (c) Pant (b) Nokia 5, Samson (not out) 70, Miller (stumped) Pant (b) Ashwin 7, Lomrar (c) Avesh (b) Rabada 19, Parag (b) Akshar 2, Tewatia (c) Hetmeyer (b) Nokia 9, Shansi (not out) 2; Extras: 6; Overall: 121/6 in 20 overs; Fall of wickets: 1-6, 2-6, 3-17, 4-48, 5-55, 6-99; Bowling: Avesh Khan 4-0-29-1, Nokia 4-0-18-2, Ashwin 4-0-20-1, Rabada 4-0-26-1, Akshar Patel 4-0-27-1.