Despite Sanju Samson's unbeaten 70 runs in the match, Rajasthan Royals lost to Delhi Capitals by 33 runs on Saturday in Abu Dhabi. The Delhi Capital bowlers troubled the RR batsmen and restricted them to 121/6 in 20 overs to clinch their second victory in the UAE leg to become table-toppers.
The Delhi Capitals bowlers bowled brilliantly and restricted the Rajasthan Royals to 121/6 to clinch a 33-run victory against the Sanju Samson-led side on Saturday in Abu Dhabi. The Rajasthan Royals batsmen except Sanju Samson failed to score big while chasing the 155-run target set by the Delhi Capitals. The Rajasthan Royals skipper stood out with his unbeaten 70 runs off 53 balls. Delhi Capitals fast bowler Anrich Nortje once again shined with the ball as he scalped two wickets by conceding just 18 runs. Earlier, Shreyas Iyer scored a crucial 43 to guide the Delhi-based franchise to 154/6. With their second win in the UAE leg of IPL 2021, the Rishabh Pant-led side have moved to the top of the table.
Pant captaincy Impressive 👏👏#DCvRR— JAVID.NTR™🇮🇳 (@javidNtr111) September 25, 2021
Rishabh Pant the youngest IPL captain takes his team to Playoffs in his first year as Captain.— Abhijeet ♞ (@TheYorkerBall) September 25, 2021
DC with 16 Points certain for top 4 finish and the way they're playing, Top 2 finish also looks certain#DCvRR #IPL2021 pic.twitter.com/Rk9hjSPe5c
Delhi Capitals won the match by 33 runs against Rajasthan Royals. What a team Delhi Capitals. They defend 154 runs target and won the match by 33 runs. Anrich Nortje, Axar Patel, Ashwin, Rabada, Avesh Khan all top performers in this match. #DCvRR— CricketMAN2 (@man4_cricket) September 25, 2021