Rajasthan Royals have suffered another defeat in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Rajasthan Delhi Capitals defeated Rajasthan Royals by 13 runs in the match played on Wednesday night.
Batting first after winning the toss, Delhi scored 161 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the allotted 20 overs against Rajasthan with the help of Shikhar Dhawan and captain Shreyas Ayyar’s half-century innings. Delhi did not have a good start. Without opening an account, Prithvi got out. Ajinkya Rahane also returned to the pavilion with 10 runs on the team’s scoreboard.
After that, when the team’s score was 132, captain Iyer also left with a half-century innings. He scored 53 off 43 balls with three fours and two sixes. Marcus Stones (18) and Alex Kerry (17) were out and Patel often made his way to the pavilion for seven runs. Joffra Archer of Rajasthan took three wickets while Jaydev Unadkat took two wickets. Karthik Tyagi and Shreyas Gopal shared one wicket each.
In reply, Rajasthan lost seven wickets in 20 overs and were bowled out for 161 runs. Rajasthan lost the first wicket for 37 runs and lost the second wicket for 40 runs. His score was 110 for five. Jose Butler scored 22 runs for Rajasthan while Ben Stoke scored 41 runs and Sanju Samsan scored 25 runs. Similarly, Rabin Uthappa added 32 runs.
Rajasthan skipper Steve Smith was run out for one while Ryan Prague was also run out for one. In the end, Raul Tewatia scored 14 runs but it was not enough to save the team from defeat. For Delhi, Tusar Deshpande and Enrich Norji took two wickets each.
After the victory, Delhi has scored 12 points in eight games. He has won six games so far. This is Rajasthan’s fifth defeat in the tournament.