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Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals: IPL 9th Match Highlights

Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals
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Introduction: Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals IPL 2024 9th Match Highlights

Yesterday was the 9th match of Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals the IPL 2024. In this match, Delhi Capitals played against Rajasthan Royals. Rajasthan Royals defeated Delhi Capitals by 12 runs. With this win, RR bagged their 2nd consecutive win the IPL 2024 while DC maintained its losing record by losing the 2nd consecutive match. Let’s dive into the details of the match to understand it better. Read this blog & stay connected with Sprintersgames.in to get all the sports updates on time.

About the Match: Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals

It was the 9th match of this cash-rich tournament and the 2nd match for both teams. The venue of the match was Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur and it started at 7:30 PM.

Toss updates of this Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals Match

DC won the toss and opted to bowl first. We must appreciate this decision of Rishabh Pant because the data of the stadium shows that most of the time, the chasing team bagged the match.

Maybe that’s why he also thought that they would be able to restrict RR to a manageable score and would be able to chase it as well.

However, RR posted a total of 185/5 which DC failed to chase.

Let’s have a look at the Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals 9th match:

For Capitals, apart from David Warner (49), Tristan Stubbs (44*), and Rishabh Pant (28), no other batter could stay on the pitch for long. 

David Warner fell to Avesh Khan on 49 after which Chahal dismissed Pant for 28 off 26 balls. Tristan Stubbs gave DC a glimmer of hope towards the end but it was too late. Stubbs stayed unbeaten on 44 off 23 and Delhi Capitals were restricted to a score of 173/5 in 20 over

All the Delhi Capital bowlers such as Khaleel Ahmed, Khaleel Ahmed, Anrich Nortje, Axar Patel, and Kuldeep Yadav, clinched one wicket each.

For Rajasthan Royals, Nandre Burger and Yuzvendra Chahal picked two wickets each, while Avesh Khan picked one wicket. Earlier, Rajasthan Royals Riyan Parag scored an unbeaten 84 runs in 45 deliveries. This ensured the win for the team.  Parag scored 25 runs in the last over bowled by Anrich Nortje and finished unbeaten on 84 off 45 balls.

Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals IPL 2024 Live Score:

Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Ricky Bhui, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Tristan Stubbs, Axar Patel, Sumit Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Khaleel Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar

Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson(w/c), Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sandeep Sharma, Avesh Khan

What does the captain say about this defeat?

This is the second consecutive defeat for Delhi Capitals and Rishabh has to take responsibility.

Pant said: “Definitely disappointed. The best thing we can do from this is learn from it. The bowlers did really well till 15-16 overs, batters sometimes go on at the death and score quickly, that happened in this game. Marsh and Warner gave a good start, but we lost a few wickets in the middle overs and in the end, we had too many runs to cover up.” He added, “There are other options, we wanted Nortje to bowl at the death and sometimes you can go for runs, hopefully, we can do better in the next match.”

A quick overview: Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals

  • Riyan Parag hit an unbeaten 84 off 45 balls and led Rajasthan Royals to a 12-run win over Delhi Capitals
  • Rajasthan’s second straight victory continued the early trend of home teams dominating
  • Delhi struggled against spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (2-19) in the middle overs
  • Rajasthan ran into early trouble inside the batting power play when Yashasvi Jaiswal was clean bowled by Mukesh Kumar
  • Fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed then reduced Rajasthan to 36-3 when he had skipper Sanju Samson caught behind in the eighth over
  • Australian pair of David Warner (49) and Mitchell Marsh (23) provided Delhi with a rollicking start
  • Burger clean bowled Marsh with a pacey swinging delivery before Ricky Bhui couldn’t get out of the way from a quick bouncer

Final words for Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals

Well, two consecutive losses are not something that can be ignored. Pant should pay more attention to it. Stay connected with Sprintersgames.in to get all the sports updates on time.

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