Toss– The match number 36 was between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals. RR won the toss and elected to field. For RR there were two changes, Tabraiz Shamsi and David Miller came in place of Chris Morris and Evin Lewis. One change for delhi capitals, Lalit kumar comes in place of Marcus Stoinis.
1st Inning- For Delhi Capitals Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw opened the innings and the opening partnership did not last long and last match hero youngster Karthik Tyagi gave the first breakthrough by taking the wicket of Shikhar Dhawan at the score of 18 in the fourth over. In the very next over Prithvi Shaw threw his wicket to Chetan Sakaria at the score of 21.At the end of powerplay DC score was 36 runs at the loss of two wickets.
Pant and Iyer took the innings of DC to further before Pant fell to Mustafizur in the 12th over at the individual score of 24 runs. Latter in the 14th over Delhi highest scorer of match Shreyas Iyer (43 runs) gave his wicket to Rahul Tewatia. Shimron Hetmyer also got start but could not convert it into big score and Delhi Capitals managed to put 154 runs on the boards. Having won the toss, RR has managed to keep DC to a not-so-threatening score. For RR Mustafizur bowled very well and took two wickets.
2nd Inning-Liam Livingstone and Jaiswal opened the inning for RR but in the very first over Avesh Khan got the big wicket of Livingstone. In the second over, the speedgun A. Nortje got the wicket of Jaiswal and RR scored 11 runs on the board at the end of 2nd over. After the second wicket fell down, dangerous David Miller came out to bat but lost his wicket in the 5th over to Ravi Ashwin.At the end of powerplay RR were in a bad condition with the loss of three wickets at the score of 21.This was the 4th lowest powerplay score of IPL 2021.
The captain Sanju Samson and Mahipal Lomror took the command of Royals and made slow partnership. After a partnership of 31 runs Lomror was cought by Avesh Khan on the bowling of Kagiso Rabada. Latter Riyan Parag and Tewatia came to bat, struggled and threw their wicket. Samson was only batsman from Rajasthan side who batted alone very well scoring 70 runs but could not make his team win the game. All DC bowlers bowled well but Nortje was very good with two wickets giving just 18 runs in four overs.
After scoring 154 runs on the board, Delhi bowled very well and won the game by 33 runs for their side . Delhi capitals has now came on the first position in the points table with 8 wins in 10 games.