Seventh match of IPL Delhi Capitals Versus Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Capitals by three wickets in the seventh IPL match played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Thursday, 17 April. It was really difficult to predict who is going to win the match the end. Rajasthan Royals kept fighting till the end of the match and achieved a thrilling victory. The competition was very stiffer throughout the match. Delhi Capitals also put their best effort well till the 18th over but everything just blew up in the last 10 balls.
Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to field first. Delhi registered a total of 147 for 8. Capitan, Rishabh Pant was the highest scorer for Rajasthan Royals as he smashed 51 runs in 32 balls.
Jaydev Unadkat has shown extremely amazing performance by picking up 3 wickets thus giving a tough fight to Delhi Capitals. Mustafizur Rahman has also shown his great efforts and took 2 wickets for 29 runs. Lalit Yadav scored 20 runs off 24 balls, including 3 fours.
While chasing target set by Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan lost their wickets at regular intervals but David Miller was the one who remain stiff till the end. He smashed 62 runs off 43 balls to help his team to win the match. Chris Morris scored 36 runs in 18 balls and helped his team to achieve victory in last over.
Important stats and numbers related to seventh match of IPL are:
After five consecutive losses, the Rajasthan Royals break the chain and won this match against Delhi Capitals.
David Miller has registered 10th fifty+ score while batting at number 5 in IPL. Only MS Dhoni has more 50+ scores i.e 11 at this batting position in IPL.
For the first time it happened at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in IPL that not even a single six was hit by Delhi Capitals in first innings.
It was the first time when Rishabh Pant scored an IPL half -century without hitting a single six.
It happened for 18th time that Prithvi Shaw walks off after scoring only 2 runs. No other player has scored single-digit scores than Prithvi Shaw after his IPL debut.
Chris Morris was not able to hit even a single boundary in his 36-run knock and registered highest individual score in an IPL inning hitting any four.
It happened for the first time since the 2018 season that Jaydev Unadkat picked three-wicket haul in an IPL inning.
The Delhi Capitals registered a record of hitting 20 fours, which is second-most in an IPL inning without a single six.