Rajasthan Royals Beat Delhi Capitals & Secures Second Win in IPL 2023

In the third match of IPL 2023, Rajasthan Royals Beat Delhi Capitals by 57 runs & Secures their Second Win in IPL 2023. Delhi Capitals, on the other hand, suffered their third consecutive defeat.

Rajasthan Royals Beat Delhi Capitals & Secures Second Win in IPL 2023
Rajasthan Royals Beat Delhi Capitals & Secures Second Win in IPL 2023

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Delhi Capitals’ Struggle in the Chase

Chasing a target of 200 runs, Delhi Capitals scored only 142 runs and lost 9 wickets in 20 overs. David Warner, Delhi’s opener and captain, scored 65 runs off 55 balls with 7 fours, but it was not enough for victory. Delhi had a poor start, losing their first two wickets in the first over by Trent Boult.

Lalit Yadav and David Warner had a partnership of 64 runs off 44 balls for the fourth wicket, but it was not sufficient for Delhi to chase down the target. In the end, they could only manage to score 142 runs.

Rajasthan Royals Dominant Batting Performance

Before the chase, Rajasthan Royals batted first and scored 199 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs. Opener Jas Buttler scored the highest 79 runs in 51 balls with 11 fours and 1 six, while young opener Yashasvi Jaiswal played an excellent inning of 60 runs off 31 balls with 11 fours and 1 six.

Rajesthan Royals Batings
Rajasthan Royals Batings

Jaiswal and Butler had a great start with a partnership of 98 runs for the first wicket. Captain Sanju Samson, Ryan Parag, and Yashasvi Jaiswal were dismissed by fast bowler Mukesh Kumar, but Shimran Hetmyer finished well and remained unbeaten on 39 runs off 21 balls.

Impressive Bowling Performances

Trent Boult took 3 wickets with 1 maiden in 4 overs for 29 runs, while Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal took 2 and 3 wickets, respectively. Sandeep Sharma took 1 wicket for 20 runs in 4 overs for Delhi Capitals, while Mukesh Kumar took 2 wickets for 36 runs in 4 overs.

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