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IPL 2018: Rajasthan beat Delhi by D/L Method, Second loss for Delhi

IPL 2018: Rajasthan beat Delhi by D/L Method, Second loss for Delhi
Written by Abhishek Lohia

The fifth match of IPL 11 was played between Jaipur and Delhi in Jaipur. This rain-affected match, Rajasthan won by 10 runs, according to the Duckworth-Lewis Rules. With this, Rajasthan won its first win in this tournament. According to the Duckworth-Lewis rules, the Delhi Daredevils team got a revised target of 71 runs in 6 overs. In reply, Delhi’s team could only manage 60 runs at the loss of 4 wickets in 6 overs. It was second consecutive defeat in the tournament for Delhi. Before this, Kings XI Punjab defeated him in his home. The Delhi team sent Glenn Maxwell and Colin Munro to the start of the innings for the target of 71 runs. Delhi got off to a good start and lost their first wicket without opening an account with the first ball when Colin Munro was run out on non-strike end.

Rahane defended the score of 71 runs and did not allow any Delhi batsman to open his hand. Rahane used a spinner and 3 fast bowlers to save this score. Earlier, before the rain broke down, Rajasthan’s batted first and scored 153 runs, losing 5 wickets in 17.5 overs. Suddenly there was heavy rain started. The match was stopped due to rain, and the ground was covered. The match was interrupted for nearly two and a half hours due to the rain. Due to the rain, Rajasthan’s innings was considered to be over here, and with the Duckworth-Lewis rule, the Delhi team was given a revised target of 71 runs.

DELHI Innings, Over by Over update

Over1: Maxwell and Colin Munro will start the opening. Krishnappa Gowtham started off with the ball. And a first ball run out. Horrible mixup, brilliant throw, and Munro is gone. Rishab Pant comes in. Four. Cracking straight drive. Four down the fine leg. Pant is on fire. End of the over: DD 10-1

Over 2: Dhawal Kulkarni starts the attack. First delivery, Slower one onto the pads of Pant, one run. Maxwell moves across, and Kulkarni bowls right on his legs, one run. Clever bowling by Kulkarni. Very wide, extra run and also an extra ball. Smashed by Pant, but straight to the man at mid-off, no run. Kulkarni to Pant, Single on Fine-leg, Maxwell moves wide of the off stump, tries to pull behind the wicket, misses, no extra run. Single of the last ball. End of over: DD 15-1. Just 5 conceded.

Over 3: Maxwell barely connects, but get 4. Moves across and Maxwell wacks it out of the park. Six runs. Swings again, four. Made up of the three dot balls. DD: 29-1. Delhi needs more shots like this.

Over 4: Ben Laughlin comes into the attack. Keeps it tight. Maxwell edges, and he is gone. Chris Morris joins Pant. Another dot. Two runs. End of over: DD 36-2

Over 5: Jaydev Unadkat to Pant, hits high in the air, fall in no man’s land. One run. Chris Morris hits four towards the third man. Udanakat to Pant, High in the air. Pant is out.

Over 6: Rajasthan win by 10 runs.

 

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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