Delhi looks a balanced side as most of their batsmen and bowlers are in form. On the other hand, Rajasthan’s middle order could also be a cause for concern for them. Only their top order batsmen have performed with the bat so far during this season.
Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals have won five of the seven matches they have to be played so far in IPL 2020. they’re at the second position within the standings with 10 points.
On one hand, Rajasthan Royals (RR) registered a resounding five-wicket win in their previous game. Rajasthan Royals, under the direction of Steve Smith, are placed at the sixth spot on the points table with six points. they need also played seven games and out of which, they need to get the higher of their opponents in three.
Delhi and Rajasthan will be going head to head for the second time during this season on Wednesday. Delhi in their first match against Rajasthan in IPL 2020 emerged triumphant by 46 runs. Batting first Delhi Capitals scored 184 at the loss of eight wickets.
DC, having had a settled unit for nearly all of the first half of IPL 2020, now face a standout issue centred around Rishabh Pant’s injury. With no Indian wicket-keeping backup up their sleeves, they had to draft Alex Carey into the XI which comes at the cost of Shimron Hetmyer’s place. For Delhi, Shimron Hetmyer was the leading run-scorer. He smashed 45 in 24 balls.
Defending the total, Delhi bowlers gave a troublesome time to Rajasthan batsmen. Rajasthan only managed to attain 138 in Delhi’s response. Only Rahul Tewatia and Yashasvi Jaiswal tried to put up a fight, chasing the target. Tewatia made 38 in 29 deliveries and Jaiswal scored 34 in 36 balls.
Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer (c), Alex Carey (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ravi Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
Rajasthan Royals :Jos Buttler (wk), Ben Stokes, Steve Smith (c), Sanju Samson, Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Jaydev Unadkat