Indian T20 Commentary

Delhi VS Rajasthan Cricket Commentary

Match 3625-Sep-2021

154/620.0 oversRun rate: 7.7
VS
121/620.0 oversRun rate: 6.05
Delhi Capitals beat Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs
Rajasthan Royals First innings
Sanju Samson70 | 53)*
Avesh Khan4|0|29|1
119.619.6: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, There comes the victory for Delhi! A yorker, on off. Samson pushes it to long on for one. He finishes on 70 but Delhi win by 33 runs!
619.519.5: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, SIX! Cracking shot but too little too late for Rajasthan! Length ball, outside off. Samson lifts it over long off for a maximum.
119.419.4: Avesh Khan to Tabraiz Shamsi, Length ball, outside off. Punched to deep cover for one.
119.319.3: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, Full ball, on off. Chipped to long on for a single.
019.219.2: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, A searing yorker, on off. All that Samson can do is block it out.
219.119.1: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, Full toss, outside off. Samson punches it to deep cover for a couple.
19 Overs | Runs : 110/6 | Run rate : 5.79
118.818.6: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, On a length, on middle, flicked to deep mid-wicket for a single.
018.718.5: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, A slower, length ball, outside off. Sanju Samson tries to reverse scoop but fails to get any bat on it. 
018.618.5: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, WIDE! Yorker down the leg side, Samson lets it go. Wided.
218.518.4: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, DROPPED! Dhawan has dropped a sitter! It won't cost much! Full ball outside off, Samson looks to go over deep cover but mistimes it. Shikhar Dhawan runs ahead to take the catch but puts it down. A couple taken.
018.418.3: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, Slower short ball around off, Samson looks to ramp it over the keeper's head but misses.
018.318.3: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, Length ball, down the leg side. Samson misses the flick. Wide called.
418.218.2: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Cheeky stroke! Full ball, on off. Samson plays the reverse paddle over short third for a boundary.
018.118.1: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, Full ball, on the pads. Samson gets the inside edge while looking to flick.
18 Overs | Runs : 101/6 | Run rate : 5.61
117.617.6: Anrich Nortje to Sanju Samson, A wide yorker, outside off. Samson runs it past point for one. 54 needed in the last two overs.
117.517.5: Anrich Nortje to Tabraiz Shamsi, Length ball, around off. Shamsi pushes it past point for one.
017.417.4: Anrich Nortje to Tabraiz Shamsi, Full ball, on off. Pushed to mid off. Shamsi wants a run but is sent back. The fielder has at the keeper's end but misses.
017.317.3: Anrich Nortje to Tabraiz Shamsi, Length ball, around off. Pushed towards point for nothing.
017.217.2: Anrich Nortje to Rahul Tewatia, OUT! TAKEN! Straight to the fielder! Anrich Nortje comes back and strikes right away! Short ball, down the leg side. Rahul Tewatia pulls it well but straight to Shimron Hetmyer at deep square leg. Things are getting really tough for Rajasthan now.
017.117.1: Anrich Nortje to Rahul Tewatia, Dot ball! On a length, outside off. Slapped to covers for nothing.
17 Overs | Runs : 99/5 | Run rate : 5.82
116.716.6: Avesh Khan to Rahul Tewatia, A full toss, outside off. Tewatia slaps it to long off for a single. 56 needed from the last 3 overs!
116.616.5: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, A perfect yorker, on off. All that Samson can do is block it out.
116.516.4: Avesh Khan to Rahul Tewatia, Length ball, outside off. Whipped to long on for one.
116.416.3: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, Length ball, around off. Samson goes for the drive but gets the inside edge towards short fine leg for one.
016.316.3: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, Full ball, down the leg side. Samson misses the flick. Wide called.
216.216.2: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, FIFTY for Samson but his job is still not done. Rajasthan need him to bat till the end if they are to win this game. Length ball, on leg. Samson flicks it past square leg for a couple.
116.116.1: Avesh Khan to Rahul Tewatia, Full ball, outside off. Tewatia sweeps it past square leg for one.
16 Overs | Runs : 91/5 | Run rate : 5.69
115.615.6: Axar Patel to Rahul Tewatia, Quicker ball outside off, slapped to deep cover for a single.
115.515.5: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, Shortish ball on the pads, Sanju flicks it to deep square leg for one.
215.415.4: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, Flatter ball on middle, Samson works it wide of long on for a couple.
415.315.3: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, FOUR! This time, Samson makes the connection and he finds the boundary! Quicker ball on off, Samson reverse-sweeps it to deep point for a boundary.
015.215.2: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, Flatter ball outside off, Samson looks to play the reverse sweep but misses.
115.115.1: Axar Patel to Rahul Tewatia, Floated ball on off, Tewatia reverse sweeps it to deep cover for a single.
15 Overs | Runs : 82/5 | Run rate : 5.47
414.614.6: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, FOUR! This is vintage batting from Samson! Short ball on middle, Samson swivels and pulls it to deep square leg for a boundary.
414.514.5: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Excellent shot from Samson! Back of a length ball outside off, Samson lifts it over mid off for a boundary. Till Samson is there, Rajasthan are not out of it.
114.414.4: Kagiso Rabada to Rahul Tewatia, Good-length ball outside off, Tewatia punches it to deep cover for one.
114.314.3: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, Good-length ball outside off, punched to deep cover for a single.
414.214.2: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Loose delivery from Rabada! Good-length ball on the pads, Samson flicks it past short fine leg for a boundary.
014.114.1: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, Fullish ball on off, Sanju pushes it to point.
14 Overs | Runs : 68/5 | Run rate : 4.86
113.613.6: Anrich Nortje to Sanju Samson, Good-length ball on middle, Samson works it to long on for another single.
113.513.5: Anrich Nortje to Rahul Tewatia, Short ball around middle and leg, Tewatia pulls it to fine leg for one.
013.413.4: Anrich Nortje to Rahul Tewatia, Fullish ball on middle, Tewatia looks to flick but it goes off the inside edge to the leg side.
113.313.3: Anrich Nortje to Sanju Samson, On a length on middle, flicked to deep mid-wicket for a single.
413.213.2: Anrich Nortje to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Cleverly played by Samson! Good-length ball outside off, Samson opens the face of the bat and then guides it to third man for a boundary.
213.113.1: Anrich Nortje to Sanju Samson, Falls in no man's land! Good-length ball around off, Samson looks to go over deep mid-wicket but does not time it well. It falls safely at deep mid-wicket. Two taken.
13 Overs | Runs : 59/5 | Run rate : 4.54
012.712.6: Ravichandran Ashwin to Sanju Samson, Quicker ball on off, Samson looks to play the reverse sweep but it goes off the pads to the off side. A leg bye taken.
012.612.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Sanju Samson, Shorter outside off, Samson punches it to cover.
012.512.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Sanju Samson, WIDE! Flatter ball down the leg side. Left alone. Wided.
112.412.4: Ravichandran Ashwin to Rahul Tewatia, Full ball on the pads, Tewatia flicks it to deep square leg for a single.
012.312.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Rahul Tewatia, Loopy ball on off, Tewatia defends it out. He wants a single but is sent back.
012.212.2: Ravichandran Ashwin to Rahul Tewatia, Flatter ball on off, Tewatia defends it to point.
012.112.1: Ravichandran Ashwin to Rahul Tewatia, Loopy ball on middle, Tewatia works it to mid-wicket.
12 Overs | Runs : 56/5 | Run rate : 4.67
111.611.6: Axar Patel to Rahul Tewatia, Flatter and outside off. Rahul Tewatia pushes it down to long off for a single.
011.511.5: Axar Patel to Riyan Parag, OUT! TIMBER! Axar Patel gets a wicket to his name now! Patel angles an arm ball, flatter, quicker and targeting the stumps. Riyan Parag rocks back and looks to pull but fails to get any bat on it. The ball sneaks through and rattles the stumps. 100 needed in 49 balls. 
011.411.4: Axar Patel to Riyan Parag, Flatter and on off. kept out. 
111.311.3: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, On middle, flicked through mid-wicket for a single.
411.211.2: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Welcome boundary for Rajasthan! Slightly shorter, outside off. Sanju Samson waits for it and guides it past short third man for a boundary. 
111.111.1: Axar Patel to Riyan Parag, Tossed up, outside off. Parag drives it to long off for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 49/4 | Run rate : 4.45
110.610.6: Kagiso Rabada to Riyan Parag, Just a single and a wicket off this over! A length ball, on off. Parag pushes it through covers to get off the mark with a single. 106 needed in 54 balls. 
010.510.5: Kagiso Rabada to Riyan Parag, A yorker, angling on off. Parag jams it out to covers.
010.410.4: Kagiso Rabada to Riyan Parag, On a length, outside off. Parag has a poke at it but gets beaten on the outside edge. 
010.310.3: Kagiso Rabada to Riyan Parag, A length ball, way outside off. Parag shoulders arms.
010.210.2: Kagiso Rabada to Mahipal Lomror, OUT! TAKEN! Another one bites the dust! Short in length, on middle. Mahipal Lomror shuffles across and pulls it straight in the hands of Avesh Khan who takes a simple catch at deep backward square leg. A partnership which was building has been broken and Rajasthan slide further.
010.110.1: Kagiso Rabada to Mahipal Lomror, On a length, on middle, defended back to the bowler.
10 Overs | Runs : 48/3 | Run rate : 4.8
19.69.6: Axar Patel to Mahipal Lomror, Full and on off. Lomror turns it to deep mid-wicket for another single. Singles won't do for Rajasthan, they need boundaries. 
19.59.5: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, A flatter ball, on middle. Sanju Samson reverse-hits it to short third man for a single.
09.49.4: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, Around off. Samson knocks it to point.
19.39.3: Axar Patel to Mahipal Lomror, Floated ball, outside off. Lomror cuts it through point for a single.
19.29.2: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, A flatter ball, on off. Samson pushes it through covers for a single.
19.19.1: Axar Patel to Mahipal Lomror, Full and on middle. Lomror flicks it to wide long on for a single.
9 Overs | Runs : 43/3 | Run rate : 4.78
18.68.6: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, A flatter ball, on middle, drilled down to long off for a single. 112 needed in 66 balls.
08.58.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, Loopy ball, outside off. Lomror cuts it to point who dives to his right and stops it. 
18.48.4: Ravichandran Ashwin to Sanju Samson, Tossed up on middle. Samson turns it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
18.38.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, On middle. Lomror pulls it to square leg for a single.
68.28.2: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, SIX! Much-needed maximum! A flatter ball, outside off. Mahipal Lomror skips down and hammers it over long on for a biggie.
08.18.1: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, Full and on off, pushed to covers.
8 Overs | Runs : 34/3 | Run rate : 4.25
17.77.6: Axar Patel to Mahipal Lomror, Another single and Delhi will not mind this one bit! The asking rate is over 10 per over now. This is flatter, on leg. Mahipal Lomror works it to long on for a single.
17.67.5: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, Just a single as this is pushed to deep cover.
07.57.4: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, Loopy ball, around off. Samson defends it to covers.
17.47.3: Axar Patel to Mahipal Lomror, Short ball, outside off. Slapped to deep cover for one.
17.37.2: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, Darted on the pads. Samson clips it nicely to deep mid-wicket for one.
07.27.2: Axar Patel to Sanju Samson, Darted down the leg side. Samson misses the flick. Wide called.
17.17.1: Axar Patel to Mahipal Lomror, Tossed up, on leg. Pushed to long on for one.
7 Overs | Runs : 28/3 | Run rate : 4
06.66.6: Ravichandran Ashwin to Sanju Samson, Flighted, on off. Pushed back to the bowler.
16.56.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, Nicely tossed up, on off. Mahipal Lomror pushes it to long off for a single.
16.46.4: Ravichandran Ashwin to Sanju Samson, Shorter ball, on off. Pushed to long on for one.
46.36.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Glorious! That is so well executed by Samson! Tossed up, on off. Samson nails the reverse sweep and sends the ball racing to the point fence.
16.26.2: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, Shorter ball, on off. Pulled to deep mid-wicket for a single.
06.16.1: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, Tossed up, on leg. Mahipal Lomror blocks it out.
6 Overs | Runs : 21/3 | Run rate : 3.5
05.65.6: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, Dot to finish the Powerplay! Rajasthan are reeling at 21 for 3! Length ball, on off. Pushed to point for nothing.
15.55.5: Kagiso Rabada to Mahipal Lomror, Shorter ball, outside off. Worked down to third man for one.
05.45.4: Kagiso Rabada to Mahipal Lomror, Slower ball, on a length, outside off. Mahipal Lomror taps it towards point.
05.35.3: Kagiso Rabada to Mahipal Lomror, Full ball, outside off. Pushed straight to covers.
05.25.2: Kagiso Rabada to Mahipal Lomror, On a length, on off. Mahipal Lomror defends it from the crease.
15.15.1: Kagiso Rabada to Sanju Samson, Length ball, outside off. Samson runs it to third man for one.
5 Overs | Runs : 19/3 | Run rate : 3.8
04.64.6: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, A dot to finish as Mahipal Lomror blocks this one!
04.54.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, Loopy ball, around off. Mahipal Lomror pushes it to covers.
04.44.4: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, Tossed up, on off. Blocked out.
24.34.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Mahipal Lomror, Darted on the pads. Lomror works it past mid-wicket for one.
04.24.2: Ravichandran Ashwin to David Miller, OUT! STUMPED! Rajasthan slide further as Miller goes back for a timid score. Ashwin tosses this up, outside off. Miller comes down for the big slog but makes no contact with the ball. Pant does the rest behind the stumps and Delhi are on fire out there!
04.14.1: Ravichandran Ashwin to David Miller, Darted on the pads. Miller looks to flick but gets hit on the pads.
4 Overs | Runs : 17/2 | Run rate : 4.25
03.63.6: Anrich Nortje to Sanju Samson, NOT OUT! It has gone off the shoulder! Short ball around middle, Samson looks to pull but seems to have hit the gloves. It goes to the right of the keeper. Pant dives and takes a very good catch. An appeal is made and up goes the finger. Sanju Samson takes the review immediately. The UltraEdge rolls in and it shows that it has not hit bat or gloves. Sanju Samson survives and now he needs to make use of this opportunity.
13.53.5: Anrich Nortje to David Miller, Fullish ball outside off, Miller plays it to third man for one.
13.43.4: Anrich Nortje to Sanju Samson, Back of a length ball outside off, Samson guides it to third man for a single.
03.33.3: Anrich Nortje to Sanju Samson, An inside edge saves Samson! Length ball around off, Samson looks to flick but it goes off the inside edge onto the pads. Nortje appeals but the umpire says no.
03.23.2: Anrich Nortje to Sanju Samson, Another full ball on off, Samson plays it to mid off for another dot ball.
03.13.1: Anrich Nortje to Sanju Samson, Full ball outside off, Samson drives but finds the cover fielder.
3 Overs | Runs : 15/2 | Run rate : 5
12.62.6: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, Good-length ball outside off, Sanju will keep the strike for the next over as he plays this to third man for a single.
02.52.5: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, Shortish ball on middle, Samson looks to flick but gets hit on the arm and it lands on the pitch.
12.42.4: Avesh Khan to David Miller, On a length on off, Miller plays it to mid off for another run.
12.32.3: Avesh Khan to Sanju Samson, Fullish ball outside off, Samson opens the face of the bat and then guides it to third man for one.
12.22.2: Avesh Khan to David Miller, On a length outside off, Miller guides it to third man for a single.
02.12.1: Avesh Khan to David Miller, Good-length ball on off, Miller pushes it to cover.
2 Overs | Runs : 11/2 | Run rate : 5.5
31.61.6: Anrich Nortje to David Miller, Nice shot! Full ball on middle, Miller clips it through mid-wicket for three.
11.51.5: Anrich Nortje to Sanju Samson, Good-length ball on middle, Samson flicks it to mid-wicket for a single.
11.41.4: Anrich Nortje to David Miller, Short ball on middle, Miller pulls it to deep square leg for a single.
01.31.3: Anrich Nortje to David Miller, On a length on off, Miller looks to flick but it goes off the leading edge to point.
01.21.2: Anrich Nortje to David Miller, Good-length ball on off, Miller defends it to cover.
01.11.1: Anrich Nortje to Yashasvi Jaiswal, OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! There is a big spike on UltraEdge and Jaiswal too departs! Another great start from Anrich Nortje. He has been a class bowler so far this season. Good-length ball outside off, Jaiswal looks to drive but seems to have taken the outside edge back to Pant who pouches it. Delhi are confident that they have got their man and appeal but the umpire, Chris Gaffaney is unmoved. Delhi take the review. The UltraEdge rolls in and it shows there is a big spike on it. Wow, Delhi's bowling lineup is something else.
1 Overs | Runs : 6/2 | Run rate : 6
00.60.6: Avesh Khan to Liam Livingstone, OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! Livingstone falls early! Brilliant bowling from Avesh Khan and he gets his reward! He sees Livingstone dancing down the track and changes his length, bowls it short and outside off. Livingstone looks to pull but it goes off the cue end back towards the keeper. Pant dives forward and takes a very good catch. Perfect start for Delhi.
00.50.5: Avesh Khan to Liam Livingstone, Fullish ball on off, Livingstone taps it to point.
30.40.4: Avesh Khan to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Good stroke! Shortish ball outside off, Jaiswal hops and cuts it over the point fielder for three. Good running as well.
00.30.3: Avesh Khan to Yashasvi Jaiswal, On a length outside off, Jaiswal punches it to cover.
20.20.2: Avesh Khan to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jaiswal is off the mark as well! Length ball outside off, Jaiswal cuts it through the point region for a couple of runs.
10.10.1: Avesh Khan to Liam Livingstone, Livingstone is off the mark! Good-length ball around off, Livingstone dances forward and drives it wide of mid off for a single.
Delhi Capitals First innings
219.619.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravichandran Ashwin, A length ball, on middle. Ashwin lifts it over the bowler's head towards long on and takes a couple of runs. Delhi end at 154/6.
019.519.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravichandran Ashwin, TWO BYES! Outside off now. Ashwin tries to reverse hit but fails to connect. Lalit Yadav runs across for a quick single. The keeper throws it to the bowler who has a shy at his end but misses. Two runs taken in the end. 
219.419.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravichandran Ashwin, A length ball, outside off. Ashwin gets low and pulls it to square leg who misfields and allows a couple. 
119.319.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Lalit Yadav, Length ball, on off. Yadav slaps it down to long off for another single.
119.219.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravichandran Ashwin, A length ball, outside off. Ashwin looks to heave but gets an inside edge onto the pads. The ball rolls onto the off side and a single is taken. 
119.119.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Lalit Yadav, Full and outside off. Yadav heaves it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
19 Overs | Runs : 145/6 | Run rate : 7.63
018.718.6: Chetan Sakariya to Ravichandran Ashwin, A widish yorker-length ball. Ravichandran Ashwin makes room and looks to push but fails to get any bat on it. 
118.618.5: Chetan Sakariya to Lalit Yadav, Short in length, on middle. Yadav pulls it all along the ground to deep square leg for a single.
118.518.4: Chetan Sakariya to Ravichandran Ashwin, A slower, length ball, on off, pushed to covers for a single.
118.418.3: Chetan Sakariya to Lalit Yadav, Length ball, on off. Lalit Yadav turns it to mid-wicket for a single.
018.318.2: Chetan Sakariya to Axar Patel, OUT! CAUGHT! Delhi are 6 down now! A short ball, way outside off. Axar Patel has to reach out and he gets it off the toe end of his bat. Hits it straight to David Miller at long on who takes a simple catch. 
018.218.2: Chetan Sakariya to Axar Patel, WIDE! Length ball, way outside off. Left alone by Patel.
618.118.1: Chetan Sakariya to Axar Patel, SIX! Stand and deliver! A length ball, outside off. Axar Patel stands tall and hammers it over long on for a biggie. 
18 Overs | Runs : 135/5 | Run rate : 7.5
417.817.6: Kartik Tyagi to Lalit Yadav, FOUR! Swept away! A full ball, very full, around off. Lalit Yadav sweeps it to deep square leg and the ball races away to the fence. 
017.717.5: Kartik Tyagi to Lalit Yadav, Now, Kartik Tyagi nails the yorker, outside off. Lalit Yadav shuffles across and tries to paddle sweep it but misses. A mild appeal follows for caught behind but not given. 
117.617.4: Kartik Tyagi to Axar Patel, Another full toss, on off, driven down to long off for a single.
017.517.4: Kartik Tyagi to Axar Patel, WIDE! This time outside off. Axar Patel makes room and looks to reach out for it but misses.
017.417.4: Kartik Tyagi to Axar Patel, WIDE! Length ball, way down the leg side. Axar Patel leaves it through. 
117.317.3: Kartik Tyagi to Lalit Yadav, Full toss, outside off. Lalit Yadav pushes it down to long off for a single.
117.217.2: Kartik Tyagi to Axar Patel, Low full toss, on off. Patel heaves it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
217.117.1: Kartik Tyagi to Axar Patel, Full and on the pads. Patel flicks it through fine leg for a brace.
17 Overs | Runs : 124/5 | Run rate : 7.29
116.616.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Axar Patel, Short of a length, outside off. Axar Patel slaps it to deep cover for a single.
116.516.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Lalit Yadav, On a length, on middle, flicked on the leg side for a single.
116.416.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Axar Patel, Around off, on a length. Patel dabs it to short third man for a single.
016.316.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Shimron Hetmyer, OUT! TAKEN! Shimron Hetmyer missed out on the previous delivery and edges this one to short third man! Another perfect yorker-length ball, outside off. Shimron Hetmyer hangs back and looks to squeeze it out but manages a thick outside edge to short third man. Chetan Sakariya takes a very good catch. Delhi 5 down now.
016.216.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Shimron Hetmyer, Good delivery! A yorker-length ball, outside off. Shimron Hetmyer shuffles across but fails to dig it out. 
116.116.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Lalit Yadav, On a length, outside off. Yadav guides it to short third man for a single.
16 Overs | Runs : 120/4 | Run rate : 7.5
415.715.6: Kartik Tyagi to Shimron Hetmyer, FOUR! Oh, this is brilliant batting by Shimron Hetmyer! Shorter ball, outside off. Shimron Hetmyer backs away and then runs the ball over short third man for a boundary. That was a big over for Delhi! 16 from it.
115.615.5: Kartik Tyagi to Lalit Yadav, Full ball, on off. Yadav hits it to long off for a single.
115.515.4: Kartik Tyagi to Shimron Hetmyer, Full ball, on off. Driven to deep cover for one.
415.415.3: Kartik Tyagi to Shimron Hetmyer, FOUR! And again! Shimron Hetmyer punishes Kartik Tyagi yet again! Short of a length, outside off. Shimron Hetmyer cuts it past point for another boundary.
415.315.2: Kartik Tyagi to Shimron Hetmyer, FOUR! You might have won Rajasthan their last game, but you cannot bowl like that to Shimron Hetmyer! A full toss, outside off. Shimron Hetmyer hits it hard past point for a much-needed boundary.
015.215.2: Kartik Tyagi to Shimron Hetmyer, Full toss, way outside off. Left alone. Samson does well to get to his left and stops the ball. Wide called.
015.115.1: Kartik Tyagi to Lalit Yadav, A very full one, around leg. Yadav misses the flick and gets hit on the pads. An appeal for LBW but that is heading down the leg stump. The batters take a leg bye as the ball rolls away.
15 Overs | Runs : 105/4 | Run rate : 7
114.614.6: Chetan Sakariya to Lalit Yadav, On a length, outside off. Yadav taps it towards point for an easy single. A good over for Delhi, 12 from it.
114.514.5: Chetan Sakariya to Shimron Hetmyer, Full ball, around off. Shimron Hetmyer works it towards deep mid-wicket for one.
414.414.4: Chetan Sakariya to Shimron Hetmyer, FOUR! Oh, that is hit hard! Full ball, on off. Shimron Hetmyer hits it down the ground. Miller runs across from long on and dives but has no chance to stop the ball.
014.314.3: Chetan Sakariya to Shimron Hetmyer, Swing and a miss! On a length, outside off. Shimron Hetmyer looks to send the ball to Dubai but gets no bat on it.
414.214.2: Chetan Sakariya to Shimron Hetmyer, FOUR! Smacked by Shimron Hetmyer! Short ball, wide outside off. He cuts it over point for a boundary.
214.114.1: Chetan Sakariya to Shimron Hetmyer, Shorter ball, outside off. Slapped to deep cover for a couple.
14 Overs | Runs : 92/4 | Run rate : 6.57
113.613.6: Rahul Tewatia to Shimron Hetmyer, Shorter ball, outside off. Shimron Hetmyer pulls it towards wide long on for a single.
113.513.5: Rahul Tewatia to Lalit Yadav, Loopy ball, on off. Yadav pushes it to long off for a single.
013.413.4: Rahul Tewatia to Lalit Yadav, Shorter ball, on leg. Yadav pulls it towards short fine leg.
013.313.3: Rahul Tewatia to Lalit Yadav, Tossed up, on off. Yadav blocks it out.
013.213.2: Rahul Tewatia to Shreyas Iyer, OUT! STUMPED! Tewatia sends back Iyer and Delhi slide further! This has been a great show with the ball by Rajasthan. They have never let the Delhi batters tee off. This is tossed up, wide outside off. Iyer looks to smash it over covers but gets no bat on it. Samson takes the bails off in a jiffy and the TV umpire is called in. There is nothing on UltraEdge and one replay is enough to show that Iyer slides his back foot outside the crease but does not get it back inside in time. Iyer walks back and everybody in the Rajasthan camp has a huge smile on their face!
013.113.1: Rahul Tewatia to Shreyas Iyer, Tossed up, outside off. Iyer pushes it back to the bowler.
13 Overs | Runs : 90/3 | Run rate : 6.92
112.612.6: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, Darted on the pads. Iyer clips it past square leg for a single.
212.512.5: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, In the airrr...but safe! Tossed up, around leg. Iyer comes down the track but miscues the slog. The ball goes towards deep mid-wicket. The fielder gets to his right and keeps it down to a couple.
112.412.4: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shimron Hetmyer, Fuller ball, on off. Shimron Hetmyer heaves it towards deep mid-wicket for a single.
112.312.3: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, Flatter ball, around leg. Iyer works it past square leg for one.
012.212.2: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, Iyer misses out! Short ball, down the leg side. Iyer pulls it but straight towards short fine leg.
112.112.1: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shimron Hetmyer, Loopy ball, around off. Pushed past covers for one.
12 Overs | Runs : 84/3 | Run rate : 7
111.611.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Shimron Hetmyer, Good-length ball on middle, Hetmyer flicks it to deep square leg for a single.
011.511.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Shimron Hetmyer, Full on middle, Hetmyer flicks it to mid-wicket.
011.411.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Rishabh Pant, OUT! CHOPPED ON! The Fizz strikes and it is a big blow to Delhi! Pant had just started to look threatening but he has to go. The change of bowling works. Slower short ball around off, Pant looks to pull but is way early into the shot. It takes the inside edge and it goes onto hit the stumps. Pant is disappointed as he walks back to the pavilion and end of a very good partnership for Delhi. They would have loved if they could have continued.
211.311.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Rishabh Pant, Excellent fielding in the deep! Full ball on middle, Pant thrashes it past the bowler. Liam Livingstone comes across from long on and makes a very good stop. Keeps it down to two.
111.211.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Shreyas Iyer, Length ball on middle, Iyer shuffles across and then tucks it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
111.111.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Rishabh Pant, Good-length ball outside off, Pant smacks it to deep cover for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 79/2 | Run rate : 7.18
110.610.6: Tabraiz Shamsi to Rishabh Pant, Flatter ball on off, Pant pushes it to deep cover for one.
110.510.5: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, Tossed up on middle, Iyer works it to deep square leg for a single.
210.410.4: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, This is very cheeky from Iyer! Tossed up on middle, Iyer reverse-paddles it to third man. The man from inside the ring chases it and pulls the ball back. The other fielder throws it back in. Two taken.
610.310.3: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, SIX! What a shot! Iyer is looking in some form here! Tossed up on off, Iyer makes room and then lifts it over deep cover for a biggie.
210.210.2: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, Tossed up on middle, Iyer heaves it off the inner half to deep mid-wicket for a couple.
110.110.1: Tabraiz Shamsi to Rishabh Pant, Flatter ball outside off, Pant punches it to deep cover for a single.
10 Overs | Runs : 66/2 | Run rate : 6.6
19.69.6: Rahul Tewatia to Rishabh Pant, Floated on middle, Pant dances down the track and then lifts it to deep mid-wicket for a single. 66 for 2 at the half-way mark.
19.59.5: Rahul Tewatia to Shreyas Iyer, Full on middle, Iyer nudges it down to long on for a single. Good batting from Shreyas.
69.49.4: Rahul Tewatia to Shreyas Iyer, SIX! Hammered! Iyer loves taking on the spinners! Flighted outside off, Iyer powers it down the ground for a biggie. First one of the game.
19.39.3: Rahul Tewatia to Rishabh Pant, Outside off, cut to deep point for a single.
09.29.2: Rahul Tewatia to Rishabh Pant, An appeal for LBW turned down! Looks like it is pitching outside leg. Floated around leg, Pant looks to slog sweep it but gets hit on the pads. An appeal is made for LBW but the umpire says no. The replay shows that the ball was pitching outside leg.
19.19.1: Rahul Tewatia to Shreyas Iyer, Flatter ball on middle, Iyer works it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
9 Overs | Runs : 56/2 | Run rate : 6.22
08.68.6: Tabraiz Shamsi to Rishabh Pant, Flighted ball outside off, Pant drives it to cover. 9 runs from Shamsi's second over.
18.58.5: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, Uppish but safe! Tossed up outside off, Iyer lunges and looks to push at it but checks his shot at the last moment. It goes uppishly towards cover but there is no fielder there and a single is taken as the ball goes to deep cover.
18.48.4: Tabraiz Shamsi to Rishabh Pant, Shortish ball outside off, slapped to deep cover for one.
48.38.3: Tabraiz Shamsi to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Nicely played! Inventive from Pant! Full on middle and leg, Pant goes down on his knees and sweeps it through square leg for a boundary.
18.28.2: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, Flatter ball on the pads, Iyer tucks it to deep square leg for a single. 50 up for Delhi.
28.18.1: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, Flighted ball on middle, Iyer dances down the track and then heaves it to deep square leg for a couple of runs.
8 Overs | Runs : 47/2 | Run rate : 5.88
07.67.6: Rahul Tewatia to Rishabh Pant, Good fielding! A flatter ball, outside off. Rishabh Pant cuts it to the left of point where the fielder dives and stops it. 
17.57.5: Rahul Tewatia to Shreyas Iyer, Floated on middle, flicked to deep mid-wicket for a single.
17.47.4: Rahul Tewatia to Rishabh Pant, Full and on off, this one stays low. Rishabh Pant pushes it through covers for a single.
17.37.3: Rahul Tewatia to Shreyas Iyer, Full and on off. Shreyas Iyer knocks it to covers for a quick single. 
17.27.2: Rahul Tewatia to Rishabh Pant, Short ball, quicker and slanting outside off. Rishabh Pant slaps it aerially and towards deep point. The deep cover fielder runs across and cuts it off. A single taken. 
17.17.1: Rahul Tewatia to Shreyas Iyer, Tewatia starts with a flatter ball, on middle, flicked to deep mid-wicket for a single.
7 Overs | Runs : 42/2 | Run rate : 6
16.66.6: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, Full and on off. Shreyas Iyer drives it down to wide long off for a single. 
16.56.5: Tabraiz Shamsi to Rishabh Pant, Tossed up, full and on middle. Pant nudges it to mid-wicket for another single.
16.46.4: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, Slightly short, around off. Shreyas Iyer stays on the back foot and flicks it to mid-wicket for one.
16.36.3: Tabraiz Shamsi to Rishabh Pant, A slower, flatter ball, outside off. Pant slaps it to covers for one.
16.26.2: Tabraiz Shamsi to Shreyas Iyer, A low full toss, on middle, flicked to deep mid-wicket for a single. 
16.16.1: Tabraiz Shamsi to Rishabh Pant, Shamsi starts with a full ball, outside off. Pant skips down and drills it down to long on for a single. 
6 Overs | Runs : 36/2 | Run rate : 6
15.75.6: Kartik Tyagi to Rishabh Pant, A full ball, on off. Pant pushes it to mid off for a quick single. The fielder scores a direct hit at the bowler's end but the batter is well in. At the end of the Powerplay, Delhi are 36/2.
05.65.5: Kartik Tyagi to Rishabh Pant, On a length, on middle. Pant bunts it on the leg side. 
45.55.4: Kartik Tyagi to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Pulled away! A short ball, down the leg side. Rishabh Pant hangs back and pulls it over short fine leg for a boundary. 
05.45.3: Kartik Tyagi to Rishabh Pant, A full ball, on off. Pant drives it nicely but finds the cover fielder.
15.35.2: Kartik Tyagi to Shreyas Iyer, A full ball, outside off. Shreyas Iyer shuffles across and drives it to deep covers for a single.
05.25.2: Kartik Tyagi to Shreyas Iyer, WIDE! This is on a length and way outside off. Iyer leaves it alone. 
45.15.1: Kartik Tyagi to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR! SLAPPED! A length ball, on off. Shreyas Iyer slaps it through covers for a boundary. 
5 Overs | Runs : 25/2 | Run rate : 5
04.64.6: Chetan Sakariya to Rishabh Pant, On a length, outside off. Pant looks to push but it takes the inner half and the ball rolls back to the bowler. Good over from Chetan Sakariya, four runs and a wicket.
14.54.5: Chetan Sakariya to Shreyas Iyer, Short of a length, on middle. Shreyas Iyer stands tall and pulls it to deep mid-wicket for one more.
14.44.4: Chetan Sakariya to Rishabh Pant, Slower ball again, on a length, on middle. Pant clips it to mid-wicket for a single.
14.34.3: Chetan Sakariya to Shreyas Iyer, A slower length ball, on middle. Iyer turns it to square leg for another single. 
14.24.2: Chetan Sakariya to Rishabh Pant, Quick single! A full ball, on middle. Pant tucks it to mid on to get off the mark with a single. 
04.14.1: Chetan Sakariya to Prithvi Shaw, OUT! TAKEN! Both the openers are back in the hut in no time. Sakaria steams and bowls a full ball, outside off, it's a slower ball as well. Prithvi Shaw stays back and tries to lift it over mid off but does not middle it. The ball goes high up in the air and towards mid off where Liam Livingstone strides to his left and takes a simple catch. He is not dropping those.
4 Overs | Runs : 21/2 | Run rate : 5.25
03.73.6: Kartik Tyagi to Shreyas Iyer, A perfect yorker, on off. Iyer blocks it with ease.
23.63.5: Kartik Tyagi to Shreyas Iyer, Fuller ball, outside off. Iyer goes for the big drive but does not time it too well. The ball goes over covers. The fielder in the deep cuts it off and keeps it down to a couple.
03.53.4: Kartik Tyagi to Shreyas Iyer, Good effort in the field! Length ball, outside off. Iyer drives it hard but the man at short cover dives to stop the ball.
03.43.4: Kartik Tyagi to Shreyas Iyer, A touch too wide outside off. Iyer lets the keeper collect it. Wide called.
03.33.3: Kartik Tyagi to Shreyas Iyer, Play and a miss! Short of a length, outside off. Iyer goes for the pull but gets no bat on it.
03.23.2: Kartik Tyagi to Shreyas Iyer, On a length, around off. Iyer punches it towards point.
03.13.1: Kartik Tyagi to Shikhar Dhawan, OUT! BOWLED! Tyagi is the man with Midas touch! He starts with a length ball, on middle. Dhawan looks to block it from the crease but gets the inside edge. The ball rolls back and hits the stumps to dislodge the bails! Dhawan tries to push it away but fails to do so and he has to depart. A big wicket for Rajasthan as Dhawan has been in good form.
3 Overs | Runs : 18/1 | Run rate : 6
22.62.6: Chetan Sakariya to Prithvi Shaw, Shorter again, around leg. Shaw pulls it through mid-wicket. The fielder chases and slides to keep it to two.
22.52.5: Chetan Sakariya to Prithvi Shaw, Short ball, around leg. Shaw rolls his wrists and pulls it along the ground. Deep square leg gets to his left and keeps it down to a couple.
22.42.4: Chetan Sakariya to Prithvi Shaw, Full ball, outside off. Shaw drives it nicely. The man from deep cover gets to his right and keeps it down to two.
02.32.3: Chetan Sakariya to Prithvi Shaw, Play and a miss! Slower ball, outside off, on a length. Shaw goes for the booming drive but misses.
02.22.2: Chetan Sakariya to Prithvi Shaw, Full ball, on off. Shaw pushes it to mid off.
12.12.1: Chetan Sakariya to Shikhar Dhawan, Full ball, around leg. Dhawan flicks it past mid-wicket for one.
2 Overs | Runs : 11/0 | Run rate : 5.5
01.61.6: Mahipal Lomror to Prithvi Shaw, Fuller again, just outside off. Shaw opens the face of the bat and plays it to point. 
01.51.5: Mahipal Lomror to Prithvi Shaw, Flatter ball, outside off. Shaw hits it straight to cover.
11.41.4: Mahipal Lomror to Shikhar Dhawan, Darted on off. Dhawan pushes it towards long on for a single.
01.31.3: Mahipal Lomror to Shikhar Dhawan, Tossed up, on off. Dhawan goes for the sweep but misses.
01.21.2: Mahipal Lomror to Shikhar Dhawan, Tossed up, around off. Dhawan drives it nicely. The man at covers dives and makes a half-stop. No run taken.
41.11.1: Mahipal Lomror to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! Through the gap! Shorter ball, outside off. Dhawan slaps it. The man at point dives to his right but cannot get to the ball. It goes between point and backward point for a boundary.
1 Overs | Runs : 6/0 | Run rate : 6
20.60.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Prithvi Shaw, Just 6 from the first over. Full ball, on the pads. Shaw works it wide of fine leg and the batters get back for the second.
10.50.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Shikhar Dhawan, Back of a length, around middle and leg. Dhawan clips it towards deep square leg for an easy single.
10.40.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Prithvi Shaw, Good effort in the field. Full ball, on off. Shaw drives it down the ground. The man from mid off gets to his right and dives to stop the ball. The man from mid on collects it and then throws it back to the bowler. Single taken.
00.30.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Prithvi Shaw, A touch fuller, around off. Shaw stays in his crease and blocks it to the off side.
10.20.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Shikhar Dhawan, Now, Dhawan gets off the mark. Back of a length, outside off. He taps it towards sweeper cover for an easy single.
10.10.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Prithvi Shaw, Mustafizur Rahman starts with a length ball, on off. Shaw shuffles across and clips it through square leg. Shaw and Delhi are underway with a single.
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