Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to bowl first. The decision paid off as Unadkat managed to get rid of the openers within the the powerplay. Marcus Stoinis was out for a nought leaving a big responsibility on skipper Rishabh Pant.
Skipper Pant leads from front
After dismantling the top order, captain Rishabh Pant and Lalit Yadav put-up a crucial 51-run partnership. Pant smashed a crucial half-century to get his team out of trouble but lost his wicket after Riyan Parag's stunning run out.
Modest total by DC
After Pant's dismissal, Delhi Capitals struggled to pose an above par total and were restricted to 147 runs at the loss of eight wickets.
Bad start for Royals
Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand, had a worse start as their top order including skipper Sanju Samson returned to the pavilion within the powerplay.
Wickets kept tumbling
However, the wickets did not stop falling for the Royals as Dube and Parag got out cheaply. A crucial 38-run partnership between Miller and Tewathia but Rabada brought the breakthrough.
Miller scored a brave 62 runs off 43 balls and opened the six account for the night.
Morris proves his worth!!
Chris Morris' last minute smash-fest took Rajastha over the line. The most expensive buy in IPL history smashed four sixes and brought his team back from another loss. Rajasthan open their account in the IPL 2021.