Rajasthan needs to win the chances of reaching the playoffs.
Delhi team third in the points table and Rajasthan occupies sixth place
Sports desk Rajasthan Royals decided to bat after winning the toss against the Delhi Capitals in the 53rd IPL match at the Ferozshah Kotla Stadium on Saturday. Sanju Samson of Rajasthan and Liam Livingston are on the crease. The first blow to the team was felt as the captain Ajinkya Rahane. They got two runs and Ishant Sharma was caught by Shikhar Dhawan on the ball.
Morris and Unadkat out of team
Delhi made two changes in the team, Jagadish Suchit and Chris Morris out of the team. Ishant Sharma and Chemo Paul in place of both of them in the last eleven. Rajasthan also made two changes in the team. Jaydev Unadkat and Steve Smith are not playing in this match. Krishnamappa Gautam and Ish Sodhi got the chance.
The two teams are as follows:
Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (captain), Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Colin Ingram, Sherfan Rutherford, Kemo Paul, Akshar Patel, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Trent Bolt
Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Liam Livingston, Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Ryan Parag, Stuart Binny, Mahipal Lomar, Krishnappa Gautam, Shreyas Gopal, Ish Sodhi, Varun Aaron, Oshen Thomas
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Delhi eyes top spot
Delhi has already reached the playoff. She has 16 points in 13 matches, she is at number three. Delhi has remained at the top of the points table. In such a situation, he will have to reach the top again. The teams in the top-2 get 2 occasions to reach the finals. Rajasthan has 11 points in 13 matches. She is at number 5. If he loses this match, then he will be out of the runoff.
Rajasthan have won 4 matches on home ground
If you talk about a match against Delhi in IPL then the figures are in favor of Hyderabad. So far 19 matches have been played between the two. Of these, Delhi has won only 8 matches, while 11 have lost in 11 matches. At the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium, Rajasthan Royals have played 9 matches so far. Of these, he has been successful in winning 4.