RR vs DC IPL 2020 Live: DC climbs to the top after eclipsing Royals by 46 runs

IPL 2020 live score: Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs (DC) Delhi Capitals live score, Dream11 IPL 2020 Playing XI, live score streaming, commentary, Latest news and updates on InsideSport.co

Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals

Delhi Capitals continued their sublime form in the IPL 2020, picking up their 5th win in six matches to eclipse Rajasthan Royals by 46 runs and climb to the top of the IPL 2020 table.

Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand succumbed to their 4th loss on the trot and faces an uphill task to make amends and pull themselves back into the contest.

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11.34pm

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11.30pm
Ravi Ashwin awarded the MoM

11.22pm
DC wins by 46 runs

Aaron is caught by Pant off the fourth ball of the 20th over. Rabada gets his third wicket, Pant collects catch to dismiss Varun Aaron and finish the match. DC on top of the table. RR-138/all out

11.19pm

Rabada strikes, his second wicket tonight, slower ball, going away from Tewatia, he swung hard at it to off side, but the ball instead took the inside edge on to the stumps. FOW-136/9

11.16pm

The DC dugout is all smiles as only formalities are left for DC in this match. RR-136/8 after 19 overs; need 49 runs from 6 balls

11.10pm

Harshal completes his quota. He removes Gopal on the second ball thanks to another stunning catch from Hetmyer. RR now eight down. Rajasthan Royals need 56 runs in 12 balls. RR-129/8 after 18 overs; need more 56 from 12 balls

11.04pm
RR 8 down

Harshal Patel gets his first wicket of the night. Gopal is also caught in the deep. Hetmyer pulls off another stunner in the deep. Another low diving catch. The 8th wicket falls. Kartik Tyagi is RR’s Number 10. FOW-121/8

11.02pm

Nortje returns and Tewatia goes after him. A six and four on back to back deliveries but then Nortje pulls his length back and gives just two off the last two balls. RR-120/7 after 17 overs; need more 65 from 18 deliveries 

10.56pm

The big shots are not coming for RR as the Delhi the Capitals have been brilliant in the field and Harshal Patel bowls another tidy over. Can Rahul Tewatia do it again? RR-107/7 after 16 overs; need more 78 from 24 balls

10.51pm

Kagiso Rabada back on. Two off the first two balls before Rabada oversteps and give free hit to Tewatia who hits for four. On the penulatimate ball of the over, Rabada dismisses Archer. RR-101/7 after 15 overs; need more 84 from 30 balls

10.49pm
Archer departs for 2; RR 7 down

Archer becomes the latest to sky a shot and be caught out – this time Shreyas Iyer the catcher. FOW-100/7

10.46pm

Axar Patel back on. He bowls wide off Tewatia and starts the over with three dots. Single off the fourth ball. Tye swings bat on the fifth ball and perishes. Archer has joined Tewatia in the middle. Two off the over. RR-91/6 after 14 overs

10.40m
RR go 6 down
2nd Strategic Timeout taken

Axar strikes and Rabada takes a good catch in the deep on the on side. Short ball, Tye swung his bat and it went to Rabada at deep mid-wicket who looked like had misjudged it but recovered quickly to take it in the end. FOW-90/6

10.37pm 

RR-89/5 after 13 overs; need more 96 from 42 balls

Stoinis continues and this is superb from him. Clever and slower. No pace on the ball, slower in the air. One ball pitched up and Tye hit him for six runs down the ground. He got one wicket,

10.34pm
RR lose half their side

Jaiswal gone. Slower ball from Stoinis and fuller, Jaiswal was early to play it, to the on side and ended up chopping it on the stumps.

10.31pm

RR-82/4 after 12 overs; need more 103 from 48 balls

10.28pm

Lomror gone and Ashwin it is with the wicket. Lomror wanted to play to the on side and the ball took the leading edge and went straight to short cover. RR five down and in deep trouble.

10.25pm

RR-75/3 after 11 overs; need more 110 from 54 balls

10.22pm

Sanju Samson is gone. Stoinis bowls it right under his bat, but he fails to connect as well as he wanted to, and it goes high up in the air, Hetmyer under it collects it safely near the ropes on the on side.

10.18pm
We reach the halfway mark!

RR-65/2 after 10 overs; RR need 120 runs from 60 balls

 

10.14pm

Wicket on the first ball of the over for Nortje. Smith was beginning to feel the pressure and that shot was a result of that. Sanju Samson has now joined Jaiswal in the middle. RR-59/2 after 9 overs

10.07pm
Smith departs for 24
Strategic Timeout taken 

DC are not dropping any catch tonight. On his legs and Smith flicks it square leg boundary where Hetmyer took a stunning catch inches from the ground diving forward. Umpires went upstairs but it is a clean catch, the replays suggest. FOW-56/2 

10.05pm
Excellent over from Harshal; just 6 off it

Harshal continues and he is not giving less pace on the ball. RR dealing in singles at the moment. RR needs someone needs to take up the task of hitting the big shots, produce a quickfire knock. RR-56/1 after 8 overs; need more 129 from 72 balls

10pm
50 up for RR

Ashwin continues, into his third over. He is bowling quicker and back of the length. Second ball of the over slightly short and Smith capitalises on it, pulls it away for four. jaiswal still struggling to connect the ball, happy with the singles. Fifty comes up for RR at the end of seven overs. Nine off the over. RR-50/1 after 7 overs

9.57pm
End of Powerplay

Ashwin breezes through another over. Just 6 runs off his first 2 overs now. Harshal Patel bowls the 6th. Yashasvi connects finally, a pull for six. Both batsmen into double digits. RR-42/1 after 6 overs; need more 143 from 84 balls

9.51pm

Ashwin continues. Jaiswal is stuck. He is consuming many dots. And that is putting more pressure on him. Needs to make sure that he picking up those vital singles to give strike to Smith. Brilliant from Ashwin. Just three off the over. RR-33/1 after 5 overs

9.48pm

Jaiswal yet to hit his stride. Steve Smith comes out all guns firing though. A six and a four to end the 4th over as Rabada continues. Smith turning the pressure back on DC. RR-30/1 after 4 overs; need more 155 from 96 deliveries

9.43pm

RR-16/1 after 3 overs

9.41pm
Butler falls for 13

Ashwin comes in and bowling to Buttler, had a square leg in place, Buttler swept and hit it directly to Dhawan who was placed there.

9.38pm

Anrich Nrotje gave real hard time young Yashasvi Jaiswal there. Two balls went past his outside edge and he had to duck for cover to one bouncer. Only 3 runs from it. Royals: 13/0 after 2 overs.

9.33pm
RR’s chase begins!

Rabada takes the ball for DC. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler open RR’s innings in this chase of 185. Buttler fires two boundaries on the leg side in the first over.

9.15pm
End of DC’s innings; DC-184/8 after 20 overs

9.13pm
DC go 8 down

Harshal goes big but the ball falls straight into the hands of deep mid-wicket fielder. Archer gets his third wicket of the night.

9.10pm

Wicket on the last ball of the penultimate over. Axar’s cameo comes to an end. A really lose delivery by Andrew Tye, pretty wide from the batsman but he still manages to get a wicket. The ball takes the toe-end of Axar Patel’s bat and goes into the gloves of Jos Buttler FOW-191/7 after 19 overs

9.03pm

Jofra Archer into the attack. Yet another run out chance as Steve Smith collects the ball at mid-off and throws it Archer. The bowler doesn’t collect it neatly and looks like he’s also in pain. Nothing serious though as continues his spell. DC-159/6 after 18 overs

9.01pm

Shreyas Gopal gives away an extra run thanks to his bad throw and then Tyagi goes for sixes against Hetmyer. Wicket comes in the final ball. DC-149/6 after 17 overs

8.58pm
6th wicket goes down for DC

Kartik Tyagi finishes off with a wicket on his final delivery of his four overs quota. Shimron Hetmyer is the man who has to return to the dugout. After already smashing two SIXES in the over, Hetmyer was trying to be a little ambitious by going for the third one as well. He managed to get hold off it too, but Rahul Tewatia plucks a great catch to send him back to the pavilion. FOW-149/6

8.53pm

Tye to Hetmyer. Goes full and wide as Hetmyer goes for the big hit but misses it. Hetmyer then comes up with good hits for a four and a six. He needs to up the ante now. 13 off the over. DC-135/5 after 16 overs

8.48pm

Shimron Hetmyer try to take some pressure as he along with Harshal Patel fetch 11 runs from Kartik Tyagi’s previous over. DC-121/5 after 15 overs

8.42pm
2nd Strategic Timeout taken

Harshal Patel is the new man in and he is off the mark for a double. Tewatia’s four overs result in just 20 runs. DC-111/5 after 14 overs

8.39pm
Stoinis falls

Tewatia with a much-deserved wicket. Wide delivery but the batsman goes for the cut and hands a simple catch to the point fielder. FOW-109/5

8.36pm
100 comes up for DC

Andrew Tye back into the attack. The bowler comes back well after conceding a six. Manages to keep the runs in check in the final three deliveries. DC-107/4 after 13 overs

8.31pm

Tewatia goes short and wide to Hetmyer. Three similar balls and only in the third delivery, Hetmyer is able to take a single. The spinner takes the pace off the ball in the next to Stoinis, only for a single. Another superb over from Tewatia. DC-96/4 after 12 overs

8.28pm

While Shimron Hetmyer have just arrived in the middle, the in-form Delhi Capitals all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has spent some substantial time in the middle. He is playing on 33 from 22 deliveries, which includes four SIXES. DC-92/4 after 11 overs

8.22pm
We reach the halfway mark

Another successful over for Rajasthan despite the six from Stoinis. Rishabh Pant looked completely off from the moment he came in and no wonder he was dismissed in such a poor way. Shimron Hetmyer is the new batsman. DC-87/4 after 10 overs

8.20pm
Silly from Pant!

Stoinis hits it straight to the fielder as Pant doesn’t see the ball and jogs to the middle of the crease.

8.17pm

Marcus Stoinis is attacking Shreyas Gopal. All the three SIXES hit by him has come against the spinner. He along with Pant have added 28 from 19 deliveries. DC-78/3 after 9 overs

8.10pm
Strategic Timeout taken

Tewatia introduced into the attack and excellent bowling from him. Just 4 runs off the over to restrict the flow of runs for DC after Stoinis hit Gopal for consecutive sixes in the previous over. DC-70/3 after 8 overs

8.06pm
Back to back sixes from Stoinis

Stoinis picked the length up very early on both occasion. Shreyas Gopal was guilty of dropping it short and he was whacked away for successive sixes on the same mid-wicket region. DC-66/3 after 7 overs

8.01pm
End of Powerplay; DC-51/3 after 6 overs

Decent start from Andrew Tye. After the run-out, Marcus Stoinis comes to the crease. A single to end the over. Good start from Rajasthan as they pick three crucial wickets in the powerplay.

8pm
Shreyas Iyer run out

What a wicket for Rajasthan. A direct hit from Jaiswal at cover point does the trick!

7.55pm

Rishabh Pant walks into the middle. A four, a wicket and a single from Archer’s 2nd over. DC-43/2 after 5 overs

7.52pm
Shaw gone for 19

Caught and bowler by Jofra Archer. Shaw goes for another big hit but top-edges the delivery. Archer watches the ball till the last minute and takes a good catch. FOW-42/2

7.50pm

Karthik Tyagi introduced into the over. Good start from the youngster- goes for just 7 runs DC-38/1 after 4 overs

7.45pm

Prithvi Shaw has hit the first six of the match. It was a length delivery and Shaw slammed it over the top of the bowler’s head. That was a difficult shot to play but Shaw made it look easy. An expensive over from Aaron; 18 runs off it. DC-31/1 after 3 overs

7.44pm
Chance gone begging!

Karthik drops Prithvi Shaw on 7. A deceptive bouncer from Aaron but Tyagi misjudges the flight off the ball as Shaw gets a lifeline.

7.39pm

Skipper Shreyas Iyer is the man in after Dhawan’s dismissal. He’s in stupendous form this season and on a batting wicket like Sharjah, he will look to make an impact again. DC-13/1 after 2 overs

7.37pm
Dhawan falls early again

Archer strikes after going 50 balls without a wicket; Dhawan plays on the up but hands it straight to the midwicket fielder. FOW-12/1

7.34pm

Aaron bowls his first over in IPL 2020. Decent start from the speedster, concedes a boundary on the last ball to go for 7 runs. DC-7/0 after 1 over

7.30pm
Aaand we are underway!

Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw walks out to bat for DC; Varun Aaron will start the proceedings for RR.

7.05pm
DC Playing XI

7.04pm
RR Playing XI

7pm
Toss Results

RR wins toss and elects to bowl first.

6.30pm
RR en-route for today’s match against KXIP

6pm
We are exactly one hour away from toss!

5.25pm
Speed gun Jofra Archer

How much will he clock tonight?

5pm

Rishab Pant scored half centuries in both the encounters against RR in the last IPL edition. Will we see an encore from him tonight as well?

4.40pm
Playing conditions

The maximum temperature in Sharjah will be 37 degrees and the minimum will be 28 degrees. With a humidity level of 54 percent, there will be the dew factor in the night. It will be difficult to bat second and score runs while chasing at the Sharjah ground, which is one of the flatest.

4pm
Probable Playing XIs

Delhi Capitals Predicted Playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Ravichandran Ashwin, Akshar Patel, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje

Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing XI: Jos Buttler, Steve Smith (c), Sanju Samson (wk), Robin Uthappa, Mahipal Lomror, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Tom Curran, Kartik Tyagi, Varun Aaron, Shreyas Gopal

3.30pm
RR vs DC Stats in IPL

RR highest score against DC- 201
RR lowest score against DC- 115
DC highest score against RR- 196
DC lowest score against RR- 60

2.55pm
RR vs DC Head to head

Total Number of Matches played- 20 Matches
won by Rajasthan Royals- 11
Matches won by Delhi Capitals- 9
Tie/ No Result- 0

 RR vs DC H2H Matches Detailed Analysis  

Date Winner Won by
19-Apr-08 DD 9 Wickets
11-May-08 RR 3 Wickets
30-May-08 RR 109 Runs
28-Apr-09 RR 5 Wickets
17-May-09 DD 14 Runs
15-Mar-10 DD 6 Wickets
31 Match 2010 DD 67 Runs
12-Apr-11 RR 6 Wickets
29-Apr-12 DD 1 Run
01-May-12 DD 6 Wickets
06-Apr-13 RR 5 Runs
07-May-13 RR 9 Wickets
03-May-14 RR 7 Wickets
15-May-14 RR 62 Runs
12-Apr-15 RR 3 Wickets
03-May-15 RR 14 Runs
11-Apr-18 RR 10 Runs (D/L)
02-May-18 DD 50 Runs
22-Apr-19 DC 6 Wickets
04-May-19 DC 5 Wickets

2pm

Hello guys and welcome back once again to the live coverage of IPL 2020. In tonight’s match we have RR vs DC which promises to be a high-octane clash.

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