Delhi Capitals (DC) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 6 wickets in match 40 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 played at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Chasing 192, DC were given a flying start by Shikhar Dhawan. The left-hander scored a quickfire 54 off 27 balls. This was his 36th IPL fifty. Dhawan's innings included 8 fours and 2 sixes. He put together 72 runs for the 1st wicket with Prithvi Shaw. Captain Shreyas Iyer (4) fell cheaply. Rishabh Pant then joined Shaw, to stitch together 84 runs for the 3rd wicket. Shaw departed for 42 off 39 (4 fours, 1 six). But, Pant (78 not out) ensured that DC do not falter in their run-chase. The hard-hitting batsman hit 6 fours and 4 sixes. Sherfane Rutherford scored 11 off 5 balls (1 four, 1 six) towards the end. With this win, Delhi Capitals leapfrog Chennai Super Kings to go top of the points table. Earlier, RR scored 191/6 in 20 overs. (SCORECARD)
IPL 2019 Highlights Updates Between Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals, straight from Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.
- 23:35 (IST)Apr 22, 2019
SIX!Pant hits the ball towards deep mid-wicket region. Delhi Capitals win by 6 wickets. The TV umpire confirmed through the replay that the ball was hitting the ropes without touching the ground.
- 22:36 (IST)Apr 22, 2019