Delhi Daredevils won by 4 runs

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 | 0

Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals have most surprising coincidence attached. In the last match of both teams in the IPL 2018, Delhi Daredevils won by 4 runs against Rajasthan Royals. The match was hosted at the home venue of DD. But Delhi Daredevils won by D/L method. It was their 2nd head to head battle in the season. In the first head to head battle which was executed at the home venue of Rajasthan Royals, RR won against DD where the coincidence is that match was ended with D/L method as well. In the first one, Delhi Daredevils trapped with D/L method and suffered and now, Rajasthan Royals has faced the same condition.

Delhi Daredevils won by 4 runs

The match between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Daredevils was the 32nd match in the ongoing season of IPL. It seems that half season of the tournament has passed quite successfully and in a few cases rain affected the match and forcefully the match turned into D/L rules. The last match between them was one of them where due to rain, on team could play full 20 overs. Firstly it was set that each team will have to play 18 overs each but first batting team Delhi Daredevils batted 17.1 overs and later, due to heavy rain, the target was reduced along with overs. Rajasthan Royals was set target to bat 12 overs and chase a reduced score. But they were failed.

Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals are two lower ranked teams in the ongoing season of IPL where DD played nine matches already and won three times so far. Rajasthan Royals also won the same three matches but total played eight matches. They are in last position where DD is in 7th position on IPL point table so far.

In 2nd May, 2018 at Feroz Shah Kotla located at Delhi the match between them was executed. In the match, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to bowl first. So, Delhi Daredevils came to bat. Due to rain, they did unable to play full overs but batted 17.1 overs and scored 196 runs so far by losing six wickets. Rishabh Pant scored highest 69 runs for the team DD in 29 balls only. Jaydev Unadkat took three wickets for RR so far.

Later, RR failed to set revised target. They scored 146 runs in 12 overs where they needed to score 151 runs so far. So, Rajasthan Royals was defeated by 4 runs only.

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