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Rajasthan Royals Secure Second Straight IPL Victory Against Delhi Capitals

March 29, 2024
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The Rajasthan Royals continue their winning streak in the Indian Premier League (IPL), claiming a 12-run victory over the Delhi Capitals in a thrilling match in Jaipur. Delhi, chasing a demanding target of 186 runs, fell short, scoring 173 for the loss of 5 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

David Warner led Delhi’s charge with a spirited 49 off 34 balls, while Tristan Stubbs put forth a valiant unbeaten 44 off 23 balls. Rishabh Pant (28) and Mitchell Marsh (23) also contributed valuable runs. Rajasthan’s bowling attack shone, with Nandre Burger and Yuzvendra Chahal claiming two wickets apiece, and Avesh Khan securing one.

Earlier, Rajasthan sent into bat after losing the toss, posted a formidable 185 for 5. Riyan Parag was the star of the innings, blasting an impressive 84 off just 45 balls, including 7 fours and 6 sixes. Ravichandran Ashwin (29) and Dhruv Jurel (20) were the only other Rajasthan batters to make significant contributions.

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Delhi’s bowlers shared the spoils, with Khaleel Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar, Anrich Nortje, Axar Patel, and Kuldeep Yadav each taking a wicket.

The Rajasthan Royals have now started their IPL campaign with two consecutive wins, having previously defeated the Lucknow Super Giants. The Delhi Capitals, meanwhile, face back-to-back losses after their defeat at the hands of the Punjab Kings.

IPL action continues today with a clash between the Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The match is scheduled to start at 7:45 PM Nepali time.

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Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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