The fifteenth edition of the IPL is set to begin in April 2022, with ten teams taking part. Fans worldwide are looking forward to one of the most anticipated cricket tournaments of the year, as it will not only be entertaining to watch. Still, they will also provide an opportunity for Fantasy cricket fans to win real money by playing big on Dream11.
This prestigious cricket tournament has ten teams, which include eight old teams and two new teams:
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- Delhi Capitals
- Chennai Super Kings
- Kolkata Knight Riders
- Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Sunrisers Hyderabad
- Punjab Kings
- Mumbai Indians
- Rajasthan Royals
One of the most anticipated matchups is Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals, two strong teams with popularity and famous cricket stars.
The Rajasthan Royals are an Indian Premier League franchise cricket team that belongs to Jaipur. It is one of the oldest IPL franchises that was founded in 2008. The Royals have a reputation for giving chances to young cricketers and bringing in high-potential talent. Emerging Media, Lachlan Murdoch, and RedBird Capital Partners own the franchise. For IPL 2022, the franchise has retained the following players:
- Sanju Samson
- Jos Buttler
- Yashasvi Jaiswal
The Delhi Capitals are an Indian Premier League franchise cricket team that belongs to Delhi. The franchise was founded in 2008 as 'Delhi Daredevils,' and in 2018, the franchise changed the team name to Delhi Capitals. JSW group and GMR group own the franchise. For IPL 2022, the franchise has retained the following players:
- Rishabh Pant
- Prithvi Shaw
- Axar Patel
- Anrich Nortje
Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals
Regarding DC vs RR head to head record, the Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals are neck-to-neck. So far, they've played 24 games against each other. The Delhi Capitals have won 12 games, and the inaugural season champions have won 12. However, Delhi Capitals have won five of their six matches against Rajasthan Royals since 2019 so, although both teams have won the same number of games, the present form and H2H record favor the Delhi Capitals.
Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals Last 2 Matches
DC vs RR live score and DC vs RR scorecard for both the matches are available online on the official IPL website, DC vs RR highlights of both the matches are as follows:
September 25, 2021: This was the latest IPL DC vs RR match, with Delhi Capitals young player 'Shreyas Iyer' winning the Man of the Match award and DC vs RR Dream11 team top player. Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to bowl first at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
With the help of Shreyas Iyer's 43-run performance, Rishabh Pant's 24-run knock, and Shimron Hetmyer's 28-run knock, Delhi Capitals scored 154 runs for the loss of six wickets. Mustafizur Rahman and Chetan Sakariya each grabbed two wickets for Rajasthan Royals.
Despite Captain Sanju Samson's 70-run innings, Rajasthan Royals were defeated by 33 runs. Anrich Nortje took two wickets for the Delhi Capitals, while the other 4 bowlers took one each.
April 15, 2021: The Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals faced off on April 15, 2021, winning fans a nail-biting battle. Jaydev Unadkat was considered the Man of the Match DC vs RR Dream11 team top player for his impressive bowling figures. The match was played in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium, where Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bowl first.
DC lost three wickets in the power play overs, proving that the toss choice by Sanju Samson was correct. Rishabh Pant, the Delhi Capital skipper, batted in at number four and caused issues for the Rajasthan bowlers. He scored 51 runs off 32 balls with several superb smashes, and he was ably assisted by lower-middle order players Tom Curran and Lalit Yadav, who each scored 21 and 20 runs. Jaydev Unadkat took three wickets for Rajasthan Royals, while Mustafizur Rahman took two wickets.
Rajasthan Royals made one of the worst starts in cricket history, losing five wickets for 42 runs while chasing a 147-run goal. The contest was now in Delhi Capitals' favor, but things changed. David Miller, also known as 'Killer Miller,' scored 62 runs off 43 balls at a strike rate of 144 to win the match. This superb knock had seven fours and two sixes. Chris Morris, who scored 36 runs off 18 balls and smashed four massive sixes, supported him. For Delhi Capitals, Avesh Khan grabbed three wickets, while Kagiso Rabada and Chris Woakes grabbed two wickets each. Despite the efforts by Delhi Capital bowlers, Rajasthan Royals won this nail-biting match by 3 wickets.
Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals Top Performers
When it comes to DC vs RR matches, Delhi skipper Rishabh Pant has scored the most runs (300) among the current players. Shreyas Iyer (246) and Shikhar Dhawan, the aggressive opener, follow him (209). Delhi Capital's experienced spinner Amit Mishra had the most wickets (20), followed by the young gun Kagiso Rabada (9) and Jofra Archer (7).
Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals Player Records
The individual player records for Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals is as follows:
1. Player records
- Highest Individual Score: AB De Villiers (79)
- Most Runs: Rishabh Pant (300)
- Best Batting Average: Rishabh Pant (69)
- Best Economy Rate: Keemo Paul (4.74)
- Most Wickets: Amit Mishra (20)
- Best Bowling Figures: Pawan Negi (4/18)
2. Player records
- Highest Individual Score: Ajinkya Rahane (105*)
- Most Runs: Ajinkya Rahane (611)
- Best Batting Average: David Miller (62)
- Best Economy Rate: S. Sreesanth (4.50)
- Most Wickets: Shane Watson (9)
- Best Bowling Figures: Shane Watson (3/10)
Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals is typically a high-octane affair, with both teams giving it their all to win. Both sides have many young players who have benefited from the experience of veteran coaches and senior players. So, watch DC vs RR live to feel the thrill of cricket. The clash between the teams is a must-watch that no cricket fan should miss since it is a thrilling contest and an opportunity to show off your cricket knowledge and create your DC vs RR Dream11 team to win prizes on Dream11.
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