RR vs DC, IPL 2019 Match 40, Key Players: Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Shreyas Iyer And Other Cricketers to Watch Out for at Sawai Mansingh in Jaipur
In the 40th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019, Rajasthan Royals (RR) will be squaring off against an in-form Delhi Capitals (DC) on April 22. The 12th season of the IPL is advancing itself into its business end, and any slip up here, can cost them a playoff spot. Will Jaipur be able to stay relevant further in the tournament or will DC inch closer playoffs’, will be an exciting watch for the fans. Delhi Capital Shares Workout Video of Their Players Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant Ahead of RR vs DC Match IPL 2019.Also Read | IPL 2019: Mumbai Indians Release Rohit Sharma and Boys for 4 Days to Manage Workload
The teams haven’t played any game against each other in this season. The encounter tonight will be the first time both RR and DC will meet this IPL. The match will be played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. As the clock ticks away for the game tonight, we bring you a list of five key players to watch out for in RR vs DC, 40th IPL 2019 match. RR vs DC Head-to-Head Record: Ahead of IPL 2019 Clash, Here Are Match Results of Last 5 Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals Encounters!
Shikhar DhawanAlso Read | Delhi Capital Shares Workout Video of Their Players Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant Ahead of RR vs DC Match IPL 2019
In 10 matches he has played this season, Shikhar Dhawan has scored 347 runs, emerging as the most run-scoring batsman in the team. The dashing left-hand batsman has rediscovered his form this year. After a cold start to the season, Dhawan has eased the pressure on Delhi’s brittle middle order in the last few games. Will he be able to continue his good form?
The Rajasthan Royals franchise has changed the leadership mid-season, appointing Steve Smith as the new captain of the team. Smith repaid the faith posed him hitting a match-winning half-century against Mumbai Indians in their previous encounter. Also, it will be delighting to see Smith vs Rabada rivalry, after how things concluded in Newlands last year.
The young captain of the Delhi Capitals team, Shreyas Iyer has been a silent hero for his team this season. Iyer has scored 327 runs in 10 matches this year at an impressive average 36.33. The numbers won’t do justice to his contribution but the stability that he has provided in the middle overs is commendable. How will he fare against RR will determine DC’s chances of winning tonight.
Jofra Archer’s all-round abilities have helped Rajasthan Royals cross a lot of hurdles this season. However, it is his bowling that has been standout. In 9 matches, Archer has picked 11 wickets, emerging as the highest wicket-taking bowler for his team. Archer’s duel with Delhi’s explosive middle order will be a treat to watch tonight. For RR to stay relevant in the tournament, Archer will have to deliver a match-winning performance.
The young speedster continues to take wickets at intervals for his team. Kagiso Rabada has picked 21 wickets in 10 matches that he has played, emerging as the most wicket-taking bowlers this season. Rabada will have to bowl his heart out against RR tonight to continue his side’s winning streak, after a series of losses earlier. Will Rabada be able to extend his lead on the top tonight?
The hosts, Rajasthan Royals, are on the second-last spot of IPL 2019 Points Table. With 3 wins in 9 matches, RR has won 6 points this season. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals have won 12 points in 10 matches, and are on the second position in the league standings. Stay tuned to LatestLY for all the latest updates about 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL).