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Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer, wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant and Shimron Hetmyer during practice.
The 23rd match of the 13th season of IPL will be played between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Delhi Capitals (DC) in Sharjah in a short span. In this ground, more than 200 runs have been scored in 7 innings of 4 matches played so far. In such a situation, a high-scoring match between Delhi and Rajasthan is expected here. The role of spinners will be important in bowling with the batsmen of both teams. The two teams have not lost a single match in Sharjah so far in the season.
Talking about the last 5 matches played between the two teams, Delhi has won 3 and Rajasthan have won 2 matches. Last season, 2 matches were played between Delhi and Rajasthan, both times Delhi defeated Rajasthan.
Rajasthan chased the biggest target in Sharjah
Rajasthan had chased the biggest target of IPL history against Punjab in Sharjah itself. In the season, Rajasthan has played 2 matches in Abu Dhabi and one in Dubai, they have lost in all three.
Delhi team in excellent form
Delhi batsmen and bowlers are in excellent form. Opener Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan are giving the team a good start. After this, captain Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant and Marcus Stoinis are also batting aggressively. At the same time, Kagiso Rabada, Enrich Nortje, Ravichandran Ashwin and Akshar Patel are also in excellent form in bowling.
Butler, Samson will be on watch
The batting of Rajasthan Royals is dependent on the top-3 batsmen. Captain Steve Smith, Jose Butler and Sanju Samson will have the responsibility to give the team a good start. At the same time, along with Jofra Archer in bowling, the rest of the bowlers will also have to take wickets.
Most expensive players from both teams
Rishabh Pant is the most expensive player in Delhi with 15 crore and Shimron Hetmyer worth Rs 7.75 crore. At the same time, Captain Smith is the most expensive player in Rajasthan with 12.50 crores and Sanju Samson worth 8 crores.
The pitch in Sharjah can help the batsmen. Being a slow wicket here will also help the spinners a lot. The team that won the toss in Sharjah would like to bat first. The success rate of the first batting team’s victory in the last 13 T20s in Sharjah has been 69%.
Delhi is the only team that has not played the finals so far; Rajasthan won the title 1 time
Delhi is the only team that could not play the final till now. However, Delhi reached the semi-finals in the tournament’s opening two seasons (2008, 2009). At the same time, Rajasthan had its first season of IPL (2008).
Rajasthan’s success rate in IPL is higher than Delhi
Rajasthan’s success rate in IPL is higher than Delhi. Delhi has played a total of 182 matches so far. He won in 81 matches and lost in 99 matches. Delhi has a success rate of 44.72% in the league. At the same time, Rajasthan has played a total of 152 matches so far. He won in 77 and suffered defeat in 73. Rajasthan has a success rate of 47.52% in the league.