Rajasthan Royals thrash Delhi Daredevils by 62 runs

Rajasthan Royals thrash Delhi Daredevils by 62 runs

Tags: Indian Premier League 2014, 41st match - Rajasthan Royals Vs Delhi Daredevils at Ahmedabad - May 15, 2014, Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane

Published on: May 15, 2014

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In a totally one-sided contest at Motera, Rajasthan Royals thrashed the struggling Delhi Dardevils by 62 runs.

By BV Swagath

In a totally one-sided contest at Motera, Rajasthan Royals thrashed the struggling Delhi Dardevils by 62 runs. Rajasthan Royals were powered to a mighty total of 201 for 6 with Ajinkya Rahane top scoring with 64 from 50 balls. Kevon Cooper sent in at no.3 scored 32 from 16 balls , Sanju Samson chipped in with 40 from 25 balls while James Faulkner smashed 23 not out in just 8 balls.

In reply, Delhi Daredevils struggled to end up with 139 for 9. Manoj Tiwary played a lone hand scoring an unbeaten 61 from 44 balls.

Update at 7:57 pm IST: There is a slight delay in the start of play because of strong winds and light drizzle. The match will begin at 8:15 pm with no overs reduced.

Toss and Teams: Delhi Daredevils have won the toss and asked Rajasthan Royals to bat first at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad in Match 41 of IPL 7. Rajasthan Royals are without Shane Watson who is out of action with a niggle. Steven Smith is going to lead the Rajasthan Royals tonight.

Rajasthan Royals make three changes with Sanju Samson, Dhawal Kulkarni and Ben Cutting coming in for Yagnik, Ankit Sharma and Watson. Delhi make three changes as well with Manoj Tiwary, Shahbaz Nadeem and Ross Taylor coming in. Mohammed Shami is not playing this game.

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