RR vs DC Match Preview: IPL 2024, Match 9

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RR vs DC Match Preview- IPL 2024, Match 9


The RR vs DC IPL 2024 The match will be played in Jaipur on March 28. This is the second match of the two respective teams. Rajasthan Royals will be playing their second consecutive home game, while this is the second consecutive away game for Delhi Capitals.

Date and place

The RR vs DC IPL 2024 match will be played at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium on March 28 starting at 7:30 pm IST. Rajasthan Royals started their campaign with a win against LSG, while Delhi Capitals lost their previous match against Punjab Kings.

RR vs DC Match Preview: IPL 2024, Match 9

Rajasthan Royals

Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals began their campaign with a resounding win against Lucknow Super Giants at home. Everything fell into place for the team: the batsmen got runs and the bowlers took wickets. Samson began his campaign with an unbeaten 82 and marked his class of the season.

Bowlers led by Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal contributed to the defense of the total. They are a team that likes to score big totals at the near post and back their bowlers to defend. They would like to back the same model as they look to topple Delhi Capitals.

RR Squadron

Sanju Samson (c), Jos Buttler, Shimron Hetmyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Dhruv Jurel, Riyan Parag, Donovan Ferreira, Kunal Rathore, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Sen, Navdeep Saini, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Sharma, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Adam Zampa , Avesh Khan, Rovman Powell, Shubham Dubey, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Abid Mushtaq, Nandre Burger.

Capitals of Delhi

The Capitals started with a loss against the Punjab Kings. They lost wickets at regular intervals while posting the total and fell short by at least 20-30 on a good batting track. Rishabh Pant in his comeback game scored 18 off 13 balls. Overall, their batting effort was very short and they ended up losing the game.

Their bowling attack lacked strength in the absence of Anrich Nortje in the pace attack. He has joined the team after regaining his fitness and will be available for selection in the match against Rajasthan Royals. They will look to recover and win again. Delhi are among the original three teams, apart from RCB and PBKS, who are yet to win an IPL title.

DC Squad

Rishabh Pant (c), Pravin Dubey, David Warner, Vicky Ostwal, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, Abishek Porel, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Lungi Ngidi, Lalit Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Mitchell Marsh, Ishant Sharma, Yash Dhull, Mukesh Kumar , Harry Brook, Tristan Stubbs, Ricky Bhui, Kumar Kushagra, Rasikh Dar, Jhye Richardson, Sumit Kumar, Shai Hope, Swastik Chhikara.

Key battles

Yashasvi Jaiswal vs. Anrich Nortje

Jaiswal has been in top form lately. He recently scored more than 700 runs in the test series against England ahead of the IPL. Opening the batting, he will face Anrich Nortje who will try to dismiss him early.

David Warner vs. Ravichandran Ashwin

Warner has been Ashwin’s ‘bunny’ in Test cricket, having dismissed the left-hander 11 times in the format. Ashwin also dismissed David Warner once in ODIs and twice in T20I cricket. In the IPL, Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed David Warner thrice.

Sanju Samson vs. Kuldeep Yadav

Samson likes to take on spinners early in his innings. That’s where the Capitals can field Kuldeep Yadav against him and limit his scoring. He has dismissed him once but he hasn’t conceded too many runs either.

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Key players. Main players

For RR, captain Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal are the key batsmen. With the ball, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma and the two spinners Ashwin and Chahal will have a role to play.

For DC, Rishabh Pant, David Warner and Mitchell Marsh after Abishek Porel, especially after the last game, will be the key batsmen. With the ball, Nortje’s return will strengthen the attacking pace along with Kuldeep and Axar.

Climate and tone

The weather for the RR vs DC game is expected to be hot and humid. Temperatures will be around 40 degrees during the day and will drop to around 20 degrees at night. There is no threat of rain.

Speaking of the field, 34 of the 53 games have been won by the chasing team. However, the Royals won the first game on this ground in IPL 2024 by batting first. This is generally considered to be a high-scoring location.

Conclusion

The two teams have played 27 matches, with the Rajasthan Royals winning 14 games and the Delhi Capitals 13. The Royals have won four of their six home games against the Capitals. This is a crucial game for the Capitals to win again after the initial loss.

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