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IPL 2020 in UAE: Delhi Capitals defeat Rajasthan Royals — in pictures

IPL 2020 in UAE: Delhi Capitals defeat Rajasthan Royals — in pictures
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Former Australian legend Shane Warne spooted at the Royal Box watching match 30 of season 13 of the Dream 11 Indian Premier League (IPL) between the Delhi Capitals and the Rajasthan Royals held at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on the 14th October 2020. Photo by: Samuel Rajkumar / Sportzpics for BCCI
Australia legend Shane Warne was at Dubai International Cricket Stadium to watch his Rajasthan Royals take on Delhi Capitals in Match 30 of the 13th Indian Premier League. Image Credit: Samuel Rajkumar / Sportzpics for BCCI
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Jofra Archer
Delhi won the toss and chose to bat first. But their gameplan went right out the window as opener Prithvi Shaw was bowled by Jofra Archer for a golden duck and No. 3 Ajinkya Rahane followed shortly after for only two runs. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals hits a boundary.
However, Shikhar Dhawan settled to smash 57 off 33 balls to get the Delhi innings up and running. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Shreyas Iyer, captain of Delhi Capitals, plays a shot.
Captain Shreyas Iyer, in at No. 4, also contributed with his own half-century. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Ben Stokes of Rajasthan Royals bowls during the match.
With England all-rounder Ben Stokes in the ranks, Rajasthan were looking for inspiration. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Rajasthan Royals celebrates
But while Stokes failed to pick up a wicket, his teammate Archer claimed three as the Royals limited Delhi to 161-7. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Ben Stokes of Rajasthan Royals plays a shot.
Stokes was soon back in action with the bat, racking up 41 runs alongside fellow opener Jos Buttler (22). Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Ravichandran Ashwi
But after Buttler';s removal, Rajasthan skipper Steve Smith again went cheaply (1) at No. 3. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Kagiso Rabada of Delhi Capitals
Stokes and Sanju Samson got the scoreboard ticking again, with the target well within reach for Rajasthan at the halfway point. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Robin Uthappa of Rajasthan Royals bats during the match.
Robin Uthappa also played his part with 32 runs, but as Rajasthan struggled to find boundaries, the required run rate crept up. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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DC Captain Shreyas Iyer in pain after he fell down fielding during match 30 of season 13 of the Dream 11 Indian Premier League (IPL) between the Delhi Capitals and the Rajasthan Royals held at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on the 14th October 2020. Photo by: Samuel Rajkumar / Sportzpics for BCCI
Delhi had a moment of concern in the field when skipper Iyer hurt his shoulder during a fall. Image Credit: Samuel Rajkumar / Sportzpics for BCCI
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Delhi Capitals players celebrats the wicket of Jofra Archer of Rajasthan Royals.
But Jofra Archer';s wicket fell shortly after to put a smile back on the Delhi faces. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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The Delhi Capitals celebrates the wicket of Robin Uthappa of Rajasthan Royals during match 30 of season 13 of the Dream 11 Indian Premier League (IPL) between the Delhi Capitals and the Rajasthan Royals held at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on the 14th October 2020. Photo by: Saikat Das / Sportzpics for BCCI
In the end, Delhi claimed a 13-run win to go top of the standings with 12 points, while Rajasthan stay on six after eight games. Image Credit: Saikat Das / Sportzpics for BCCI