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IPL 2020 in UAE: In pictures - Mumbai Indians v Delhi Capitals after Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad

IPL 2020 in UAE: In pictures - Mumbai Indians v Delhi Capitals after Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad
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Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer
There was an Indian Premier League top-of-the table clash between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals in Abu Dhabi on Sunday night. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Shreyas Iyer, captain of Delhi Capitals, plays a shot.
Delhi won the toss and elected to bat, with skipper Shreyas Iyer smashing 42 off 33 balls. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Alex Carey and Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals
But it was Shikhar Dhawan';s unbeaten 69 off 52 balls that was key in helping Delhi get to 162-4. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Quinton de Kock of Mumbai Indians plays a shot.
Mumbai recovered from the early loss of Rohit Sharma to race after their target, with Quinton de Kock and Suryakumar Yadav hitting identical scores of 53. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Ishan Kishan of Mumbai Indians plays a shot.
Then came the scare as Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya fell with the target of 163 in sight. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians plays a shot.
However, Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya steadied the Mumbai ship and got them safely home with two balls to spare. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Rahul Tewatia of Rajasthan Royals plays a shot.
Earlier, a dramatic 85-run sixth wicket partnership between Riyan Parag and Rahul Tewatia took Rajasthan Royals over the line to win by five wickets in a dramatic finish against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Dubai on Sunday. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Riyan Parag of Rajasthan Royals plays a shot.
Parag (42 off 26 balls) smashed Khaleel Ahmed over extra cover for a six with one ball remaining as Tewatia (45 off 28 balls) reminded that his Sharjah heroics were not a flash in the pan. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Rashid Khan
Not even a diehard Royals fan gave the team much chance after they lost Ben Stokes, Steve Smith and Jos Buttler with only 26 runs on the board as they began their chase of 159 on a slow wicket. A six off the penultimate ball got them over the line. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI
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Rajasthan Royals players
Manish Pandey top-scored for Sunrisers with 59. Royals and Sunrisers both now have three wins from their seven matches. Image Credit: Sportzpics for BCCI