Rajasthan Royals are currently at the second spot in points table © IANS
Rajasthan Royals are currently at the second spot in points table © IANS

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(Rajasthan Royals look to get back their IPL 2015 campaign on track when they take on the Delhi Daredevils. Catch live cricket scores and updates of the match here)

Rajasthan Royals finally get a win and end their losing streak! They have now 14 points from 11 matches and with three more to go, they need to win at least two of them. Delhi need to introspect, as they were never in the chase. Plenty of misfields and dropped catches, both Rajasthan and Delhi have work to do.  Here’s Nishad Pai Vaidya’s final report of the RR vs DD IPL 2015 match.


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 175/7 in 20 overs: Southee to bowl the final over. Tiwary takes three runs on the first ball and then Mishra is beaten. The fourth ball is wide and the next legit delivery is slammed for a SIX by Tiwary. An overthrow as Delhi get another extra run. Two runs off the final ball, Rajasthan win by 14 runs.

BATTING:  Saurabh Tiwary 28 (14), Amit Mishra 1 (3)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 160/7 in 19 overs: Delhi get 15 runs from the over which was also due to poor bowling from Kulkarni. Last over to be bowled now.

BATTING:  Saurabh Tiwary 17 (10), Amit Mishra 0 (1)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 155/7 in 18.3 overs: Kulkarni struggles as he bowls a couple of wides and then is hit by Nathan Coulter-Nile for a SIX. But the bowler bags his second wicket as Coulter-Nile is caught in the deep by Steven Smith.

BATTING:  Saurabh Tiwary 11 (7)

OUT! Nathan Coulter-Nile c Steven Smith b Dhawal Kulkarni 6 (2)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 145/6 in 18 overs: Faulkner comes on to bowl the 18th over. Only three runs off the first three balls and Duminy gets two more on the fourth. All this will not hurt Rajasthan as they have not allowed Delhi to flourish at all. WICKET on the final ball as Duminy has fallen trying to clear the short fine leg.

BATTING:  Saurabh Tiwary 11 (7)

OUT! JP Duminy c Dhawal Kulkarni b James Faulkner 56 (39)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 138/5 in 17 overs: A fine half-century for Duminy but the highlight of the over was a MASSIVE six on a short ball off Southee. The stroke had a lot of power as the ball kept traveling, only to drop back after hitting the top tier. Good over from the right-arm bowler, DD manage 12 runs. They now need 52 runs from 18 balls.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 51 (35), Saurabh Tiwary 9 (5)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 126/5 in 16 overs: Delhi Daredevils will have to start looking for the big hits as the asking rate has now soared past 15 runs an over. Duminy is their best bet. 64 runs more needed.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 47 (33), Saurabh Tiwary 1 (1)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 123/5 in 15.3 overs: A mishit from Kedar Jadhav ends his stay at the crease as Shane Watson takes a good catch running behind. Kulkarni gets his first wicket and now Saurabh Tiwary comes in.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 42 (29), 

OUT! Kedar Jadhav c Shane Watson b Dhawal Kulkarni 11 (7)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 120/4 in 15 overs: Bhatia comes on as Jadhav gets hold of one and slams it for a SIX over midwicket. Delhi add nine runs to their total and they now need 70 runs from the last five overs.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 42 (29), Kedar Jadhav 11 (6)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 111/4 in 14 overs: Lifeline for Kedar Jadhav as Dhawal Kulkarni runs in from fine leg and puts in the dive, but he is not able to take the ball.  Delhi need 79 from last six overs with an asking rate in excess of 13.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 40 (26), Kedar Jadhav 3 (4)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 106/4 in 13.3 overs: Binny starts off with a wide and then Mathews scoops him over the fine leg for a FOUR. Delhi are fighting back and Rajasthan need to keep picking up wickets! And there it is! Mathews caught behind!

BATTING:  JP Duminy 40 (26),

OUT! Angelo Mathews c Sanju Samson b Stuart Binny 16 (17)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 101/3 in 13 overs:  Rajat Bhatia comes on to bowl and Delhi batsmen deal in singles on the first four balls. Duminy gets hold of the second last ball, and slams it for a MASSIVE SIX! The final ball is hit for a FOUR as Delhi start their fightback. Delhi now need 89 from 42 balls as it’s time for STRATEGIC BREAK.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 40 (26), Angelo Mathews 12 (14)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 87/3 in 12 overs: Runs for Delhi as Duminy hits a six over long on and Mathews pulls one short from Watson for a four. Delhi add 15 runs from the over and they now need 103 more from 48 balls.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 27 (21), Angelo Mathews 11 (13)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 72/3 in 11 overs: Boundaries have dried up for the Delhi Daredevils as they manage only five runs off James Faulkner. They now need 118 runs from nine overs and the asking rate is past 13.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 18 (17), Angelo Mathews 5 (11)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 67/3 in 10 overs: The asking rate has soared past 12 as Watson completes an0ther splendid over, giving away only one run. Delhi now need 123 runs to win from 60 balls.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 18 (17), Angelo Mathews 1 (5)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 66/3 in 9 overs: Angelo Mathews joins Duminy in the middle and he starts off with a single on the leg side.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 18 (15), Angelo Mathews 1 (1)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 59/2 in 8 overs: Duminy hits a four on the second ball but Faulkner gets the big wicket, as Stuart Binny takes a SPLENDID catch at deep square leg to get the third wicket! Huge for Rajasthan as they have picked up Yuvraj Singh’s wicket.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 13 (12),

OUT! Yuvraj Singh c Stuart Binny b James Faulkner 22 (18)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 59/2 in 8 overs: Watson comes back after the break and sends down an impressive over. Delhi must continue scoring runs as the asking rate is lingering around 11 an over. Only one run given in that over.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 13 (12), Yuvraj Singh 21 (16)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 58/2 in 7 overs: James Faulkner comes on as Delhi batsmen look to take runs with ones and twos. They have lost two wickets but the scoring rate has been good. Faulkner has Yuvraj all at sea, getting one pass right over his wickets. Three runs scored from the over.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 13 (9), Yuvraj Singh 20 (13)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 55/2 in 6 overs: Vintage Yuvraj as a short ball from Dhawal is flicked for FOUR, followed by a glorious cover drive for FOUR and then a loose ball on the leg side is hit for a boundary again. 14 runs off the over. DD now need 135 to win.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 12 (7), Yuvraj Singh 18 (9)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 41/2 in 5 overs: Shane Watson struggles for line as he bowls three wides and is hit for a super FOUR down the wicket as Delhi look to pick up. They now need 149 runs to win with eight wickets in hand.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 11 (6), Yuvraj Singh 5 (4)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 32/2 in 4.2 overs: Another WICKET! The pressure built in the last over gets Rajasthan their second wicket as Iyer plays one onto his wickets and Watson strikes first ball!

BATTING:  JP Duminy 10 (5)

OUT! Shreyas Iyer c Shane Watson 9 (12)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 32/1 in 4 overs: Excellent over from Southee as the right-arm pacer allows Delhi batsmen only one run off it.

BATTING: Shreyas Iyer 9 (11), JP Duminy 10 (5)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 31/1 in 3 overs: JP Duminy gets going with a FOUR down the wicket on the fifth ball of the over. Binny struggles for line as the final ball is down the leg side, and on the next legit delivery Duminy slams a massive SIX! DD now need 159 more to win.

BATTING: Shreyas Iyer 9 (7), JP Duminy 10 (3)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 20/1 in 2.3 overs: SIX! Stuart Binny is slammed over long off by Agarwal, but the bowler has the final laugh. Agarwal plays one onto his wickets, Delhi lose their first wicket!

BATTING: Shreyas Iyer 9 (7)

OUT! Mayank Agarwal b Stuart Binny 11 (8)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 14/0 in 2 overs: Iyer hits a FOUR off Dhawal Kulkarni on the first ball of the over and then is beaten on the second. The third ball of the over is dot, and so is the fourth. FOUR on the final ball as Iyer slashes hard and the ball goes over the ‘keeper and the first slip! Delhi need 176 more to win.

BATTING: Mayank Agarwal 5 (5), Shreyas Iyer 9 (7)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 6/0 in 1 over: Tim Southee begins the attack for RR and the Delhi Daredevils openers are cautious at the beginning. FOUR on the leg side as Agarwal hits past Deepak Hooda at short square leg on the second last ball.

BATTING: Mayank Agarwal 5 (5), Shreyas Iyer 1 (1)


Brilliant effort from Ajinkya Rahane and Karun Nair has helped Rajasthan to a strong total. They added 113 runs for the second wicket, which I think is the second 100-run stand for the second wicket in IPL 2015. Here’s Nishad Pai Vaidya’s innings report of the RR vs DD match.


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 189/2 in 20 overs: Sloppy effort from Coulter-Nile gets a FOUR to Rahane on the second ball and then Faulkner takes two on the fourth. Faulkner does well to hit a FOUR on the second last ball as RR get few more important runs. Two more runs on the last ball, 15 off the over from Sandhu.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 91 (54), James Faulkner 8 (4)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 174/2 in 19 overs: Rahane hits well to clear the ropes on the fine leg and gets a SIX! Another good over for the Royals as they add 15 runs from the over. James Faulkner is the new man in.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 84 (51), James Faulkner 0 (1)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 165/2 in 18.2 overs: SIX on the first ball from Nair off Coulter-Nile as Mayank Agarwal is in pain after hitting the display board. After a couple of drops, Nair’s innings is over with Mishra taking a good catch.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 76 (48),

OUT! Karun Nair c Amit Mishra b Nathan Coulter-Nile 61 (38)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 159/1 in 18 overs: Zaheer starts off his final over with a wide. Very close to the leg stump as the batsman had shuffled across the wickets. The second delivery is hit well down the ground for a FOUR by Rahane as RR go past 150-run mark and the partnership is also of 100 runs now. Superb stroke from Rahane as he hits a FOUR straight down the ground on the fourth ball.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 76 (48), Karun Nair 55 (36)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 149/1 in 17 overs: Rahane mishits one and Zaheer and Amit bang into each other while the ball falls safely. They are all smiles. SIX! Sandhu bowls a slower one and Nair gets hold of it to slam it over midwicket region. The fourth ball is full toss and Nair gets a FOUR over the cover region! Another good over for the Royals. Brilliant stroke! Half-century for Nair as the fifth ball is slammed for FOUR over short fine leg. 19 runs from the over.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 67 (44), Karun Nair 54 (34)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 130/1 in 16 overs: SIX! Rahane dances down the wicket and slams over long on off Mishra on the second ball. A horrible effort deep in the cover gets RR four more runs as Shreyas Iyer comes forward to take a catch but misses the ball completely. Two runs on the third as Rahane hits on the Single on the second last ball. 16 runs from the over.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 64 (42), Karun Nair 38 (30)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 114/1 in 15 overs: DROPPED! A mishit from Nair is spinned by Saurabh Tiwary, though it was a tough chance. The third ball is short and Rahane pulls for a SIX! He also brings up his half-century! Inside edge saves Rahane again. 10 runs added from the 15th over.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 51 (37), Karun Nair 36 (29)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 104/1 in 14 overs: After three good balls Nair gets one of one and slams Mishra down the ground for a FOUR, which also brings up the 50-run stand between these two and takes RR past 100. Seven more runs added to the total.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 44 (34), Karun Nair 33 (26)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 97/1 in 13 overs: A desperate dive is not enough as Nair gets a FOUR on the third ball from Mathews in the over. Good over for RR once again as nine runs have been added.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 43 (32), Karun Nair 27 (22)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 97/1 in 13 overs: A desperate dive is not enough as Nair gets a FOUR on the third ball from Mathews in the over. Good over for RR once again as nine runs have been added.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 43 (32), Karun Nair 27 (22)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 88/1 in 12 overs: Sandhu comes back on. Single on the first ball from Rahane and then Nair is beaten on the second. The third is a dot. Good over this as RR batsmen fail to maintain the momentum, but then Rahane ends with a FOUR on the final ball. Eight runs.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 42 (31), Karun Nair 19 (17)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 80/1 in 11 overs: Mathews bowls the 11th over, after a couple of singles and doubles Rahane gets a lifeline as Sandhu DROPS a catch at sweeper cover. Single off the last ball as RR add six more to the total.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 37 (29), Karun Nair 16 (13)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 74/1 in 10 overs: Mishra continues. Two runs taken through covers on the first two balls and then Nair slams the fourth ball for FOUR towards midwicket. Single on the fifth as RR batsmen are sharp with their running. Two off the last ball as RR add 10 more to their total.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 32 (24), Karun Nair 15 (12)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 64/1 in 9 overs: Loud appeal for leg-before against Rahane by Mathews and company but there was an inside edge. Jadhav is struggling behind the wickets as he has swelling in his hands. Good over from the right-arm bowler as RR manage only three runs off it.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 29 (22), Karun Nair 8 (8)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 61/1 in 8 overs: Karun Nair gets a FOUR on the first ball from Amit Mishra, as an outside edge went past the first slip. The second ball gets Rajasthan two more runs and then a single is taken down the wicket on the second last ball. Rahane takes a single on the final ball. Eight runs added.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 27 (18), Karun Nair 8 (6)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 53/1 in 7 overs: Karun Nair joins Rahane in the middle and Rajasthan look to pick up after losing their first wicket. 10 runs and a wicket in the over.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 26 (17), Karun Nair 1 (1)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 52/1 in 6.5 overs: Angelo Mathews comes on after the break. Rahane continues the good work as the second ball is hit past the wicketkeeper for a FOUR. Watson gets into the groove now, as Watson pulls for FOUR and brings up the team’s 50. WICKET! Mathews surprises Watson with a rising delivery and Watson gets an edge and Kedar Jadhav takes the catch in second attempt!

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 21 (14),

OUT! Shane Watson c Kedar Jadhav b Angelo Mathews 21 (24) 


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 43/0 in 6 overs: Rahane flicks one on the leg side from Coulter-Nile to start the over positively. Single on the third ball and then Watson hits one in the air and the ball falls short of the mid on. The second last ball is hit well through covers but Duminy stops it in the ring at mid on. Seven runs from the over and it’s STRATEGIC TIME OUT now.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 21 (14), Shane Watson 17 (22)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 36/0 in 5 overs: Rahane punches one outside off and the ball bounces over the fielder at covers for FOUR off Zaheer, who comes on for his third over. Single on the second ball. The third is wide and Watson slashes hard over point for another FOUR. Another FOUR! Zaheer changes angle and comes around the wicket but Watson hits him past short midwicket and the ball races to the ropes.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 15 (10), Shane Watson 16 (20)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 23/0 in 4 overs: Nathan Coulter-Nile replaces compatriot Sandhu. Brilliant over this from the right-arm pacer as both Rahane and Watson struggle to score runs off him. The final ball is flicked for a FOUR past third man, as Zaheer Khan fails to reach the ball on time.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 10 (8), Shane Watson 8 (16)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 16/0 in 3 overs: Zaheer comes back on. The left-arm pacer is struggling for line as there are two wides in the over early on. Watson is beaten on the third legit delivery on which he slashes his bat hard. Appeal for caught behind on the fourth ball but the umpire says no. It was a half-hearted appeal from the bowler as well as the wicketkeeper. Two runs on the final ball as Watson gets one past the man at point.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 8 (6), Shane Watson 3 (12)


 


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 12/0 in 2 overs: IPL debutant Gurinder Sandhu comes into the attack. Single on the first ball and then Rahane is beaten on the next. Rahane then takes two runs, and then hits a FOUR over point. Rahane beaten on the final ball of the over. Rajasthan add seven runs to their total.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 8 (6), Shane Watson 1 (6)


LIVE CRICKET SCORE Rajasthan Royals 5/0 in 1 over: Zaheer Khan begins the proceedings with a wide down the leg to Ajinkya Rahane. The second ball is bang on target, in line of the middle stump, defended by Shane Watson. The next two balls are hit well, but straight to the fielders. Single on the second last ball, a leg-bye. Rahane takes two runs on the final ball of the over.

BATTING: Ajinkya Rahane 2 (1), Shane Watson 0 (5)


This is the 500th match in the IPL and one can only hope that it turns out to be a cracker of a contest. RR have been on a slump and Delhi have been inconsistent.

TOSS: Delhi Daredevils captain JP Duminy has won the toss and elected to field in this match against the Rajasthan Royals. While Delhi have brought in Gurinder Sandhu for Imran Tahir, while for Rajasthan, Rajat Bhatia has replaced Ankit Sharma and James Faulkner is in for Rusty Theron.

This is the first match for Indian-origin Australian cricketer, Gurinder Sandhu.

Teams:

Rajasthan Royals (RR): Shane Watson (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Steven Smith, Karun Nair, Sanju Samson (wk), Stuart Binny, Deepak Hooda, Tim Southee, James Faulkner, Rajat Bhatia, Dhawal Kulkarni

Delhi Daredevils (DD): Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer, JP Duminy (c), Yuvraj Singh, Angelo Mathews, Kedar Jadhav (wk), Saurabh Tiwary, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Amit Mishra, Zaheer Khan, Gurinder Sandhu.

Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live blog of the 36th match of the ongoing Indian premier League (IPL) 2015, between the Rajasthan Royals (RR) and the Delhi Daredevils (DD) at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday. This is Devachit Varma, and I will be bringing you the over-by-over live cricket updates of the match.  PREVIEW: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils IPL 2015 Match 36

Rajasthan Royals (RR) will aim to get back to the winning ways as they have had a lull after making an impressive start to the IPL 2015. Rajasthan Royals have played nine matches so far and they are at the second position in the IPL 2015 points table.

Rajasthan have four more matches left in the first round of IPL 8 and they will need to win at least three more to ensure a place in the IPL 2015 knockout round.  IPL 2015 Highest wicket-taker: List of best bowlers in IPL 8

On the other hand, Delhi Daredevils are at the third last position in the IPL 8 Points Table, with four losses and four wins. Delhi have six more games left in the tournament’s first round and they need to win at least four of them.

The match will be played at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, which is a home ground for the Rajasthan Royals. The second home ground for the IPL team is the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Ahmadabad.

Squads:

Rajasthan Royals (RR): Shane Watson (c), Abhishek Nayar, Ajinkya Rahane, Ankit Nagendra Sharma, Ben Cutting, Deepak Hooda, Dhawal Kulkarni, Dishant Yagnik, James Faulkner, Kane Richardson, Karun Nair, Pravin Tambe, Rahul Tewatia, Rajat Bhatia, Sanju Samson (wk), Steven Smith, Stuart Binny, Tim Southee, Vikramjeet Malik, Chris Morris, Juan Theron, Barinder Singh Saran, Dinesh Salunkhe, Sagar Trivedi, Pardeep Sahu.

Delhi Daredevils: JP Duminy (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Mayank Agarwal, Manoj Tiwary, Yuvraj Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Angelo Mathews, Kedar Jadhav, Imran Tahir, Amit Mishra, Shahbaz Nadeem, Zaheer Khan, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammed Shami, CM Gautam, Gurinder Sandhu, Jayant Yadav, Albie Morkel, Srikar Bharat, Marcus Stoinis, Dominic Joseph Muthuswamy, Shreyas Iyer, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Karapak Jiyas, Travis Head.

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LIVE CRICKET SCORE Delhi Daredevils 41/2 in 5 overs: Shane Watson struggles for line as he bowls three wides and is hit for a super FOUR down the wicket as Delhi look to pick up. They now need 149 runs to win with eight wickets in hand.

BATTING:  JP Duminy 11 (6), Yuvraj Singh 5 (4)