IPL 2020 RR vs DC: The duel between Jos Buttler and R Ashwin carried only two balls as Buttler was snatched out.
The contention Delhi Capitals off-spinner R Ashwin and Rajasthan Royals’ opener Jos Buttler has been hot in the headlines for more than a year now. The duel started after Ashwin had managed Buttler in an IPL fixture between KXIP and RR in 2019 (Ashwin was KXIP’s skipper last season).
IPL 2020 RR vs DC: The expulsion led to an extensive debate on whether Mankad dismissal is within the spirits of the game or not. Ashwin moved over to Delhi Capitals this season and on Friday (9 October,) as Delhi Capitals crossed swords with Rajasthan Royals, the fans were anticipating to see another mano-a-mano between Buttler and Ashwin.
IPL 2020 RR vs DC: Though, this time, the confrontation between the two players went on for only two balls. Ashwin came into the game in the 2nd over of RR’s chase. In the maiden ball, Buttler took a single and then ran to the non-striker’s end. This time Buttler remained stuck to his crease.
Buttler got back to the strike in the third ball of the over and tried to smash it towards midwicket for a boundary, but Shikhar Dhawan leapt on it to take a marvellous catch. Buttler had to walk back to the pavilion after scoring a meagre 13 runs in 8 balls.
IPL 2020 RR vs DC: A hostile bowling exhibit coupled with good fielding made Rajasthan Royals moderate Delhi Capitals to a mediocre 184/8 in an Indian Premier League game here on Friday.
Distressed to break their three-match losing streak, RR chose to field and the bowling fleet dispatched with Jofra Archer (3/24) took three wickets and spinner Rahul Tewatia (1/20) and Kartik Tyagi (1/35) flicking one each.
IPL 2020 RR vs DC: RR currently stands second from last in the tables having won the same number of matches as KXIP ( 1 win, 4 lost yet) and has 4 points. With Steve Smith as its skipper, the team is struggling in this season and needs to win matches soon. Whereas, Shreyas Iyer’s DC is leading the tables having won four out of five of its matches yet and has 10 points.