RR Vs DC, IPL 2019, 40th Match: -Despite Ajinkya Rahane's Century, The Team Suffered Defeat

The 40th Match of IPL 2019 was played between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. In this match, the Delhi Capitals defeated Rajasthan Royals by six wickets and took the top spot in the points table, leaving behind Chennai Super Kings in the 12th edition of the IPL.



Rishabh Pant blasted Ajinkya Rahane's century by playing an unbeaten 78 run with 6 squares and 4 sixes in 36 balls. Apart from pant, Shikhar Dhawan made 54 and Prithvi Shaw took the useful innings of 42 runs.

For Rajasthan, Shreyas Gopal got 2 and Ryan Parag and Dhawal Kulkarni got 1-1 wickets. Rishabh Pant has been selected as the Man of the Match for his match-winning innings.

Earlier, after losing the toss in the match, first going to bat, the Rajasthan Royals team pitched a score of 191 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. For Rajasthan, Ajinkya Rahane scored a century in 63 balls with 11 fours and 3 sixes in an unbroken 103-run knock.

This is his second hundred in IPL. Apart from them, captain skipper Steven Smith also scored 50 runs. Kagiso Rabada took 2 wickets for Delhi. Akshar Patel, Chris Maurice, and Ishant Sharma took 1-1 wicket. With this defeat, Rajasthan Royals' hopes of reaching the playoffs have ended.

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