Tag: Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals


IPL-17, DC vs RR | Rajasthan captain Samson fined 30% match fees for breaching IPL Code of Conduct

Rajasthan Royals’ captain Sanju Samson talks to umpire after getting out during the IPL match between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals in New Delhi on May 7, 2024. | Photo Credit: AP Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson has been fined 30% of his match fees for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during his side's 20-run loss to Delhi Capitals at the Arun Jaitley Stadium here.The offence committed by Samson, who made 86 during RR's unsuccessful run chase of 222 on Tuesday, was not specified but it could be for arguing with the umpires when he was given out after Shai Hope took a catch just near the boundary ropes in the 16th over.The question was whether Hope's feet touched the boundary ropes while taking the catch. The third umpire ruled Samson out but the RR skipper was not happy. H...

IPL-17: DC vs RR | Flamboyant Delhi Capitals hunt down Rajasthan Royals despite Samson’s heroics

Delhi Capitals braved a storming knock from Rajasthan Royals’ skipper Sanju Samson to clinch a vital win in IPL 2024 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium here on Tuesday.After being sent out to bat, DC scored an imposing 221 for eight, before restricting the Royals to 201 for eight.Samson’s efforts, a free-flowing 46-ball 86, though were not reciprocated by his fellow batters as the Royals crashed to their second consecutive defeat.On the right noteDC’s defence began on the right note with Royals openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler falling inside the PowerPlay.Meanwhile, Samson raced to 41 off his 16 balls, attacking the DC pacers with scant respect. The right-handed batter was watchful against the home spinners on a surface that offered grip and turn, before launching a second charge again...