IPL 2019
WATCH – Ish Sodhi Dismisses Both The Delhi Openers In Two Balls
By CricShots - May 4, 2019 7:23 pm
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Currently, Delhi Capitals (DC) are hosting Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 54th game of the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Feroz Shah Kotla. After winning the toss, the RR skipper, Ajinkya Rahane chose to bat and his decision back-fired as Rajasthan lost as many as 4 wickets in the powerplay itself.

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Sodhi bowling to Shaw

Rajasthan lost their skipper in the 2nd over of the game as Ishant outplayed him with a slower ball and Shikhar Dhawan took a comfortable catch at fine leg. In the next over of the Ishant, RR lost Liam Livingstone as well as the bowler cleaned him up on the penultimate ball of the over. However, a huge mix up took place between Mahipal Lomror and Sanju Samson on the second ball of the 5th over of Axar Patel which ended in the dismissal of the latter.

WATCH – Absolutely Bizarre Dismissal Of Sanju Samson

Soon after that, RR was struggling at 57/4 at the end of the 11th over and the troubles increased further in the 12th over of Amit Mishar who dismissed Shreyas Gopal and Stuart Binny on back-to-back deliveries. He almost completed the hat trick as well on the 4th ball of the over, but Trent Boult dropped the catch of Gowtham. Eventually, RR managed to play out the 20 over with the help fo maiden IPL fifty by Riyan Parag as they scored 115/9. 

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During the chase, Delhi lost both their openers, Dhawan and Shaw in the 4th over itself as Ish Sodhi got both of them on back-to-back deliveries in his first over itself. On the very first ball of over, Dhawan stepped out to loft the ball out of the ground but ended up giving a catch to Parag at long-on. Followed by that, Shaw looking to play the cut shot, but Sodhi beat him and he ended up dragging the ball onto the stumps.

Here are the videos of the dismissals: