Sharjah Rajasthan Royals failed to find their best XIAfter three consecutive defeats to , Delhi Capitals on Friday rectified their shortcomings immediatelyHave to play with. The Royals had a great start and won both matches in Sharjah but suffered defeats in all three matches at big grounds like Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Now again he has returned to Sharjah and the victory in two matches will encourage him. On the other hand, under the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer, Delhi have done well in all three departments and won four out of five matches. Rajasthan is yet to find its best XI. Ben Stokes' return holds his hopes but he remains in seclusion until 11 October. The form of captain Steve Smith and Sanju Samson has suddenly deteriorated and the Indian batsmen in the team are unable to score runs. Against Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan fielded Ankit Rajput in the last XI along with Yashasvi Jaiswal and fast bowler Karthik Tyagi but that did not work.
Jaiswal was dismissed on the second ball without opening the account while Rajput conceded 42 runs in three overs. Tyagi took one wicket for 36 runs. The good thing for Rajasthan is the return of form to Jos Buttler, who scored 70 off 44 balls in the last match. In bowling, Jofra Archer and Tom Curren are under tremendous pressure, while spinner Rahul Tewatia has not been able to perform consistently. Delhi's team, on the other hand, is one of the strongest teams. Captain Iyer is in excellent form while openers Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant have also done well. Marcus Stoinis has scored two half-centuries. In bowling, Kagiso Rabada has taken 12 wickets so far. South African fast bowler Enrich Norje has also performed well when needed. Harshal Patel, who replaced Ishant Sharma, took two wickets for 34 against Kolkata Knight Riders but conceded 43 runs in the last match. R came fit instead of Amit Mishra
Teams: Rajasthan Royals : Jose Butler, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Andrew Tye, Karthik Tyagi, Steven Smith (Captain), Ankit Rajput, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Mahipal Lomror, Osane Thomas, Ryan Parag, Yashaswi Jaiswal Anuj Rawat, Akash Singh, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Shashank Singh, Varun Aaron, Tom Curren, Robin Uthappa, Anirudh Joshi, Jofra Archer.
Delhi Capitals : Shreyas Iyer (captain), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Sauv, Shimron Hetmyer, Kagiso Rabada, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Rishabh Pant, Ishant Sharma, Akshar Patel, Sandeep Lamichhane, Chemo Paul, Daniel Samms, Mohit Sharma , Enrique Narje, Alex Carey, Avesh Khan, Tusshar Deshpande, Harshal Patel, Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav. The match will start at 7.30 pm Indian time.