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IPL 2021, RR vs DC Match-7 highlights: Miller guides RR to 3-wicket win

IPL 2021 RR vs DC Live Updates: Check out RR vs DC Today Match LIVE updates with live toss updates, live scores and match highlights to the seventh match of IPL 2021.

Sanju Samson, Rajasthan Royals

Sanju Samson, Rajasthan Royals

IPL 2021, RR vs DC Match 7 Live Updates: David Miller's combative 43-ball 62 and Chris Morris' timely onslaught (36 not out) powered Rajasthan Royals to a dramatic three-wicket win over Delhi Capitals in their IPL match, here on Thursday.

Opting to bowl, RR pacer Jaydev Unadkat took three wickets for 15 runs to restrict the Capitals to 147 for eight.

Miller then anchored the Royals' chase but it was Morris whose blitzkrieg took Royals home with two balls to spare. It is Royals' first win of the season.

The Royals were 17 for 3 in the fourth over and 42 for 5 at the halfway mark. They needed 58 from the last five overs and 12 from the final over.

Morris ended the run chase with a six off Tom Curran.

Royals' run chase was, however, in tatters as soon as it started.

Chris Woakes removed openers Manan Vohra (9) and Jos Buttler (1) in a space of three balls in the third over.

In the next over, Kagiso Rabada dismissed the dangerous Royals captain Sanju Samson -- the only centurion so far this season -- with Shikhar Dhawan taking the catch at the slip.

Shivam Dube (2) perished while playing an unnecessary uppish shot at a length ball off Avesh Khan with Dhawan taking his 78th catch of the IPL.

The same pair worked in tandem two overs later with Dhawan taking his third catch of the day after Riyan Parag (2) had miscued an Avesh Khan delivery.

The Royals were 52 for 5 at the halfway mark and by then the asking rate has gone up to nearly 10 an over.

But, Miller and Rahul Tewatia (19) kept the Royals in the hunt with a 48-run stand for the sixth wicket before Rabada came back to give the much-needed breakthrough for the Capitals.

Earlier, a brilliant three-wicket burst from pacer Jaydev Unadkat helped RR restrict DC to 147 for eight.

Unadkat (3/15 off 4 overs) dismissed Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane to trigger DC's top-order collapse from which they never recovered fully.

Captain Rishabh Pant's blistering 32-ball 51, studded with nine fours, was not enough as DC could only post a modest total after being put in to bat.

DC made a disastrous start as they were two wickets down for 16 runs in the fourth over with Unadkat dismissing the opening duo of Shaw (2) and Dhawan (9) cheaply.

Shaw was the first to go in the second over, caught at backward point before Dhawan perished while attempting a ramp shot with RR captain and wicketkeeper Sanju Samson taking a stunning diving catch to his right.

Ajinkya Rahane's (8) underwhelming IPL form continued as he offered an easy caught and bowled chance to Unadkat with a slow ball that clocked just 110km per hour.

DC were 36 for 3 at the end of power-play but the slump continued as Marcus Stonis (0), foxed by a Mustafizur Rahman (2/29) delivery, checked his shot at the last minute to offer a running catch to Jos Buttler.

The run rate started increasing once captain Pant came to the crease but still DC were 57 for 4 at the halfway mark.

Once he had a full measure of the pitch, Pant opened up and hit four boundaries, three of which were consecutive, to take 20 runs from the 11th over bowled by Rahul Tewatia.

Pant, in excellent form this year, reached to his fifty off 30 balls in the 12th over, with a four off Mustafizur but he was run out the next over with bowler Riyan Parag's throw crashing onto the stumps.

Delhi were 88 for 5 then.

After Pant's exit, Tom Curran gave some respectability to the DC innings with a 16-ball 21.

Delhi Capitals Playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Ajinkya Rahane, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, Ravichandran Ashwin, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Tom Curran, Avesh Khan

Rajasthan Royals Playing XI: Manan Vohra, Sanju Samson(w/c), David Miller, Jos Buttler, Shivam Dube, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Chetan Sakariya, Jaydev Unadkat, Mustafizur Rahman

DC vs RR IPL live match streaming details

The DC vs RR IPL match will be telecast live on the Star Sports 1 HD/SD and Star Sports Hindi 1 HD/SD. You can watch the live streaming of DC vs RR match on Hotstar+Disney, Jio TV and airtel stream.

11:15 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 19.4 Overs | RR 150-7

Over Summary: 2 6 0 6
 
Ball 4: SIX
 
Ball 3: DOT
 
Ball 2: SIX. What a shot by Morris.
 
Ball 1: Curran is the new bowler. Two runs.
11:11 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 19 Overs | RR 136-7

Over Summary: 6 0 0 2 6 1
 
Ball 6: Single
 
Ball 5: SIX. That is huge.
 
Ball 4: Two runs to Morris. 
 
Ball 3: DOT
 
Ball 2: Swing and a miss. DOT.
 
Ball 1: Rabada to bowl penultimate over. Welcomed with a SIX by Morris.

11:05 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 18 Overs | RR 121-7

Over Summary: 1 1 1 2 1 1
 
Ball 6: Single
 
Ball 5: Single
 
Ball 4: Top edge, two runs to Unadkat.
 
Ball 3: Single
 
Ball 2: Single
 
Ball 1: Curran is back. Mixup but runout missed. SIngle
10:59 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 17 Overs | RR 114-7

Over Summary: 1 0 6 0 1 1
 
Ball 6: Single
 
Ball 5: Single
 
Ball 4: DOT
 
Ball 3: Unadkat wacks it for SIX.
 
Ball 2: DOT
 
Ball 1: Woakes continues, single.
10:50 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 16 Overs | RR 105-7

Over Summary: 1 1 6 6 W 1
 
Ball 6: Jaydev Unadkat is the new man in. Single
 
Ball 5: In the air and gone. Miller c Lalit Yadav b Avesh Khan 62(43) [4s-7 6s-2]
 
Ball 4: Another one. Huge six by Miller.
 
Ball 3: SIX by Miller. First maximum of the match.
 
Ball 2: Single to Morris.
 
Ball 1: Avesh Khan is back. Single to Miller, reaches his 50.
10:43 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 15 Overs | RR 90-6

Over Summary: 1 2 1 1 W 0
 
Ball 6: Chris Morris comes to bat. DOT
 
Ball 5: Out. Rahul Tewatia c Lalit Yadav b Rabada 19(17) [4s-2].
 
Ball 4: Single to Miller
 
Ball 3: Single
 
Ball 2: Two runs to Tewatia.
 
Ball 1: Rabada is back, single to Miller.
10:38 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 14 Overs | RR 85-5

Over Summary: 1 1 4 1 1 4
 
Ball 6: Tewatia sweeps for FOUR.
 
Ball 5: Single to Miller
 
Ball 4: Single to Tewatia
 
Ball 3: FOUR. Tewatia clears the infield
 
Ball 2: Single to Miller.
 
Ball 1: Tom Curran to Tewatia. Single.
10:33 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 13 Overs | RR 73-5

Over Summary: 1 4 4 4 1 1
 
Ball 6: Single to Tewatia.
 
Ball 5: Single to Miller
 
Ball 4: Another FOUR.
 
Ball 3: Cracking shot for FOUR
 
Ball 2: FOUR. Cracking shot by Miller.
 
Ball 1: Marcus Stoinis is the new bowler. Single toTewatia
10:28 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 12 Overs | RR 58-5

Over Summary: Wd 0 0 0 0 1 0
 
Ball 6: DOT
 
Ball 5: One run to Tewatia.
 
Bal 4: DOT
 
Ball 3: DOT
 
Ball 2: DOT
 
Ball 1: DOT.
 
Ball 1: Tom Curran is the new bowler. WIDE
10:23 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 11 Overs | RR 56-5

Over Summary: 1 1 0 0 1 1
 
Ball 6: Single to Tewatia
 
Ball 5: Single to Miller
 
Bal 4: DOT
 
Ball 3: DOT
 
Ball 2: Another single.
 
Ball 1: Ashwin is back, single to Miller.
10:16 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 10 Overs | RR 52-5

Over Summary: 1 W 1 4 4 1
 
Ball 6: Single taken
 
Ball 5: Another FOUR.
 
Bal 4: Miller pulls for FOUR.
 
Ball 3: Rahul Tewatia is the new man in. Single taken.
 
Ball 2: In the air, and gone. Riyan Parag c Dhawan b Avesh Khan 2(5)
 
Ball 1: Avesh continues, one run to Miller.
10:12 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 9 Overs | RR 41-4

Over Summary: 1 1 0 1 1 1
 
Ball 6: Single to Miller
 
Ball 5: Single to Parag.
 
Bal 4: Single to Miller.
 
Ball 3: DOT.
 
Ball 2: Single to Parag.
 
Ball 1: Ashwin is back. Single to Miller.
10:07 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 8 Overs | RR 36-4 | Dube out

Over Summary: 4 1 0 W 0 0
 
Ball 6: DOT
 
Ball 5: Riyan  Parag is the new man in. DOT.
 
Bal 4: OUT. Shivam Dube c Dhawan b Avesh Khan 2(7)
 
Ball 3: DOT.
 
Ball 2: Single to Miller.
 
Ball 1: Avesh Khan is back. Miller hits a FOUR.
10:04 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 7 Overs | RR 31-3

Over Summary: 0 0 1 1 2 1
 
Ball 6: Single
 
Ball 5: Double.
 
Bal 4: Single
 
Ball 3: Single.
 
Ball 2: DOT
 
Ball 1: Ashwin in the attack. DOT.
10:00 PM

DC vs RR live score Match 7 after 6 Overs | RR 26-3

Over Summary: 0 4 0 0 0 1
 
Ball 6: Single
 
Ball 5: DOT
 
Bal 4: DOT.
 
Ball 3: DOT
 
Ball 2: Driven for FOUR.
 
Ball 1: Rabada continues, DOT.

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First Published: Apr 15 2021 | 6:13 PM IST

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