IPL 2021: Made a conscious effort to improve my strike rate, says DC's Shikhar Dhawan after 92-run knock against PBKS
Dhawan, who smashed back-to-back hundreds in the IPL last season, is no more a certainty in India's T20 playing XI and is competing for an opening slot alongside Rohit Sharma in the World Cup later this year.
IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals hold edge over Punjab Kings with Anrich Nortje likely to replace Tom Curran
Both teams are coming into the 'Norther Derby' of IPL after enduring defeats in their previous games but Delhi Capitals are definitely a better side on paper.
Check out photos from Match seven of IPL 2021 between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals.
IPL 2021: Not giving R Ashwin his full quota of overs against RR probably a mistake, says DC head coach Ricky Ponting
Ashwin conceded just 14 runs and no boundaries in his three overs after being brought in following the powerplay on Thursday night when DC were defending a modest 148.
Morris formed one-third of the framework behind the RR win, alongside Jaydev Unadkat and David Miller – three players who had a redemption story each of their own to tell.
Chasing 148 for their first win of the season, the Royals were reeling at 42 for five but the South African players pulled off a three-wicket win with Miller hitting 62 and Morris producing a breathtaking 36 off 18 balls.
IPL 2021: Jaydev Unadkat, Chris Morris star as RR beat DC by three wickets, claim first win of season
Unadkat took three wickets for 15 runs to restrict the Capitals to 147 for eight before Miller (62) and Morris (36 not out) helped guide the Royals to their first win of the season
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah retain top status in BCCI contract brackets, Hardik Pandya promoted
All-rounder Hardik Pandya is one of the notable promotions to Grade A, which is worth Rs 5 crore, while rookies Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj have got their maiden central contracts worth Rs 1 crore in Grade C.
IPL 2021: Beleaguered Rajasthan Royals look to skipper Sanju Samson for inspiration against Delhi Capitals
While DC made a superb start under new captain Rishabh Pant, clinching a seven-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in their opening contest, RR suffered a four-run defeat against Punjab Kings in a high-scoring match on Monday night.
IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant's way of thinking is a bit like Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson, feels DC coach Ricky Ponting
Pant won his debut match as captain in the IPL against MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings and Ponting believes that his energy is simply hard to miss.
Here's all you need to know about when and where to watch Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals IPL 2021 match.
IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant has grown in last four months, will do a good job as DC captain, says Brian Lara
Pant was appointed as the Delhi Capitals skipper following the injury to regular captain Shreyas Iyer, which forced him out of the tournament.
Ganguly said that even before some of them have stepped out on the international arena, they look so "ready" to take on the world which comes with exposure.
IPL 2021 photos: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw's big-hitting partnership sees Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings
Shikhar Dhawan and Prthvi Shaw led Delhi Capitals to an impressive seven-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in their first match of the IPL 2021 season.
IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant did 'quite well' in first match as Delhi Capitals captain, says Shikhar Dhawan
Pant was thrust into captaincy after regular skipper Shreyas Iyer sustained a shoulder injury during the recent ODI series against England and was ruled out of the tournament.
IPL 2021: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw help DC cruise to seven-wicket win over CSK on Rishabh Pant's captaincy debut
Dhawan smashed 85 off 54 balls and Shaw amassed 72 in just 38 deliveries as DC chased down a target of 189 comfortably with 1.2 overs to spare.
IPL 2021: Battle between 'young apprentice' and 'master' on cards as Rishabh Pant's DC take on MS Dhoni-led CSK
Three-time champions CSK had a forgettable season last year, finishing at seventh out of eight teams and they would also be seeking a winning start in their bid to make amends of a poor IPL 2020.
IPL 2021: DC captain Rishabh Pant says he is taking help of Ajinkya Rahane and R Ashwin to work on strategies
Pant, one of the youngest captains of an IPL outfit having taken over from an injured Shreyas Iyer, feels that "nothing changes" for him after having even set fields as a keeper when he was not in charge.
Khan expressed his optimism after the successful hosting of NFL (National Football League) and Major League Baseball (MLB) matches in London.
Here's all you need to know about the second match of IPL 2021 between CSK and DC at the Wankhede Stadium.