Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Daredevils will clash tonight at 2000 hrs(IST) and it will be a very special occasion. Both the teams have lost their first matches. The winners of the first season of IPL, Rajasthan Royals are back after serving a ban of 2 years. Rajasthan will play after a long time at their fortress. Moreover, Delhi also lost their last match played against Kings XI Punjab. Both the teams are in search of their first win after losing their first matches.
Both teams would want to quickly wash the memories of their last match and look forward to registering their first win of the tournament. Ajinkya Rahane having replaced Steve Smith must be under pressure to take his team to victory. Whereas, Gautam Gambhir, known for his exceptional leading skills will leave no stone unturned to make his triumph.
Here are the team squads:
Ajinkya Rahane (C), Ankit Sharma Anureet Singh Jofra Archer Stuart Binny Aryaman Birla Jos Buttler (W) Dushmantha Chameera Prashant Chopra Shreyas Gopal Krishnappa Gowtham Heinrich Klaasen Dhawal Kulkarni Ben Laughlin Mahipal Lomror Sudhesan Midhun Sanju Samson Jatin Saxena D'Arcy Short Ish Sodhi Ben Stokes Rahul Tripathi Jaydev Unadkat
Gautam Gambhir (C), Abhishek Sharma Avesh Khan Trent Boult Dan Christian Sayan Ghosh Gurkeerat Mann Singh Shreyas Iyer Sandeep Lamichhane Manjot Kalra Glenn Maxwell Amit Mishra Mohammed Shami Chris Morris Colin Munro Shahbaz Nadeem Naman Ojha Rishabh Pant (W) Harshal Patel Liam Plunkett Jason Roy Vijay Shankar Prithvi Shaw Rahul Tewatia Jayant Yadav