Abu Dhabi. Rajasthan Royals (RR) have won the toss and decided to bowl against Delhi Capitals in an IPL match. For the match (DC vs RR), Rajasthan has given T20 number-1 bowler Tabraiz Shamsi a chance. At the same time, South African fast bowler Chris Morris, who was included in the team for Rs 16.25 crore, has not got a chance in the playing-11. They are injured. Delhi has won 7 out of 9 matches so far. The team is on top with 14 points. At the same time, Rajasthan has won 4 out of 8 matches. The team is at number five with 8 points.
Left-arm spin bowler Tabrez Shamsi has returned after playing the T20 series in Sri Lanka. 31-year-old Shamsi has so far taken 40 wickets in 30 ODIs and 49 wickets in 42 T20 Internationals for South Africa. He was never in high demand in the IPL auctions and admitted that it used to affect him earlier. He is playing in T20 league again after 2016. Then he could take only 3 wickets in 4 matches from RCB. Economy was more than 9.
Best in terms of economy T20
Talking about Tabrez Shamsi’s overall T20 career, he has taken 187 wickets at an average of 22 in 166 matches. Has done the feat of taking 4 wickets 5 times. His economy is 7.17. It is excellent in terms of T20. His best performance is 4 wickets for 10 runs. On the Sri Lanka tour, he took 4 wickets at an average of 17 in 3 matches. Economy stood at 6.70. His best performance was 3 wickets for 20 runs.
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Playing-11 of both the teams
Rajasthan Royals Playing 11: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (Captain), Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, David Miller, Tabrez Shamsi, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakaria, Rahul Tewatia and Karthik Tyagi.
Delhi Capitals’ Playing 11: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (captain), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Avesh Khan, Enrique Norkhia and Kagiso Rabada.
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