Trent Boult as soon as once more shone for the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in opposition to Delhi Capitals (DC) within the ongoing IPL 2023 on the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati on Saturday, April 8.
The left-arm pacer put the Capitals on the backfoot with back-to-back wickets – Affect participant Prithvi Shaw and DC debutant Manish Pandey for geese – in his very first over of DC’s chase.
Boult first bowled a fuller size supply to eliminate Shaw, caught out by wicketkeeper Sanju Samson, who pulled off a surprising catch behind the stumps.
The ace pacer then despatched again Manish Pandey, who was completely plumb in entrance of the stumps, lbw out off the very subsequent supply throughout his double-wicket maiden.
Scroll under to look at Trent Boult’s double strike:
For the uninitiated, RR retained Boult for Rs 8 crore. The New Zealand pacer scalped 16 wickets in as many video games at an financial system fee of seven.94 final yr, as RR completed as runners-up in IPL 2022. Total, the speedster has scalped 94 wickets in 81 video games, barring the continuing match in opposition to DC.
The 33-year-old beforehand scalped two wickets in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad, which RR received by 72 runs this season. He, nonetheless, didn’t take a single wicket versus the Punjab Kings as RR fell brief by 5 runs.
Trent Boult lately bagged 9 wickets in 10 video games for MI Emirates within the Worldwide League T20. He’ll look to proceed his distinctive kind within the IPL.
Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal placed on a present for RR earlier than Trent Boult’s heroics
Jos Buttler and Yashavi Jaiswal placed on a present after the Delhi Capitals requested the Rajasthan Royals to bat first on Saturday. The in-form openers shared a 98-run partnership.
Buttler smashed 79 runs off 51 balls, together with six and 11 boundaries. Jaiswal, too, starred with the bat, scoring 60 runs off 31 deliveries, together with a most and 11 fours. Shimron Hetmyer additionally shone with 39 off 21 balls, together with 4 sixes and one 4.
For DC, Mukesh Kumar scalped two wickets, whereas Kuldeep Yadav and Rovman Powell bagged solitary wickets.
In response, the Capitals are 42/3 after seven overs, with David Warner and Lalit Yadav on the crease.
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