Riyan Parag 2.0 IPL 2024: RR vs DC

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Riyan Parag 2.0 IPL 2024: RR vs DC
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Riyan’s knock of 84(45) led Rajasthan to a respectable and strong total and eventually to win the 2nd game at home.

Riyan Parag, a Young 22-year-old guy was seen smashing boundaries all over Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on 28 March 2024 in the second home game against Delhi Capitals. Riyan had joined Rajasthan in December 2018. He was brought back to Royal paying the amount of INR 3.80 at the IPL 2022 big auction.

After Delhi won the toss Rishabh opted to bowl first and asked Samson opted to bat first Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler didn’t start pretty well. Skipper Samson’s departure invites young Parag on the field at No 4. Parag started quiet till the first 10 over of the inning as he was at 12 after playing 15 deliveries. At the end of 14 ovee he was on 26 (26) and RR were 93/4.

Parag started playing his shot from the 15th over of the game. He completed his fifty at the end of 16 over in just 34 balls from 26(26) to 50(34) with 4 fours and 3 sixes.

Parag had hit Anrich Nortje for the massive 25 runs in the last over of the inning and led Rajasthan to a huge target of 185 losing just 5 wickets. Here’s Parag against the bowler of Delhi Capitals in the 9th match of IPL 2024.

  1.  Riyan Parag vs Khalil Ahmad(14 runs)
    Played a total of 8 deliveries with 5 dot deliveries, 2 fours, and 1 six accumulating a total of 14 runs in 8 deliveries. Parag had a strike rate of 175 against Khalil Ahmad.
  2. Riyan Parag vs Mukesh Kumar(11 Runs)
    Played a total of 5 deliveries with 2 dot balls, a four, a six, and a single scoring 11 runs with a strike rate of 220.
  3. Riyan Parag vs Anrich Nortje(27 Runs)
    Parag hit Nortje for a massive 25 runs in the final over and played a total of 10 deliveries including 2 dot balls, 3 singles, 3 fours, and 2 sixes. He played with a strike rate of 250 against Nortje.
  4. Riyan Parag vs Axar Patel(12 Runs)
    Parag had played 10 deliveries against Patel scoring just 12 runs with a strike rate of 120.00 including 8 singles, and a four.
  5. Riyan Parag vs Kuldeep Yadav(20 Runs)
    Parag hit Kuldeep Yadav a total of 20 runs in 12 deliveries including 3 dot balls, 6 singles 1 double, and 2 sixes with a strike rate of 166.67.

Parag had scored a total of 84 runs in 45 deliveries with a total of 7 fours and 6 sixes at a strike rate of 186.67 against Delhi Capitals on 28 March 2024.

The Delhi Capitals who had come into run chase failed to chase the target as the Royals successfully defended the total with Avesh Khan’s brilliant bowling spell at the death over and Rajasthan Royals won the match by 12 runs. With this win, The win streak of teams playing at home is still unbreakable. This is the first time in the history of Ipl that all the teams playing at home are only in the winning side of the game. 

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