A depleted Delhi Daredevils are taking on a Rising Pune Supergiant, minus Steven Smith. Steven Smith is not playing the match due to food poisoning. RPS won the toss and elected to field. The game started and RPS lost its first wicket soon, Aditya Tare edged one of Chahar. The bowler got the wicket of the first ball and that set them back. That is when Billings along with Sanju Samson tried giving shape to the innings, but Billings departed soon for 24 off 17 balls. Samson. That is when young, promising Rishabh Pant joined an on song Samson to get going. They got the sixes and rotated the strike with ease. But just when things started looking up for DD, Rishabh Pant got run out for a quickfire 31 off 22 balls.
Sanju Samson paced his innings well and then he also launched his big shots and they came off well. Imran Tahir picked up his first wicket early but then he too struggled along with Deepak Chahar who after picking a wicket with his first ball but then he leaked runs to give away 35 off 3 overs. Sanju Samson was the stand out performer, becoming the first player to score a 100 in the tenth edition of IPL. But then he fell soon to Adam Zampa, trying to accelerate. Chris Morris the allrounder waled out to the middle and looked to be in ominous form from ball one. His 38 off 9 balls powered DD past 200 to set RPS a challenging 206.