RPS 108, IPL 10 RPS vs DD, Match 9, match report: Sanju Samson becomes an overnight star, a household name, DD win

Indian Premier League 2017, DD v RPS: But it was a Sanju Samson show who brought up the first hundred in IPL 10, 102 off 63 balls

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.

Delhi Daredevils got off to a horrid start and soon they were looking down the barrel at 58 for 5. They had lost have their side. But that did not stop there the procession went on, Zaheer Khan and Amit Mishra the veterans shouldered responsibility and won the match for their side, three wickets a piece. But it was a Sanju Samson show who brought up the first hundred in IPL 10, 102 off 63 balls.

Rising Pune Supergiant: 1 Ajinkya Rahane, 2 Mayank Agarwal/Faf du Plessis, 3 Steven Smith (capt), 4 Ben Stokes, 5 MS Dhoni (wk), 6 Manoj Tiwary, 7 Rajat Bhatia, 8 Dan Christian/Shardul Thakur, 9 Rahul Chahar, 10 Imran Tahir, 11 Ashok Dinda/Ishwar Pandey

Delhi Daredevils: 1 Aditya Tare, 2 Sam Billings, 3 Karun Nair, 4 Sanju Samson, 5 Rishabh Pant (wk), 6 Chris Morris, 7 Carlos Brathwaite/Corey Anderson, 8 Pat Cummins, 9 Amit Mishra/Jayant Yadav, 10 Shahbaz Nadeem, 11 Zaheer Khan (capt)