RR will face Delhi Daredevils in the Sawai Man Singh Stadium at Jaipur and will be looking to register their first win of the tournament.
However, Delhi Daredevils also lost their first game of IPL 11 against Kings XI Punjab by 6 wickets. They will also be looking to make a comeback in the League with their first win. KL Rahul’s powerful fifty lead Punjab register an easy win
The match will be a return of Rajasthan Royals at their home ground after a gap of five years.
It will be interesting to see which team open their mark in this IPL season first.
# After 5 overs, DD 47/3, Delhi needs 25 runs to win off 6 balls
# FOUR! by Chris Morris (6) 3
# After 4 overs, DD 36/2 with Pant (15) and Morris (2) out in the middle
# With just 4 runs off the over, DD 15/1 after 2 overs with Maxwell (3) and Pant (10) at crease
# After 1 overs, DD 11/1
# Delhi Daredevils comes out to play. The match is reduced to 6 overs and DD to chase 71 runs.
# Rain halts play, Rajasthan Royals at 153/5
# OUT! Buttler departs at 29, scalped by Mohammed Shami
# With 18 runs off the over, RR 144/4 after 17 overs
# SIX! by Rahul Tripathi, RR 132/4
# After 16 overs, RR 126/4 with Tripathi (8) and Buttler (13) out in the middle
# After 14 overs, RR 113/4 with Tripathi (1) and Buttler (8) at crease
# Rahul Tripathi comes out to bat
# OUT! Nadeem scalps Rahane at 45, RR 112/4 after 13.4 overs
# With 10 runs off the over, RR 109/3 after 13 overs with Rahane (42) anf Buttler (7) out in the middle
# Back-to-back boundaries by Ajinkya Rahane (41) 33
# After 12 overs, RR 99/3 with Rahane (33) and Buttler (7) at crease.
# OUT! Samson departs at 37
# With half way through the innings, RR 84/2 after 10 overs
# Good over for Rajasthan Royals with 15 runs off the over, RR 77/2 after 9 overs
# With just 4 runs off the over, RR 62/2 after 8 overs
# After 7 overs, RR 58/2 with Samson (17) and Rahane (19) out in the middle
# With 8 runs added to the total, RR 51/2 after 6 overs
# After 5 overs, RR 43/2 with Samson (11) and Rahane (10) at crease
# Samson on FIRE, first FOUR and now SIX, RR 38/2 after 4.4 overs
# Sanju Samson comes out in the middle
# OUT! Ben Stokes departs at 16, scalped by Boult
# After 4 overs, RR 28/1 with Rahane (6) and Stokes (16) at crease.
# SIX! by Ben Stokes (15) 10
# After 3 overs, RR 19/1 with Rahane (6) and Stokes (7) out in the middle
# FOUR! by Ben Stokes
# RUN OUT! Rajasthan Royals lose 1st wicket in Darcy Short, RR 12/1 after 1.2 overs
# FOUR! by Darcy Short
# After 1 over, Rajasthan Royals are 6/0
# Ajinkya Rahane and Darcy Short came out to bat
# Delhi Daredevils win toss and chose to bowl first