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RR vs DC IPL 2022: Is Prithvi Shaw Playing Today?

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Prithvi Shaw RR vs DC IPL 2022: Delhi Capitals (DC) are currently in a very important stage of their Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) campaign where they cannot afford taking any steps backwards. The Rishabh Pant-led team are occupying the fifth slot on the points table with a total of 5 wins and as many as 6 losses this T20 season. The Delhi Capitals will now have to win all of their remaining three matches in order to have a chance at playoffs qualification.

RR vs DC IPL 2022: Is Prithvi Shaw Playing Today?

The Delhi Capitals suffered a huge blow when their premier opening batsman Prithvi Shaw was not available for selection during the last two games against Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Shaw is down with high fever and was even admitted to a hospital before the previous match against CSK. In an important update, unfortunately Shaw is very much expected to remain unavailable for the today IPL match against Rajasthan Royals at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. 

Prithvi Shaw has looked in an impressive touch and has been a crucial part of the Delhi Capitals batting line-up. The explosive opener has smashed an amazing total of 259 runs from just 9 games at a phenomenal strike-rate of close to 160.

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Prithvi Shaw Stats in IPL

Matches Runs Strike-Rate IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
62 1564 149.04 259 runs (9 games) 5, 0, 37, 41, 16, 51, 61

 

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Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals: Probable DC Playing 11

In the absence of Prithvi Shaw, the Delhi Capitals are expected to retain the same playing combination from the last match against Chennai Super Kings.

DC Playing 11
1. KS Bharat
2. David Warner
3. Mitchell Marsh
4. Rishabh Pant (C & WK)
5. Rovman Powell

6. Axar Patel
7. Ripal Patel
8. Shardul Thakur
9. Khaleel Ahmed
10. Anrich Nortje
11. Kuldeep Yadav

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RR vs DC Head to Head

Matches RR DC
Overall (25) 13 12
Last 5 IPL Games 2 3

 

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