Indian Premier League: Chris Morris stars as Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Capitals by three wickets

Chris Morris


Chris Morris became the IPL’s most expensive ever auction signing after he was was signed for £1.6m by Rajasthan Royals
Indian Premier League
Delhi Capitals 147-8 (20 overs): Pant 51, T Curran 21; Unadkat 3-15
Rajasthan Royals 150-7 (19.4 overs): Miller 62, Morris 36*, Khan 3-32
Rajasthan Royals won by three wickets
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Chris Morris hit two sixes in the final over as Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Capitals by three wickets in the Indian Premier League.

Chasing 148 to win, Delhi needed 12 from the last six balls, bowled by England’s Tom Curran.

Morris – who is the IPL’s most expensive ever signing – finished with 36 from 18 balls and saw his side over the line with two balls to spare.

Earlier, Delhi posted 147-8 with Rishabh Pant scoring 50 from 32 balls.

Having lost the toss and put into bat, Delhi – who thrashed Chennai Super Kings by seven wickets in their opening game – fell to 37-4 after 7 overs.

Seamer Jaydev Unadkat bowled superbly, varying his length and pace to finish…