Indian Premier League’s costliest participant Ben Stokes could not make an influence as he was dismissed for simply 16 runs in Rajasthan Royals’ match in opposition to Delhi Daredevils.
The England batsman was on the receiving finish of an ideal supply from Trent Boult. The ball angled into Stokes from an excellent size and formed away with a tad additional bounce. The ball took the Stokes’ exterior edge and Delhi wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant reacted sharply and dived to his left to do the remaining. The wicket left Rajasthan tottering at 28/2 within the fifth over.
Stokes was purchased at a worth of Rs. 12.5 crore within the IPL auctions.
The southpaw has been within the information within the current previous after he was charged with affray following an incident at a nightclub in Bristol final September. He was suspended by the England Cricket Board and missed The Ashes journey to Australia. Stokes had a combined return to cricket in England’s collection in opposition to New Zealand.