RR vs DC, IPL 2021: UK start time of Rajasthan Royals v Delhi Capitals cricket match - and how to watch on TV

Royals will be without England star Ben Stokes after the all-rounder sustained a broken finger while fielding against Punjab Kings

Rajasthan Royals will be without England star Ben Stokes for the 2021 IPL season after the all-rounder sustained a broken finger while fielding against Punjab Kings. (Pic: Getty)

Rajasthan Royals will take on Delhi Capitals without England star Ben Stokes after the all-rounder was ruled out of the 2021 IPL.

Stokes sustained a broken finger during the Royals’ opening match of the campaign against Punjab Kings when taking a catch to dismiss Chris Gayle.

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The Royals slipped to a five-run defeat to the Kings with Stokes limited in his contributions after the incident, with further examinations revealing the extent of the injury.

Without him, the Royals take on the Capitals who have been dealt a blow after South African pace bowler Anrich Nortje tested positive for Covid.

The Capitals recorded a seven-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in their opening match of the 2021 Indian Premier League season.

What time does RR vs DC start?

The match between Rajasthan Royals v Delhi Capitals will take place on Thursday 15 April.

It is scheduled for a 7.30pm start in India, meaning a 3pm start time in the UK due to the different time zones around the world.

Where will RR vs DC take place?

Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium will host the IPL match Rajasthan Royals v Delhi Capitals.

Who will feature in the RR vs DC match?

Rajasthan Royals 2021 squad: Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Kartik Tyagi, Andrew Tye, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahim, Chetan Sakariya, K.C. Cariappa, Liam Livingstone, Kuldip Yadav, Akash Singh

Delhi Capitals 2021 squad: Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Anrich Nortje, Chris Woakes, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Lukman Hussain Meriwala, M Siddharth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings

How can I watch RR vs DC on TV?

The IPL 2021 cricket match between Rajasthan Royals v Delhi Capitals is being televised on Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports Main Event.

Sky customers can watch the action unfold live on the satellite television provider’s dedicated cricket channel, as part of the full sports package.

Sky Sports packages range from £18 per month for the dedicated Premier League and Football channels to £25 for the complete sports package.

Alternatively, viewers can purchase a day ass from NOW TV for £9.99.