Sharjah: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at this time received the toss and selected to area towards Delhi Capitals (DC) on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, nevertheless, the workforce did not chase the mammoth rating of 228 runs. DC received the match with KKR by 18 runs. KKR scored 210 runs at a lack of eight wickets.
Harshal Patel’s back-to-back wickets shattered all hopes of KKR tonight. Nitish Rana at first was caught by Axar Patel at mid-wicket boundary. Subsequent, it was Karthik who adopted Rana to the dressing room. The KKR skipper tried a pull shot however ended up edging the ball and getting caught by Shikhar Dhawan in entrance of mid-on. Nonetheless, Rana scored his ninth fifty in IPL.
Kagiso Rabada gave a physique blow to Kolkata Knight Riders by dismissing Andre Russell.
Delhi Capitals (DC) on Saturday made the many of the quick boundaries on provide on the Sharjah Worldwide Cricket Stadium to attain a mammoth 228/four towards Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the 16th match of the Indian Premier League.
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Captain Shreyas Iyer led the best way with an unbeaten 38-ball 88, whereas DC’s prime three added greater than 50 runs for every wicket.
DC have been on the cost from the primary ball with openers Shikhar Dhawan (26) and Prithvi Shaw (66) guaranteeing that they cross 50 within the first 5 overs. Dhawan fell within the sixth over to Varun Chakravarthy, however Shreyas got here in and stored the momentum going.
Iyer introduced up DC’s 100 with an emphatic six over deep square-leg within the 11th over earlier than Shaw fell within the 13th to Kamlesh Nagarkoti. It led to 2 comparatively quiet overs earlier than Iyer and Rishabh Pant (38) despatched the ball to all components of the bottom within the demise overs.
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Their cost to 250 was stopped by Andre Russell. The large West Indies all-rounder dismissed Pant within the 18th after which received Marcus Stoinis (1) off the primary ball of the 20th. He then gave away simply seven runs within the over to maintain DC right down to 228.
(With Company Inputs)