- DC vs KXIP, the match ends in a tie, DC won the super over with 4 balls left.
- Mayank Agarwal scored 89 runs out of 60 balls still KXIP didn’t make it to win.
- Ravichandran Ashwin leaves the field after a shoulder injury.
The Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab battled it out with the dream of winning the trophy for the first time in the second league match of the IPL series.
DC vs KXIP Toss :
Punjab captain KL Rahul, who won the toss, opted for bowling. He said, this pitch is new to us so we need to adapt this before bating and make pressure on the opposite.
DC Batting highlights against KXIP :
Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw opened the innings for Delhi. Expecting the duo to be aggressively involved in the run pile-up, Dhawan was run out.
In the next few balls, Delhi captain Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant piled up runs and laid the foundation for Delhi. Prithvi Shaw and Shimron Hedmeyer were out for short runs.
Marcus Stoinis became the sixth batsman to make good use of it. Stoinis hit 53 off 21 balls with seven fours and three sixes.
With that, Delhi set a target of 158 for Punjab.
Mohammad Shami, the specialist bowler in Test cricket, took 3 wickets for just 15 runs in 4 overs for Punjab. Only young bowler Ravi Bishnoi gave him company in bowling.
|Prithvi Shaw||c Chris Jordan b Mohammad Shami||5||9||55.55||1||0|
|Shikhar Dhawan||run out (KL Rahul)||0||2||0.00||0||0|
|Shimron Hetmyer||c Mayank Agarwal b Mohammad Shami||7||13||53.84||1||0|
|Shreyas Iyer||c Chris Jordan b Mohammad Shami||39||32||121.87||0||3|
|Rishabh Pant||b Ravi Bishnoi||31||29||106.89||4||0|
|Marcus Stoinis||run out (Nicholas Pooran)||53||21||252.38||7||3|
|Axar Patel||c KL Rahul b Sheldon Cottrell||6||9||66.66||0||0|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||c Mohammad Shami b Sheldon Cottrell||4||6||66.66||0||0|
|Kagiso Rabada||NOT OUT||0||0||0.00||0||0|
|Anrich Nortje||NOT OUT||3||1||300.00||0||0|
|EXTRAS||(nb 2, w 6, b 1, lb 0, pen 0)||9|
|TOTAL||(8 wickets; 20 overs)||157|
DID NOT BAT: Mohit Sharma
KXIP Batting highlights against DC :
Chasing an easy target of 7 runs per over, Punjab chased down 30 runs in the first 4 overs.Punjab captain KL Rahul, who scored 21, was bowled by Mohit Sharma at the inside edge.
Following Karun Nair, Nicholas Pooran and Glenn Maxwell lost wickets in succession.
Ravichandran Ashwin, who played for Delhi, took 2 wickets and gave only 2 runs in a single over. Thereafter he went down awkwardly to save a ball and injured his left shoulder. He quickly throbbed with pain as he was holding his left shoulder before stepping out towards the pavilion.
Punjab’s batting order saw Sarfaraz Khan Krishnappa Gowtham’s out at regular intervals. Opening batsman Mayank Agarwal was the only batsman to pile up runs and give pressure to the Delhi team.
While Punjab needed 25 off 12 balls to win, Mayank scored 13 runs in the 19th over in Rabada’s balls. He needed 13 runs in the last over.He leveled up the score with a six, two singles and a four of the first three balls.
|KL Rahul||b Mohit Sharma||21||19||110.52||2||1|
|Mayank Agarwal||c Shimron Hetmyer b Marcus Stoinis||89||60||148.33||7||4|
|Karun Nair||c Prithvi Shaw b Ravichandran Ashwin||1||3||33.33||0||0|
|Nicholas Pooran||b Ravichandran Ashwin||0||3||0.00||0||0|
|Glenn Maxwell||c Shreyas Iyer b Kagiso Rabada||1||4||25.00||0||0|
|Sarfaraz Khan||c Prithvi Shaw b Axar Patel||12||12||100.00||2||0|
|Krishnappa Gowtham||c Rishabh Pant b Kagiso Rabada||20||14||142.85||1||1|
|Chris Jordan||c Kagiso Rabada b Marcus Stoinis||5||6||83.33||0||0|
|Mohammad Shami||NOT OUT||0||0||0.00||0||0|
|EXTRAS||(nb 1, w 1, b 0, lb 6, pen 0)||8|
|TOTAL||(8 wickets; 20 overs)||157|
DID NOT BAT: Sheldon Cottrell , Ravi Bishnoi
DC vs KXIP Super over :
But the match ends in a tie, Punjab and Delhi played the first Super Over of the IPL 2020 Series. Punjab, who batted second in cricket rules, batted first in the Super Over. KL Rahul and Nicholas Purana were out for just 2 runs in Rabada’s over for Delhi.
|KL Rahul||b Kagiso Rabada||2||2||100||0||0|
|Nicholas Purana||b Kagiso Rabada||0||4||0||0||0|
Delhi captain Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant scored three runs off two balls in Shami’s over to give DC to an easy victory. The Delhi Capitals won the match by the super over.
|Shreyas Iyer||NOT OUT||0||0||0.00||0||0|
|Rishabh Pant||NOT OUT||2||2||100.00||0||0|
DC vs KXIP Final Rewards :
- Dream11 Man of the Match – Marcus Stoinis
CRED Power Player of the Match – Ravichandran Ashwin
Unacademy Lets Crack It Sixes of the Match – Mayank Agarwal
Altroz Super Striker of the Match – Marcus Stoinis
Dream11 GameChanger of the Match – Marcus Stoinis
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