Shaw powers DC to a 7 wicket win against KKR

Prithvi-Shaw-powers Delhi Capitals to 7-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders
Prithvi-Shaw-powers Delhi Capitals to 7-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders

Yesterday’s IPL match was played between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight  Rider. In this match, DC defeated KKR by 9 wickets on the back of opener Prithvi  Shaw’s 82 runs innings. It was an easy target for DC to reach the 155-run mark as  Shaw ensured Delhi’s victory by sharing a 132-run partnership for the first wicket  with Shikhar Dhawan. Dhawan played well to score 46 runs.  

Pat Cummins broke the partnership by dismissing Dhawan in the 14th over  and Later Cummins also sent Shaw and Rishabh Pant (16) to the pavilion. 

Earlier, Andre Russell’s unbeaten 45 runs saw the KKR recover from top and  middle order failure to score 154 runs for six wickets. KKR, sent for batting first,  started poorly and in the fourth over, opener Nitish Rana (15) was sent to the  pavilion by Axar Patel. Subsequently, Shubman Gill and Rahul Tripathi tried to hold  the fort for some time but Marcus Stoinis broke the partnership by dismissing  Tripathi in the 10th over for 19 runs with KKR’s scorecard reading 69 runs. 

Lalit Yadav dismissed Eoin Morgan and Sunil Narine in the same over as they  returned without opening their account. KKR’s score was reduced to 75 for 4 in the  11th over. Following that Gill was dismissed by Avesh Khan for 43 runs. DC with 10  points are now placed at second place in the points table while KKR are at 5th place  with 4 points.

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