IPL 2021: Prithvi Shaw’s 82 off 41 steers Delhi Capitals to 7-wicket victory over below-par KKR

IPL 2021: दिल्ली कैपिटल्स को BCCI ने दिया क्वारंटीन होने का निर्देश
IPL 2021: दिल्ली कैपिटल्स को BCCI ने दिया क्वारंटीन होने का निर्देश

IPL 2021 – Delhi Capitals Wins: Prithvi Shaw’s 82 off 41 steers Delhi Capitals to 7-wicket victory over KKR – Prithvi Shaw made short work of Kolkata Knight Riders’ bowling, steering Delhi Capitals to 7-wicket victory at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Earlier, Shubman Gill’s 43 and Andre Russell’s 45 helped Kolkata Knight Riders set a 155-run target for Delhi Capitals after Rishabh Pant won the toss and opted to bowl first against Eoin Morgan’s side.

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IPL 2021 – Delhi Capitals Wins: KKR will play their seventh match of IPL 2021 against the Delhi Capitals at the Narendra Modi Stadium. DC will look to bounce back from a 1-run defeat while KKR will aim to continue winning momentum when they take on each other on Thursday evening.

IPL 2021: Prithvi Shaw’s 82 off 41 steers Delhi Capitals to 7-wicket victory over below-par KKR

IPL 2021 – Delhi Capitals Wins: Kolkata Knight Riders were off to a poor start with in-form batsman Nitish Rana departing in the 4th over. While Shubman Gill and Rahul Tripathi anchored the innings, the latter was removed by Marcus Stoinis. KKR lost two more quick wickets with Lalit Yadav dismissing Eoin Morgan and Sunil Narine in one over. Gill, who looked in good touch after successive failures also departed for 43. In the end, a late surge from Andre Russell helped KKR set a 155-run target for Delhi Capitals.

During the chase, Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan gave Delhi Capitals a flying start. Shaw smashed six fours in an over to Shivam Mavi in the first over. Shaw brought up the fastest half-century of IPL 2021 off just 18 balls. The two also brought up their 100-run stand taking Delhi Capitals closer to the target. In the end, Delhi Capitals cruised to a 7-wicket victory over KKR.

IPL 2021 Teams Points Table

No. Teams Played Won Lost N/R Points NRR
1 Chennai Super Kings 6 5 1 0 10 +1.475
2 Delhi Capitals 7 5 2 0 10 +0.466
3 Royal Challengers Bangalore 6 5 1 0 10 +0.089
4 Mumbai Indians 6 3 3 0 6 +0.071
5 Kolkata Knight Riders 7 2 5 0 4 -0.494
6 Punjab Kings 6 2 4 0 4 -0.608
7 Rajasthan Royals 6 2 4 0 4 -0.690
8 Sunrisers Hyderabad 6 1 5 0 2 -0.264

 

Delhi Capitals Innings: 156/3 in 16.3 ovs; Won by 7 wickets

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Prithvi Shaw c N Rana b Pat Cummins 82 41 11 3 200.00
Shikhar Dhawan lbw b Pat Cummins 46 47 4 1 97.87
Rishabh Pant (WK/C) c Shivam Mavi b Pat Cummins 16 8 2 1 200.00
Marcus Stoinis Not out 6 3 1 0 200.00
Shimron Hetmyer Not out 0 1 0 0 0.00
Extra 6 (b 1, w 4, nb 1, lb 0)
Total 156/3 (16.3)
Yet To Bat Steven SmithLalit YadavAxar PatelK RabadaAvesh KhanIshant Sharma
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Shivam Mavi 1 0 25 0 25.00
Varun Chakravarthy 4 0 34 0 8.50
Prasidh Krishna 3.3 0 36 0 10.29
Sunil Narine 4 0 36 0 9.00
Pat Cummins 4 0 24 3 6.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
S Dhawan 1-132 13.5
PP Shaw 2-146 15.2
RR Pant 3-150 15.5

 

Kolkata Knight Riders Innings 154/6 (20 ovs)

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Nitish Rana st RR Pant b Axar Patel 15 12 1 1 125.00
Shubman Gill c Steven Smith b Avesh Khan 43 38 3 1 113.16
Rahul Tripathi c Lalit Yadav b MP Stoinis 19 17 2 0 111.76
Eoin Morgan (C) c Steven Smith b Lalit Yadav 0 2 0 0 0.00
Sunil Narine b Lalit Yadav 0 1 0 0 0.00
Andre Russell Not out 45 27 2 4 166.67
Dinesh Karthik (WK) lbw b Axar Patel 14 10 1 1 140.00
Pat Cummins Not out 11 13 1 0 84.62
Extra 7 (b 0, w 1, nb 0, lb 6)
Total 154/6 (20)
Yet To Bat Varun ChakravarthyM Prasidh KrishnaShivam Mavi
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Ishant Sharma 4 0 34 0 8.50
Kagiso Rabada 4 0 31 0 7.75
Axar Patel 4 0 32 2 8.00
Avesh Khan 4 0 31 1 7.75
Lalit Yadav 3 0 13 2 4.33
Marcus Stoinis 1 0 7 1 7.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
N Rana 1-25 3.4
RA Tripathi 2-69 9.3
EJG Morgan 3-74 10.2
SP Narine 4-75 10.4
Shubman Gill 5-82 12.6
Dinesh Karthik 6-109 16.2

 

As for the Playing XI, Delhi Capitals made one change with Lalit Yadav coming in place of Amit Mishra, who has suffered a shoulder injury. KKR will field an unchanged XI.

Playing XI: Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan

Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan(c), Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(w), Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy

 

 

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