Indian Premier League Match 37
Kings X1 Punjab vs Delhi Capitals
Toss: Delhi Capitals won the toss and decided to bowl first
After sending to bat by Shreyas Iyer, Kings X1 Punjab lost their opener K.L. Rahul early on 12 runs. Mayank Agarwal also left the field early on 2 runs off 9 balls. David Miller also departs on 7 runs off 5 balls. Chris Gayle, however, on the other end doing his work properly for his side. He took on the charge of Delhi Capitals bowling, he was dismissed by Sandeep Lamichhane on 69 runs off 37 balls. Mandeep Singh was looking promising with his 30 runs. Sam Curran dismissed on 0, the skipper Ravichandran Ashwin took on the bowling in the depth of the innings and scored 16 runs off 14 balls. Harpreet Brar also participated with the bat with 20 precious runs at the end of the innings.
Kings X1 Punjab Score : 163-7 in 20 overs.
In reply of Kings X1 Punjab 163 runs, Delhi Capitals batsmen were looking in supreme form Prithvi Shaw, however, dismissed early on 13 runs. Shikhar Dhawan and the skipper Shreyas Iyer took the responsibility and consolidate the innings together. They both scored half century, Shikhar Dhawan scored 56 runs off 41 balls. Rishabh Pant fails this time with the bat and out on 6 runs. Colin Ingram was looking good before he was dismissed in 19 off just 9 balls. The skipper Shreyas Iyer did not lose his concentration on the other end. He remains unbeaten on 58 runs off 49 balls in the end and guided his team to the well-deserved victory. Mohammad Shami was the pick of the bowlers as he gave 21 runs in his 4 overs with wicket against his name.