It’s the 42nd Match of Dream11 IPL between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Delhi Capitals won the toss and chose to field against Kolkata Knight Riders.

KKR to win this match needed a solid opening partnership from both their openers.

At the end of the power play, KKR was 36/2 with Dinesh Karthik and Nitish Rana in the crease.

Good bowling by DC’s Rabada and Nortje reduced KKR to 43/3 in 7.2 overs.

Nitish Rana along with Sunil Narine steadied the KKR innings with a much-needed partnership of 115 runs between them.

Send in to open the innings for KKR Nitish Rana scored his 10th IPL half-century making 81 runs off 53, dedicating his half-century to his father-in-law who passed away yesterday.

Kolkata Knight Riders put a formidable total of 194/6 in 20.0 overs.

Delhi Capitals lose early wicket of the first ball of the innings of Ajinkya Rahane who was in the side replacement of Prithvi Shaw, Delhi Capitals were 0/1 in 0.1 overs.

Pat Cummins strikes again removing the in-form batsmen
uprooting the off-stump of Shikhar Dhawan.

With two wickets down DC’s needed a solid partnership from here on to put them back in the game. Pant and Iyer steadied the innings having a 50 runs partnership between them.

With run rate climbing up Delhi needed to step up on the scoring rate with Varun Chakravarthy bought into the attack.

Delhi batsmen looking to up the run rate perished with two wickets in two balls. Shreyas Iyer and Shimron Hetmyer got out of Varun Chakravarthy in back to back balls.

Varun Chakravarthy picked up five wickets from his spell ripping through Delhi Capitals batting line up. He picked up his best figures 5/20 in his quota of overs.

Kolkata Knight Riders win by 59 runs.


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