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DC vs KKR match result: Who won the match between the Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Rider?

Kuldeep and Rahman’s attacks and Powell’s death overs heroics help Delhi Capitals register a 4 wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders with 6 balls to spare at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

DC vs KKR: Match Report and Overview

Ist Inning Report Card

DC won the toss and elects to bowl. KKR today, tries another opening pair of Aaron Finch and Venkatesh Iyer, which too disappoints. Finch was dismissed in the second over by Chetan Sakariya while Iyer departed in the fifth scoring just 6. KKR skipper Shreyas Iyer played an anchoring knock of 42 but misses a well-deserved half-century. Eighth over and Kuldeep Yadav gives double blow to KKR, dismisses back to back wickets of Sunil Narine and debutant Indrajit. KKR’s dead inning gets CPR from the seasoned Knight Nitish Rana who hits 57 in 34 balls, hitting 3 fours and 4 sixes. Rinku Singh too supported Rana and made 23 in 16 balls. Losing wickets in regular intervals, KKR was bundled out at 146/9. Kuldeep Yadav bagged 4 wickets and Mustafizur Rahman took 3 to bamboozle KKR’s battling lineup.

IInd inning Report Card

DC vs KKR Powell rescues Delhi in the death

With 147 to win, DC openers Prithvi Shaw and David Warner made their way to the centre. Umesh Yadav gave KKR an incredible breakthrough as he dismisses Shaw on the first ball of the inning. In the second over, KKR debutant Harshit Rana gives DC another blow as he gets the wicket of Mitchell Marsh. Then on, Warner and Lalit Yadav build a decent partnership adding over 50 runs. While Warner was sent away in the 10th over at 42 by Umesh Yadav, Lalit departed in the next. 12th over and Umesh Yadav strikes again, dismisses the newly in Rishabh Pant. Then Rovman Powell and Axar Patel build a match-winning partnership. Powell made an unbeaten 33 and Patel contributed 24. Delhi won the by 4 wickets but KKR’s bowling made them sweat for every run, had it been a few more on the board, things might have been different altogether.

DC vs KKR: Who won the Man of the Match?

DC vs KKR Kuldeep wins the Msn of the Match award

Kuldeep Yadav won the Man of the Match award for his splendid spell of 4/14. He took the important wicket of Shreyas Iyer who was starting to look dangerous after settling in. Yadav also dismissed the monster, Andre Russell for a duck and the debutant Baba Indrajit.

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Playing Squad

Kolkata Knight Riders: Shreyas Iyer(C) Aaron Finch, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Venkatesh Iyer, Baba Indrajith(w), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana

Delhi Capitals: Rishabh Pant(C) , David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Rovman Powell, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya, Mitchell Marsh, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel

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