Nitish Rana finished his spell with figures of four for 17 to help Delhi beat Maharashtra by 77 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
It is to be seen what kind of track Delhi Capitals opt for after CSK's domination at the Kotla in the second round of matches.
Andre Russell was dismissed early but it turned out to be a no-ball because of a fielding mistake.
Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Nitish Rana currently leads the race for the Orange Cap after two matches of IPL 2019.
Placed third on the IPL 2018 Points Table with 14 points, KKR will have to churn out one more victory to edge closer to a playoff spot.
Jacques Kallis thinks Nitish Rana didn't get enough matches while with Mumbai Indians.
IPL Highlights, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab: KXIP openers Chris Gayle and KL Rahul made short work of KKR as they won by nine wickets via the Duckworth Lewis (D/L) method.
IPL Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab Highlights: KXIP beat KKR by 9 wickets (DLS) at the Eden Gardens.
Kolkata Knight Riders captain Dinesh Karthik led by example in Kolkata Knight Riders' seven-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Wednesday.
After restricting RR to 160/8, KKR rode on Robin Uthappa's 36-ball 48 (6x4, 2x6) to set up the chase.
IPL 2018: Nitish Rana's 35-ball 59 helped Kolkata Knight Riders thrash Delhi Daredevils by 71 runs.
KKR snapped a two-game losing streak in style to register a 71-run victory over Gautam Gambhir's Delhi Daredevils.
En route his spectacular knock, Sanju Samson achieved an incredible record that went unnoticed in all the carnage at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Rishabh Pant's brilliant century went in vain as Himachal Pradesh beat Delhi by two runs in a Group B match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Thursday.
Delhi collected four points riding on skipper Pradeep Sangwan's fifer and later an unbeaten century from Dhruv Shorey (103) to tame Maharashtra by eight wickets.
If Vidarbha's dream run ends in a heartbreak at the Holkar Stadium, it would pave the way for Delhi's eighth triumph -- the last coming almost a decade back.
Ranji Trophy round-up: In group A Nitish Rana and Rishabh Pant put Delhi on top. In group B Saurashtra bundle out Kerala for 225 and in group C Ankit Sharma and Ankit Dane steady Madhya Pradesh after early jolts.
Nitish Rana's fluent 67 and a patient unbeaten 48 from vice-captain Milind Kumar saw Delhi chase down a tricky target of 252 on the final day against Uttar Pradesh in their Ranji Group A encounter.