DC vs KKR IPL 2020 Match Highlights: Delhi Capitals Beat Kolkata Knight Riders By 18 Runs In Sharjah Thriller
IPL 2020, Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Highlights: Delhi Capitals are currently on top of the points table, following their triumph against Kolkata Knight Riders.
Delhi Capitals (DC) defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 18 runs in the 16th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. DC posted a total of 228/4 after being sent in to bat. Skipper Shreyas Iyer scored his fastest half-century ever in the tournament, remaining unbeaten on 88*. Iyer's knock comprised of seven boundaries and six sixes. Opener Prithvi Shaw further smashed 66 runs off 41 deliveries, in an innings consisting of four boundaries and as many sixes. The duo enjoyed support from wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant who scored a 17-ball 38. Andre Russell was the pick of the bowlers, picking two wickets while conceding 29 runs. KKR were never really in the chase, losing quick wickets with the match seeming done and dusted at one stage. However, a fine partnership between Eoin Morgan (44) and Rahul Tripathi (36), helped the team stage a comeback. The DC bowling attack led by pacer Anrich Nortje delivered the goods at this stage, with the dismissals of the duo sealing the win. (SCORECARD)
IPL 2020 Highlights Between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders, straight from Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
- 23:36 (IST)WICKET! Rahul Tripathi b Marcus Stoinis 36 (16)Rahul Tripathi departs for 36 runs off 16 deliveries, after being dismissed following an excellent yorker by Marcus Stoinis.
- 23:33 (IST)WICKET! Eoin Morgan c Shimron Hetmyer b Anrich Nortje 44 (18)Eoin Morgan departs for 44, as he swipes a back of length delivery into the hands of Shimron Hetmyer at backward square leg. Kamlesh Nagarkoti is the new man in.
- 22:58 (IST)WICKET! Dinesh Karthik c Shikhar Dhawan b Harshal Patel 24 (14)Dinesh Karthik departs off the next delivery, as he hurries onto a top-edge resulting in an opportunity for Shikhar Dhawan to complete a simple catch.
- 22:33 (IST)WICKET! Andre Russell c Anrich Nortje b Kagiso Rabada 13 (8)Andre Russell departs for 13 runs off 8 deliveries, as he gets a top-edge off a short delivery, with Anrich Nortje completing a fine catch. Dinesh Karthik is the new man in.
- 22:19 (IST)WICKET! Shubman Gill c Rishabh Pant b Amit Mishra 28 (22)Shubman Gill is dismissed for 28 runs off 22 deliveries, as he bowls a slow, tossed up delivery which Gill attempts to smash with great strength, resulting in a top-edge which Rishabh Pant completes a catch off. Andre Russell is the next batsman in.
- 22:08 (IST)KKR finish the powerplay with a score of 59/1KKR have ended the powerplay with a score of 59/1 after Harshal Patel conceded 12 runs off his opening over.