The contest between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals is on and both the teams are trying to lose their forbidding luck. It is the Delhi who won the toss and elected to field first. Kolkata batting first scored a total of 146 for 9. The team has given a target of 147 for Delhi for the win.
During the death overs, Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh tried to save the day for Kolkata and utilized the pressure to only give away a wicket in the last over. They together scored 28 runs in the last 3 overs. Together they managed to hit more boundaries.
In the last five overs, KKR managed to score 57 runs for the loss of 3 wickets. The highest partnership of the innings was between Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh who contributed 62 runs to the innings.
Lalit Yadav bowled the 17th over of the game and gave away 17 runs from it. No wickets came in this over. A total of 10 runs came off the 18th over of the innings bowled by Mustafizur.
The 19th over of the innings was bowled by Shardul Thakur who couldn’t keep things tight and got hit for 16 runs. The 20th over of the innings was bowled by Mustafizur and it was an impressive one. He just gave away 2 runs and took 3 wickets.
The run rate at the end of the 20 overs is 7.30. Nitish Rana scored the highest number of runs 57 by hitting 4 sixes and 3 fours at a strike rate of 167.65.