The 41st fixture between Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders has taken off at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. Kolkata Knight riders are hungry to place themselves in a safe position for the playoffs, they have changed their approach to the game and they look more attacking on the field now. And in that process of booking a spot in playoffs, they have marked a 3 wickets victory over DC. Let’s get into some details of KKR vs DC Match Highlights.
Here are the Playing 11 of Both sides:
Delhi Capitals: Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w), Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakaravarthy, Sandeep Warrier
Kolkata Knight Riders have won the toss and have opted to field Against Delhi Capitals – KKR vs DC Match Highlights
KKR has won the toss and made the right choice of fielding first at Sharjah. Usually, the pitch at that particular venue has assisted bowlers more and we could see that completely in the game. DC batsmen were finding some hard time at the crease in facing the star KKR bowling unit.
DC has brought in Steve Smith in place of Shaw – and he has performed pretty decently. Their main guns like Iyer, Hetmyer, and Lalit Yadav had to depart for a single-digit score. Even their skipper Pant has struggled a lot and made 39 runs. And finally, Delhi Capitals managed to post a total of 127-9 in 20 overs.
KKR bowling unit has done their job and now it was all onto their batting department. The same story has been repeated in the 2nd innings too – Even their batsmen were finding some tough time in picking the line and length of the ball correctly. They were losing wickets at regular intervals but Nitish Rana (36*) stood strong and played a responsible innings for their franchise and helped their side to win this game by 3 wickets.
After the game, Delhi Capitals is still standing at the 2nd position of the points table with 8 wins out of 11 games and with an NRR of +0.562. On the other hand, KKR has jumped to the 4th position with 5 wins out of 11 games with an NRR of -0.363.