Delhi Capitals’ power house Prithvi Shaw played a sensational innings at Narendra Modi Stadium as he smashed 82 off 41 balls. An innings not to be missed as Delhi once against demonstrated their dominance in the IPL. On Thurday, DC defeated KKR by 7-wickets with 21 balls remaining undelivered.
The day’s played started with DC winning the toss and opting to bowl first. Kolkata on the other hand, failed to maintain a steady batting order as the side lost frequent wickets. Kolkata’s batting star Andre Russell remained the highest scorer for the side with his brilliant 45 off 27 balls, Shubman Gill was the second highest scorer with his 43-run innings while the third highest score came off Rahul Tripathi’s bat as he managed to chip in 19 runs.
Chasing a 155-run target, Delhi’s Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan celebrated a 128-run partnership slamming Kolkata’s bowling attack. KKR bowlers found themselves running out of idea in their pursuit to defend the target. Shaw’s efforts came after the Delhi bowlers dismantled Kolkata’s top-order with regular wickets to keep them from getting to a defendable total.
Prithvi Shaw was name the ‘Man of the Match’ and the team once again reclaimed second spot on the Points Table with 10 points from 5 wins from 7 matches played.