On 10th April 2022, the party continued with Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The game was held at the Brabourne Stadium. Despite taking a heavy loss, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are still at the top of the points table. Likewise, Delhi Capitals (DC) after a stupendous win is in the middle of the points table.
Just 25 minutes before the match, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the toss. Further results in Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowling first for Delhi Capitals (DC).
Dynamic Duo Begins The Game For Delhi Capitals(DC)
With a strike of 148 and 140, Prithvi Shaw and David Warner look forward to building up the chase for Delhi Capitals (DC). Umesh Yadav was bowling first for Kolkata Knight Riders and gave away a boundary at the first ball. At 87 runs for the team between the duo, Shaw completed his half-century. Aiming for the wicket, Varun Chakravarthy hit straight for the stumps, bowling out Shaw.
By the end of the twelfth over, Rishabh Pant and Warner moved up the chasing score to 139 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Further, into the match, Russell took the awaited wicket of captain Pant from Delhi Capitals (DC). Lalit Yadav heading towards the pitch now with the experience of only 11 matches in the T20 tournament.
And there Yadav goes by the same speed as he headed for the crease. By the end of the 15th over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bagged 4 wickets off 161 runs.
Now replacing Rovman Powell, Axar Patel teams up with Warner. And Warner is out! He went for the boundary and got out. Axar and Shardul winded up the first innings with 215 runs for 5 wickets representing Delhi Capitals (DC).
Highlights Of The Second Innings.
Moving forward to the second innings, Venkatesh Iyer with Ajinkya Rahane started for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). What a blunder! Mustafizur, the fiz, convinced the umpire to raise his finger for declaring out. On the contrary, the second umpire reviewed and gave a not-out. And the same thing repeats for the second ball. The situation felt intimidating to Iyer as heads for two sixes. On the other hand, the third shot ended up in Patel at deep square leg. Rahane tries for a high six and covers almost the whole ground. Nevertheless, Shardul Thakur managed to catch him.
With loads of effort by the team, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) stood at 133 runs off 5 wickets at 14.4 overs. As Sam Billings got out by the end of fourteenth over, Pat Cummins stepped in next. One after another, within the next six balls, Delhi Capitals (DC) took 2 more wickets. Umesh Yadav playing his first ball of the match tried to hit the ball high for the boundary. Outstanding catch by the bowler Kuldeep Yadav himself. Yadav as well as the DC fans at the stadium could be seen all pumping up.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were now left with two wickets and 4 overs to chase the target. Left with just 4 balls to play, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) lost Russell at 170 runs. In addition to that, the next ball also went straight to the hands of Delhi Capitals (DC).
In a phenomenal performance by Delhi Capitals (DC), they took 2 points after winning the match. However, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) could be seen as a little confused as stated by Shreyas Iyer (c).