Delhi Capitals beat Kings XI Punjab by 5 wickets thanks to skipper Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer 58* for Delhi Capitals
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Delhi Capitals won the toss and decided to bowl against Kings XI Punjab at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi today in the second IPL match of the day.

 

Match Summary

Kings XI Punjab 163 - 7 (Chris Gayle 69, Mandeep Singh 30; Sandeep Lamichhane 3-40, Kagiso Rabada 2-23, Axar Patel 2-22)

Delhi Capitals 166 – 5 (Shikhar Dhawan 56, Shreyas Iyer 58*; Hardus Viljoen 2-39, Mohammed Shami 1-21)

Result - Delhi Capitals won by 5 wickets

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Points Table

Put in to bat first, Kings XI Punjab scored a par 163 - 7 with Chris Gayle 69 and Mandeep Singh 30 top scoring and Sandeep Lamichhane 3-40, Kagiso Rabada 2-23 and  Axar Patel 2-22 doing the damage with the ball for Delhi Capitals.

In reply, Delhi Capitals scored 166 – 5, chasing down the required runs with just 2 balls to spare - Shikhar Dhawan 56 and skipper Shreyas Iyer 58* the stars with the bat and Hardus Viljoen 2-39 and Mohammed Shami 1-21 the pick of the bowlers for Kings XI Punjab.

 

Delhi Capitals - Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(wk), Colin Ingram, Sherfane Rutherford, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Sandeep Lamichhane

Kings XI Punjab - KL Rahul(wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Harpreet Brar, Hardus Viljoen, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami

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