Delhi Capitals collapse leads to Kings XI Punjab winning by 14 runs in IPL

Sam Curran 4-11 (inc hat trick) today for Kings XI Punjab
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Bowled Curran!
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Chris Morris - Run Out (Ravichandran Ashwin)
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Delhi Capitals won the toss and decided to bowl against Kings XI Punjab at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh today in the IPL.

Match Summary

Kings XI Punjab 166 - 9 (David Miller 43, Sarfaraz Khan 39, Mandeep Singh 29*; Chris Morris 3-30, Sandeep Lamichhane 2-27, Kagiso Rabada 2-32)

Delhi Capitals 152 (Shikhar Dhawan 30, Shreyas Iyer 28, Colin Ingram 38, Rishabh Pant 39; Sam Curran 4-11, Mohammed Shami 2-27, Ravichandran Ashwin 2-31)

Result – Kings XI Punjab won by 14 runs

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Points Table

Batting first, Kings XI Punjab scored a par total of 166 - 9 with David Miller 43, Sarfaraz Khan 39 and Mandeep Singh 29* the main run scorers and Chris Morris 3-30, Sandeep Lamichhane 2-27 and Kagiso Rabada 2-32 doing the magic with the ball for Delhi Capitals.

In reply, Delhi Capitals got off to a poor start with Prithvi Shaw out first ball of the innings. However, Shikhar Dhawan 30, Shreyas Iyer 28, Colin Ingram 38 and Rishabh Pant 39 brought them back into the match and the Capitals were cruising to a seemingly comfortable win 4 overs out, at 144-3 – then it all fell apart for them and, in the space of 17 balls , Delhi Capitals lost 7 wickets for 8 runs, with Sam Curran 4-11 (inc hat trick) in 2.2 overs and Mohammed Shami 2-27 inspiring an unprecedented collapse by the Capitals batsmen.

Kings XI Punjab - KL Rahul(wk), Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Hardus Viljoen, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami

Delhi Capitals - Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Colin Ingram, Rishabh Pant(wk), Hanuma Vihari, Chris Morris, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada

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