Prithvi Shaw of Delhi Capitals plays a shot during match 25 of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Kolkata Knight Riders held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on the 29th April 2021.
Prithvi Shaw of Delhi Capitals plays a shot during match 25 of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Kolkata Knight Riders held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on the 29th April 2021.
Photo by: Rahul Gulati / Sportzpics for IPL

Match Details

Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Toss: Delhi Capitals elect to field first

Points Table Standings: DC 3RD (8 points/6 games) | KKR 5TH (4 points/6 games)

Playing 11

DC: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Rishabh Pant (capt&wk), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan

KKR: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan (capt), Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy

END OF OVER 1: KKR 4/0

END OF OVER 2: KKR 10/0

END OF OVER 3: KKR 18/0

END OF OVER 4: KKR 25/1

END OF OVER 5: KKR 38/1

END OF OVER 6: KKR 45/1

END OF OVER 7: KKR 49/1

END OF OVER 8: KKR 58/1

END OF OVER 9: KKR 65/1

Marcus Stoinis in attack

Rahul Tripathi 15 (14) | Shubman Gill 34 (28)

Lalit Yadav 2-0-11-0 | Axar Patel 2-0-16-1

9.2 - FOUR!

Wide delivery and Tripathi gets an edge and it flies towards the third man for FOUR!

9.3 - WICKET!

Tripathi once again fails to convert start into substantial innings. Lalit at deep cover takes a simple catch! Morgan is the new man in.

Rahul Tripathi c Lalit Yadav b Stoinis 19 (17b 2x4 0x6) SR: 111.76

END OF OVER 10: KKR 73/2

Lalit Yadav to bowl Over 11

Shubman Gill 37 (30) | Eoin Morgan 0 (1)

Marcus Stoinis 1-0-7-1 | Lalit Yadav 2-0-11-0

10.2 - WICKET!

Morgan tries to play inside out and perishes for second ball duck! Holes out Steve Smith at Long Off

Eoin Morgan c Smith b Lalit Yadav 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0

10.4 - WICKET

KKR having a mini collapse here. Now Narine departs for first ball duck!

Sunil Narine b Lalit Yadav 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0

END OF OVER 11: KKR 75/4

2 runs and 2 wickets from the Over. Rabada in attack to bowl Over 12

Andre Russell 0 (2) | Shubman Gill 39 (32)

Lalit Yadav 3-0-13-2 | Marcus Stoinis 1-0-7-1

END OF OVER 12: KKR 78/4

Avesh Khan to bowl Over 13

Andre Russell1 (5) Shubman Gill 41 (35)

Kagiso Rabada 2-0-9-0 Lalit Yadav 3-0-13-2

Russell not able to free himself. Pressure on Gill

He is 2 from 7

12.6 - WICKET!

Scoreboard pressure gets big on Gill and he perishes for well-made 43.

Shubman Gill c Smith b Avesh Khan 43 (38b 3x4 1x6) SR: 113.15

END OF OVER 13: KKR 82/5

Andre Russell 3 (8) | Dinesh Karthik 0 (0)

Avesh Khan 2-0-11-1 | Kagiso Rabada 2-0-9-0

END OF OVER 14: KKR 86/5

Axar Patel to bowl Over 15

Andre Russell 5 (11) | Dinesh Karthik 2 (3)

Kagiso Rabada 3-0-13-0 | Avesh Khan 2-0-11-1

KKR will have to bat well to reach 140 from here on

They will have to score @ at least 10 runs from here if they are to make this a challenging score for DC!

14.6 - SIX!

Karthik takes the initiative. KKR will need many of these. Slogged over deep mid wicket for a maximum!

END OF OVER 15: KKR 95/5

Sharma to bowl Over 16

Dinesh Karthik 9 (6) | Andre Russell 7 (14)

Axar Patel 3-0-25-1 | Kagiso Rabada 3-0-13-0

15.2 - SIX!

Russell deposits Sharma over midwicket boundary for maximum!

END OF OVER 16: KKR 105/5

Axar Patel to bowl Over 17

Dinesh Karthik 10 (8) | Andre Russell 16 (18)

Ishant Sharma4-0-34-0 | Axar Patel3-0-25-1

16.1 - FOUR!

A slog sweep at the midwicket boundary. Karthik steps up his attack

16.2 - WICKET!

Karthik attempts a reverse sweep and the ball hits him on the pads. Umpire has no hesitation raising his finger.

Pat Cummins is the new man in at No. 8

Dinesh Karthik lbw b Patel 14 (10b 1x4 1x6) SR: 140

END OF OVER 17: KKR 112/6

Avesh Khan to bowl Over 18

Pat Cummins 3 (4) | Andre Russell 16 (18)

Axar Patel 4-0-32-2 | Ishant Sharma 4-0-34-0

17.1 - FOUR Leg Bye!

Fine leg inside the circle and welcome runs for KKR!

17.5 - FOUR!

Russell puts muscles behind the yorker length delivery and long off hardly gets a chance to move to his left.

END OF OVER 18

Rabada to bowl Over 19

Andre Russell 22 (20) | Pat Cummins 4 (8)

Avesh Khan 3-0-18-1 | Axar Patel 4-0-32-2

18.3 - FOUR!

Russell exploits the gap between deep square leg and deep midwicket

18.5 - SIX!

Russell hits it over Rabada's head!

18.6 - SIX!

Now over midwicket!

END OF OVER 19: KKR 141/6

Andre Russell 38 (25) | Pat Cummins 5 (9)

Kagiso Rabada 4-0-31-0 | Avesh Khan 3-0-18-1

19.2 - FOUR!

Cummins puts it in the gap in cover region!

19.6 - SIX!

Attempted yorker goes wrong and Russell punishes Avesh Khan by depositing the ball over Avesh Khan's head for maximum!

END OF OVER 20

Andre Russell 45 (27) | Pat Cummins 11 (13)

Avesh Khan 4-0-31-1 | Kagiso Rabada 4-0-31-0

Opener Shubman Gill regained some form with a 38-ball 43 but KKR slipped to 82 for five before Andrew Russell smashed 45 off 27 balls to take them past the 150-mark at the Narendra Modi Stadium.

For Delhi, the spin duo of Axar Patel (2/32) and Lalit Yadav (2/13) snared two wickets each, while Avesh Khan (1/31) captured one.

START OF 2ND INNINGS

Shaw takes strike, Dhawan at non-striker's end. Mavi to bowl 1st Over.

0.1 - FOUR!

Shaw lofts it over the bowler's head!

0.2 - FOUR!

Another inswinger and Shaw plays it over midwicket for back-to-back fours

0.3 - FOUR!

Overpitched and and this time it's a cover drive!

0.4 - FOUR!

0.5 - FOUR!

0.6 - FOUR!

END OF OVER 1: 25/0

SIX successive fours!

Varun Chakravarthy to bowl Over 2

Prithvi Shaw 24 (6)

Shivam Mavi1-0-25-0

END OF OVER 2: DC 35/0

Prasidh Krishna to bowl Over 3

Prithvi Shaw 31 (10) | Shikhar Dhawan 2 (2)

Varun Chakravarthy 1-0-10-0 | Shivam Mavi 1-0-25-0

END OF OVER 3: DC 43/0

Need 112 from 102 @6.59. Narine to bowl Over 4

Shikhar Dhawan10 (8) | Prithvi Shaw31 (10)

Prasidh Krishna1-0-8-0 | Varun Chakravarthy1-0-10-0

3.4 - SIX!

Shaw's first Maximum!

3.5 - FOUR!

END OF OVER 4: DC 57/0

Need 98 from 96 @ 6.13

Prithvi Shaw 44 (14) | Shikhar Dhawan 11 (10)

Sunil Narine 1-0-14-0 | Prasidh Krishna 1-0-8-0

END OF OVER 5: DC: 66/0

Need 89 from 90. Cummins finally gets a ball!

Prithvi Shaw 48 (15) | Shikhar Dhawan 16 (15)

Prasidh Krishna 2-0-17-0 | Sunil Narine 1-0-14-0

END OF OVER 6: DC 67/0

Need 88 from 84

Prithvi Shaw 48 (16) | Shikhar Dhawan 17 (20)

Prasidh Krishna 2-0-17-0 | Sunil Narine 1-0-14-0 | Pat Cummins 1-0-1-0

END OF OVER 7: DC 71/0

Need 84 from 78 @6.46. Cummins will continue.

Shikhar Dhawan 20 (25) | Prithvi Shaw 49 (17)

Varun Chakravarthy 2-0-14-0 | Pat Cummins 1-0-1-0

7.1 - SHAW'S FIFTY!

Pure entertainment!

7.2 - FOUR!

Dhawan plays it towards third man region for FOUR!

7.4 - FOUR!

Shaw this time! Over mid off! KKR shoulders dropping now

END OF OVER 8: DC 81/0

Prithvi Shaw 54 (21) | Shikhar Dhawan 25 (27)

Pat Cummins 2-0-11-0 | Varun Chakravarthy2-0-14-0

END OF OVER 9: 84/0

Need 71 from 66 @6.45. Varun CV to bowl his third over

Shikhar Dhawan 27 (32) | Prithvi Shaw 55 (22)

Sunil Narine2-0-17-0 | Pat Cummins2-0-11-0

9.2 – DROPPED AND SIX!

Gill tries hard at long off but this is just Prithvi Shaw’s day

END OF OVER 10: DC 95/0

Need 60 from 60. Narine to bowl Over 11.

Shikhar Dhawan 30 (35) | Prithvi Shaw 63 (25)

Varun Chakravarthy3-0-25-0 | Sunil Narine2-0-17-0

END OF OVER 11: DC 104/0

Need 51 from 54.Varun to bowl out his fourth Over.

Shikhar Dhawan 33 (38) | Prithvi Shaw 69 (28)

Sunil Narine 3-0-26-0 | Varun Chakravarthy 3-0-25-0

END OF OVER 12: DC 113/0

Need 42 from 48. Narine into the attack

Prithvi Shaw 71 (30) | Shikhar Dhawan 39 (42)

Varun Chakravarthy 4-0-34-0 | Sunil Narine 3-0-26-0

END OF OVER 13: DC 123/0

Prithvi Shaw 79 (34) | Shikhar Dhawan 40 (44)

Sunil Narine 4-0-36-0 | Varun Chakravarthy 4-0-34-0

13.3 - SIX!

Dhawan pulls a short ball over square leg for six!

13.5 - WICKET!

Dhawan departs. So it won't be a 10-wicket stroll for Delhi Capitals!

Shikhar Dhawan lbw b Cummins 46 (47b 4x4 1x6) SR: 97.87

END OF OVER 14: DC 132/1

Rishabh Pant 0 (1) | Prithvi Shaw 82 (36). Prasidh Krishna comes in to bowl Over 15.

Pat Cummins 3-0-20-1 | Sunil Narine 4-0-36-0

14.4 - FOUR!

Pant hits it for one bounce four in cow corner region!

14.5 - SIX!

Pant pulls it over long leg for six. KKR fans will want this match over fast and get done with misery!

END OF OVER 15: DC 146/1

Need 9 from 30. Cummins to bowl his final Over.

Rishabh Pant 12 (5) | Prithvi Shaw 82 (39)

Prasidh Krishna 3-0-30-0 | Pat Cummins 3-0-20-1

15.2 - WICKET!

Top edge and Rana at point takes a good catch

Prithvi Shaw c Rana b Cummins 82 (41b 11x4 3x6) SR: 200

15.4 - FOUR!

Pant cracks it through covers for a boundary!

15.5 - WICKET!

Mavi at long on takes a decent catch at the boundary.

Pant tries to finish off in style but holes out Stonis and Hetmyer in the middle now.

Rishabh Pant c Shivam Mavi b Cummins 16 (8b 2x4 1x6) SR: 200

END OF OVER 16: DC 150/3

Need 5 from 24

Shimron Hetmyer 0 (1) | Marcus Stoinis 0 (0)

Pat Cummins 4-0-24-3 | Prasidh Krishna 3-0-30-0

16.3 - FOUR! WINNING RUNS!

Stonis inside edges it for a boundary in fine leg region.

Delhi Capitals register a handsome win over KKR!

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