DC vs KKR, IPL 2024: Sunil Narine Leads Vizag-Fest As Kolkata Bully Delhi To Top Table

DC vs KKR, IPL 2024: Sunil Narine Leads Vizag-Fest As Kolkata Bully Delhi To Top Table

DC are at No. 7 at the moment, with KKR pretty high up at No. 2 on the points table. A third win for KKR would mean they draw level on points with Rajasthan Royals, who are also unbeaten.

Rohan SenUpdated: Wednesday, April 03, 2024, 11:22 PM IST
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Final Result:

Kolkata Knight Riders bullied the Delhi Capitals in Vizag on Wednesday to complete a hat-trick of wins and top the table in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2024).

Defending a massive score of 272, KKR completely derailed DC's chase to restrict the opposition to 166 in 17.2 overs.

KKR now top the 10-team table with 3 wins from as many games.

Mid-Innings Score:

Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday produced their best batting performance in Indian Premier League (IPL) to post 264 for 6 in 20 overs against Delhi Capitals in Vizag.

KKR rode on stunning fifties from opener Sunil Narine and debutant Angkrish Raghuvanshi to amass the second highest team total in IPL history.

Narine top-scored with his highest T20 score of 85 while Angkrish scored 54 in just 27 balls before Andre Russell added another 41 off 19. For DC, Anrich North picked up 3 wickets while Ishant Sharma bagged a couple.

Toss Update:

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Shreyas Iyer won the toss and elected to bat first against Delhi Capitals in Vizag.

Both teams have made just 1 change to their playing XIs for this game.

DC - Sumit Kumar replaces injured fast bowler Mukesh Kumar.

KKR - Angkrish Raghuvanshi comes in for Anukul Roy.

Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Tristan Stubbs, Axar Patel, Sumit Kumar, Rasikh Dar Salam, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed

Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Philip Salt(w), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rinku Singh, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Andre Russell, Ramandeep Singh, Mitchell Starc, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy

DC vs KKR Preview:

Both Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders will look to keep their winning momentum going when they face each other in Match 16 of IPL 2024 on Wednesday.

DC got their campaign back on track and registered their first win by beating defending champions Chennai Super Kings in their last game at this venue while KKR are bidding for a hat-trick of wins after defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bengaluru so far.

DC are at No. 7 at the moment, with KKR pretty high up at No. 2 on the points table. A third win for KKR would mean they draw level on points with Rajasthan Royals, who are also unbeaten.

Squads:

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Philip Salt(w), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rinku Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Andre Russell, Mitchell Starc, Anukul Roy, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Suyash Sharma, Vaibhav Arora, Manish Pandey, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Chetan Sakariya, Sherfane Rutherford, Sakib Hussain, Srikar Bharat, Dushmantha Chameera, Allah Ghazanfar, Nitish Rana

Delhi Capitals Squad: Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Mitchell Marsh, Tristan Stubbs, Axar Patel, Abishek Porel, Anrich Nortje, Mukesh Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Rasikh Dar Salam, Sumit Kumar, Kumar Kushagra, Praveen Dubey, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Ricky Bhui, Kuldeep Yadav, Jhye Richardson, Shai Hope, Lalit Yadav, Yash Dhull, Vicky Ostwal, Swastik Chikara

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