DELHI CAPITALS BEAT KINGS XI PUNJAB BY 5 WICKETS, AFTER EARLY DEFEAT

Delhi Capitals beat Kings XI Punjab by five wickets in New Delhi on Saturday. Shreyas Iyer, who remained unbeaten of 58 runs from 49 balls

The 37th match of IPL 2019 was played between Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium. In this match, Delhi Capitals defeated Kings XI Punjab by 5 wickets. This is the sixth win in 10 matches in the 12th edition of IPL.

And now they are in third place in the IPL 2019 point table with 12 points. Punjab’s team is in fourth place in the table with 10 points after 5 wins and 5 losses in 10 matches. Chennai and Mumbai are ranked first and second respectively.

Punjab present 163 target score for Delhi

By losing a toss in the match, Kings XI Punjab team present a target scored of 163 runs by losing 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs for Delhi Capitals. For Punjab, Chris Gayle scored the highest 69 runs. Mandeep Singh has contributed 30 runs. Harpreet Brar was unbeaten by 20 runs.

For Delhi, Sandeep Lamichhane for Delhi took 3 wickets. Kagiso Rabada and Axar Patel took 2-2 wickets. In reply, Delhi Capitals team won the match by scoring 166 runs for 5 wickets in 19.4 overs.

Shreyas Iyer (c) becomes ‘Man of the Match’

Shikhar Dhawan scored half-century for Delhi in the match. He scored 56 runs in 41 balls with 5 fours and 1 six. Apart from them, Captain Shreyas Iyer led a great victory to his team. He scored an unbeaten 58 in 49 balls with 5 fours and 1 sixes.

Colin Ingram scored 19 and Prithvi Shaw 13 runs. For Punjab, Hardus Viljoen took 2 and Mohammed Shami 1 wicket and Two players of Delhi Capitals, Prithvi Shaw and Akshar Patel, were run out. Shreyas Iyer was selected as the Man of the Match for his captaincy inning.

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