Lokesh Rahul(w), Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh,
Hardus Viljoen, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed
Shami, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Gayle isn’t picked today, makes way for Englishmen Sam Curran
& Sam Curran opens for KXIP
straight ball from Chris Morris does the job as it gets Rahul tries playing
across the line, only to miss it in front of middle and leg. The umpire didn’t
save him, nor did the review. 15/1
falls after quick fire cameo
to open, he falls after a brisk 20 from 10, off Lamichhane 36/2
Agarwal runs-out himself
there’s not been another Mankad incident but Agarwal has been caught
absent-minded at the non-striker’s end. He’s taken too much of a start, then
wandered out further, even as Sarfaraz’s drive was hit straight to short extra
cover, Where Shikhar Dhawan doesn’t make a mistake.
Killer Miller accelerates Kings XI’s batting
Khan is playing a gem of a knock by batting higher up for Kings XI. His
strokeplay, driven by innovation, has injected momentum into the innings for
the hosts who were in a spot of trouble at 58/3 not long back. Miller’s kept
him good company for a brisk fifty-run stand.
pitch that’s not offering much, the leg-spinner has delivered a telling blow
with the wicket of Sarfaraz to finish with figures of 2/27.
falters in last 5 overs
back-to-back wickets of Sarfaraz and Miller sent the hosts in a tumbling
condition. Their lack of batting depth was exposed as DC fought back strongly
in the final five overs, which went for just 37, and yielded 5 wickets.
confusion as Shaw walks up for a chat with Dhawan, but then decides against the
review. On the money straight away from R. Ashwin first up, with his
under-cutter skidding through from a good length and taking a faint outside
edge. Shreyas Iyer comes in.
in progress for DC
been a fine recovery after the first-ball wicket of Prithvi Shaw. Shreyas Iyer
and Shikhar Dhawan had set the momentum with some sizzling strokes to take DC
close to 50 within the powerplay.
a rash drive away from the body, after having driven Viljoen to the fence
earlier in the over, saw the end of captain Iyer, who fails to capitalise on
yet another start.
ball gets The-one
tries to cut the carrom ball bowled by R. Ashwin but he’s cramped for the room
and caught plum-in-front.
wickets have kept Kings XI in the game
is still on for DC
Pant and Colin Ingram have kept the scoreboard ticking equation says 61 needed
in 7 overs.
news it that the Universe Boss is down with a fever, thus he has been rested
out today. No worries he’ll be back until the next one.
castled by Shami
by KXIP here. Pant goes downtown against Shami, but is castled by a fast one
off the very next delivery.
Morris gets run-out
for a single which was not even there to , off the first ball and Ashwin hits
direct from mid off to dismiss him. DC’s last recognised batting pair in the
middle now. Ingram the key for the visitors.
god! And Ingram falls too.
a shot off Curran straight to long on where Karun Nair takes a good catch. And
Harshal Patel falls in the same over as well, edging behind. KXIP are all over
turnaround for KXIP!
come back from the dead! Delhi Capitals were cruising towards victory at 144/3
with 23 needed off 21 balls. Just a few balls later they find themselves
staring at defeat at 148/8.
all those who people who believed KXIP spent too much for Sam Curran? He has
responded in fabulously. He dismisses Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada and Sandeep
Lamichhane out off three balls, to take a memorable hat-trick and finish the
Curran ends with four wickets for just 11 runs, and KXIP have snatched victory
from the jaws of defeat.
by 14 runs, and now they have three wins in four games in this year’s IPL.