Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals
The 41st match of the Indian Premier League has been played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals on the 28th of September 2021. KKR beat DC by 3 wickets after a thrilling finish.
KKR sent Delhi Capitals (DC) to bat after winning the toss. The pitch at Sharjah cricket ground was not too good for the batsman. Only 3 batsmen of DC could go in double-figure.
Steven Smith, Shikhar Dhawan, and the Captin of DC Rishabh Pant were the only batsmen who gave a tough time to the KKR bowlers. They scored 39, 24, and 39 respectively.
The bowling performance of the KKR team was exceptional. Sunil Narine from KKR was the most economical bowler as he took 2 crucial wickets and only gave 18 runs in his four overs.
Chasing 127 runs did not prove to be a difficult task for the KKR team. The opening batsman Shubman Gill gave his team a good start. He was batting brilliantly on 30 runs when Rabada took his wicket. After that, no batsmen of the KKR team could play well except Nitish Rana & Sunil Narine.
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Both the batsmen fought well against DC and took their team home in the 19th over. Nitish Rana scored 36 on 27 balls and Sunil Narine scored a crucial 21 on just 10 balls.
Avesh Khan from the Delhi Capitals team bowled brilliantly and took 3 important wickets in his 3 over spell. But he couldn’t take his team to the finishing line.
Man of the Match – KKR vs DC 41st IPL Match 2021
Sunil Narine was named as the player of the match due to his exceptional all-round performance. He took 2 wickets and add a crucial 21 runs to the total.
After the match, Delhi Capitals is on the 2nd spot of the points table with 16 points, and Kolkata Knight Riders in on the 4th spot with 10 points.