One IPL match was held today. The Match Wise Highlights are appended below the Points Table.

Teams

P

W

L

Points

NRR

1.  Chennai Super Kings

6

5

1

10

+0.662

2.   Sunrisers Hyderabad

7

5

2

10

+0.509

3.  Kings XI Punjab

7

5

2

10

+0.228

4.  Kolkata Knight Riders

7

3

4

6

+0.062

5. Rajasthan Royals

6

 3

3

6

-0.801

6. Royal Challengers Bangalore

6

2

3

4

-0.446

7. Delhi Daredevils

7

2

5

4

-0.482

8. Mumbai Indians

6

 1

5

2

+0.008

Vs

Match 26:Match Basics

Delhi Daredevils 1st innings total:  219/4 (20 Overs, RR: 10.95)

Performers:
 

• Batting: PP Shaw 62 off 44 balls, Colin Munro 33 off 18 balls, SS Iyer 93* off 40 balls, Glenn Maxwell 27 off 18 balls.

• Bowling: Andre Russell 1/28 in 3 overs, PP Chawla 1/33 in 4 overs.

Target: 220 runs from 20 overs

Kolkata Knight Riders 2nd innings total:  164/9 (20 Overs, RR: 8.2)

Performers:

• Batting: Sunil Narine 26 off 9 balls, Shubhman Gill 37 off 29 balls,  Andre Russell 44 off 30 balls.

Bowling:  Glenn Maxwell 2/22 in 4 overs, Avesh Khan 2/29 in 4 overs, A Mishra 2/23 in 4 overs.

Result:  Delhi Daredevils won by 55 runs

Man of the Match: Shreyas Iyer

Highlights:

  • Delhi Daredevils were led into the match by their new captain, Shreyas Iyer against Kolkata Knight Riders. Kolkata won the toss and decided to field first at Delhi’s home ground.
  • The Daredevils looked completely different under their new captain as Shaw and Munro, Delhi’s openers laid down a solid platform for Delhi.
  • Delhi batsmen were phenomenal today and apart from Pant who got a golden duck every Delhi batsmen went berserk on Kolkata bowlers. 
  • The Knight Riders were counting on their spinners to take wickets, however Iyer led his men from the front as he finished unbeaten of 93* from 40 balls. This helped his team to post 219 runs; The biggest total of this IPL season.
  • KKR knew they had to bat sensibly and aggressively to chase down this total however, Delhi was not going to let go easily as they took timely wickets to restrict Kolkata from taking control of the match.
  • Some late shows of power-hitting were demonstrated by Andre Russell however, it was not enough for KKR as they lost the match in the end.
  • Delhi would be relieved to pouch their second win in this IPL that will help them stay alive in this tournament.

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