Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals April 28 Wankhede Stadium Mumbai Match Report 2022

Kuldeep Yadav claimed figures of 4/14 and Rovman Powell slammed an unbeaten 33 as the Delhi Capitals beat the Kolkata Knight Riders by 4 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday.

After winning the toss and electing to field first, Chetan Sakariya got Delhi off to a perfect start by sending back Aaron Finch bowled in the second over for 3.

Venkatesh Iyer’s (6) poor run with the bat continued as he ended up spooning a easy catch at fine leg by Sakariya off Axar Patel.

Kuldeep pegged the Knight Riders back with wickets of Baba Indrajith (6) and Sunil Narine in succession, leaving them in trouble at 35/4.

Shreyas Iyer along with Nitish Rana featured in a crucial 48 run stand for the fifth wicket before the former (42) bottom edged a googly from left arm spinner Kuldeep behind the stumps.

Andre Russell fell cheaply as Kolkata slumped to 83/6. Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh bailed Kolkata out of trouble with a 62 run stand for the seventh wicket before the latter fell for a quickfire 16 ball-23.

Rana in the end scored a valuable half century to take KKR to 146/9 in their allotted 20 overs.

Kuldeep Yadav claimed figures of 4/14, while Mustafizur Rahman ended up with 3 wickets.

Chasing 147, Delhi Capitals started disastrously by losing Prithvi Shaw off the very first delivery of the innings by Umesh Yadav for a golden duck.

Debutant Harshit Rana claimed his maiden wicket by dismissing Mitchell Marsh (13), caught at deep backward square leg by Venkatesh Iyer.

David Warner and Lalit Yadav put on 65 runs for the third wicket before the former was caught at deep fine leg boundary by Sunil Narine off Umesh Yadav for 42.

DC lost wickets of Lalit and skipper Rishabh Pant in quick succession, leaving them in a spot of bother at 84/5.

Axar Patel looked good during his stay at the crease before being run out by a brilliant throw by Shreyas Iyer from deep midwicket for a 17 ball-24.

In the end Powell hit the winning runs by smashing Shreyas for a maximum to take Delhi to a four wicket win.

Delhi Capitals 150 for 6 (Warner 42, Powell 33*) beat Kolkata Knight Riders 146 for 9 (Rana 57, Shreyas 42, Kuldeep 4-14, Mustafizur 3-18) by four wickets

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