Shane Watson and Faf Du Plessis scored brilliant half centuries, as Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Capitals by six wickets to book their spot in the IPL final for the second season running. CSK had beaten the Capitals in both round robin clashes and this playoff, like the previous two, went the way of the men in yellow on a sluggish Vizag surface.
Delhi went in with an unchanged line up, while Chennai included Shardul Thakur in place of Murali Vijay.
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Prithvi Shaw’s brilliant fifty and a blitz from Rishabh Pant helped Delhi Capitals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets in a thrilling IPL Eliminator at Vizag on Wednesday. Continue reading “Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals Eliminator 8 May Match Report-2019”
Suresh Raina scored a brilliant half century along with MS Dhoni who provided a late flourish at the end as Chennai Super Kings thumped Delhi Capitals by 80 runs at Chennai on Wednesday.
The Super Kings had their regular skipper Dhoni, Faf Du Plessis and Ravi Jadeja in place of Mitchell Santner, Murali Vijay and Dhruv Shorey, while Delhi brought back by Chris Morris and Trent Boult in place of injured Ishant Sharma and Kagiso Rabada.
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Rishabh Pant’s blistering 78 overshadowed Ajinkya Rahane’s fine century as Delhi Capitals moved to the top of the table after beating Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Singh Stadium in Jaipur on Monday. Pant was omitted from the Indian World Cup squad in favour of Dinesh Karthik, but the youngster again showcased his fine hitting abilities by almost single-handedly taking Delhi home.
Rajasthan went in with an unchanged XI, while Delhi included Chris Morris in place of Sandeep Lamichhane.
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Mumbai Indians leapfrogged Delhi Daredevils into second place as they registered an emphatic 40 run victory over Ricky Ponting’s men at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Thursday.
The Kotla is historically a poor ground for MI- it has the worst away win percentage for them amongst all IPL grounds, but the visitors stormed to victory here thanks to fine cameos with the bat from the Pandya brothers and a fantastic spell of bowling from spinner Rahul Chahar.
Mumbai included Ben Cutting and Jayant Yadav in place of Ishan Kishan and Jason Behrendorff, while Delhi went in with an unchanged XI.
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Kagiso Rabada produced a brilliant spell of fast bowling, as Delhi Capitals stunned the Sunrisers Hyderabad by 39 runs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Sunday.
The Sunrisers included Abhishek Sharma, Ricky Bhui, Khaleel Ahmed and regular skipper Kane Williamson in place of Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan Siddharth Kaul and Mohammed Nabi, while Capitals included Ami Mishra and Colin Munro in place of Rahul Tewatia and Colin Ingram. Continue reading “Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals 14 April Match Report-2019”
Shikhar Dhawan came back to form by scoring an unbeaten 97, as Delhi Capitals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Friday. Continue reading “Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals 12 April Match Report-2019”
Shreyas Iyer held his nerve by scoring a fine 67, as Delhi Capitals defeated the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 wickets at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on Sunday.
After being sent into bat by Delhi, Bangalore lost an early wicket of Parthiv Patel for just 9 runs. Continue reading “Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals Match Report- 7 April 2019”
Jonny Bairstow continued his magnificent form with the bat as Sunrisers Hyderabad comfortably defeated the Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets to register their third consecutive win and go top of the the Indian Premier League at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Thursday.
The win also continued Mohammad Nabi’s incredible record in a SRH jersey- the franchise have never lost a game when the Afghan all-rounder has been in the XI.
Hyderabad opted for an unchanged starting lineup while Delhi, attempting to bounce back from their shock meltdown against Punjab, made three changes. In came Ishant Sharma, Rahul Tewatia and Axar Patel and out went Hanuma Vihari, Harshal Patel and Avesh Khan.
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Sam Curran claimed a stunning hat-trick as Kings XI Punjab snatched victory from the jaws of defeat to register a dramatic 14 run triumph against the Delhi Capitals in Mohali.
The visitors were 144/3 at one stage, requiring just 23 runs in 21 balls, but a late meltdown saw them lose their last seven wickets for just 8 runs, leaving coach Ricky Pointing and skipper Shreyas Iyer shocked on the sidelines. It was a collapse of epic proportions on All Fools’ Day, and even the jubilant home supporters at the PCA Stadium couldn’t quite believe their eyes.
The home side, somewhat surprisingly, excluded Chris Gayle and Andrew Tye, with Sam Curran and Mujeeb Ur Rahman coming into the XI, while Delhi brought in pacer Avesh Khan at the expense of spinner Amit Mishra.
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