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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Kagiso Rabada defended 11 runs and bagged a wicket in the first Super Over of the Indian Premier League 2019 as Delhi Capitals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by three runs at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Saturday. Continue reading “Tenth Game of IPL 2019- Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Report 30 March 2019-“
Shane Watson scored a rapid 44, as Chennai Super Kings registered their second win in IPL by defeating Delhi Capitals by 6 wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, New Delhi on Tuesday. Continue reading “Fifth Game of IPL 2019-Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings Match Report 26 March 2019”
Ahead of the 2019 edition of the Indian Premier League, the Delhi Capitals have unveiled their new jersey. The franchise have changed the name from Delhi Daredevils to Delhi Capitals, presumably from that fact that Delhi is the capital of India. Continue reading “New Delhi Capitals Jersey – Delhi IPL Kit 2019”