Kkr Vs Dc, Ipl 2021
DC vs KKR, IPL 2021: The Kolkata team did wonders in a match that must be won to reach the final. Delhi Capitals set a target of 136 runs in 19.5 overs for the loss of 7 wickets and reached the final of the IPL 2021. The Kolkata Knight Riders will take on the Chennai Super Kings, who have already reached the final, on Friday, October 15 in Dubai. Delhi Capitals has never recovered. Batting as if the opener would almost complete the low score, he provided a crucial 96-run partnership for victory. Venkatesh Iyer scored 55 off just 41 balls with 3 fours and 3 sixes. Rabada joined the pavilion in bowling at a time when another 39 runs were needed for victory. But, the match had already slipped out of the hands of Delhi Capitals. Shubhman Gill (46, 46 balls, 1 four, 1 six) then made Kolkata’s victory easier. Avesh Khan bowled a catch to the ball and Gill was out. However, the situation changed when the two were out. Delhi Capitals were ready to win till the last ball. Taking wickets in a row came very close to victory. But, Tripathi had to make 6 off two balls when he hit another six with six balls to spare to seal Kolkata’s victory. Meanwhile, Nitish Rana added 13 runs for the second wicket. After that Dinesh Karthik 0, Morgan 0, Shakib Hasan 0, Sunil Narine 0 joined the pavilion. Among Delhi bowlers, Rabada, North and Ashwin took 2 wickets each while Avesh Khan took one wicket.
Earlier, the Delhi Capitals team won the toss and elected to bat. He lost 5 wickets in the allotted 20 overs and made 135 runs. This put Kolkata ahead with a score of 136. However, in this match, the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers bowled very sparingly and tied Delhi with very few runs. While Prithviraj Shah (18) was on a good swing with runs, Chakraborty joined the pavilion as an LB in bowling. With this, Delhi lost wickets in a row and fell behind in scoring. Dhawan (36) was the lone highest run-scorer. Stoinis 18, Rishabh Pant 6, Het Meyer 17 joined the pavilion for low runs. Shreyas Iyer 24, Akshar Patel 4 not out. Among the Kolkata bowlers, Varun Chakraborty took 2 wickets, Shivam Mavi and Ferguson took four wickets each.
The Delhi Capitals have taken a 3-2 lead in the last five matches between the two teams. In total, the two teams have met 29 times in the IPL so far. Kolkata Knight Riders won 15 matches. Delhi Capitals have won 13 matches.
Delhi Capitals: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithviraj Shah, Rishabh Pant (keeper / captain), Shreyas Iyer, Shimran Hetmeyer, Tom Curran / Marcus Stoinis, Akshar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich North
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubhman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Ion Morgan (capt), Shakib Al Hasan, Dinesh Karthik (keeper), Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Lucky Ferguson, Varun Chakraborty
– IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) October 13, 2021
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DC vs KKR, IPL 2021: Troubled Delhi batsmen .. Kolkata target 136 ..!