Thursday, July 29, 2021

DC beats SRH in super over in a thriller at IPL

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In a nail biting match, the Delhi Capitals (DC) defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Super over in an IPL thriller on Sunday.

Winning the toss, the DC skipper Risabh Pant decided to bat first in a slow- spinner friendly pitch at Chennai. The DC were off to a flying start as openers Shikar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw added 81 runs for the first wicket. For DC Shaw scored 53 runs of 39 balls, Dhawan scored 28, Rishabh Pant scored 37 runs and at the end Steve Smith scored a quickfire 34 runs of 25 balls helped the DC to score 159 runs in 20 overs. For the SRH, Siddarth Kaul scalped 2 wickets.

Chasing a target of 160 runs, the SRH managed to level the score at 159 runs hence the match went for a super over where they were eventually defeated. In the Super over batting first SRH could only score 7 runs and chasing the score DC won easily. For the SRH, Kane Williamson scored highest 66 runs.

Meanwhile, tonight Punjab Kings (PKBS) to face Kolkata Knight Riders in Narendra Modi stadium at Ahmedabad.


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