Delhi Capitals open account for first time in IPL, beats KKR by 4 wickets

For the primary time within the sixteenth version of Tata IPL 2023, Delhi Capitals registered a victory on 20 April. The David Warner-led Delhi Capitals defeated the Kolkata Knight Riders by 4 wickets at their homeground — Arun Jaitley Stadium — in Delhi.

With rain taking part in a spoilsport, taking part in disguise and search, the match began late after a number of inspection. The toss lastly happened at 8:30 pm.

After profitable the toss, Delhi Capitals skipper David Warner opted to bowl towards Kolkata Knight Riders and the match kicked off at 8:30 pm, as a substitute of seven:30 pm.

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Dominating the powerplay with the bowling assault, Delhi Capital bowlers clinched 3 wickets of KKR in 6 overs, with controlling the runs fee at 6.00.

On the opposite aspect, KKR batters continued to wrestle and the squad continued to free wickets at fast interval. By the point 15 overs have been accomplished, KKR scored 98 runs after dropping 8 wickets.

Nevertheless, within the final over of DC’s Mukesh Kumar, KKR’s energy hitter Andre Russell a hat-trick of sixes that led the staff to place 127 on scoreboard. However by the tip of 20 overs, KKR misplaced all its wickets.

For DC, Ishant Sharma, Anrich Nortje, Axar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav took 2 wickets every, whereas Mukesh Kumar clinched one.

Chasing 128 runs in 20 overs, each the DC opener — skipper David Warner — as soon as once more confirmed why he’s the skipper of the squad. He scored 57 runs in 41 balls, regardless of the staff stored on dropping wickets like in earlier fixture. Nevertheless, by the tip, DC managed to register its first win in TATA IPL 2023.

For KKR, Varun Chakravarthy clicked two wickets — together with of David Warner, whereas Anukul Roy and skipper Nitish Rana additionally clinched two wicket every.

Even after this win, Delhi Capitals continues to be on the backside of the IPL factors tally, whereas KKR stands on the eighth spot.

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