Dubai, September 20
Marcus Stoinis’ final over star turns with each bat and ball was superbly complemented by Kagiso Rabada’s briliant Super Over that ensured an exhilarating opening spherical IPL victory for Delhi Capitals over Kings XI Punjab on Sunday.
Stoinis first blasted his option to a 21-ball-53 as his late assault ensured an honest 157 for Eight for Capitals with 57 coming off final three overs. Stoinis hit seven fours and three sixes.
In reply, Capitals had been in management for 15 overs earlier than Mayank Agarwal 89 off 60 balls practically received it for KXIP earlier than Stoinis got here into the image once more with opposition needing one off three balls.
The first one was a dot adopted by wickets of Agarwal and Chris Jordan as match led to a tie and went into Super Over.
Rabada, a Super Over specialist then eliminated KL Rahul and Nicholas Pooran off successive balls to maintain an esy three run goal off one over. Rishabh Pant acquired a pair and Mohammed Shami bowled a large as Capitals acquired their hard-earned two factors.
Brief Scores: Delhi Capitals 157/8 (Marcus Stoinis 53 off 21 balls, Shreyas Iyer 39 off 32 balls, Mohammed Shami 3/15).
Kings XI Pujab 157/8 (Mayank Agarwal 89 off 60 balls, Marcus Stoinis 2/29, Kagiso Rabada 2/28, R Ashwin 2/2). PTI