Dubai, September 21
Delhi Capitals star batsman Shikhar Dhawan missed out on an opportunity to equal Suresh Raina’s Indian Premier League milestone.
During the Sunday sport, Dhawan scored a duck as Delhi beat Kings XI Punjab within the one-over eliminator. The left-handed batsman has scored 37 half-centuries in 159 IPL matches up to now and wanted yet another 50 on Sunday to equal Raina’s document of 38 IPL fifties — which is the best by any Indian participant.
After being pushed to the brink, the Delhi Capitals (DC) held their nerve to edge out the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in a heart-stopping Super Over decider to open their IPL marketing campaign on a optimistic notice.
After the 20-over-per-innings match was tied at 157 runs, the Super Over was enforced and within the strain cooker scenario, Shreyas Iyer’s Delhi workforce prevailed on the Sharjah International Cricket Stadium.
Bowling first within the Super Over, Delhi’s South African pacer Kagiso Rabada saved his cool to grab two wickets and concede simply a few runs to KL Rahul’s workforce. Chasing, Delhi simply hunted down the three-run goal to begin their marketing campaign on this yr’s IPL with an exhilarating victory. IANS