KKR beat DC IPL 2021 – Prithvi Shaw in tears: Defeats are difficult to chew and Delhi Capitals had to digest one very difficult one yesterday. Delhi Capitals missed making to the IPL finals after losing in dramatic fashion to Kolkata Knight Riders. DC Opener Prithvi Shaw was reduced to tears after KKR hit the winning runs. The young DC star fell to the ground and was inconsolable as his teammates tried to pull him up. KKR will now meet CSK in IPL Finals on Friday at 7.30PM.
KKR beat DC IPL 2021 – Prithvi Shaw in tears: Speaking after the heartbreaking loss, Rishabh Pant said he doesn’t have words to describe the loss but stressed Delhi Capitals showcased once again that they are a team who fight till the very end.
“I don’t have words to express at the moment, can’t tell anything. We just kept believing, tried to stay in the game as long as possible. The bowlers nearly pulled it back, but it’s unfortunate that it didn’t go our way,” Pant said.
KKR beat DC IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw in tears after losing to Kolkata Knight Riders,
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KKR beat DC Highlights – IPL 2021: Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders have stormed into IPL 2021 final after registering 3 wickets win over Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals but not before huge drama. From 13 runs needed in 25 balls, Knight Riders lost six wickets in 3.5 overs with only seven runs added, and faced an equation with 6 required off 2 deliveries. Rahul Tripathi guided the side home with a huge SIX. KKR will now lock horns with MS Dhoni’s CSK in the final on October 15 in Dubai. For more IPL 2021 live updates, follow us at InsideSport.in
KKR beat DC Highlights: Rahul Tripathi’s six takes KKR to IPL 2021 Finals, nervy Knight Riders beat Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets
KKR beat DC Highlights – The run chase: Chasing 136, KKR got off to a solid start as openers Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman Gill put on 51 runs inside the first six overs. Both batters kept on scoring runs steadily and at the halfway mark, KKR’s score read 76/0, still needing 60 more runs for the win. Iyer continued with his brilliant form and he brought up his half-century in the 12th over of the innings.
KKR beat DC Highlights – The Drama: KKR loses 6 wickets for 7 runs! It was Kagiso Rabada who finally ended Iyer’s (55) innings with KKR still 40 runs away from the target. The Knight Riders then lost 6 wickets for 7 runs in a nail-biting finish as DC was able to take the wickets of Gill (46), Nitish Rana (13), Dinesh Karthik (0), Eoin Morgan (0), Shakib Al Hasan (0), and Sunil Narine (0) in a hurry. However, in the end, KKR managed to score 6 runs off the final two deliveries to register a win.
|Shubman Gill||c Rishabh Pant b Avesh Khan||46||46||1||1||100.00|
|Venkatesh Iyer||c (sub Steven Smith) b K Rabada||55||41||4||3||134.15|
|Nitish Rana||c Shimron Hetmyer b A Nortje||13||12||0||1||108.33|
|Rahul Tripathi||Not out||12||11||0||1||109.09|
|Dinesh Karthik (WK)||b K Rabada||0||3||0||0||0.00|
|Eoin Morgan (C)||b A Nortje||0||3||0||0||0.00|
|Shakib Al Hasan||lbw b Ravichandran Ashwin||0||2||0||0||0.00|
|Sunil Narine||c Axar Patel b Ravichandran Ashwin||0||1||0||0||0.00|
|Lockie Ferguson||Not out||0||0||0||0||0.00|
|Extra||10 (b 0, w 9, nb 0, lb 1)|
|Yet To Bat||Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy|
|Fall Of Wickets||FOW||Over|
|Shakib Al Hasan||6-130||19.3|
KKR beat DC Highlights – Delhi Capitals batting struggled against disciplined KKR bowling: Earlier, put in to bat, Delhi Capitals got off to a steady start as openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan put on 32 runs for the first wicket, but this stand was finally broken in the 5th over by Varun Chakravarthy as he outclassed Shaw (18). After the end of the first six overs, Delhi Capitals’ score read 38/1.
Marcus Stoinis, who came in place of Tom Curran was promoted to number 3, and along with Shikhar Dhawan, put on 39 runs for the second wicket. However, as soon as Delhi started to gain an upper hand, KKR got the breakthrough of Stoinis (18) as Shivam Mavi dismissed the right-handed batter. Soon Chakravarthy picked up his second wicket as he removed Dhawan (36) and Delhi was reduced to 83/3 in the 15th over.
KKR beat DC Highlights: KKR managed to maintain a stranglehold over DC batters and this further resulted in the dismissal of skipper Rishabh Pant (6) and the task of reaching a competitive score rested on the shoulders of Shreyas Iyer and Shimron Hetmyer. In the final three overs, Delhi Capitals managed to score 36 more runs and as a result, the side posted a score of more than the 130-run mark. Varun Chakravarthy returned with figures of 2-26 while Shivam Mavi and Lockie Ferguson picked up 1 wicket each.
|Prithvi Shaw||lbw b Varun Chakravarthy||18||12||2||1||150.00|
|Shikhar Dhawan||c Shakib Al Hasan b Varun Chakravarthy||36||39||1||2||92.31|
|Marcus Stoinis||b Shivam Mavi||18||23||1||0||78.26|
|Shreyas Iyer||Not out||30||27||1||1||111.11|
|Rishabh Pant (WK/C)||c RA Tripathi b LH Ferguson||6||6||1||0||100.00|
|Shimron Hetmyer||runout (Dinesh Karthik / VR Iyer)||17||10||0||2||170.00|
|Axar Patel||Not out||4||4||0||0||100.00|
|Extra||6 (b 0, w 4, nb 1, lb 1)|
|Yet To Bat||Ravichandran Ashwin, K Rabada, A Nortje, Avesh Khan|
|Shakib Al Hasan||4||0||28||0||7.00|