Shreyas Iyer made his IPL captaincy debut in sensational taste as he scored unbeaten 93 off simply 40 deliveries and helped Delhi Daredevils sign in a complete 55-run victory over the Kolkata Knight Riders in Feroz Shah Kotla on Friday.Put into bat, Delhi began neatly with new opening pair of Colin Munro and Prithvi Shaw who publish 59 runs for the primary wicket. The pair began attacking the KKR spinners – who’ve been a key asset within the earlier video games.
Narine and Kuldeep have been each taken for runs, however they did not assist themselves with some bizarre bowling. The 2 conceded a complete of 57 runs within the Five overs between them. Prithvi Shaw seemed elegance aside as his large bat-lift and composure on the crease made him sexy to look at.
Iyer and Shaw publish 68-runs for the second one wicket. Shaw additionally was the joint youngest half-century scorer within the IPL when he reached the landmark off simply 38-balls within the 11th over.
He was once in the end disregarded for 62 off 44 balls, leaving to a status ovation. Rishabh Pant departed for a primary ball duck however then Iyer and Maxwell made merry in opposition to a somewhat bizarre KKR assault.
Maxwell wasn’t timing the ball in addition to he would have preferred however he nonetheless controlled to toughen the skipper as the 2 placed on 73 runs for the fourth wicket. Maxwell making 27 off 18 balls.
Iyer was once in a category of his personal even though as he hit 10 maximums and simply three obstacles. Four of the ones maximums got here within the remaining over as Iyer hit teenager Shivam Mavi for 29 runs to assist Delhi submit 219/4. Not one of the bowlers had first rate figures with Piyush Chawla’s 1/33 being the most productive determine.
For KKR to come back again into the sport, it required a distinct effort and a just right get started however that by no means took place for them.
Maxwell accounted for Chris Lynn in simply the second one over for simply 5. Trent Boult then struck a double blow, putting off Robin Uthappa and Sunil Narine in fast succession. Narine was once taking a look just right, placing the ball cleanly, he hit 26 off simply nine balls.
Not one of the KKR top-order batsmen made any large contribution they usually have been lowered to 77/5. Shubhman Gill and Andre Russell then placed on 64-runs for the 6th wicket, with the large hitting West Indian giving some kind of hope to KKR fanatics.
Then again, it was once to not be their day as KKR ended at 164/nine and Delhi registered their greatest win in opposition to Kolkata in IPL historical past.
First Printed: April 27, 2018, 11:59 PM IST