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Delhi Capitals Beats Punjab Kings, Keep Playoff Hopes

It was a do or die match for Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings to keep their hopes alive for the playoffs of the tournament and the Delhi Capitals showcased an amazing performance throughout the game and registered a comfortable victory and also keep their hope alive for the next round of the tournament. So without making any further delay let’s get into the article to check out the complete details of the match between Delhi Capitals versus Punjab Kings.

Punjab Kings won the toss and elected to field first and it was believed that they have taken a brilliant decision as the sensational opening batsman David Warner went back to the pavilion without opening his account and this put Delhi Capitals in pressure. But his partner Sarfaraz Khan added 32 from 16 and Mitchell Marsh played crucial innings for his side and he smashed 63 from 48.

Lalit Yadav contributed by adding 24 runs to the total of the team but the captain of the side Rishabh Pant disappointed the fans as he went back to the pavilion after scoring just 7. Delhi Capitals finished their innings at 159/7.
In the reply, Punjab Kings started really well as their opening pair Jonny Bairstow and Shikhar Dhawan added 28 and 19 respectively but the middle order of the team was not able to capitalize.

Bhanuka Rajapaksa went back to the pavilion after scoring just 4 and the inform Liam Livingstone was dismissed for just 3 and that was a big blow to the Punjab Kings. The captain of the side Mayank Agarwal went back to the pavilion without opening his accoun.

Jitesh Sharma presented a fine knock and smashed 44 and for his side but that was not enough for Punjab Kings to register a victory and they finished their innings at 142/9.

 

 

 

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