Kings XI Punjab beat DD by 4 runs

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 | 0

Almost half of the ongoing season of Indian Premier League or IPL 2018 has passed. Most of the teams have already played six or seven matches in the meantime and so, it is quite easy to see the best place holder teams at a glance. Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils both are two respective participants in ongoing season of IPL though, DD are not in good position since the beginning where KXIP has showed their great performance. In the 6th match of both teams, they have faced against each other. In the match between them, Kings XI Punjab beat DD by 4 runs.

Kings XI Punjab beat DD by 4 runs

So, by playing six matches earlier, Kings XI Punjab won five times where Delhi Daredevils managed just one victory. It seems that DD is passing very worst time in the season and their chance getting narrow to play knockout round in the season of IPL.

The match between Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab was the 22nd match of the tournament IPL 2018 which took place in 23rd April, 2018. This time, team Delhi Daredevils became the host team and played the match at the home venue named Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi.

Delhi Daredevils won the toss and decided to bowl first. One of their player made his T20 debut through the match who was Prithvi Shaw. So, KXIP came to open the match against DD. Rahul and Finch opened the innings for KXIP but Finch was flopp in the match. He scored 2 runs only where Rahul scored 23 runs so far. Top orders of them added few runs each and so, they did make almost a good score at the end. Agarwal scored 21 runs, Nair scored 34 runs, Yuvraj scored 14 runs and Miller scored 26 runs for the team so far. At the end, KXIP did make 143 runs by losing eight wickets. Boult took two wickets where Plunkett took three wickets for DD in the match.

Though, chasing was an easy option for DD but they failed. Opener was shaw and captain Gambhir where Shaw scored 22 runs and Gambhir scored 4 runs only. Maxwell scored 12 runs and Iyer scored highest 57 runs so far. Among rest players Tewatia scored 24 runs so far. By playing full 20 overs DD scored 139 runs by losing eight wickets. Rajpoot, Tye and Mujeeb took two wickets each for the team KXIP.

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