IPL 2021 DC vs KKR Highlights: Delhi Capitals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets
DC vs KKR, IPL 2021 Highlights: Delhi Capitals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in their Indian Premier League 2021 match no. 25 on Thursday. Asked to bat first, Kolkata Knight Riders made 154 for six against the in-form team from Delhi. Opener Shubman Gill top-scored with a 38-ball 43 but KKR slipped to 82 for five before Russell smashed 45 off 27 balls to take them past the 150-mark at the Narendra Modi Stadium. In reply, DC chased down the target in 16.3 overs. Opener Prithvi Shaw blazed away to 82 off only 41 balls while sharing 132 runs for the first wicket with Shikhar Dhawan (46).
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APR 29, 2021 11:09 PM IST
DC vs KKR: Delhi Capitals win
Delhi Capitals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets
APR 29, 2021 10:45 PM IST
Pat Cummins gets Rishabh Pant
WICKET! Third wicket to Pat Cummins. Rishabh Pant looked to end the chase in style but fell short to clear the boundary. Shivam Mavi takes a sitter at long-on.
DC: 150/3 after 15.5 overs
APR 29, 2021 10:41 PM IST
IPL 2021 DC vs KKR: Prithvi Shaw departs for 82
WICKET! Pat Cummins gets his second wicket. Prithvi Shaw holes it out to Nitish Rana at backward point. DC: 146/2 after 15.2 overs.
APR 29, 2021 10:36 PM IST
Prasidh Krishna to Pant: FOUR, SIX
DC skipper seems to finish the chase pretty quickly. He slams a boundary through midwicket and then splices a pull as DC need 9 to win, off 30 balls.
APR 29, 2021 10:32 PM IST
DC vs KKR: Pat Cummins strikes
WICKET! Pat Cummins provides the breakthrough, but it's too late now. The damage has been done already. Dhawan looks for the flick but misses a low full-toss and trapped in front. DC: 132/1 after 13.5 overs
APR 29, 2021 10:27 PM IST
Cummins to Dhawan - SIX
Short ball from Pat Cummins. Dhawan shuffles across and pulls it over square leg or a flat six.
APR 29, 2021 10:21 PM IST
IPL 2021 live score: Narine to Shaw - SIX
SIX! Beautiful shot by Prithvi Shaw. Half-tracker from Narine and the DC opener pulls it over the square leg boundary for a maximum.
APR 29, 2021 10:19 PM IST
Chakravarthy to Dhawan - FOUR
FOUR! Chopped away. Length ball from Varun Chakravarthy and Dhawan cuts it through the gap between backward point and short third man.
APR 29, 2021 10:15 PM IST
100-up for Delhi Capitals
Delhi Capitals are unfazed in the chase as Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan puts a century partnership for the opening wicket. DC: 104/0 after 11 overs.
APR 29, 2021 10:11 PM IST
DC vs KKR: Prithvi hits a six
SIX! Prithvi Shaw moves down the line and lofts it down the ground. The balls passes through Shubman Gill's hands and lands in that side of the rope.
APR 29, 2021 10:06 PM IST
Fastest fifty in IPL 2021
P Shaw -18 balls vs KKR, Ahmedabad, 19 Apr 2021
D Hooda- 20 balls vs RR, Mumbai ,12 Apr 2021
A Russell- 21 balls vs CSK, Mumbai ,21 Apr 2021
P Cummins- 23 balls vs CSK, Mumbai ,21 Apr 2021
S Hetmyer- 23 balls vs RCB, Ahmedabad, 27 Apr 2021.
APR 29, 2021 10:03 PM IST
DC vs KKR Live Score: Fifty for Prithvi Shaw
Prithvi Shaw brings up a half-century off just 18 balls. This is also joint 2nd fastest by a DC batsman in IPL.
APR 29, 2021 10:00 PM IST
Most expensive first overs in IPL
27 Abu Nechim (MI) vs RCB, Chennai, 2011
26 Harbhajan (MI) vs KKR, Kolkata, 2013
25 Shivam Mavi (KKR) v DC, Ahmedabad, 2021
APR 29, 2021 09:56 PM IST
Highest powerplay scores in IPL 2021
67/0: DC vs KKR Ahmedabad*
65/0: DC vs CSK Mumbai
65/2: RCB vs CSK Mumbai
62/1: DC vs PBKS Mumbai
APR 29, 2021 09:49 PM IST
Prasidh to Prithvi Shaw - FOUR
FOUR! Good length delivery and Shaw slices it between short third man and backward point for a boundary.
APR 29, 2021 09:44 PM IST
IPL 2021 DC vs KKR: Narine to Shaw - SIX, FOUR
Prithvi Shaw carries on with his insane stroke play and now, he goes after Sunil Narine with back-to-back massive hits. A six over extra cover and then a boundary over covers. DC: 57/0 after 4 overs.
APR 29, 2021 09:40 PM IST
Prasidh to Dhawan: FOUR
FOUR! Shikhar Dhawan joins the party and welcomes Prasidh Krishna with his signature cover drive. Wide half-volley and Dhawan leans drives it through extra cover.
APR 29, 2021 09:37 PM IST
DC vs KKR: Stats Alert!
Prithvi Shaw becomes 2nd batsman to smash six fours in an over. Ajinkya Rahane had smashed 6 fours in an over for Rajasthan Royals vs RCB in 2012.
APR 29, 2021 09:36 PM IST
Six boundaries off the first over
Six boundaries off all the six balls from Prithvi Shaw - that's how Delhi Capitals begin the chase of 154 against KKR. A very expensive over Shivam Mavi, DC: 25/0 after 1 over.
APR 29, 2021 09:28 PM IST
Shivam Mavi to Prithvi Shaw - 4, 4, 4, 4
Prithvi Shaw provides a flying start to DC in the 155-run chase with four boundaries in a row. Shivam Mavi is scratching his head and thinking what to do.
APR 29, 2021 09:26 PM IST
Shaw goes off the mark in style
FOUR! A beautiful lofted straight drive from Prithvi Shaw to go off the mark. He follows it up another one over mid-wicket. Rollicking start for DC.
APR 29, 2021 09:24 PM IST
DC vs KKR: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan are out for the chase
Delhi Capitals openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan are out to begin the 155-run chase. Shivam Mavi begins the attack for Kolkata Knight Riders.
APR 29, 2021 09:19 PM IST
'I consider myself a batting all-rounder': Lalit Yadav
"I consider myself a batting all-rounder. My first priority is batting, and then bowling, but I like fielding as well. The ball was sticking into the pitch somewhat, it was gripping. We need a good start to chase down this total," said Lalit Yadav during the innings break.
APR 29, 2021 09:13 PM IST
Andre Russell in this innings
First 18 balls: 16 runs
Last 9 balls: 29
APR 29, 2021 09:10 PM IST
DC vs KKR: End of KKR ininngs
Andre Russell smashed a big six off the final ball as Kolkata Knight Riders post 154/6 in their 20-over quota. Delhi Capitals need 155 to win.
APR 29, 2021 09:06 PM IST
Live Score IPL 2021: Cummins gets a boundary
FOUR! A boundary for KKR in the final over. Avesh goes wrong with the Yorker again and Cummins thrashes it past extra cover.
APR 29, 2021 09:05 PM IST
Rabada to Russell: SIX, SIX!
Andre Russell begins the juggernaut on his birthday. Back to back mighty maximums - one over long-on and the next one over cow corner - to finish the 19th over. KKR: 141/6
APR 29, 2021 09:00 PM IST
Russell gets a boundary
FOUR! A much-needed one from Andre Russell. Avesh misses out on the Yorker and gives it on the slot. Russell slams it through extra-cover to get a cracking boundary.
APR 29, 2021 08:55 PM IST
DC vs KKR Live Score: Axar removes Karthik
WICKET! Axar Patel strikes again to trap Dinesh Karthik in front for 14, The former KKR skipper revies it but the ball tracking shows three reds. More trouble for the Knight Riders. KKR: 109/6 in 16.2 overs
APR 29, 2021 08:51 PM IST
Axar to Karthik: FOUR!
FOUR! Dinesh Karthik shifts the gear now. Fuller delivery from Axar Patel and Karthik slog sweeps through midwicket for a boundary.
APR 29, 2021 08:46 PM IST
IPL 2021 Live Score: Russell slams a SIX
A mighty shot from the birthday boy, Andre Russell. Slower delivery, on the slot and the big man muscles it over the midwicket boundary for a maximum. 100-up for KKR
APR 29, 2021 08:44 PM IST
Axar Patel to Karthik: SIX!
First six from Dinesh Karthik. A bit wide of off from Axar Patel and Karthik log-sweeps beautifully over midwicket for a maximum.
APR 29, 2021 08:38 PM IST
DC vs KKR: Stats Alert!
Steve Smith takes his 50th catch in IPL. He becomes the 15th fielder to take 50 catches in the league.
APR 29, 2021 08:35 PM IST
Avesh Khan gets Shubman Gill
WICKET! More trouble for Kolkata Knight Riders. Slower cutter from Avesh Khan and Gill looks to play another big shot but holes out to Smith at long-on. KKR: 82/5 after 12.6 overs
APR 29, 2021 08:28 PM IST
Lalit Yadav gets two wickets in three balls
- Both Morgan and Narine dismissed for a duck
- 2nd duck for both the batsmen in IPL 2021
APR 29, 2021 08:26 PM IST
DC vs KKR Live Updates: Lalit Yadav's gets Morgan, Narine
What an over from Lalit Yadav to put Delhi Capitals on top. Steve Smith took a brilliant catch at long-off to get rid of Eoin Morgan (0). And then Yadav knocks over Sunil Narine to get his second wicket. KKR: 75/4 after 10.4 overs
APR 29, 2021 08:16 PM IST
DC vs KKR Live Score: Rahul Tripathi departs
WICKET! Marcus Stoinis strikes. Good length ball and Rahul Tripathi tries for another big hit. But holes out to Lalit Yadav at deep cover. KKR 69/2 in 9.3 overs
APR 29, 2021 08:15 PM IST
Stoinis to Tripathi: FOUR!
FOUR! Rahul Tripathi gets an outside edge that goes over short third man for four.
APR 29, 2021 08:12 PM IST
Rana departs for 15
- 2nd time he has been stumped in IPL 2021. He was stumped vs MI
- 3rd time he has been dismissed by a left-arm spinner in IPL and 2nd time he has been dismissed by A Patel in IPL
APR 29, 2021 08:08 PM IST
DC vs KKR Live Cricket Score: Gill hits a MAXIMUM!
Shubman Gill seems to have found his mojo back and tackling the DC bowlers so confidently. He slams a beautiful six off Axar Patel's flatter delivery to end the 8th over. KKR: 58/1
APR 29, 2021 08:06 PM IST
Fifty-up for Kolkata Knight Riders
Tripathi takes a single off the first ball of the eighth over and KKR bring up 50 runs on the board.
APR 29, 2021 08:01 PM IST
Shubman Gill on Fire
Shubman Gill slams the second boundary to Ishant Sharma in the sixth over. Length ball and the KKR opener lofts it over Rabad at mid-on. The DC pacer dives full length but the ball goes past him for a boundary.
APR 29, 2021 07:58 PM IST
DC vs KKR: Ishant to Gill - FOUR!
FOUR! Gorgeous shot from Shubman Gill. A full-toss ball, actually a knuckle ball from Ishant and Gill punishes it for a boundary through extra cover.
APR 29, 2021 07:55 PM IST
Tripathi slams a boundary
FOUR! Length ball, outside off from Avesh Khan and Tripathi drives it beautifully through covers for a boundary to end the over. KKR: 32/1 after 5 overs.
APR 29, 2021 07:50 PM IST
IPL 2021 live score: Nitish Rana stumped out
WICKET! Axar Patel draws the first blood. Nitish Rana charges down the track but misses it and Rishabh Pant stumps him comfortably. DC: 25/1 after 3.4 overs.
APR 29, 2021 07:47 PM IST
Axar to Rana: SIX!
Brilliant shot from Nitish Rana. A powerful reverse sweep to deposit over deep backward point for a maximum.
APR 29, 2021 07:44 PM IST
IPL 2021 Live Score: Ishant to Gill - FOUR!
FOUR! Cracking shot down the line. Length ball from Ishant and Gill moves down the line and slaps it past mid-off for a boundary.
APR 29, 2021 07:39 PM IST
Rana gets a boundary
Nitish Rana slams the first boundary of the game. Short ball around off, Nitish Rana moves back and pulls it through mid-wicket.
APR 29, 2021 07:37 PM IST
DC vs KKR: Brilliant start from Delhi Capitals
Ishant Sharam produces a terrific start to the Delhi Capitals with the ball. The KKR openers struggled scoring runs a bit as they managed just four singles in the opening over. KKR: 4/0 after 1 over.
APR 29, 2021 07:35 PM IST
Nitish Rana's 50th appearance for KKR
Nitish Rana is playing the 50th match for KKR in IPL. He receives his cap from Dinesh Karthik and skipper Eoin Morgan congratulates him for the achievement.
APR 29, 2021 07:31 PM IST
DC vs KKR Live Score: Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill out to bat
KKR openers Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill are out to bat for Kolkata Knight Riders. Ishant Sharma opens the bowling for Delhi Capitals.
APR 29, 2021 07:23 PM IST
'We've got a really strong bunch of players': Cummins
"The way we are trying to set up and play is a really aggressive brand. After a couple of losses, just tried to keep reinforcing that, give confidence to the guys, go out there and keep expressing themselves. Feel like we've got a really strong bunch of players here. Had a really good win the other day, hopefully, it's the start of something pretty big," says Pat Cummins.
APR 29, 2021 07:20 PM IST
DC vs KKR: Top Performances
Most Runs (KKR): Andre Russell - 227 Runs
Most Runs (DC): Prithvi Shaw - 241 Runs
Most Wickets (KKR): Sunil Narine - 17 Wickets
Most Wickets (DC): Amit Mishra - 12 Wickets
APR 29, 2021 07:09 PM IST
• 100: Kuldeep Yadav is 1 match away from completing 100 matches across T20s.
• 1000: Eoin Morgan is 46 runs away from completing 1,000 runs for KKR in IPL.
• 50: Eoin Morgan is 6 sixes away from completing 50 sixes for KKR in IPL.
• 6000: Andre Russell is 19 runs away from completing 6,000 runs across T20s.
• 4000: Dinesh Karthik is 68 runs away from completing 4000 runs in IPL.
• 200: Dinesh Karthik is 9 catches away from completing 200 catches across T20s.
• 50: Dinesh Karthik is 12 dismissals as wicketkeeper away from completing 50 dismissals for KKR in IPL.
• 50: Dinesh Karthik is 13 sixes away from completing 50 sixes for KKR in IPL.
• 150: Karthik is 6 dismissals away from completing 150 dismissals as a wicketkeeper in IPL.
• 50: Harbhajan Singh is 1 catch away from completing 50 catches in IPL
• 150: Nitish Rana is 3 sixes away from completing 150 sixes across T20s.
• 50: Rahul Tripathi is 3 catches away from completing 50 catches across T20s.
• 50: Rahul Tripathi is 9 sixes away from completing 50 sixes in IPL.
• 100: Shubman Gill is 2 fours away from completing 100 fours in IPL.
• 4: Sunil Narine is 4 sixes away from completing 150 sixes across T20s.
• 150: Umesh Yadav is 2 wickets away from completing 150 wickets across T20s.
• 4000: Ajinkya Rahane is 59 runs away from completing 4000 runs in IPL.
• 50: Steven Smith is 2 catches away from completing 50 catches in the IPL.
• 100: Ajinkya Rahane is 4 sixes away from completing 100 sixes across T20s.
APR 29, 2021 07:07 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI
Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan(c), Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(w), Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
APR 29, 2021 07:07 PM IST
Eoin Morgan at toss
"I have struggled for form as well. Was nice to get some runs. Hopefully, I can continue through the tournament. No changes for us. Another opportunity for us to bring our best," said KKR skipper Eoin Morgan.
APR 29, 2021 07:05 PM IST
Delhi Capitals Playing XI
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan
APR 29, 2021 07:04 PM IST
Rishabh Pant speaks at toss
"We will bowl first. There might be dew, but the wicket still looks dry. So we want to make use of it with the ball. Mishy had some shoulder injury, so Lalit comes in," said Rishabh Pant at the toss.
APR 29, 2021 07:01 PM IST
IPL 2021 DC vs KKR Live Score: Toss
Delhi Capitals win toss, opt to bowl against Kolkata Knight Riders in Ahmedabad.
APR 29, 2021 06:56 PM IST
Kagiso Rabada in IPL 2021
1-6 overs: 1 wicket, 44 runs
7-15 overs: 1 wicket, 24 runs
16-20 overs: 3 wickets, 77 runs
APR 29, 2021 06:51 PM IST
DC vs KKR Live Cricket Score: Pitch Report
"There's grass all the way up to the danger zone and the reason for that is, the groundsmen wants to protect the surface. There was the dew factor in game one, and then we had a sandstorm and no dew in the other," reckons Kevin Pieterson on Star Sports.
APR 29, 2021 06:46 PM IST
DC vs KKR: Last five encounters
KKR win by 59 runs (Match 42, IPL 2020)
DC win by 18 runs (Match 16, IPL 2020)
DC win by 7 wickets (Match 26, IPL 2019)
KKR win in Super Over (Match 10, IPL 2019)
DC win by 55 runs (Match 26, IPL 2018)
APR 29, 2021 06:43 PM IST
DC vs KKR: When and where to watch live streaming
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APR 29, 2021 06:40 PM IST
Delhi Capitals predicted XI
Here's our DC predicted XI vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Marcus Stoinis, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
APR 29, 2021 06:35 PM IST
Live Score IPL 2021: KKR Predicted XI
Let's have a look at our KKR Predicted XI vs DC:
Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Eoin Morgan (c), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
APR 29, 2021 06:30 PM IST
KKR in Powerplay: Before and after Shivam Mavi's inclusion
Before Mavi's inclusion: 144 balls, 5 wickets, 176 runs, 35.20 Avg
After Mavi's inclusion: 72 balls, 3 wickets, 28.00 Avg
APR 29, 2021 06:22 PM IST
Possible milestones for Dinesh Karthik
- 50: Dinesh Karthik is 12 dismissals as wicketkeeper away from completing 50 dismissals for KKR in IPL
- 50: Dinesh Karthik is 13 sixes away from completing 50 sixes for KKR in IPL
- 150: Karthik is 6 dismissals away from completing 150 dismissals as a wicketkeeper in IPL
APR 29, 2021 06:16 PM IST
IPL 2021 live score: Rishabh Pant losing explosiveness?
Pant scored an unbeaten 58 of 48 balls but couldn’t help the Capitals get over the line against Royal Challengers Bangalore. His innings of 58 did not have a single six even when the required rate had climbed above 15 an over. His S/R since last season has dropped below 130 and in fact, his lowest SRs in IPL have come in 2020 & 2021
APR 29, 2021 06:12 PM IST
Kagiso Rabada in IPL 2021
vs RR: 2/30
vs PBKS: 1/43
vs MI: 1/25
vs SRH: 0/25
vs RCB: 1/38
APR 29, 2021 06:06 PM IST
Big milestone on cards for Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra is only five wickets away from becoming the highest wicket-taker in IPL history. If he gets to the milestone tonight, he will overtake Lasith Malinga (170 wickets).
APR 29, 2021 06:00 PM IST
DC vs KKR: Eoin Morgan this season
First 4 matches: 45 runs, 112.50 S/R
Last match: 47 runs, 117.50 S/R
APR 29, 2021 05:55 PM IST
KKR in last five games
vs PBKS: Won by 5 wickets
vs RR: Lost by 6 wickets
vs CSK: Lost by 18 runs
vs RCB: Lost by 38 runs
vs MI: Lost by 10 runs
APR 29, 2021 05:50 PM IST
IPL 2021: DC in last five games
vs RCB: Lost by 1 run
vs SRH: Match tied, won in Super Over
vs MI: Won by 6 wickets
vs PBKS: Won by 6 wickets
vs RR: Lost by 3 wickets
APR 29, 2021 05:45 PM IST
DC vs KKR: head to head
Total matches: 25
DC won: 11
KKR won: 14
APR 29, 2021 05:40 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders
Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan(c), Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(w), Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Harbhajan Singh, Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Cutting, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Kuldeep Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sheldon Jackson, Sandeep Warrier, Tim Seifert, Lockie Ferguson, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Vaibhav Arora
APR 29, 2021 05:35 PM IST
Delhi Capitals squad
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan, Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav, Chris Woakes, Aniruddha Joshi, Sam Billings, Lukman Meriwala, Tom Curran, Praveen Dubey, Vishnu Vinod, Manimaran Siddharth, Lalit Yadav, Shams Mulani, Ripal Patel, Anrich Nortje
APR 29, 2021 05:30 PM IST
IPL 2021 DC vs KKR, Live Updates
Hello and welcome to the live blog of IPL 2021 match no 25 between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders in Ahmedabad. The contest will pit a first time captain - Rishabh Pant - against an experienced leader - Eoin Morgan - at the world's largest stadium. KKR will enter into the contest after breaking their losing streak against Punjab Kings in their last game and will look to continue the momentum. DC, on the other hand, will eye a comeback after losing against RCB in their last encounter. Who will come out victorious tonight? Stay tuned with us for all the live updates.