PBKS vs DC Highlights, IPL 2021: Shikhar Dhawan's fifty guides Delhi Capitals to a 7-wicket win over Punjab Kings
PBKS vs DC, IPL 2021 Highlights: Shikhar Dhawan top-scored with an unbeaten 47-ball 69 as Delhi Capitals chased down a 167-run target to defeat Punjab Kings by 7 wickets. Prithvi Shaw scored 39 off 22 balls while Smith contributed with a 22-ball 34. Earlier, Mayank Agarwal scored an unbeaten 99 off 58 balls as Punjab Kings posted 166 for 6 in their quota of 20 overs, against Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2021, match no. 29 in Ahmedabad. Besides Agarwal, Dawid Malan contributed with run-a-ball 26 before losing his wicket to Axar Patel. For DC, Kagiso Rabada (3/36) was the top wicket-taker.
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MAY 02, 2021 10:57 PM IST
PBKS vs DC Live Cricket Score: Delhi Capitals win
Delhi Capitals win by 7 wickets. They chased down the 167-runs target with 14 deliveries to spare. With this win, they move to the top of the points table with 12 points.
MAY 02, 2021 10:56 PM IST
Meredith to Hetmyer: SIX, SIX
Shimron Hetmyer not in a mood to waste time here. He arrives at the ground and launches back-to-back sixes to to put DC on the top of the game. Capitals need 6 more to win.
MAY 02, 2021 10:53 PM IST
Rishabh Pant departs for 14
WICKET! Chris Jordan gets rid of the Delhi Capitals skipper. Rishabh Pant tries to slog over the deep mid-wicket fence but fails. Mayank Agarwal takes a high catch. Delhi Capitals: 147/3 after 16.3 overs
MAY 02, 2021 10:46 PM IST
PBKS vs DC Live Score: Update after 16 overs
16 overs gone, Delhi Capitals are 144 for 2. Shikhar Dhawan is going strong as he got a fifty and currently batting on 64. Skipper Rishabh Pant is unbeaten on 14. They need 23 runs in 24 balls
MAY 02, 2021 10:43 PM IST
Shami to Pant: SIX
MAXIMUM! Delhi Capitals captain joins the party. Fuller delivery, into the pads and Pant picks it well to launch it over deep square for a whopping six.
MAY 02, 2021 10:41 PM IST
Live Score IPL 2021: Most fifty plus scores in IPL
David Warner: 54
Shikhar Dhawan: 46
Virat Kohli: 45
AB de Villiers: 43
Rohit Sharma: 41
MAY 02, 2021 10:37 PM IST
Shikhar Dhawan slams a fifty
- 44th IPL fifty
- In terms of most fifty plus scores, he is 2nd most with 46 fifty plus scores (44 fifties and 2 tons)
- 7th fifty vs PBKS
- 3rd fifty in this season
MAY 02, 2021 10:33 PM IST
Smith departs for 24
WICKET! Riley Meredith strikes to break the 48-run stand for the second wicket. Smith falls for 24. DC: 111/2 after 13 overs
MAY 02, 2021 10:22 PM IST
Bishnoi to Dhawan: SIX
SIX! A gigantic hit from Shikhar Dhawan. Wrong'un from Bishnoi and Dhawan slog sweeps it over deep midwicket.
MAY 02, 2021 10:17 PM IST
IPL 2021 PBKS vs DC Live Score: Update after 10 overs
10 0vers gone, Delhi Capitals are 87/1. Shikhar Dhawan is batting unbeaten on 30 and is accompanied by Steve Smith (16*). They need 80 to win in 60 balls.
MAY 02, 2021 10:12 PM IST
PBKS vs DC: Prithvi Shaw in Powerplay in IPL 2021
MAY 02, 2021 10:08 PM IST
Bishnoi to Smith: FOUR!
FOUR! Steve Smith plays it well. Googly from Bishnoi and Smith paddles this fine for a boundary through fine leg.
MAY 02, 2021 10:05 PM IST
PBKS vs DC: Brar to Shaw - OUT!
OUT! Clean Bowled. The magician has done his trick again. Harpreet Brar provides the breakthrough. Length ball, drifting in. Prithvi looks for the drive but fails to connect. DC: 63/1 after 6.1 overs
MAY 02, 2021 10:00 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
62/0 DC vs PBKS Ahmedabad
62/1 DC vs PBKS Mumbai
MAY 02, 2021 09:59 PM IST
IPL 2021: Jordan to Prithvi - SIX, FOUR
Prithvi Shaw has certainly put Delhi Capitals in a comfortable position in the chase. He goes after Chris Jordan and slams a maximum followed by a boundary. DC: 63/0 after 6 overs.
MAY 02, 2021 09:52 PM IST
Ravi Boshnoi into the attack
Ravi Bioshnoi comes into the attack and Prithvi Shaw greets him with a cracking six over long-off. An overpitched delivery and punished by the batsman.
MAY 02, 2021 09:45 PM IST
Shami to Dhawan: FOUR
FOUR! More runs to the Delhi Capitals. Shorter delivery, outside off and Dhawan cracks it past point for a boundary.
MAY 02, 2021 09:44 PM IST
Shaw gets hit on the box
That's painful. Prithvi Shaw gets hits on the box by a 141.kph short of length delivery. He looks to play across the line but fails to connect. DC: 27/0 after 3 overs.
MAY 02, 2021 09:36 PM IST
IPL 2021 Live Score: Shami to Dhawan - SIX, FOUR, FOUR
Prithvi Shaw continues to clear the boundaries so easily. A maximum over keeper's head and then back-to-back boundaries to cause more damage to Shami's confidence and the economy rate. DC: 24/0 after 2 overs.
MAY 02, 2021 09:32 PM IST
Good start for Delhi Capitals
That's a great start from the Delhi Capitals opners. 9 runs off the opening over to begin the chase of 167. DC: 9/0 after 1 over.
MAY 02, 2021 09:29 PM IST
Shikhar Dhawan goes off the mark
Meredith to Dhawan: FOUR! An outside edge and it races through the gap between the keeper and first sleep. Lucky start to Dhawan.
MAY 02, 2021 09:27 PM IST
PBKS vs DC Live Score: Delhi begin the chase
Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw are out to begin the chase of 167. Riley Meridith begins the attack for Punjab Kings.
MAY 02, 2021 09:25 PM IST
Unbeaten on 99 in IPL
Suresh Raina (CSK) v SRH, Hyderabad 2013
Chris Gayle (PBKS) v RCB, Mohali 2019
Mayank Agarwal (PBKS) v DC, Ahmedabad 2021*
MAY 02, 2021 09:19 PM IST
Agarwal's 99* is 2nd best score on a captaincy debut in IPL
S Samson -119 vs PBKS, 2021
M Agarwal- 99* vs DC, 2021
S Iyer -93* vs KKR, 2018
MAY 02, 2021 09:14 PM IST
PBKS vs DC: End of Punjab Kings innings
A four, six and a four off the last three balls from Mayank Agarwal. The Punjab Kings skipper returned unbeaten on 99 as the team posted 166 for 6 after batting first. Delhi Capitals need 167 to win.
MAY 02, 2021 09:09 PM IST
Live Score IPL 2021: Jordan out for 2
Wicket! Chris Jordan departs for 2, Kagiso Rabada strikes in the penultimate over to get his third wicket. Punjab Kings: 143/6 after 19 overs
MAY 02, 2021 09:05 PM IST
Rabada to Agarwal - SIX
That's huge from Mayank Agarwal, the captain. A cross-seam delivery from Rabada, Mayank clears his front leg and drills it over the bowler.
MAY 02, 2021 09:01 PM IST
Shahrukh Khan departs
Wicket! Avesh Khan gets his first wicket of the evening. Shahrukh Khan falls for 4. Punjab Kings: 129/5 after 17.2 overs
MAY 02, 2021 09:00 PM IST
PBKS vs DC: Stats Alert
With that back to back fours off Axar Patel, Mayank Agarwal has completed 100 fours for Punjab Kings. He becomes the 9th batsman to do so in IPL.
MAY 02, 2021 08:55 PM IST
Axar to Mayank: FOUR, FOUR!
That's a phenomenal fightback from the stand-in skipper after losing two wickets in quick succession. Back to back boundaries from Mayank to begin the 17th over and Axar Patel is not liking it at all.
MAY 02, 2021 08:51 PM IST
IPL 2021 live score: Mayank Agarwal scores a fifty
* 9th IPL fifty
* 6th fifty for PBKS
* 3rd fifty vs DC
* 22nd T20 fifty
MAY 02, 2021 08:42 PM IST
Huge mix-up and Hooda gets out
RUN OUT! A huge mix-up between Mayank Agarwal and Deepak Hooda as both batsmen end up at the non-striker's end. The TV umpire checks it out and Hooda is the batsman who got out. PBKS: 88/4 after 13.3 overs
MAY 02, 2021 08:40 PM IST
PBKS vs DC Live Score: Axar Patel gets Malan
Wicket! Axar Patel strikes, cleans up Dawid Malan to break a 52-run stand for the third wicket. Slower one, turned after pitching and rams into the wickets after getting an early hoick from the batsman. PBKS: 88/4 after 13.3 overs
MAY 02, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Lalit Yadav to Mayank - FOUR
Full-toss outside off and captain Mayank plays it straight of long-off for a boundary.
MAY 02, 2021 08:31 PM IST
Dawid Malan dismissals in T20Is
vs Leg Break: 6 dismissals
vs Off break: 2 dismissals
vs Right-arm pace: 4 dismissals
vs Slow left-arm chinaman: 1 dismissal
vs Slow left-arm orthodox: 5 dismissals
MAY 02, 2021 08:28 PM IST
Ishant to Malan: SIX!
SIX! What a shot from the World No. 1 T20I batsman. Full and just outside off, and Malan whacks it over extra cover for a maximum.
MAY 02, 2021 08:19 PM IST
PBKS vs DC: Umpire's call saves Dawid Malan
Axar Patel to Malan: Leg byes. Big appeal from the DC players but the umpires says no. They challenge the decision. No bat involved, shows the UltraEdge but the ball tracking shows clipping leg and it's umpire's call. Malan survives, 1 run to PBKS.
MAY 02, 2021 08:12 PM IST
Most wickets for Rabada in the first six over in IPL
vs Punjab Kings: 2/12*
vs RCB: 1/6, IPL 2020
vs PBKS: 1/4, IPL 2019
vs RCB: 1/4, IPL 2019
MAY 02, 2021 08:08 PM IST
PBKS vs DC Live Score: 50-up for Punjab Kings
Axar Patel to Malan - 2 runs, through extra-cover. Punjab Kings brings up 50 runs on the board after losing two early wickets. PBKS: 53/2 after 8 overs.
MAY 02, 2021 08:06 PM IST
Lalit Yadav to Mayank - FOUR
FOUR! Too much wide and Mayank won't let these ones go easily. He couches and cuts powerfully through backward point for a boundary.
MAY 02, 2021 08:00 PM IST
Rabada cleans ups Chris Gayle
WICKET! Chris Gayle (13) has been undone by Rabada's 143.4kph full-toss. The stumps are everywhere. A phenomenal reply from Kagiso Rabada after getting hit for a six. PBKS: 35/2 after 5.2 overs
MAY 02, 2021 07:56 PM IST
Avesh to Mayank: FOUR!
FOUR! Cracking shot. Short of a length and Mayank slaps it through the gap between cover and extra-cover for a four.
MAY 02, 2021 07:53 PM IST
IPL 2021: Chris Gayle in action
Avesh Khan to Gayle: FOUR! Short ball and punish brutally by the Universe Boss. Hammers it down the ground for a one-bounce four.
MAY 02, 2021 07:51 PM IST
Rabada provides the breakthrough
WICEKT! Prabsimran walks back after scoring just 12. Fuller delivery, the young PBKS cleared his front foot and look to loft over extra cover but ends up getting caught by Steve Smith. PBKS: 17/1 after 3.3 overs
MAY 02, 2021 07:45 PM IST
IPL 2021 PBKS vs DC Live Score: Stats Alert!
Ishant Sharma starts with a maiden over. It's his 3rd for Delhi Capitals and overall 6th in the IPL.
MAY 02, 2021 07:44 PM IST
Prabhsimran breaks the shackles
Ishant to Prabhsimran: SIX! The first maximum of for Punjab and the youngster. Short ball, outside off and Prabhsimran steps about to loft it over the cover boundary.
MAY 02, 2021 07:35 PM IST
Brilliant start from DC
Delhi Capitals are off to a brilliant start against a new PBKS opening pair. Ishant Sharma bowls a maiden over to start the proceedings for Delhi. PBKS: 0/0 after 1 over.
MAY 02, 2021 07:30 PM IST
PBKS vs DC Live Score: PBKS openers out to bat
PBKS openers Mayank Agarwal and Prabhsimran Singh are out to bat. Ishant Sharma opens the bowling for Delhi Capitals.
MAY 02, 2021 07:28 PM IST
DC openers leading the way
Pant and Dhawan have been instrumental in giving Delhi good starts this season. The duo has put together 4 fifty+ partnerships for the opening wicket this season in the 7 matches. The duo has scored the most fifty+ partnerships by a pair in the IPL this season. Out of the 4 fifty+ partnerships, 2 have been century partnerships. This is the first time that there are multiple century partnerships for the opening wicket in a season.
MAY 02, 2021 07:24 PM IST
IPL 2021: Ravi Bishnoi vs batsmen
vs Left-Handed batsmen: 11 runs, 2 wickets, 5.5 Average
vs Right-handed batsmen: 46 runs, 2 wickets, 23 Average
MAY 02, 2021 07:16 PM IST
• 59: Ajinkya Rahane is 59 runs away from completing 4000 runs in IPL.
• 4: Ajinkya Rahane is 4 sixes away from completing 100 sixes across T20s.
• 6: Shimron Hetmyer needs 6 more catches to complete 50 T20 catches
• 11: Shikhar Dhawan is 11 sixes away from completing 200 sixes in T20s
• 1: Rishabh Pant needs 1 more four to reach 300 fours in T20s
• 5: Rishabh Pant is 5 dismissals away from completing 100 T20 dismissals
• 31: Prithvi Shaw needs 31 runs to complete 1500 T20 runs
• 22: KL Rahul needs 22 more runs to reach 3000 runs in the IPL
• 100: Amit Mishra could be playing in his 100th match for Delhi in the IPL if he takes the field vs PBKS
• 4: Dhawan needs 4 more catches to overtake Sehwag to take the most catches by a DC player. Dhawan has 26
catches and Sehwag has 29.
• 50: KL Rahul will be playing in his 50th IPL match for PBKS if he takes the field against DC.
• 4 and 9: KL Rahul and Chris Gayle need 4 and 9 sixes respectively to reach 100 sixes for PBKS.
• 1: KL Rahul needs 1 more dismissal to have the 2nd most dismissals for PBKS. He is tied with Adam Gilchrist on
• 3: Mohammed Shami is 3 wickets away from completing 50 wickets in IPL for Punjab Kings.
• 6: Chris Gayle is 6 catches away from completing 100 catches across T20s.
• 15: Moises Henriques is 15 runs away from completing 1000 runs in IPL.
MAY 02, 2021 07:10 PM IST
Punjab Kings Playing XI
Mayank Agarwal(c), Prabhsimran Singh(w), Chris Gayle, Dawid Malan, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Riley Meredith, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami
MAY 02, 2021 07:10 PM IST
Mayank Agarwal at toss
"Sad we are gonna miss him (KL), it is what it is. We won the last game, we have the confidence. I hope it gets lower and slower. Really looking forward to the responsibility. We got Malan in for Pooran," said stand-in captain Mayank Agarwal at the toss.
MAY 02, 2021 07:09 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
MAY 02, 2021 07:07 PM IST
Rishabh Pant speaks at toss
"We are going to bowl first. We are doing good as a team. We are trying to focus on things, we just try to learn from our game and move forward. I am enjoying every bit of it (captaincy). Same team," said Rishabh Pant at the toss.
MAY 02, 2021 07:01 PM IST
PBKS vs DC Live Score: Toss
Delhi Capitals win toss, opt to bowl against Punjab Kings
MAY 02, 2021 06:59 PM IST
Dawid Malan to make debut for Punjab Kings
Yes. You heard that right. Dawid Malan is set to play his first game for the Punjab Kings. He received his cap from Universe Boss, Chris Gayle.
MAY 02, 2021 06:56 PM IST
PBKS vs DC Live Score: Pitch Report
"First game, there was a lot of dew and then there was a sandstorm. What are the captains gonna do? My advice to the captains will still be to chase to win the game," reckons Pietersen on Star Sports.
MAY 02, 2021 06:50 PM IST
PBKS vs DC: When and where to watch live streaming
CLICK HERE to know about live streaming details on Hotstar, match timings, venue for Indian Premier League Match Today between Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals.
MAY 02, 2021 06:46 PM IST
Punjab Kings predicted XI
Here's our Punjab Kings Predicted XI vs DC:
Mayank Agarwal (c), Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Anmol Chris Gayle, Dawid Malan, Sarfaraz Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Riley Meredith, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami
MAY 02, 2021 06:40 PM IST
IPL 2021 Live Score: Delhi Capitals predicted XI
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan
MAY 02, 2021 06:36 PM IST
PBKS vs DC: In last 5 encounters
DC win by 6 wickets (Match 11, IPL 2021)
PBKS win by 5 wickets (Match 38, IPL 2020)
DC win in a Super Over (Match 2, IPL 2020)
DC win by 5 wickets (Match 37, IPL 2019)
PBKS win by 14 runs (Match 13, Match 2019)
MAY 02, 2021 06:30 PM IST
Ravi Bishnoi: Big positive for PBKS
Bishnoi has picked up 4 wickets in three games – But what has been impressive about him has been the fact that he has not conceded above 6 runs per over in any of the three matches he has played this season. Among the bowlers who have bowled a minimum of 10 overs in IPL 2021, Ravi Bishnoi has the best economy rate among all (4.75).
MAY 02, 2021 06:25 PM IST
Prithvi Shaw's average in Powerplay
In IPL 2020: 15.60
In IPL 2021: 61.33
MAY 02, 2021 06:21 PM IST
IPL 2021, PBKS vs DC: Most 50+ partnerships this season
PP Shaw, S Dhawan: 4
KL Rahul, CH Gayle: 3
KL Rahul, MA Agarwal: 2
MAY 02, 2021 06:15 PM IST
Best averaging spinner for DC (min 8 overs bowled)
Lalit Yadav: 48 balls, 41 runs, 3 wickets, 5.13 economy
Amit Mishra: 84 balls, 109 runs, 6 wickets, 7.79
MAY 02, 2021 06:10 PM IST
IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals in last five games
vs KKR: won by 7 wickets
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
MAY 02, 2021 06:04 PM IST
PBKS in last five games
vs RCB: won by 34 runs
vs KKR: lost by 5 wickets
vs MI: won by 9 wickets
vs SRH: lost by 9 wickets
vs DC: lost by 6 wickets
MAY 02, 2021 05:51 PM IST
PBKS statement on Rahul's health
"KL Rahul complained of a severe abdomen pain last night and after not responding to medication, he was taken to the emergency room for further tests which revealed that he was diagnosed with acute appendicitis. It will be resolved surgically and for safety measures he has been transferred to the hospital for the same," the statement read.
MAY 02, 2021 05:49 PM IST
IPL 2021, PBKS vs DC: Major Update
Punjab Kings skipper KL Rahul has been diagnosed with acute appendicitis and has flown to Mumbai for surgery and further treatment. Mayank Agarwal will lead the side in Rahul's absence, starting with tonight's match against Delhi Capitals. READ HERE
MAY 02, 2021 05:46 PM IST
PBKS vs DC: Head to head
Total matches: 27
DC won: 12
PBKS won: 15
MAY 02, 2021 05:41 PM IST
IPL 2021, Live Score: Delhi Capitals squad
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Steven Smith, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Umesh Yadav, Chris Woakes, Aniruddha Joshi, Sam Billings, Lukman Meriwala, Tom Curran, Praveen Dubey, Anrich Nortje, Vishnu Vinod, Manimaran Siddharth, Shams Mulani, Ripal Patel
MAY 02, 2021 05:35 PM IST
Punjab Kings full squad
KL Rahul(c), Prabhsimran Singh(w), Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Riley Meredith, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Moises Henriques, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Dawid Malan, Jalaj Saxena, Murugan Ashwin, Sarfaraz Khan, Fabian Allen, Saurabh Kumar, Jhye Richardson, Ishan Porel, Utkarsh Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Arshdeep Singh
MAY 02, 2021 05:30 PM IST
IPL 2021, PBKS vs DC Live Updates
Hello and welcome to the live blog of IPL 2021 match no. 30 - Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals in Ahmedabad. The battle of the wicketkeeper captains will pit two young talents of Indian cricket - KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant against each other. Both the skippers are very well aware of the conditions as they have played a couple of games prior to this contest. PBKS will be confident after defeating RCB in their previous encounter and look to maintain the momentum. DC, on the other hand, will also emphasize maintaining their winning streak. So, fasten your seat belts for another joyride and stay tuned for all the live updates.
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