Delhi Capitals (DC) were back to winning ways in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after registering 4 wickets victory against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Thursday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Kuldeep Yadav was the pick of the bowlers as he continued his impressive run with the ball and starred with a four-wicket haul, leading DC to a crucial victory.
Chasing 147, DC lost Prithvi Shaw’s wicket on the first ball of the innings after Umesh Yadav took a wonderful catch off his own bowling. Harshit Rana claimed his maiden IPL wicket to dismiss Mitchell Marsh.
Earlier, KKR, who were put in to bat first, made three changes – Aaron Finch, Harshith Rana and Baba Indrajith were named in the eleven. KKR were 56-4 at the half-way mark. Kuldeep Yadav didn’t let the momentum slip away and scalped the wickets of Iyer and Andre Russell in the same over to pick a four-wicket haul.
Mustafizur Rahman scalped three wickets in the final over to restrict KKR to 146-9.
KKR: 146/9 (Nitish Rana 57, Shreyas Iyer 42; Kuldeep Yadav 4-14)
DC: 150/6 (David Warner 42, Rovman Powell 33*; Umesh Yadav 3-24)