KKR vs DC, IPL 2021: Rana and Narine help kkr to beat Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets

Rana and Narine help kkr to beat Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets and help gain 2 points. The Knight Riders have won their last 3 games out of 4. Today’s win over Dc boosted their chances to qualify for the playoffs.

Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and choose to bowl first. KKR made 2 changes, Sandeep Warrier and Tim Southee comes in for Prasidh Krishna and Andre Russell. DC made 1 force change, Steve Smith replaces injured Prithvi Shaw.

Shikhar Dhawan and Steve Smith have given a steady start of 35 runs, Ferguson given the blow for Dc. Soon Sunil Narine traps Shreyas (1), he was clueless. The skipper Rishabh Pant and Steve Smith tried to hang on but Ferguson removes Smith (39). The collapse started from here, Hetmyer (4), Lalit Yadav (0), Axar (0), Ashwin (9). The skipper Pant was in the middle till last over but he gets run out (39) looking for 2 runs. Avesh Khan’s boundary leads Delhi’s total score to 127-9.

Sunil Narine has been brilliant with the ball, taken 2 wickets, and given just 18 runs. The man with the golden arms Venkatesh Iyer also taken 2 wickets.

Even though 128 is an easy target but against this quality bowling side of dc, it’s never going to be easy. Iyer and Gill gave a good start for the knight riders before Lalit Yadav gets Venkatesh Iyer (14). Rahul Tripathi (9) was looking dangerous but get caught by Smith. Two quick wickets of Shubman Gill (30) and skipper Eoin Morgan (0) bring Delhi back in the game.

Rana and Karthik decide to go after Lalit and made 20 off the over. Both were looking promising but brilliant Avesh Khan gets Karthik (12). The capitals were dominating before went after Kagiso Rabada and made 21 off the over. Nortje gets Narine (21) but that was too late. Nitish Rana takes kkr to the win with a boundary and gains crucial 2 points to remain at 4th position.

Avesh Khan was the man for Delhi Capitals, 3 wickets for 13 runs.

Sunil Narine gets the Man of the Match award for all-round performance with bat and ball.

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