Delhi Capitals Defeat Punjab Kings: Rilee Rossouw scored an unbeaten 82 off 37 balls to help Delhi post 213 for 2 in 20 overs. Liam Livingstone scored 94 off 48 balls, but Punjab could only manage 198 for 8 in their allotted 20 overs. Khaleel Ahmed, Ishant Sharma, Anrich Nortje and Axar Patel took wickets for Delhi. Rossouw was named Player of the Match.
Delhi Capitals Defeat Punjab Kings
Delhi Capitals (DC) defeated Punjab Kings (PBKS) by 15 runs in match 64 of IPL 2023. The 64rth match of the IPL 2023 season was played between PBKS vs DC at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium in Dharamshala on Wednesday (17/5/2023)
DC registered their fifth win of the season, although they were sloppy in the field with dropped catches and missed run-out chances. Prithvi Shaw and captain David Warner provided a solid start for DC, sharing a 94-run partnership. Rilee Rossouw later joined Shaw, and they added another 54 runs together. Phil Salt contributed 26 not out off 14 balls to help DC cross the 200-run mark.
PBKS batsmen tried very hard but they were 15 runs short of DC 213. Prabhsimran Singh made 22 runs in 19 balls with 4 fours. Atharva Taide and Liam Livingstone made handsome contribution for DC. Taide made 55 runs in 42 balls with 5 fours and 2 sixes while Livingstone made 94 runs in 48 balls with 5 fours and 9 sixes. Apart from them no contributed. And PBKS short of 15 runs.
Match brief DC vs PBKS
- PBKS is unlikely to qualify for the playoffs, although they still have a mathematical chance.
- Rilee Rossouw was awarded the Player of the Match for his unbeaten knock of 82 runs off 37 balls.
- Rossouw also received the Electric Striker of the Match award for his strike rate of 221.62.
- Liam Livingstone was named the Dream11 Gamechanger of the Match for his contribution of 135 fantasy points.
- Other awards included the Most Valuable Asset of the Match, On-The-Go 4s, Longest 6, and Catch of the Match.
- Shikhar Dhawan, the losing captain, expressed frustration with his team’s performance, especially in bowling and fielding.
- David Warner, the winning captain, acknowledged the poor fielding but praised the batting performance and the support from the home crowd.
- Rilee Rossouw thanked the support staff and expressed his satisfaction with his own performance, as well as the momentum created by the team.
- Rossouw also praised Liam Livingstone’s exceptional innings.
Stats and Records DC vs PBKS
- Ishant Sharma completed 50 wickets inside powerplay in IPL with first-ball dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan.
- Prithvi Shaw scored his first fifty in 2023 after seven innings.
- Rilee Rossouw scored his maiden IPL fifty.
- David Warner has scored 1105 runs against Punjab Kings in IPL.
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