In the second match of IPL 2020, the teams of Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab are faces to face on Sunday. The Punjab team won the toss and invited Delhi to bat first. This decision of Punjab captain KL Rahul proved to be correct and the Delhi team got three emphatic blow in 13 runs. Opener Shikhar Dhawan at zero, Prithvi Shaw returned for 5 runs and Hetmyer 7 runs.
Punjab fast bowler Mohammad Shami broke havoc on Delhi team. Shami, performing his best ever in IPL, bowled out the top 3 batsmen for four runs in four overs. Shami got Prithvi Shaw and captain Shreyas Iyer caught out by Chris Jordan. At the same time, Hetmyer was caught out by Mayank Agarwal.
Marcus Stoinis scored the most runs from Delhi. Stoinis scored a stormy 52 off 21 balls with 7 fours and 3 sixes. Apart from this, Rishabh Pant 31 and captain Iyer scored 39 runs. Shami took 3 wickets from Punjab, Sheldon Cottrell got two and Ravi Bishnoi got one wicket. The Punjab team has run out two-two players from Delhi.
Delhi’s first wicket fell on the score of 6 as Shikhar Dhawan. The second wicket as Prithvi Shaw at 9, Delhi as Hetmyer received the third blow. At the time when Hetmyer was out, Delhi’s score was 13 runs. Delhi’s fourth wicket fell in 86, as did Pant. Delhi’s fifth wicket fell soon, Iyer’s wicket fell in 87 runs. Delhi’s 6th wicket fell as Akshar Patel, at that time Delhi’s score was only 96 runs. The 7th wicket fell at 127 and the 8th wicket for 154 runs.
Marcus Stoinis saved Delhi’s honour. Marcus Stoinis, who came to bat at number 6, played an explosive inning. He scored 53 runs in just 21 balls with the help of 7 fours and 3 sixes. At the time when Marcus Stoinis came out to bat, the team’s score was 87 for 4 wickets. From there, he saved a wicket and brought the team score to 157.
Punjab started off well to chase Delhi’s score. Captain KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal got their team off to a good start, but on the third ball of Mohit Sharma’s second over, Rahul was out for 21 runs with the help of two fours and a six. In five overs, Punjab’s team score 33 runs at the loss of 1 wicket.
Returning to the match, Delhi’s team has shown the path of the pavilion to four Punjab batsmen. R Ashwin took two, Rabada and Mohit Sharma took one wicket each. At this time, Punjab scored 41 runs at the loss of 4 wickets.
The match between the two teams ended on a tie. Now according to the rules, the match will be decided by super over. Chasing Delhi’s target of 157 runs, the Punjab team also scored 157 runs in 20 overs, losing 8 wickets and bringing the score on par.
Punjab team came out to bat first in the super over. KL Rahul and Puran came out to bat for Punjab. On the first ball of Rabada, Rahul scored two runs, but on the second ball, Rabada dismissed him. Rabada also dismissed Puran on the third ball.
Shami came from Punjab to bowl in the super over. Delhi’s team needed 3 runs from 6 balls to win. Pant and Iyer landed in batting for Delhi. Pant could not score any runs in the first ball. The second ball was thrown wide by Shami. In the third ball, Pant won the team with two runs.
The second IPL match between Punjab and Delhi was very exciting. After the match ended on a tie, the decision was made by a super over, in which Delhi team defeated Punjab. Delhi needed 3 runs to win in the super over, which Delhi achieved.
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