IPL 2019: How the Delhi Capitals won Super Over

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IPL 2019, DC vs KKR: Earth Shaw scored 99 runs in 55 balls with 12 fours and three sixes. Kagiso Rabada not allowed KKR to score 11 runs in Super Over.

IPL 2019: The first Super Over Saturday (March 30) of the 12th Season of the Indian Premier League was held on Feroze Shah Kotla ground in Delhi. The match played between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders lasted until the last game and remained tie. To overcome the consequences, the Super Over had to be resorted to, in which Delhi stitched it. Delhi opener, Prithvi Shaw, who was the hero of victory, played 99 runs Shaw was chosen as the Man of the Match. At the same time, Kagiso Rabada did not allow pressure in the super over to dominate and defended the minimum super over score of IPL history.

On Super Bowl, Rishabh Pant and captain Shreyas Aiyar were on their way to bat. Aiyar was caught out and the team could only make 10 runs in an over. In response, Andre Russell and Dinesh Karthik took charge from KKR Kagiso Rabada started bowling from DC. Rabada knocked Russell into the crease and thrown three yorkers in the crease.

The third ball hit the target and Russell’s middle stump was crumbled. After this, Rabada did not allow Karthik and Robbie Uthappa to make it necessary to win and the team won the Delhi team. After the excellent bowling of Kagiso Rabada, twitter users also started taking cues. One commented, “Now Hindi commentators will say … … and here Rabada did the KKR scam.”

Shreyas Iyer decided to bowl first before winning the toss. Delhi bowled exceptionally well and the KKR half-team reached the pavilion for the tenth over, but after that Kartik and Russell had 95 runs in 53 balls. KKR scored 185 runs in the set 20 overs. In response, the pair of Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan gave Delhi a good start.

Dhawan was dismissed by 16 runs but Shaw was the best batsman. He scored 99 runs in 55 balls with 12 fours and three sixes. Shreyas played shawfully with 43 balls in 32 balls with four fours and two sixes. In the last over, Delhi needed six runs but on the first ball Hanuma Vihari scored another two and Colin Ingram scored two runs. No run was scored on the third ball while a run in the fourth ball. At the next ball, Vihari gave a catch to Shuvhman Gill and after a run of the last ball, Ingram was run out.

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