Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals (DC) scored a match-winning 97 not out but fell agonisingly short of his hundred against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) playing at the Eden Gardens on Friday. Dhawan, opening for team DC, remained unbeaten on 97 off just 63 balls and registered his 34th IPL fifty. Delhi Capitals won with seven deliveries to spare, thanks to the partnership between Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant. Colin Ingram hit a six to take DC across the line. KKR vs DC Highlights IPL 2019: Delhi Capitals Beat Kolkata Knight Riders by Seven Wickets.
Dhawan's innings contained 11 fours and 2 sixes. His innings ensured that Delhi Capitals remained on track to chase down the total of 179 set by the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Batting first on their home ground, KKR scored 178 after they suffered early blows. Shubman Gill hit 65 off just 39 balls and Andre Russell once again muscled his way to 45 off 21 balls, but the DC chased it down with 7 wickets in hand. DC beat KKR by 7 wickets | Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals Live Cricket Score 26th T20 Match.
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI: Joe Denly, Robin Uthappa, Carlos Brathwaite, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna.
Delhi Capitals Playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Colin Ingram, Rishabh Pant, Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Keemo Paul, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma.