Hiya and welcome to Sportstar’s LIVE protection of IPL 2021 Match 29 between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings on the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.
64 runs from the ultimate overs for Punjab.
PBKS 166/6 in 20 overs: The brand new batter Harpreet Brar begins with a boundary. Full toss and Mayank finds the hole on the leg facet for a 4. He strikes to 89. And he slaps it over lengthy on for a six! He strikes to 95 with a ball left right here… He finishes with a 4 and on 99! Beautiful innings from the stand-in skipper off simply 58 balls.
Avesh to bowl the ultimate over. Mayank batting on 84 off 54
PBKS 143/6 in 19 overs: Rabada misses his mark and Mayank hoicks him over his head for a six! WICKET! Rabada finishes the over properly and ends it with a wicket of Jordan. He prime edges a pull to Lalit, who takes a easy catch within the deep.
Rabada again for his ultimate over
PBKS 132/5 in 18 overs: WICKET! Shahrukh appears to go large however he cannot fairly center it. He slices it excessive for a easy catch to Hetmyer. Excellent over from Avesh. Within the blockhole and at tempo to Mayank, who finds it troublesome to get underneath it.
PBKS 128/4 in 17 overs: Drops it quick barely and Mayank is fast on his ft to drag the bowler for 2 successive boundaries to the leg facet. One other good over for Punjab; 11 runs from it.
Axar comes again for his ultimate over
PBKS 117/4 in 16 overs: Fifty as captain for Mayank! He pulls a leg-side supply for a 4 to get to the landmark. Within the slot and Mayank scoops it over further cowl for an additional six! DROPPED! Troublesome likelihood at gully for Lalit as he places Mayank down.
PBKS 102/4 in 15 overs: Brief ball and Mayank rocks again and pulls it over deep mid-wicket for a six!
Rabada replaces Lalit
PBKS 90/4 in 14 overs: WICKET! Axar comes across the wicket and Malan misses going for a giant shot finally ends up having his wickets distrubed. Hooda is the brand new man in.. WICKET! Mayank requires a single after knocking it to cowl however Hooda does not reply to the decision. It is a race on the bowler’s finish between Mayank and Hooda and it is the latter who’s adjudged out. Excellent work by Hetmyer. Shahrukh Khan is the brand new batter.
PBKS 87/2 in 13 overs: Full toss and Mayank smacks the ball over the bowler’s head for a 4. Fifty-run parrtnership up between the pair. 9 from the over.
Lalit is again
PBKS 78/2 in 12 overs: Malan cuts free, lastly. Extensive and full from Ishant and Malan goes over covers to get his first six of the season. Brief from Ishant and Malan pulls it behind sq. previous the positive leg to get a boundary. 13 runs from the over.
Ishant is again
PBKS 65/2 in 11 overs: Malan is now batting on 11 off 17 balls. One other excellent over for Delhi. Simply two runs from it. Avesh’s sensible season continues.
PBKS 63/2 in 10 overs: Loud shouts for lbw towards Malan however the umpire says no. Pant requires a evaluate. Saved by the umpire’s name because the ball-tracker exhibits it clips part of the leg stump. Malan’s innings is trying extra laborious for the time being. Three dot balls to complete the over.
PBKS 61/2 in 9 overs: Good over for Punjab with out a lot danger as Malan and Mayank run arduous between the wickets. Eight runs from it. Outing taken.
PBKS 53/2 in 8 overs: Simply six runs from the over as Punjab look to rebuild by means of Malan and Mayank.
Axar Patel replaces Rabada
PBKS 47/2 in 7 overs: 4 singles earlier than Mayank cuts it behind sq. for a 4 to complete the over.
Spin now – Lalit Yadav comes on
PBKS 39/2 in 6 overs: Brief ball and Gayle whallops him over sq. leg for a six! WICKET! Full toss and Gayle performs throughout it to have his stumps sprayed all around the pitch! What a comeback! Malan is the brand new man in. Good powerplay for Delhi.
PBKS 29/1 in 5 overs: Hacked over mid-off by Gayle! On size and Gayle has sufficient room to get the front-foot pull over to get a boundary. Gayle practically performs on to the stumps and will get off strike. Extensive from Avesh and Mayank dispatches the ball to the boundary with a lower shot.
Avesh Khan launched
PBKS 18/1 in 4 overs: OUT! Excellent take from Steve Smith as Prabhsmiran mistimes a heave to mid-off! Chris Gayle is the brand new man in. Simply three runs from the over.
Rabada replaces Stoinis
PBKS 15/0 in 3 overs: DROPPED! Mayank slices it to extensive third man, the place Avesh Khan places down a troublesome likelihood on the run. Crunched! Prabhsimran dances down the observe and slashes the ball over deep cowl for a six! Ishant finishes the over properly. 9 runs conceded from it.
Ishant to proceed
PBKS 6/0 in 2 overs: Gradual begin for Punjab right here within the absence of its captain. No freebies from Stoinis both, as six singles comes from the second over.
Stoinis to share the brand new ball
PBKS 0/0 in 1 over: On the cash from Ishant to Prabhsimran. Good tempo and does not permit the teenager to free his arms. Maiden over.
Mayank and Prabhsimran are out to open the batting for Punjab. Ishant Sharma has the brand new ball for Delhi.
Taking part in XIs
Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Rishabh Pant (c/wk), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Ishant Sharma
Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal (c), Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Chris Gayle, Dawid Malan, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Riley Meredith, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami
TOSS: Rishabh Pant wins toss, Delhi Capitals will bowl first.
No. 1 T20 batter Dawaid Malan has been handed his first cap forward of the match.
UPDATE from Punjab Kings: Skipper KL Rahul has been admitted to a hospital after complaining of extreme stomach ache final night time. (READ)
Lower than 48 hours after nailing an in-form Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings hopes to scalp one other front-runner Delhi Capitals on Sunday in a conflict that opens the second half of matches within the Indian Premier League.
Having misplaced to Delhi by six wickets in Mumbai, Punjab has a rating to settle. Nevertheless, its susceptible middle-order faces scrutiny by some reputed bowlers determined to carry out to their potential.
This ‘Northern Derby’ at Ahmedabad guarantees a tall scoring encounter. The groups are able to shifting gears with explosive energy from their frontline batsmen. Main contenders for the Orange Cap – chief Okay. L. Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw resume the race.
With Chris Gayle and Shimron Hetmyer making no secret of their need to be within the combine and a highly-rated Nicholas Pooran determined to finish his poor type – dotted with 4 geese – just a few bowlers might come underneath the pump.
To make sure a playoff-spot, a workforce wants eight wins. With seven to play, Delhi has 5 victories and Punjab three.
Clearly, the end result assumes extra significance for Punjab. It wants a successful run just like the one seen in final October with 5 successive triumphs within the second half of the competitors.
Since Punjab performs its final 5 matches in Bangalore – the final three towards off-form Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals – it provides a way of ‘home-coming’ for Rahul, Gayle and Mayank Agarwal. Subsequently, Punjab stays optimistic of its qualifying prospects.