Delhi Capitals began the second phase of the Indian Premier League 2021 against struggling Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Brilliant performances with the bat as well as the ball meant that Delhi secured a comfortable victory over the Kane Williamson led side
Kagiso Rabade claimed 3 wickets in his 4 overs followed up fellow South African Arnich Nortje who bagged 2 wickets. While Axar Patel also Impressed by taking 2 wickets restricting SRH to a score of 134/9 in their 20 overs.
Then, the opening partnership of Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw got off to a brilliant star. Although Shaw had to depart early having made only 11 runs while Dhawan made 42.
In addition to Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer who is back from an injury scored in the ’40s making 47runs not out while also finishing the innings.
Captain of the Capitals Rishabh Pant also contributed to the task as he made a quickfire 35 to see the game through.
The Capitals currently sit at the top of the points table with 14 points in 9 games. While are struggling in the last position having secured only 1 victory in 8 games.
There were many incidents in today’s match that have caught the eyes of the Twitterati. Be it amazing catches or even brilliant batting partnerships or even flying bats.
Below we take a look at all of those reactions.
— Arpan (@ThatCricketHead) September 22, 2021
— Cric Crazy (@Being_indiawale) September 22, 2021
— त्रि-Vines (@trilochann45) September 22, 2021
2019 IPL – CSK 1st to reach 14 points & Lost in Final
2020 IPL – DC 1st to reach 14 points & Lost in Final
2021 IPL – DC 1st to reach 14 points &#DCvsSRH
— S H E B A S (@Shebas_10) September 22, 2021
— abhirup (@abhirup__18) September 22, 2021
— Rishabh Pant (@rishabpantclub) September 22, 2021