Shikhar Dhawan played a knock of 69 runs as Delhi Capitals defeated Punjab Kings by seven wickets here at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday. Along with Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw also played a quickfire knock of 39 runs. For Punjab Kings, Chris Jordon, Harpreet Brar, and Riley Meredith returned with one wicket each.
“The atmosphere is great the moment, it is a young team and we have come of some good performances. There are no easy games in the IPL, even against you guys, it was not an easy game,” Rabada told Punjab Kings’ stand-in skipper Mayank Agarwal in a video posted on the website of IPL.
𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐭𝐚 𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐧𝐢𝐤𝐥𝐚 𝐆𝐚𝐛𝐛𝐚𝐫 💙🃏 #YehHaiNayiDilli #IPL2021 #PBKSvDC @SDhawan25 https://t.co/zjDPdDyqRu
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“It was great to get that wicket of Gayle, two wickets in the powerplay makes it tough for the batting team. You batted really well, dropped at deep-point, and it turned out to be your day. You whacked me for two sixes,” he added.
Skipper Pantastic 🤗💙 https://t.co/b61RoNXolW
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With this win, Delhi Capitals have moved to the first spot in the points table with 12 points from 8 games while Punjab Kings remain in sixth place with six points.