IPL 2020 Match 2 DC vs KXIP: In the second match of IPL 2020, Delhi Capitals defeated Kings XI Punjab in a super over. This is Punjab’s first defeat in the UAE. In this match played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, earlier both the teams scored 157 runs in 20-20 overs at the loss of eight wickets each.
After this, the super over was played to get the result of the match. In the super over, Punjab had a target of three runs in front of Delhi, which Delhi easily achieved. Markus Stoinis and Kagiso Rabada were the heroes of this victory of Delhi.
Mayank Aggarwal’s 89 runs in 60 balls
Earlier, Punjab had a very poor start to chasing the target of 158 runs from Delhi. At one time Punjab lost their five wickets for 55 runs. But after this, Mayank Agarwal made a brilliant comeback in the match by playing an inning of 89 runs in 60 balls.
However, when it seemed that Punjab would easily win the match, then Stoinis overturned in the 20th over. Punjab had to score one run to win the last three balls but Stoinis stopped them from doing so.
Stoinis’s powerpack performance
Delhi Capitals scored 157 runs in the 20 overs after batting first. For Delhi Capitals Marcus Stoinis played an explosive inning of 53 runs. Stoinis hit seven fours and three skyscraper sixes in his half-century.
Apart from Stoinis, captain of DC Shreyas Iyer played 39 and Rishabh Pant scored 31 runs for Delhi. However, in front of the deadly bowling of Punjab, seven batsmen of Delhi could not even touch the double figures.
Mohammad Shami took 3 wickets
KXIP bowler Mohammad Shami bowled brilliantly. Shami took three wickets for just 15 runs in four overs of his quota. This is Shami’s best performance in IPL. In addition to Shami, Sheldon Cottrell took two and Ravi Bishnoi took one wicket.
Watch the super over
Delhi Capital moves in points table by taking 2 crucial points. After this Kings XI Punjab will meet Royal Challengers Bangalore on 24th September at Dubai. Whears Delhi will face off Chennai Super Kings on 25th September at Dubai.
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