Rahul Tripathi smashed a six in the penultimate ball as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) conquer Delhi Capitals (DC) by a few wickets in the Qualifier 2 of IPL 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Ground on Wednesday to established up a title clash with Chennai Super Kings.
Opting to bowl, KKR dished out yet another superlative bowling display screen to limit Delhi Capitals to a hundred thirty five for 5 on a slow Sharjah monitor.
Venkatesh Iyer (fifty five) and Shubman Gill (forty six) then shared ninety six operates for the opening wicket but KKR dropped five wickets, including just 7 operates to stare at defeat.
But Tripathi smashed the a lot-desired six to snatch get from the jaws of defeat.
Previously, invited to bat, DC opener Shikhar Dhawan struggled his way to a 39-ball 36 but couldn’t split the shackles. Prithvi Shaw (18) looked fantastic in his quick continue to be, even though comeback male Marcus Stoinis (18) bought the start out but couldn’t capitalise on it.
In the 18th above, Shimron Hetmyer (seventeen) unleashed two sixes off Lockie Ferguson following finding a 2nd lease of lifestyle, even though Shreyas Iyer (30 not out) strike a 4 and a past-ball six in the twentieth above to consider DC to a competitive score.
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Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje.
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan(c), Shakib Al Hasan, Dinesh Karthik(w), Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakaravarthy.