IPL: Delhi Capitals get in TOP 4 after defeating PBKS

Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India],: Delhi Capitals enhanced their playoff hopes on Monday as they defeated Punjab Kings by 17 runs in their IPL 2022 match at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai.

With this win, Rishabh Pant-led DC have actually now reached the 4th on the Indian Premier Organization 2022 table with 14 points against their name. The fifth placed Royal Challengers Bangalore additionally have 14 points yet their negative Net Run Rate (NRR) has cost them dearly.

Shardul Thakur took 4 wickets while Axar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav bagged two each as Delhi bowlers restricted Punjab in their chase of 160 runs.

Previously, Mitchell Marsh’s blistering knock of 63 assisted Delhi to a score 159/7. Arshdeep Singh and Liam Livingstone got 3 wickets each for Punjab Kings.

Chasing after 160, Punjab openers Jonny Bairstow and also Shikhar Dhawan took pleasure in an excellent start as their rating checked out 27/0 after 3 overs. However points promptly turned around for them as Anrich Nortje drew initial blow for Delhi in type of dangerous-looking opener Bairstow (28) in the fourth over. The Englishman pulled but he didn’t get the elevation and also located Axar Patel at the deep square leg.

In the last over of the innings, Arshdeep Singh limited DC to 159/7 as he disregarded Thakur.

Brief rating: Delhi Capitals 159/7 (Mitchell Marsh 63, Sarfaraz Khan 32; Liam Livingstone 3-27) vs Punjab Kings 142/9 (Jitesh Sharma 44, Jonny Bairstow 28; Shradul Thakur 4-36).

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