Kuldeep Yadav and Rishabh Pant.
Picture Supply : BCCI/IPL Kuldeep Yadav and Rishabh Pant.

Delhi Capitals survived a large scare from Arshad Khan to beat Lucknow Tremendous Giants by 19 runs in match 64 of the Indian Premier League 2024. The Capitals preserve their slim hopes of qualifying within the playoffs alive and LSG are nearly out with a reasonably damaging NRR.

In the meantime, with DC’s win, Rajasthan Royals have formally certified for the playoffs with out taking part in their upcoming sport towards Punjab Kings. It is because the Royals have 16 factors from 12 matches and not more than 4 groups can attain 16 or extra factors. This implies the Royals will not be knocked out even when they lose each of their video games.

The Capitals bowlers restricted LSG to 189/9 within the 20 overs after making 208/4. Arshad Khan gave loads of hope to the Tremendous Giants however the group agonisingly fell brief. He smashed 58 from 33 balls and was the lone purpose why LSG stored preventing until the very finish. 

Batting first, Delhi made 208/4 as Tristan Stubbs went all weapons blazing within the demise overs. Whereas Abhishek Porel despatched the hosts off to a flying begin with Shai Hope after Jake Fraser-McGurk went again early. Rishabh Pant made 33 from 23 balls but it surely was Tristan Stubbs, who made 57 from 25 deliveries to energy the Capitals to over 200.

Popping out to chase LSG misplaced fast wickets with Ishan Sharma jolting the guests. He eliminated KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock and Deepak Hooda, whereas Axar Patel received Marcus Stoinis to ship LSG 44/4. Ayush Badoni couldn’t make a lot regardless that Nicholas Pooran was going all weapons blazing. 

Pooran made 61 from 27 balls and was the middle-over enforcer. After the autumn of early wickets, he introduced LSG again into the sport together with his power-hitting earlier than he departed within the twelfth over for 61. Arshad then got here in at No.8 and gave an amazing shot to the goal but it surely was slightly an excessive amount of for them.


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