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Delhi Capitals Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Score (T20)

Date: Saturday, 30 March, 2019 IST Venue: Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi Match Status: Match Ended

Kolkata Knight Riders tied with Delhi Capitals (Delhi Capitals win Super Over by 3 runs)

Batsman Status R B 4s 6s
Kuldeep Yadav not out 10 5 1 0
Bowling 0 M R W
Kagiso Rabada 4 0 41 1
Sandeep Lamichhane 4 0 29 1
Batsman Status R B 4s 6s
Harshal Patel not out 0 0 0 0
Bowling 0 M R W
Prasidh Krishna 4 0 33 0
Lockie Ferguson 4 0 38 1
  • 187 to win then. Looks to be out of reach for Delhi. But dew seems to have made its presence. That might change the equation a little bit. Just to assert - the Delhi team also has people who can tonk the ball around. Stay tuned...
  • Andre Russell is caught down for a chat with Rohan Gavaskar. The West Indian says that he is proud to become the highest scorer and it was very crucial to get this knock. Him and Dinesh Kathik decided that they will play and hit when the bad balls are bowled. Admits that the blow on the shoulder was a painful one but he just backed himself and hit the shots. Says at one point they were thinking of 150 but 186 is a good total and hopes the bowler can defend it.
  • The big man went down but then what followed was a thunderstorm. He started pummeling the bowlers and finished on 62 from 28 balls, with 4 fours and 6 sixes. Do not forget the contribution of skipper Karthik. He came in at 40/3 and was there till the 19th over, scoring 50 himself. In a stand of 95 with Dre Russ, DK scored 27.
  • An innings of two halves. First saw the visitors complete total harakiri, throwing their wickets away and being reduced to 61/5, amidst some careless batting. But then came Andre Russell and he started to go bang bang. In next to no time, the 50-run stand was raised. And then, Russell got hit on the shoulder.
  • 64/5 in the first 10 overs. Advantage Delhi. 121/3 in the next 10. Massive momentum swing. This man Andre Russell is just the reason why Kolkata could prove the team to beat this season.
  • 19.6 OUT! A run out to end the innings. A length ball on middle, Chawla swings hard but mistimes it to long on. He is happy with the single but Kuldeep wants the second. Chawla is ball-watching and suddenly turns around to see Kuldeep charging towards him. He starts to run and Kuldeep responds too but by then, Dhawan returns a good throw to the bowler who disturbs the bails. The batsmen do not even cross each other. A run and a run out on the final ball. KOLKATA FINISH ON 185/8!
  • 19.5 FOUR! Rabada is losing his radar here. Follows the batsman down the leg side with a short ball and Chawla blindly pulls it past the diving fine leg fielder.
  • 19.4 Excellent bowling, fired in the blockhole, Kuldeep just about digs it out to fine leg. A run taken.
  • 19.3 Backs away to the leg side and swings it towards deep mid-wicket for another brace.
  • 19.2 A short ball, slammed towards mid off where Shreyas Iyer misfields and concedes the second.
  • 19.1 FOUR! 'You expect better from Rabada. That really is sloppy bowling,' says an angry Kevin Pietersen on air. A low full toss outside off, Kuldeep backs away and steers it behind point!
  • Kagiso Rabada to bowl the 20th over.
  • 18.6 Tossed up ball on middle, PC goes for the sweep but gets it off the toe end of the bat and the ball rolls to the on side. 171/7
  • 18.5 Full ball on middle, Kuldeep plays the reverse sweep to point and takes a run.
  • Kuldeep Yadav is the new man in.
  • 18.4 OUT! Karthik walks. Good catch by Pant. Short and wide outside off, spinning further away, Karthik reaches out to cut but misses. Pant starts to appeal but DK walks and shows sportsmanship. You cannot underestimate his knock, he played the perfect support to Russell's power-hitting.
  • 18.3 SIX! BOOM! And that's his Fifty as well! His 17th in the Indian T20 League. Full and around middle and leg, Karthik gets down and mows the slog sweep over backward square leg!
  • 18.3 WIDE. Bowls this down the leg side, Karthik misses his flick.
  • 18.2 Guides this one to the third man region for a single.
  • 18.1 SIX! What a way to get off the mark! Mishra bowls a tossed up ball on middle, Piyush gets on his knees and sends it sailing into the mid-wicket stands.
  • 17.6 Bowls a full ball on the pads and going down, it clips Karthik's pads and goes to the keeper. 156/6
  • Piyush Chawla is the new man in.
  • 17.5 OUT! That ends a fantastic innings from Dre Russ. A monumental knock ends. Lasted just 28 balls but was worth the fun. A short ball outside off, Russell swings hard but gets a top edge. Kagiso Rabada runs back from short fine leg while Rahul Tewatia runs in from deep square leg. They collide but eventually Tewatia takes the catch. Thanks for the entertainment, Russ...
  • 17.4 FOUR! Lovely batting! Full ball on off, Russell opens the bat face and guides it uppishly over the point fielder for a boundary. Lovely batting here from the West Indian.
  • 17.3 Russell plays the pull-shot at mid-wicket. The fielder in the deep throws it to the keeper and the keeper collects it and hits the stumps but the batsman is well home. The Umpire takes the help of the Third Umpire. Third Umpire shows the green signal for the batsman.
  • 17.2 FOUR! Hammered! Morris bowls it full and on off, Andree pulls it to mid-wicket. The ball raced away to the fence like a bullet.
  • 17.1 Excellent yorker to begin with! Karthik digs it out but falls apart in hitting it. He hits it to mid-wicket and takes a run. Run out chance at the non-striker's end but the throw was not accurate.
  • Morris switches ends.
  • 16.6 Full and outside off, eased through the covers for a run. 145/5
  • 16.5 Excellent yorker on middle, pushed towards cover.
  • 16.4 On middle and leg, worked to the leg side for a run.
  • 16.3 FOUR! HALF CENTURY FOR RUSSELL! In just 23 balls. His 5th such score in the Indian T20 League. Short and outside off, Russell swings hard and gets it over mid-wicket, one bounce and into the fence!
  • 16.2 Excellent yorker outside off, dabbed towards cover for a single.
  • 16.1 MIX-UP, SAFE! This could have been disastrous for Kolkata. On a good length outside off, Karthik dabs it towards short third man and sets off for a single. But then he changes his mind. Russell though, is halfway down the track and has to go back. Luckily for him, Lamichhane at short third man fires it really wide of the bowler and Dre Russ gets back.
  • Kagiso Rabada returns. 2-0-20-1 so far.
  • 15.6 SIX! That's into the orbit! New ball please, this one is out of here. Well, if you have seen Russell in the last two games in the death overs, you would know that you don't bowl there to him. Patel bowls a length delivery on middle, Russell goes through with his swing and sends it sailing into the deep mid-wicket stands. 138/5
  • 15.6 WIDE. Pressure on the bowler. Bowls it wide outside off, Russell jumps across, initially looking to hit it but then lets it be.
  • 15.5 SIX! BLUDGEONED! Number 5 for Russell. Do not bowl it there to him. Length. Outside off. Cannon. Missile speed. Powered over long on. What a hit.
  • 15.4 Short ball outside off, Karthik pulls it to the on side. The fielder at deep mid-wicket gets to it and they take a single.
  • 15.3 Length ball on off, Russell swings his bat but doesn't connect well and the ball goes to deep mid-wicket for a single.
  • 15.2 A short ball, pulled to deep mid-wicket for a single.
  • 15.1 FOUR! BEAUTY! There is a giant at the other end while here this guy is a peace-maker. What a gentle caressing shot. Overpitched outside off, Karthik leans and drives it through the covers!
  • Harshal Patel is back on. 3-0-20-2 so far.
  • 14.6 SIX! That's a maximum! This one is in Russell's arc and he hits it straight out of the park. Morris bowls a full ball on middle and Russell hits it off the middle of the bat and over the bowler's head. You don't bowl there to him. 118/5
  • 14.5 FOUR! Leg byes! Strays down the leg side , Russell looks to flick but just gets hit on the pads and the ball races to fine leg fence.
  • Another problem. This time for the bowler. Morris has pulled out of his delivery stride. He just stands there mid-pitch, on his haunches, before the umpire asks him of his well-being. He gingerly gets up and then shakes his head as he walks back. Shreyas Iyer asks him whether he is fine and he initially says yes but then calls for the physio. Looks to be an ankle sprain. Replays show that Chris landed very awkwardly on his right ankle while about to deliver the ball. MORRIS IS FIT TO CONTINUE NOW...
  • 14.4 FOUR! That is unlucky for Morris. A terrific yorker, outside off, Russell is late to get his bat down and gets an inside edge. But, it zips past the stumps to the fine leg fence!
  • 14.3 Length ball on off, Karthik guides it to third man for a run.
  • 14.2 Short and on off, Russell pulls it to wide of deep mid-wicket and scores a run.
  • 14.1 Full ball on off, Karthik drives it straight to long on for a run.
  • Common sense prevails. With the batsman being not too comfortable yet, the second strategic break has been signalled. This particular event could have a telling blow on either side. If Russell does not recover, Kolkata might struggle to get to even 150. On the flip side, if Dre Russ recovers, beware Delhi - 101/5 could end up at 181/5. CHRIS MORRIS IS BACK ON. 2-0-11-0 so far.
  • There is a bit of a delay here. Russell is not at all comfortable. The physio is out in the middle, giving him a bit of a rub on the left shoulder. The umpires are having a chat with Karthik, probably asking the physio to hurry up.
  • 13.6 Another short ball on off, DK pulls it to mid-wicket and keeps the strike for the next over. 101/5
  • 13.5 100 up for Kolkata! Harshal bowls a full ball but it seems the ball got stuck on the pitch and came in slower. Russell looked to drive but it goes uppishly through the covers to long off and they take a run.
  • 13.4 Full ball on the pads, Karthik flicks it to the on side and takes a run.
  • 13.3 FREE HIT! Short ball outside off, Russell pulls it hard but straight to the fielder at deep mid-wicket who takes the catch but it is a Free Hit so one run scored.
  • FREE HIT time...
  • 13.3 OOPS! Russell is down! My word... that was a bullet to a tank. Fired from Harshal, a high full toss but it is totally out of control. Dre Russ loses sight of it completely, tries to fend it but misses it totally. He is hit on the left shoulder and is straightaway down, wincing in pain. Half the Delhi team is beside him, calming him but the bowler is busy arguing with the umpire as to how can that be a no ball. But the umpire is firm and signals it a no ball. Meanwhile, the physio is out in the middle...
  • 13.2 In the slot. Full and wide outside off, Russell swings hard but misses.
  • 13.1 On a good length outside off, punched towards point.
  • Harshal Patel is back on. 2-0-15-2 so far.
  • 12.6 Gives it a little flight, Karthik prods forward and defends it. 96/5
  • 12.5 Full ball outside off, Andre flat bats it straight to long off for a single.
  • 12.4 Googly outside off, Russell reaches for it but fails to get bat on ball.
  • 12.3 Tossed up on off, Karthik punches it down the ground for a single.
  • 12.2 FOUR! Lovely timing. This outfield is lightning quick. Full on middle, Karthik leans and flicks it through mid-wicket. Once the ball makes contact with the turf, it just races away.
  • 12.1 Starts with a gentle leg spinner outside off, guided to point by DK.
  • 11.6 SIX! Colossal! Russell is changing the tempo pretty quickly here. Tossed up outside off, brave enough from Lamichhane but Russell does not spare him. Leans and sends this flying over long off! 17 from the over. Also, RUSSELL GETS TO THE 1K MARK IN THE INDIAN T20 LEAGUE! 90/5
  • 11.5 SIX! Don't think he middled that at all but doesn't matter. That is Dre Russ' power. Full and around middle, Russell looks to swing hard but the ball goes off the inner half of the bat. Clears deep mid-wicket!
  • 11.4 Leg spinner on the pads, DK flicks it to the on side and gives Russell the strike.
  • 11.3 FOUR! That's a classic pull shot from DK. He reads the lengh early and rocks back to this full ball and pulls it hard to deep mid-wicket and into the boundary.
  • 11.2 Bowls this one fuller and turning away, DK guides it but short man was placed there just for that shot.
  • 11.1 Leg spinner outside off, Karthik cuts it but straight to point.
  • 10.6 Fetches this from off and sweeps it through square leg for a run. 73/5
  • 10.5 Full and around leg, DK looks to defend but misses and is hit on the pads. Mishra starts to appeal but then bails out.
  • 10.4 Dropped short, Dre Russ pulls it towards long on for a single.
  • 10.3 SIX! BLAST! There comes number 1. Full and outside off, right in the arc, Russell leans and bludgeons it over long off!
  • 10.2 Outside off, another googly, stays low, punched back to the bowler.
  • 10.1 The googly outside off, Karthik looks to defend but the ball spins in, takes the inner half of the bat and goes towards mid-wicket. A quick single taken.
  • 9.6 Sandeep tosses this one on off, Russell drives it but straight to the fielder at covers. 64/5
  • 9.5 Floated ball on off, DK flicks it to mid-wicket and changes strike.
  • 9.4 Another tossed up ball on off, Andre drives it to mid on and takes a run.
  • 9.3 Leg spinner on off, Russell punches it off the back foot to mid on.
  • 9.2 Googly outside off, DK goes on the back foot and flicks it to mid-wicket for a single.
  • Andre Russell walks in at number 7, replacing Gill.
  • 9.1 OUT! That is a run out! Rabada is clean and Gill is out of here. Kolkata now have half their side back in the hut. Lamichhane tosses it up outside off, Gill squirts it past point. The batsman run two. Rabada makes good ground to his left and stops it with a dive. The pacer is slow in getting up. Gill hence feels it is a boundary, Karthik though sets off for a third as there is no signal from the umpire. Gill goes for it late. By then, Rabada throws it to Patel who was the second fielder after it from point. He then throws it to Sandeep who whips the bails off and appeals. The umpire takes it upstairs but first they want to check if Rabada's stop is clean. That is okay. They then move onto see if Gill is short and he is. Delhi are ecstatic and Kolkata are in big trouble here.
  • Is that a boundary? Is that a run out? Delhi are appealing for a run out against Gill but all that will be waste if Rabada's leg has touched the ropes. Referred upstairs...
  • Strategic break. Wow. An action-packed 9 overs so far. Delhi have stunned Kolkata, taking 4 big wickets but such is the line-up of Kolkata, that there are more to come! Karthik and Gill will be looking to get a partnership going and then set Russell loose to get the firecrackers ablaze. Here comes Sandeep Lamichhane. 2-0-7-1 so far.
  • 8.6 FOUR! Floated ball outside off, bottom edge on this one and the ball races away to the fine leg fence for a boundary. 59/4
  • 8.5 Full ball on off, Gill drives it to mid off and takes off for a single.
  • 8.4 Flighted ball outside off, Gill drives it superbly to the covers but straight to the fielder.
  • 8.3 Beautiful Googly! Mishra bowls a quicker googly outside off, Gill looks to push it on the off side but the ball takes the bottom edge and goes to the keeper.
  • 8.2 Another tossed up ball on the pads, Karthik flicks it on the leg side for a single.
  • 8.1 Starts off with a gentle leg spinner pitching on middle and turning in, DK blocks it.
  • Amit Mishra into the attack now.
  • 7.6 Dropped short, pulled wide of long on for one. 53/4
  • 7.5 On middle and leg, helped through square leg for a run.
  • 7.4 Outside off, dabbed to third man for a single.
  • 7.3 SIX! Terrific shot! A short ball, on middle, Karthik swivels and pulls it over square leg!
  • 7.2 Full on middle, flicked straight to short mid-wicket.
  • Shubman Gill eventually comes out to bat at number 6, replacing Rana.
  • 7.1 OUT! Caught! Another wicket goes down and Harshal has his second. Guess what, he is on a hat-trick too, as he dismissed Uthappa on his previous delivery of his previous over. This is a bonus wicket though. A length ball, angled down the leg side, Rana just guides it through backward square leg. But to his dismay, he finds Kagiso Rabada running to his right from fine leg and snapping it! Kolkata are in a mire now, finding themselves at 44/4!
  • 6.6 FOUR! Excellent timing to get off the mark! Full on middle, Karthik just flicks it through mid-wicket and the ball races away! 44/3
  • Dinesh Karthik walks in at number 5, replacing Lynn.
  • 6.5 OUT! CAUGHT! Big wicket here for Delhi as they send Lynn back to the hut. They have picked up both the openers of Kolkata and would like to keep the momentum going. Rabada bowls a quick short ball on middle and rearing up to Lynn's shoulders. Lynn goes back and tries to pull it but gets his gloves on it and Pant behind takes a wonderful left-handed catch diving to his left. Delhi are on a roll.
  • 6.4 Full ball on the pads, Lynn flicks it to fine leg and takes a brace
  • 6.3 Changes angle for the left-hander and comes from over the wicket. Bowls it on a back of a length, Rana guides it to third man for a single.
  • 6.2 Bowls in on the pads this time, Lynn flicks it to the on side and takes a single.
  • 6.1 Starts with a back of a length ball on the off stump line, Lynn pushes it to the off side.
  • Nitish Rana walks in at number 4, replacing Uthappa. Rabada comes back as well. 1-0-12-0 so far.
  • 5.6 OUT! Another LBW! Harshal is flying and has the last laugh. The previous ball was a wonderful cut on the walk. Now, Harshal has sent Robbie on a walk. Uthappa walks into the shot and looks to flick this time. But the ball comes back in, sneaks past the bat and hits him on the pads. Patel appeals and up goes the umpire's finger! That looked stone dead. 36/2
  • 5.5 FOUR! Magnificent shot! Short and outside off, Uthappa walks into the shot and plays a lovely cut shot, piercing the gap behind point. Not a soul in place and the ball races away!
  • 5.4 On middle, chipped down to mid on for a single.
  • 5.3 A short ball, pulled straight to short mid-wicket.
  • 5.2 Outside off, punched straight to mid off.
  • 5.1 Full on middle, flicked through mid-wicket for a single.
  • Harshal Patel to bowl now.
  • 4.6 Full and on the pads, Lynn goes for the flick and misses. Dot to end the over. Nine runs from it. 30/1
  • 4.5 FOUR! PULLED HARD! Morris goes for the short ball here and and Lynn rocks back and launches onto it. He pulls it hard and connects this time and the ball races to the fence.
  • 4.4 Play and a miss! Lynn goes to pull hard on this back of a length ball but does not get bat on ball.
  • 4.3 FOUR! Driven! Back of a length ball outside off, Lynn drives it uppishly and over the covers for a boundary. Second boundary for him.
  • 4.2 Length ball outside off, Lynn moves across and keeps it out to the bowler.
  • 4.1 Bowls a full ball angling in, Uthappa drives it straight to mid on and takes a run.
  • 3.6 Now eases this down to long on and keeps strike for the next over. A successful over comes to an end. 21/1
  • 3.5 FOUR! Off the mark in style! This is floated up around off, it is a little too full. Uthappa leans into it and strokes it through cover-point for a boundary.
  • Robin Uthappa is the new man in.
  • 3.4 OUT! No bat, three reds and Naik takes a review along with him. Not sure why he took that review as you would always know if you have hit the ball or not as a batsman and this time there was day-light between bat and ball. The googly on off, it pitches and turns back in. Nail lunges forward to defend but misses. The ball hits him on the pad and an appeal follows. The umpire after a thought raises his finger. Naik reviews immediately. Replays show that the on-field call is a right one. So a short stay for the new opener.
  • A review this time by Kolkata! Naik has been adjudged LBW but he has reviewed. Only an inside edge can save him.
  • 3.3 Fires it on the pads, Naik looks to flick but misses to get hit on the pads.
  • 3.2 Inside edge! Sandeep has started off excellently. Uses his feet and goes for the wild hoick. Luckily for him he gets an inside edge onto his pads which takes the ball away from the keeper.
  • 3.1 Flatter and on middle, Lynn goes back and works it through mid-wicket for a run.
  • 2.6 A solid shot there but for no runs! Dances down the track and gets to the pitch of it. Strokes it crisply but to mid off. 15/0
  • 2.5 On the stumps and the batter blocks it out.
  • 2.4 A leg bye! This is angled into the batsman. Lynn looks to flick but misses. The ball hits him high on the pads and rolls towards point. A run taken.
  • 2.3 Beats the inside edge! Back of a length around off, this one jags back in. Lynn looks to punch it but the ball goes past the inside edge.
  • 2.2 Down the leg side, Nikhil works it towards fine leg for a single.
  • 2.1 Swing and a miss! Naik dances down the track and has a wild swing to this ball outside off but misses by a long way.
  • Chris Morris comes into the attack.
  • 1.6 Nope as the last ball is hit for a run towards long on. Still a top class second over from Lamichhane. 13/0
  • 1.5 Flatter and on off, Naik blocks it out. A maiden?
  • 1.4 NOT OUT! That is a long way away from the bat! A shocker of a review there and Delhi have lost their only review in as early as the second over. The leggie this time and it is outside off. Naik looks to guide it down to third man but he seems to have missed it. Pant takes it and appeals. The umpire shakes his head. Pant convinces his captain to take it upstairs and he does so. Replays roll in and they show there is absolutely nothing.
  • Review time! A huge appeal for a caught behind but the umpire heard nothing. Delhi though have reviewed.
  • 1.3 Gives it nice amount of air on off, Naik strokes it back to the bowler. Three dots to begin.
  • 1.2 The googly, Naik does well, he picks it late and then guides it to the slip fielder. He sets off but then realizes it is straight to hand so makes his way back.
  • 1.1 Naik dances down the track but does not get to the pitch of it. Blocks it out.
  • Sandeep Lamichhane to bowl from the other end.
  • 0.6 A couple to end an expensive first. A little too straight this time by Rabada, Lynn works it through square leg for two. 12/0
  • 0.5 FOUR! Pure timing that! Finesses from Lynn. You do not normally see that. Second boundary in the over. Fuller in length and around off, Lynn leans into it and strokes it through covers.
  • 0.4 EDGED BUT SHORT! Maybe the first slip fielder is a little too deep on a slow wicket. Length and around off, Lynn plays it with an open face. The ball though goes off the outside edge and Dhawan takes it on the bounce.
  • 0.3 Now opens the face of the bat and nicely guides it down to third man for a single.
  • 0.2 Goes back to bowling length around off, Naik makes a leave.
  • 0.2 WIDE! The outswinger this time but it is way outside off. Wided.
  • 0.1 FOUR! A boundary to begin proceedings! A stroke of luck there for Naik. A length delivery and around off, this one comes back in. Naik looks to defend but it goes off the inside edge, past the off pole and to the fine leg boundary.
  • We are all set to get underway! The Kolkata openers, Chris Lynn and Nikhil Naik make their way out to the middle. The latter will take strike and he will face Kagiso Rabada.
  • Kolkata skipper, Dinesh Karthik, says he was looking to bat first so he is happy. Informs Narine is out and Naik is in.
  • Delhi captain, Shreyas Iyer, says he wants to bowl first. He reckons the decision to bat in the last game was the wrong deicison and he wants an idea of how the wicket will play. Credits the way how Russell and Pant have been played and he hopes they can keep the former quiet. Informs they have 4 changes, Sandeep Lamichanne, Chris Morris, Harshal Patel and Hanuma Vihari come in.
  • TOSS - Delhi win the toss and they elect to field!
  • A few minutes before there was some rain and the pitch was covered. But it seems everything is clear now and the match will begin on time.
  • Hello and a warm welcome to everyone! It is the second match of this Saturday double-header where Delhi are hosting Kolkata. The visitors come here with two wins in as many games. Their last game saw them getting a comfortable victory over Punjab and they will be confident in making it three in three. Delhi, on the other hand, have had a one-one win-loss ratio. They started their campaign with a win but suffered a defeat to the defending champions in their second game. They would want to forget that and get back to the winning ways. A great contest awaits us here. Stay tuned for the toss.

Delhi Capitals Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Score (T20) Ball by Ball Commentary

Delhi Capitals Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Score (T20) Ball by Ball Commentary

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
6 Pakistan 4756 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
6 New Zealand 4056 254