IPL 2021 Live KKR vs DC 41st match: In the 41st league match of IPL 2021, the team of Delhi Capitals under the captaincy of Rishabh Pant took the field against Kolkata Knight Riders captained by Eoin Morgan in Sharjah. In this match, the KKR captain won the toss and decided to bowl first. After this, batting in the first innings, Delhi scored 127 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs and gave Kolkata a target of 128 runs to win.
In reply, KKR scored 130 runs for 7 wickets in 18.2 overs and won the match by three wickets. After this victory, Kolkata has 10 points and is at number four in the points table, while even after this defeat, Delhi’s team is at number two with 16 points.
Kolkata innings, beat Delhi:
Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer opened the innings for Kolkata. Both shared a 28-run partnership for the first wicket. The first blow to Kolkata was given by Lalit Yadav by dismissing Venkatesh Iyer for 14 runs. Rahul Tripathi was dismissed for 9 by Avesh Khan. Shubman Gill was dismissed for 30 by Rabada. Eoin Morgan was dismissed for a duck by Ashwin. Dinesh Karthik was dismissed for 12 by Avesh Khan. Sunil Narine played an innings of 21 runs and became the victim of Nartje. Nitish Rana remained at the crease till the last moment and scored an unbeaten 36 runs to give victory to the team.
Delhi innings, batsmen did not play:
The first wicket of Delhi’s team fell in the form of Dhawan. He was caught out at the hands of Venkatesh Iyer by Lucky Ferguson on the score of 24 runs. Shreyas Iyer, who played well in the last two matches, could only score one run in this match and was dismissed by Sunil Narine. Steve Smith opened with Dhawan in this match and was dismissed by Ferguson for 39 runs. Hetmyer could not show any miracle and was caught by Venkatesh Iyer for 4 runs to Tim Southee. Lalit Yadav could not even open his account and got out on the ball of Naren, while Axar Patel also got out on the ball of Venkatesh Iyer for zero. R Ashwin was dismissed for 9 off Tim Southee. Rishabh Pant was run out after scoring 39 runs. For Kolkata, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine and Lucky Ferguson took two wickets each while Tim Southee took one wicket.
Prithvi Shaw out, Steve Smith in, Andre Russell missed out
Delhi team made a change for this match against KKR. The opener batsman of this team, Prithvi Shaw was injured and Steve Smith was included in his place in the playing XI. At the same time, KKR made two changes. In this team, Sandeep Warrier and Tim Southee were given a chance in place of the famous Krishna and Andre Russell. Andre Russell was dropped from the team due to injury.
Delhi’s playing XI-
Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c/w), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan.
KKR Playing XI-
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (captain), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik, Sunil Narine, Lucky Ferguson, Tim Southee, Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier.