Dubai: Marcus Stoinis’ final over star turns with each bat and ball was superbly complemented by Kagiso Rabada’s briliant Tremendous Over that ensured an exhilarating opening spherical IPL victory for Delhi Capitals over Kings XI Punjab on Sunday.
Stoinis first blasted his technique to a 21-ball 53 as his late assault ensured an honest 157 for Eight for Capitals with 57 coming off final three overs. Stoinis hit seven fours and three sixes.
In reply, Capitals had been in management for 15 overs earlier than Mayank Agarwal 89 off 60 balls almost gained it for KXIP earlier than Stoinis got here into the image once more with opposition needing one off three balls.
The primary one was a dot adopted by wickets of Agarwal and Chris Jordan as match resulted in a tie and went into Tremendous Over.
Rabada, a Tremendous Over specialist then eliminated KL Rahul and Nicholas Pooran off successive balls to maintain an esy three run goal off one over. Rishabh Pant acquired a pair and Mohammed Shami bowled a large as Capitals acquired their hard-earned two factors.
Temporary Scores: Delhi Capitals 157/8 (Marcus Stoinis 53 off 21 balls, Shreyas Iyer 39 off 32 balls, Mohammed Shami 3/15).
Kings XI Pujab 157/8 (Mayank Agarwal 89 off 60 balls, Marcus Stoinis 2/29, Kagiso Rabada 2/28, R Ashwin 2/2).
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