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TATA IPL 2022, Match 32: DC Vs PBKS Match Report – Highlights

DC Vs PBKS Match Report
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DC Vs PBKS Match Report

The Delhi Capitals (DC) were back to winning ways in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after a convincing victory against the Punjab Kings (PBKS) by 9 wickets on Wednesday at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Check out the complete DC Vs PBKS Match Report

Five of the six bowlers that Delhi Capitals employed after winning the toss picked at least a wicket each to bundle Punjab Kings out for a paltry 115. Prithvi Shaw and David Warner then came into their element as the opening duo’s assault ensured an early finish.

DC vs PBKS Match Details

DC vs PBKSmatch 32 of IPL 2022 will take place on April 20 (Wednesday) at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. The match begins at 7.30 PM IST.

DC vs PBKS Playing XI

Punjab Kings (Playing XI): Mayank Agarwal(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma(w), Shahrukh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Arshdeep Singh

Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, Sarfaraz Khan, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Khaleel Ahmed

Change of Venue DC vs PBKS Match

The Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings match scheduled for tomorrow, 20th April, has been shifted to the Brabourne StadiumMumbai from MCA Stadium

Toss Update

TOSS UPDATE: Rishabh Pant has won the toss and Delhi Capitals will field first. DC pick Sarfaraz Khan. Nathan Ellis comes in for Odean Smith and Mayank Agarwal returns in place of Prabhsimran Singh.

Delhi Batting – 2nd Innings

Explosive knocks from David Warner and Prithvi Shaw secured a comfortable victory for the team with over 9 overs to spare after a complete effort from the DC bowlers restricted PBKS to 115. 

Target for Delhi Capitals

Chasing 116 to win, DC openers – David Warner and Prithvi Shaw were off to a solid start and DC were 43-0 after 3 overs.

Partnership Fifty in 21 Balls

Shaw hit the first six of the innings in the third over while both openers struck four fours each. The fifty partnership was up for the opening wicket in just 21 deliveries. 

Hard Hitting Powerplay

15 runs came off the 4th over after Warner creamed three fours against Rabada. The duo cashed in on every opportunity as DC were cruising at 81-0 at the end of the powerplay. 

First and Only Wicket for Punjab

Rahul Chahar, who bowled the next over, put an end to the opening partnership courtesy of a sharp catch in the outfield by Nathan Ellis to dismiss Shaw for 41. 

The hundred was up for DC in the 9th over after Warner dispatched a six and a four while new batter Sarfaraz Khan added a four too.

Warner’s third consecutive half century

Warner notched his third consecutive half century of the season and wrapped up the chase in style with a four as DC won by 9 wickets with more than 9 overs to spare.   

Punjab Kings – 1st Innings

Earlier, PBKS, who were put in to bat first, made two changes – Mayank Agarwal and Nathan Ellis replaced Prabhsimran Singh and Odean Smith respectively. 

PBKS skipper Mayank Agarwal started the innings on a confident note and creamed three fours in the 3rd over before Lalit Yadav provided the opening breakthrough to dismiss Dhawan, who was caught behind.

Livingstone Wicket

PBKS lost two more wickets inside the powerplay. While Agarwal chopped on against Mustafizur, Livingstone was out stumped facing Axar Patel in the 6th over. 

Punjab PowerPlay without Power

PBKS were 47-3 at the end of 6 overs before Bairstow was caught at fine leg off Khaleel Ahmed’s bowling. 

Delhi Brilliant Bowling Spell

Jitesh Sharma steadied the ship with five fours and PBKS were 77-4 at the halfway stage. 

Axar Patel broke the partnership after Jitesh Sharma was trapped LBW. 

Kuldeep Yadav struck twice in the next over after Kagiso Rabada and Nathan Ellis were cleaned up. 

Khaleel Ahmed claimed his second wicket after Shahrukh Khan was caught behind for 12.

Rahul Chahar added 12 runs on the board before the right-handed batter was caught in the deep. 

DC conceded only 6 runs in the final two overs as PBKS posted 115 in the first innings. 

Brief Match Scores – DC Vs PBKS Report

Delhi Capitals 119/1 (David Warner 60*, Prithvi Shaw 41; Rahul Chahar 1-21) beat Punjab Kings 115 (Jitesh Sharma 32, Mayank Agarwal 24; Axar Patel 2-10) by 9 wickets. Clinical bowling, fiery opening stand give Delhi Capitals huge win over Punjab Kings.

Full List of Award Winners Today – DC Vs PBKS Match Report

DC Vs PBKS Post Match Report: Full List of Award Winners, Man of The Match & Post Match Presentation.

Post Match Presentation

Rishabh Pant (Winning Captain): Obviously we had a lot of confusion and a little nervousness was there, because we learnt of the positive test this morning. There were talks about the game getting cancelled. We talked amongst each other. We thought we’ll focus on cricket – on the match. (Warner and Shaw) I don’t tell them anything – mostly I like to leave them alone. Everyone knows their roles. We will look to win every match. Results aren’t in our control but we can learn from our mistakes. I thought the ball was stopping a bit so I thought I’ll use a spinner and not a fast bowlers. I thought 150 would be a good enough score to stop them at.

Mayank Agarwal (Losing Captain): It’s a tough one. A day to forget. It’s best to move on and not dig too deep into this game. Obviously we lost too many wickets too early and that’s a concern. The more we look into it the more negatives will come out. It happens – we need to move on. I think 180 would have been good on this wicket. Could have given the spinners an over or two but did not at the time.

Kuldeep Yadav (Player of the match): Thank you, but I think I want to share this trophy with Axar cause he bowled well and took wickets in the middle. So, for me he’s the man of the match. I have played with KG a lot and he rarely uses his feet, which is why I give him the wrong ‘un. Second wicket Rishabh told me come round the wicket so I did it. The ball was spinning well. I just decided to keep the pitch full and that’s how that wicket fell. (On his accuracy) To be very honest this IPL I have a lot of confidence. Am very clear in my head and I know what needs to be done. I don’t see videos at all at anymore cause I’ve played with everyone mostly. So I focus on the feel and on my rhythm. After a long time I’m enjoying my bowling and credit goes to Rishabh cause he backs us a lot, even when we goes for runs. That’s a huge positive for us.

David Warner (60n.o off 30): I think the bowlers did a fantastic job and made it easier for us. We have to go hard in the powerplay. Credit to our bowlers to getting them out. To be honest we’re just glad to get out of our rooms and play cricket. (On his form) Am just sticking to the basics and putting my best foot forward. Form is temporary and class is permanent. Trying to be positive and happy to play with Shaw. They (his kids) just want to know why I haven’t scored a hundred and why I can’t do it like Jos, cause a 60 isn’t enough nowadays! (covid cases) It’s been challenging. Yesterday we had a live session. It’s unforutnate what’s happended in our camp – the pandemic has creeped in. But we’re really grateful to come out and play cricket. (Pushpa celebration) You got to keep up with tollywood mate (to KP). It’s Pushpa! (Runrate) When you’re not losing that many wickets and your near the target then you think. But it’s not something you focus on but its there in the back of your mind. (batting with Shaw) I’m loving it. It’s incredible how fast his hands our. He sets the time from ball one. Keep playing positive keep playing best towards your ability. (More than 1000 against Punjab) Certain teams you match up well and certain venues you do well. I just enjoy playing.

DC vs PBKS 2022 Awards (Rs 1 Lakh)

  • Punch Super Striker of the match: Prithvi Shaw (DC) 41 off 20 deliveries with a strike rate of 205
  • Dream11 Game Changer of the match: David Warner (DC) – 90 fantasy points
  • Unacademy Let’s Crack It sixes award: David Warner (DC) – 1 six
  • Cred Power player of the match: Prithvi Shaw (DC) 40 off 18 in the powerplay
  • Upstox most valuable asset of the match: David Warner (DC)
  • Swiggy InstaMart Fastest Delivery: Kagiso Rabada (PBKS) clocked the fastest delivery of 143km/hr
  • RuPay on the go fours of the match: David Warner (DC) – 10 fours
  • Player of the match: Kuldeep Yadav (DC)

Coming Up Next: Match No. 33 Mumbai Indians Vs Chennai Super Kings.


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