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IPL 2020, DC vs KXIP highlights: Delhi beats Punjab in Super Over thriller

Marcus Stoinis' last over star turns with both bat and ball was beautifully complemented by Kagiso Rabada's brilliant Super Over that ensured a thrilling IPL victory for Delhi Capitals

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Rabada, a Super Over specialist then removed KL Rahul and Nicholas Pooran off successive balls to keep an easy three run target off one over. Photo: PTI
In the Match 2 of IPL 2020, Marcus Stoinis' last over star turns with both bat and ball was beautifully complemented by Kagiso Rabada's brilliant Super Over that ensured a thrilling IPL victory for over at Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.

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Stoinis first blasted his way to a 21-ball-53 as his late assault ensured a decent 157 for 8 for Capitals with 57 coming off last three overs. Stoinis hit seven fours and three sixes.

In reply, Capitals were in control for 15 overs before 89 off 60 balls nearly won it for KXIP before Stoinis came into the picture again with opposition needing one off three balls.

The first one was a dot followed by wickets of Agarwal and Chris Jordan as match ended in a tie and went into Super Over.

Rabada, a Super Over specialist then removed and Nicholas Pooran off successive balls to keep an easy three run target off one over. got a couple and bowled a wide as Capitals got their hard earned two points.

IPL 2020, Match 2: DC vs KXIP video highlights



Earlier, DC was on 127/7 at the end of the penultimate over of the innings at the Dubai International Stadium after which Stoinis smashed 26 runs off Chris Jordan in the final over. Additionally, the over included a wide and a dramatic final ball in which Stoinis was run out after taking a run but Jordan had overstepped.

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Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada ran two runs off the free-hit to make 30 runs off the over.

For the rest of the innings however, it was KXIP on top with Shami making life difficult for the batsmen early on.

He accounted for the wickets of opener Prithvi Shaw, and of DC captain who acted as the anchor for much of his team's innings. Shreyas was on 39 off 32 balls and looking to get going when he fell to Shami in the latter's last over.

Shreyas put up a partnership of 73 with (31) to steady the ship for DC and it was 19-year-old who gave KXIP the breakthrough by dismissing the latter.

Match 2: DC vs KXIP scorecard




IPL 2020, Match 2: DC vs KXIP Playing 11

DC playing 11: (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, (WK), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Mohit Sharma, Anrich Nortje, Axar Patel

KXIP playing 11: (C&WK), Nicholas Pooran, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Glenn Maxwell, Sarfaraz Khan, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bisnoi, Chris Jordan and Sheldon Cottrell.

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