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DC vs PBKS highlights: Delhi moves to top of points table after 7 wkts win

Shikhar Dhawan smashed an unbeaten 69 off 47, while another opener Prithvi Shaw (39) and Steven Smith (24) also chipped in as DC chased down the target in 17.4 overs.

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IPL 2021, DC vs PBKS highlights: In Match 29 of 2021, (DC) beat (PBKS) by seven wickets at Narendra Modi Stadium, popularly known as Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad on Sunday.

Asked to take bat first, stand-in skipper hit an unbeaten 58-ball 99, while debutant Dawid Malan (26) scored 52 as Punjab posted 166 for six.

then smashed an unbeaten 69 off 47, while other opener (39) and Steven Smith (24) also chipped in as DC chased down the target in 17.4 overs.


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Earlier, It was a brilliant display of clean hitting from Agarwal who used the straight bat effectively in his crucial knock comprising eights fours and four sixes.

kept things tight in the powerplay, conceding 39 runs and sending back Prabhsimran Singh (12) and the mighty Chris Gaye (13).

Gayle missed a fast full toss from Rabada after pulling the South African for a massive six.

Agarwal, leading the side in the absence of in-form skipper KL Rahul, steadied the innings alongside IPL debutant Dawid Malan (26) as the two shared a 52-run partnership.

Capitals took total control of the game in the 14th over when Axar Patel found the stumps of Malan before Deepak Hooda ran himself out following a mix up with Agarwal at the other end, leaving Punjab at 88 for four.

Agarwal did not get much support from the other end thereafter but he took it upon himself to take the team to a competitive total.

Agarwal making a slight room for himself and sending Rabada for a straight six in the penultimate over was one of the best shots of his innings.

He was brutal on Avesh Khan in the 20th over, smashing couple of boundaries and a six to end the innings on a high.

The last over went for 23 and leaked 64 runs off the last 30 balls.

team rankings

DC inches closure to playoffs with a win today
 

Teams Play Won Loss Tie NR PTS NRR
DC 8 6 2 0 0 12 0.55
CSK 7 5 2 0 0 10 1.26
RCB 7 5 2 0 0 10 -0.17
MI 7 4 3 0 0 8 0.06
RR 7 3 4 0 0 6 -0.19
PBKS 8 3 5 0 0 6 -0.37
KKR 7 2 5 0 0 4 -0.49
SRH 7 1 6 0 0 2 -0.62
 
Delhi Capitals' scorecard

Batsmen Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Prithvi Shaw b Brar 39 22 3 3
Shikhar Dhawan not out 69 47 6 2
Steve Smith c Malan b Meredith 24 22 1 0
Rishabh Pant c Mayank b Jordan 14 11 1 1
Shimron Hetmyer not out 16 4 1 2
Total: 167-3 in 17.4 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Riley Meredith 3.4 0 35 1
Mohammed Shami 3 0 37 0
Ravi Bishnoi 4 0 42 0
Chris Jordan 2 0 21 1
Harpreet Brar 3 0 19 1
Deepak Hooda 2 0 11 0


Punjab Kings's scorecard

Batsmen Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Prabhsimran Singh c Smith b Rabada 12 16 0 1
Mayank Agarwal not out 99 58 8 4
Chris Gayle b Rabada 13 9 1 1
Dawid Malan b Axar 26 26 1 1
Deepak Hooda runout (Hetmyer/Axar) 1 1 0 0
Shahrukh Khan c Hetmyer b Avesh 4 5 0 0
Chris Jordan c Lalit b Rabada 2 3 0 0
Harpreet Brar not out 4 2 1 0
Total: 166-6 in 20 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Ishant Sharma 4 1 37 0
Marcus Stoinis 1 0 6 0
Kagiso Rabada 4 0 36 3
Avesh Khan 4 0 39 1
Lalit Yadav 3 0 25 0
Axar Patel 4 0 21 1

DC vs PBKS playing 11
 
Delhi Capitals playing 11: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Steven Smith, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan

playing 11: Prabhsimran Singh(w), (c), Chris Gayle, Dawid Malan, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Riley Meredith, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami
 
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