Dhawan’s 92 Sets Up Delhi’s 6 Wicket Victory Over Punjab Kings

The Quint
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Out on 92 in the 15th over but Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan had done enough to help his team pick up their second victory of the 2021 IPL season, with a 6 wicket victory over KL Rahul’s Punjab Kings.

Punjab posted 195/4 but Delhi managed to successfully chase down the target with 9 balls to spare.

Mayank Agarwal raises his bat to celebrate his first half century of IPL 2021.
Mayank Agarwal raises his bat to celebrate his first half century of IPL 2021.

Earlier, after being put into bat first, the openers gave Punjab Kings a solid start, stitching together a 122-run opening partnership. Birthday boy KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal both scored half centuries as Punjab posted 195/4.

Agarwal was the more aggressive of the two, smashing 69 runs in 36 balls with seven fours and four sixes. The pair managed to get PBKS to 59 runs within the powerplay.

However, after Rahul got out on 61 with the team’s score at 141/2 in 15.2 overs, Delhi managed to clip the flow of runs as Punjab managed to post 195/4 in their 20 overs.

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