KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants are taking on Rishabh Pant-led Delhi capitals in their fourth encounter of the season at the DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai. Going with the trend, LSG elected to field after winning the toss.
Delhi Capitals playing 11: Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Rishabh Pant (capt wk), Rovman Powell, Sarfaraz Khan, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Anrich Nortje
Lucknow Super Giants playing 11: KL Rahul (capt), Quinton de Kock (wk), Evin Lewis, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Krishnappa Gowtham, AJ Tye, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
While batting first, Delhi Capitals posted a par total of 149 on the board. Prithvi Shaw started the innings well with a well-made 61 off just 34 balls. Rishabh Pant and Sarfaraz Khan scored 39 and 36 unbeaten respectively.
However, LSG chased down the total with two balls to spare. Quinton De Kock, The South African was named the man of the match after making a well-made 80 off just 52 deliveries.
It was the third victory of the season for the KL Rahul-led side after a defeat in the first match against Gujarat Titans.
Beamer by Anrich Nortje
Anrich Nortje, The south African pacer is making his comeback after a persistent hip injury. He has been out of action for a few months now.
On the first delivery of the 14th over, The South African pacer bowled a beamer to Quinton De Kock. The left-hander was blown away by the ball as the delivery had a massive pace of 141.4. De Kock tried to get away from the line of delivery.
During the defensive attempt by De Kock. The ball hit his bat and it went all the way to the maximum over the third man region. Notably, There was no third man fielder.
The delivery was the result of the ball getting wet due to the new. Multiple waist height no-balls were bowled by bowlers of both sides.
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