The Delhi Daredevils (DD) on Friday beaten the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 55 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi.
Thrust into leadership role in a depressing situation, youthful Shreyas Iyer respond with a whirlwind 93-run knock as Delhi Daredevils, on the lookout for recovery in IPL, hit Kolkata Knight Riders by 55 runs, on Friday night. Sent into bat, the Daredevils batsmen excited at home accord to put on board a gigantic 219 for four with the two young batsmen from Mumbai Iyer (93 off 40) and Prithvi Shaw (62) action-packed the fans with their graceful knock. Iyer and Shaw added 68 runs for the second wicket after the latter had collective a 59-run partnership for the first wicket with Kiwi batsman Colin Munro (33). Batting like a man-crazed, Iyer hammer young pacer Shivam Mavi for four sixes and a four in the previous over of the innings as Daredevils collected 76 runs from the last four. Scorecard
Match26,Feroz Shah Kotla Delhi,Apr27,2018
Shreyas lyer,who replace Gautam Gambhir as captain, sent the ball soaring over the ropes 10 times and hit the boundary marker thrice at the same time as Shaw hit seven fours and two sixes. KKR fielders dropped Iyer two times and paid a very heavy price for the mistake. His innings overshadow the tremendous work done by Shaw, who joined Sanju Samson as the youngest player to smack a fifty in IPL, matured18. Glenn Maxwell too played a crucial role in Daredevils’ wonderful show with his 27-run knock as the hosts posted their best total of the season.