Delhi Capitals team’s playoff run is over!
Defeat from Punjab dealt a blow to hopes
New Delhi. In the 16th season of the Indian Premier League, Punjab Kings faced Delhi Capitals in the second match of the double header on Saturday. In this match, Punjab scored 167 runs for 7 wickets on the basis of Prabhsimran Singh’s century innings. In response, the Delhi team was able to score only 136 runs for 8 wickets. With a big win of 31 runs, Punjab kept the playoff hopes alive, while Delhi almost got out of the race.
The team of Delhi Capitals, who lost in the last match against Chennai Super Kings, lost the match against Punjab Kings in a do or die match. With this defeat, his playoff race is almost over. Delhi Capitals captain David Warner won the toss and decided to bowl first. A single century inning of Prabhsimran Singh overshadowed the whole of Delhi. With the help of 10 fours and 6 sixes in 65 balls, the fairy game of 103 runs played an important role in bringing Punjab’s score to 167 runs. Apart from this batter, no one could play an innings bigger than 20 runs.
Delhi’s IPL journey over?
The journey of Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League 2023 can be considered over. After starting with 5 consecutive defeats in this tournament, the team got two consecutive wins. After this, the team had made a comeback on the basis of 1 defeat and two wins, but first the defeat from Chennai and now Punjab has ended its hope. At present, the Delhi team is at the 10th or last number in the points table with just 4 wins in 12 matches. From here he has two matches left and even after winning both the matches, the team will be able to reach maximum 12 points. With so many points, it will not be possible for him to reach the playoffs in any way.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 14, 2023, 06:00 IST