Sharjah. Qualifier-2 of IPL 2021 is being played between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders. In the match (KKR cs DC) Delhi has scored 135 runs for 5 wickets while playing first. The team winning this match will reach the final. But an interesting twist also came during the match. Delhi Capitals batsman Shimron Hetmyer was out on the score of 3 runs, but he returned and hit 2 big sixes. Due to this the team could achieve the score of 130 runs.
Shimron Hetmyer played a big shot on Varun Chakraborty on the fourth ball of the 17th over of Delhi’s innings. Shubman Gill dived at long on and caught his brilliant catch. After this Hetmyer went to the dugout. But the third umpire after watching the replays called this ball a no-ball. At this time Hetmyer was playing on just 3 runs. In the next over, he hit 2 sixes in the over of Lockie Ferguson. He was run out after scoring 17 runs in 10 balls.
2 batsmen scored more than 30 runs
In the match, KKR won the toss and decided to bowl. Only 2 players could score more than 30 runs from Delhi. Shikhar Dhawan scored 36 runs in 39 balls. Hit one four and two sixes. On the other hand, Shreyas Iyer returned unbeaten on 30 off 27 balls. Hit a four and a six. Prithvi Shaw and Marcus Steinis also scored 18-18 runs. For KKR, leg-spinner Varun Chakraborty took 2 wickets for 26 runs. Apart from this, Shivam Mavi and Ferguson got one wicket each.
The playing-11 of both the teams is like this
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul, Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Sunil Narine, Shakib Al Hasan, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakraborty.
Delhi Capitals Playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Norkea.