26th match of IPL 2018, played between Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi. Shreyas Iyer newly appointed Delhi captain, led from front with his captaincy and batting. Check here DD vs KKR 26th Match IPL 2018 highlights.
A complete daredevil performance by Delhi Daredevils team. Gautam Gambhir’s decision to quit the captaincy of Delhi Daredevils brought back a new energy with newly appointed captain Shreyas Iyer, who played exceptionally well and lead the side to register 2nd win for Delhi Daredevils this season.
DD vs KKR 26th Match IPL 2018 Highlights
IPL 2018 Match 26 Analysis : DD vs KKR, 26th Match
Toss : Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bowl first.
Man of the Match : Shreyas Iyer
Match Number : 26
|Match||Date||DD Inns||KKR Inns||Result||MoM|
|DD vs KKR||Friday, April 27, 2018||219-4(20)||164-9(20)||Delhi Daredevils won by 55 runs||Shreyas Iyer|
Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bowl first at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium. Delhi Daredevils opened their inning without their ex captain Gautam Gambhir and they brought back power hitter Colin Munro along with Prithvi Shaw and duo provided solid start for DD. Colin Munro bowl out after making 33 runs from 18 balls by Shivam Mavi in 7th over, then Shreyas Iyer joined Prithvi Shaw and stayed there till the end after making quick fired 40 balls 93 runs which included 10 sixes and 3 fours; Prithvi Shaw also completed his half century and made 62 runs. Glenn Maxwell also contributed a handy 18 balls 27 runs and Delhi Daredevils posted a big total of 219 runs on board with loss of 4 wickets.
Kolkata Knight Riders started the chase with their opener Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine. Captain Shreyas Iyer every one by giving 2nd over to Glenn Maxwell and the trick worked well as Maxwell bold out Chris Lynn in that over. Sunil Narine was hitting well but got out after making quick 26 runs in 9 balls only and the gate was opened by DD bowler as KKR batsmen couldn’t build partnerships and half the batsmen were out within 10 overs in big chase. Shubman Gill and Andre Russell were there in the middle as they build the partnership but it was not enough and both got out after making 38 and 44 runs respectively. All delhi daredevils bowlers did their job well and Delhi Daredevils won the match by 55 runs.
DD Inns : Prithvi Shaw – 62(44), Shreyas Iyer – 93(40), Piyush Chawla – 4-33-1, Andre Russell – 3-28-1.
KKR Inns : Shubman Gill – 37(29), Andre Russell – 44(30), Amit Mishra – 4-1-23-2, Avesh Khan – 4-29-2.
With the win from DD vs KKR 26th match IPL 2018, DD moved to 2nd last position of IPL point table. See the updated IPL run rate table of IPL 2018 here.