IPL 2019, KKR vs DC: Cricket fraternity hails Shikhar Dhawan for ‘excellent knock’

Delhi Capitals’ Shikhar Dhawan rcelebrates in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders. (Source: AP)

Delhi Capitals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets of their Indian Premier League match at Eden Gardens on Friday. Sent into bat, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 178 for seven after which, Delhi Capitals, using on Shikhar Dhawan’s unbeaten 97, chased down the goal in 18.5 overs on the Eden Gardens.

Rishabh Pant performed an important supporting position within the chase, as he stitched a 105-run partnership with Dhawan for the third wicket. The left-handed batsman scored 46 runs earlier than he was dismissed by Nitish Rana.

Brief scores:

Kolkata Knight Riders: 178/7 in 20 overs (Shubman Gill 65, Andre Russell 45; Chris Morris 2/38)

Delhi Capitals: 180/Three in 18.5 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 97 not out, Rishabh Pant 46).

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