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KKR vs DC IPL 2022: Who won today’s IPL match? Man of the Match, Point Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap

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Who won today’s IPL match?: The Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) so far has provided an enthralling contest between bat and ball. And so was the 19th match of the season between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Capitals (DC). But, it was the Rishabh Pant-led side who showed better skills on the day and clinched the important moments to seal a high-scoring encounter. They thumped KKR by 45 runs to claim their second win of the season.

Today’s IPL match result

It was an exhibition of high class batting by Delhi Capitals, who were asked to bat first in Mumbai. Openers Prithvi Shaw (51) and David Warner (61) went after the bowlers from the ball 1 and notched up a sensational 93 runs partnership. Skipper Rishabh Pant played a blistering cameo of 27 runs batting at 3. KKR then showed a great fightback and slowed DC’s run rate by taking wickets in quick succession. A fiery finish then by Axar Patel (22*) and Shardul Patel (29*) helped them regain the momentum and post a mammoth total of 215 runs on the board.

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Chasing the target, KKR tried too hard upfront and in the process lost both the openers Ajinkya Rahane (8) and Venkatesh Iyer (14) inside the power play. But after that Skipper Shreyas Iyer (54)  and Nitish Rana (30) steadied their side’s innings by stitching 69 runs partnership. However, after Iyer,  Sam Billings (15) and Pat Cummins (4) perished in quick succession of time. Kuldeep Yadav turned the game towards his side by taking 3 wickets in 16th over . Andre Russell tried hard but in the end the target was too much as DC completed a comfortable 45 runs victory.

Man of the match today IPL

Delhi Capitals (DC) leg-spinner Kuldeep Yadav was awarded Man of the Match in today’s encounter against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The leg-spinner put on a staggering display of spin-bowling and returned with the figures of 4/35. Kuldeep first removed Shreyas Iyer and the came back into the attack to take three wickets in Pat Cummins, Sunil Narine and Umesh Yadav to completely the turn towards his side. He also became the joint-leading wicket taker in this season with 10 wickets to his name.

Today IPL highlights

Who won today’s IPL match? : Today’s match between KKR and DC was an treat for fans to watch. You can catch highlights of today match here:

 

IPL schedule

The next match of the IPL 2022 is scheduled to take place between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday (10th April).

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IPL 2022 Point Table

Teams P W L Pts Nrr
Kolkata Knight Riders 5 3 2 6 +0.446
Gujarat Titans 3 3 0 6 +0.349
Royal Challengers Bangalore 4 3 1 6 +0.294
Lucknow Super Giants 4 3 1 6 +0.256
Rajasthan Royals 3 2 1 4 +1.218
Delhi Capitals 4 2 2 4 +0.476
Punjab Kings 4 2 2 4 +0.152
Sunrisers Hyderabad 3 1 2 2 -0.889
Mumbai Indians 4 0 4 0 -1.181
Chennai Super Kings 4 0 4 0 -1.211

IPL 2022 Orange Cap

S.No Player Mat Inns Runs HS Avg SR 100 50
1 Jos Buttler 3 3 205 100 102.50 143.35 1 1
2 Shubman Gill 3 3 180 96 60.00 166.66 0 2
3 Liam Livingstone 4 4 162 64 40.50 190.58 0 2
4 Ishan Kishan 4 4 150 81* 75.00 129.31 0 2
5 Prithvi Shaw 4 4 161 61 40.99 94 0 2

IPL 2022 Purple Cap

 

S.No Player Mat Inns Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR
1 Umesh Yadav 5 5 10 23/4 13.20 6.60 12.00
2 Kuldeep Yadav 4 4 10 35/4 11.60 7.40 9.40
3 Wanindu Hasaranga 4 4 8 20/4 15.00 7.50 12.00
4 Yuzvendra Chahal 4 3 7 22/3 9.00 5.25 10.28
5 Rahul Chahar 4 4 7 25/3 14.42 6.31 13.71

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Ankit Jit Singh

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