Who won yesterday IPL Match? Best moments of Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Delhi Capitals

Who won yesterday IPL Match? Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) clashed with the Delhi Capitals (DC) at the YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium on April 3. KKR skipper Shreyas Iyer won the toss and elected to bat against DC. Both the locked horns against each other in the 16th match of the ongoing IPL 2024.

KKR produced a remarkable performance as their target of 273 turned out to be too much for the DC as they gave in to the pressure and ended up suffering a 106-run defeat. With KKR’s yesterday’s win, the team marched on to the top of the table with their third consecutive win.

KKR’s Sunil Narine (85), Angkrish Raghuvanshi (54), Andre Russell (41) and Rinku Singh’s brutal-bashing helped KKR come within touching distance of surpassing SRH’s score of 277. Kolkata ended up with the second-highest total in the IPL ever. Narine, the West Indian all-rounder, smashed 85 runs in just 39 balls during the match against the DC. He even hit seven fours and sixes each, recording his best score in a T20 game.

The 18-year-old Raghuvanshi added an impressive performance in the match with a sensational reverse six. The youngster then slammed his maiden IPL half-century with Narine. The duo completed their 100-run partnership with significant ease. However, a phenomenal Narine innings came to an end, as Mitchell Marsh got the big wicket. Narine went back to the pavilion after scoring 85 off just 39 balls. Anrich Nortje later dismissed Raghuvanshi. In just 15 overs into the match, KKR crossed the 200 mark. In the second-last over of the game, Rinku Singh smoked Nortje for three maximums and one four before losing his wicket.

Though the DC lost the game, Skipper Rishabh Pant (55) and Tristan Stubbs (54) bought up a 93-run stand with some effortless power hitting and gave the home fans something to cheer about. ‘Pant scored back-to-back half-centuries in the IPL showcasing signs of him returning to his prime form.

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Published: 04 Apr 2024, 06:31 AM IST

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