The defeat of delhi in the match versus kolkata was due to a minor blunder by rishabh Pant. kolkata Knight Riders and delhi Capitals met in the second qualifier for the 14th IPL series yesterday.
Morgan, the captain of kolkata, chose to bowl first. They didn't give up until the very last moment... rishabh pant is suddenly blindfolded - Video. The delhi squad then lost 5 wickets in 20 overs and achieved only 135 runs. With 36 points, dhawan took the lead, followed by shreyas iyer with 30.
On a big scale, no other players were able to accrue runs in the middle order. kolkata was set a 136-run target to win the innings. venkatesh Iyer and Chapman Gill, the best openers, put on a 96-run partnership for the first wicket. kolkata, however, faltered after the 16th over, losing three wickets in a row. When only 13 runs were needed to win, the wickets fell. All of the delhi team's great bowlers threw and controlled the runs, especially in the 17th, 18th, and 19th overs. Although the thrill was won, Ravichandran Aswin bowled out the game in the final over.
In the 20th over, Ashwin bowled, needing 7 runs to win. The second ball of the over became the dot ball, resulting in a triple single. In the third ball, Shakib Al Hasan was out. In the fourth over, sunil Narine needed six runs off two balls. kolkata won the game when Tripathi smashed a six off the fifth ball.
On a small venue like Sharjah, as the target was tiny, rishabh pant took advantage of all the top bowlers in advance. As a result, Ashwin was left with no option but to bowl the final over. When the spinners bowl the last over, it is always in the batsmen's favour. As a result, the supporters are blaming him for having to keep any fast bowler on the field for the final over.