VIDEO: Kagiso Rabada hits a massive six against Shardul Thakur.

IPL 2022, Delhi Capitals met Punjab Kings in the 64th match of the ongoing Indian Premier League at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai on Monday. Punjab won the toss and elected to bowl first.

Delhi set a total of 159/6 on the board with the help of Mitchell Marsh’s 63 of 48 and Sharfaraz Khan’s 32 of 16. Liam Livingston and Arshdeep Singh took 3 wickets each. It’s a must win game for both the teams as they both are the contenders of playoffs.

In the second innings DC with their bowling unit made it very difficult for the top order batsman to score big runs. Though getting a good start they lost the support of the middle order. But Jitesh Sharma held on the nerves and kept the match alive till the end and played a knock of 44(34) with Rahul Chahar 25(24).

In the 18th over Shardul Thakur came into the attack and started with a wicket of dangerous looking Jitesh Sharma followed by two consecutive wide balls. In the next ball to Kagiso Rabada, bowled a short slower one on off. On which Rabada pulls it well over deep mid wicket for a biggie. A clean hit from Rabada for a massive six off Shardul Thakur.

In the next bowl Shardul made a comeback and dismissed Rabada, registering 4 wickets to his name in the match and also the Man of the Match trophy. The match ended with DC on the winning side. DC is currently in the 4th position with their fate depending mainly on their next match.