Match 2: Preview and Analysis
Here is the Match Review & Analysis for 2nd Match of the IPL 2020 between the below Two Teams
Teams : Kings XI Punjab Vs Delhi Capitals
TOSS : KINGS XI Won the Toss they choose to bowl. Kings XI Punjab didn’t pick Chris Gayle from the team and choose Pooran, Maxwell , Jordan, Cottrell. On the other Side DC, the team with young lads started their Season with two South African Fast bowlers Nortje, Rabada along with Stoinis & Hetmeyer.
Delhi’s batting started with early wickets but captain Shreyas Played a sensible Knock along with Rishabh Pant . Then , U-19 Ravi Bishnoi gets his maiden IPL Wicket of Dangerous Pant by bowling into the stumps. After that KL Rahul’s Smart move on bringing his strike bowler Shami into the attack which made them to get the important wicket of wicket Shreyas Iyer. Though the wickets are falling on one end , Stoinis played a blistering knock 52(23) and made a decent target of 150+ total for Delhi Capitals from 96 -6 to 157 -8 which includes huge 30 run in last over of Jordan.
On Second Innings , Kings XI failed to get a good start in Powerplay , as the skipper goes off early in Mohit Sharma’s Delivery. After that a crucial game changing moment of Ravi Ashwin’ s Early two wickets turned the game towards Delhi but unfortunately he was injured in elbow in the same over, it made a Delhi to give other three overs for Stoines in the absence of Ashwin. Though Wickets are falling in one end Mayank Agarwal Single handedly played a sensational knock 89 (60) but failed to finish the match in second last ball of 19th over that turns the match for a Super Over . Delhi Capitals celebration after that Rabada’s catch was a treat for viewers. Two minutes of silence for the people who missed this thriller match.
IPL T20 game is all about Surprises . Every single Run is Crucial in this format of the game .Expected a big Knock from Rahul but Rabada outplayed both the batsmen of Kings XI Punjab and made Delhi Capitals to win the match in Super over. Shreyas Never Give up attitude made Delhi to Win especially the last over field Set up after mayank’s wicket proved his leadership Skill.
DRAWBACKS OF KXIP:
As a Batting Strong Side KXIP batsmens must create a decent partnership on chasing but failures of match winning players like KLRahul , Maxwell , Pooran Made them to loose their First Match against DC.
GAME CHANGING MOMENT:
Though Stoinis Scored a blistering knock of 53 in 21 Balls. Ashwin’s early two wickets created a impact on KXIP chasing the total of 157.
PLAYER OF THE MATCH:
Marcus Stoines, Awarded Man of the match award for his crucial half century and two wickets in his 20th Over.