Their bowlers restricted RR to 160 for six, with Marsh making 89 off 62 balls David WarnerAn unbeaten 52 off 41 balls helped the Capitals complete the task with 11 balls for their sixth win of the season, giving the team setbacks both on and off the field, including multiple Covid-19 cases in their camp.
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With the ball, Marsh took two crucial wickets of Yashasvi Jaiswal (19) and K. Ravichandran Ashwin (50). Then, he hit seven sixes and five fours to emerge as the hero of the night.
DC lost Srikar Bharat in the second ball of his innings to Trent Boult, who conceded just one run in the first over. This was followed by a maiden by the famous Krishna and then another economical over by the Kiwi speedster as DC struggled to force the pace early on, reaching five for one in three overs.
Ashwin’s start sees Marsh launching the off-spinner for a six at long off. Marsh did the same with Famous, hitting him for the maximum over at fine leg to give the much-needed impetus to the DC innings.
There was more to come from Marsh’s willow as he hit Kuldeep Sen for two sixes and Ashwin was given equal treatment in the form of the ball, despite Jos Buttler’s effort in the deep, for the maximum at long-on. Departed, brought up. Aussie all-rounder’s fifty.
By the time Yuzvendra Chahal broke the partnership of 143 runs with Marsh’s wicket, the match was almost in the hands of DC.
Earlier, performing better than most of the top batsmen, leading off-spinner Ashwin registered his maiden half-century in T20 cricket. Ashwin scored 50 runs in 38 balls, while devdutt padikkal Scored 48 off 30 balls after asking RR to bat first.
Capitals got off to a good start as a left-arm fast bowler Chetan Sakaria (2/23) playing the winning game in place of Khaleel Ahmed, RR’s top batsman Jos Buttler (7) was cheaply dismissed in the third over.
Looking to play it on the field, Buttler hits a straight full length delivery to Shardul Thakur.
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DC were at the top with Butler’s early departure and DY Patel wanted to dominate the Sports Complex. He conceded very few runs and kept RR at 43 for one in six power play overs.
It was after DC Skipper Rishabh Pant Decided against review despite Sakariya’s strong appeal for a catch in the first over. Replays confirmed that Pant did not opt for the review.
With his blazing half-century in the previous game, Yashasvi Jaiswal produced a beautiful on-drive off Enrique Nortje (2/39) and then smashed the South African pacer for a six at third man.
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Jaiswal (19) impressed again, but not for long when Mitchell Marsh (2/25) teased him for room with a bouncer, paving the way for left-hander Devdutt Padikkal to join Ashwin in the middle Happened.
After hitting a couple of boundaries including two boundaries and a ramp shot over keeper Pant, a confident Ashwin put up a well-coordinated side and completed his half-century in 38 balls.
However, the leading off-spinner was dismissed soon after reaching the landmark with Marsh coming back into the attack to give DC a breakthrough.
Meanwhile, Padikkal hit Axar Patel for two sixes – one at deep backyard point and the other at long-on – as RR looked to force the pace.
Padikkal then hit two consecutive boundaries off Marsh even as Nortje got RR captain Sanju Samson (6) caught at mid-wicket by Shardul Thakur. As the DC players cheered, Kuldeep Yadav was seen clutching his left shoulder as he walked out of the field, injuring himself while taking a catch in the previous over.
Sakariya cut his brief stay in the middle before Riyan Parag hit Nortje for a big six, and Padikkal also followed suit, thanks to a brilliant catch from off-fielder Kamlesh Nagarkoti.