DC vs GT: Delhi Capitals Secure Nail-Biting Win Against Gujarat Titans

DC vs GT: Delhi Capitals Secure Nail-Biting Win Against Gujarat Titans

DC vs GT: Delhi Capitals clinched a narrow victory against the Gujarat Titans by just four runs, despite valiant efforts from Sai Sudharsan and David Miller. The Titans’ Rashid Khan also fought hard, scoring 21 runs, but it wasn’t enough to secure a win for his team.

The match was highlighted by Rishabh Pant’s exceptional performance, as he smashed an unbeaten 88 runs to propel Delhi Capitals to a mammoth total of 224/4. Pant’s aggressive batting display, coupled with valuable contributions from Axar Patel (66) and Tristan Stubbs (26*), helped Delhi Capitals post a daunting target.

However, the road ahead remains challenging for Delhi Capitals, who are currently struggling in the standings. After two consecutive wins, they suffered a significant setback with a 67-run defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their previous match. This defeat pushed them down to the eighth position in the standings, with three wins and five losses, jeopardizing their playoff aspirations.

In their match against SRH, Delhi Capitals faced difficulties both in their bowling and batting departments. Captain Rishabh Pant’s decision to bowl first backfired, as SRH amassed a record-breaking 125 runs without loss in the powerplay. Despite Pant’s efforts with the bat, scoring 44 off 35 balls, the team fell short of the daunting target set by SRH.

DC vs GT: Full Scorecard

Delhi Capitals  (20 ovs maximum)

Prithvi Shaw c Noor Ahmad b Sandeep Warrier1172120157.14
Jake Fraser-McGurk c Noor Ahmad b Sandeep Warrier23141622164.28
Axar Patel c Sai Kishore b Noor Ahmad66435954153.48
Shai Hope c Rashid Khan b Sandeep Warrier5691083.33
Rishabh Pant (c)†not out88436258204.65
Tristan Stubbs not out2671832371.42
Extras(lb 2, w 3)5
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 11.20)224/4
Did not bat: Abishek Porel, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Khaleel Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar 
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Jake Fraser-McGurk, 3.2 ov), 2-36 (Prithvi Shaw, 3.5 ov), 3-44 (Shai Hope, 5.4 ov), 4-157 (Axar Patel, 16.6 ov) • DRS
Azmatullah Omarzai403308.25115100
Sandeep Warrier301535.00121110
Rashid Khan403508.7584100
Noor Ahmad3036112.0042310
Mohit Sharma4073018.2524710
M Shahrukh Khan10808.0030100
Sai Kishore1022022.0002200

Gujarat Titans  (T: 225 runs from 20 ovs)

Wriddhiman Saha †c Patel b Kuldeep Yadav39254351156.00
Shubman Gill (c)c Patel b Nortje65710120.00
Sai Sudharsan c Patel b Rasikh Salam65394772166.66
Azmatullah Omarzai c Fraser-McGurk b Patel1230050.00
David Miller c Rasikh Salam b Mukesh Kumar55233563239.13
M Shahrukh Khan c †Pant b Rasikh Salam85801160.00
Rahul Tewatia c †Pant b Kuldeep Yadav4580080.00
Rashid Khan not out21112831190.90
Sai Kishore b Rasikh Salam1361002216.66
Mohit Sharma not out00800
Extras(lb 4, nb 1, w 3)8
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 11.00)220/8
Did not bat: Noor Ahmad 
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Shubman Gill, 1.3 ov), 2-95 (Wriddhiman Saha, 9.4 ov), 3-98 (Azmatullah Omarzai, 10.1 ov), 4-121 (Sai Sudharsan, 12.4 ov), 5-139 (M Shahrukh Khan, 14.1 ov), 6-152 (Rahul Tewatia, 15.6 ov), 7-181 (David Miller, 17.3 ov), 8-206 (Sai Kishore, 18.6 ov) • DRS
Khaleel Ahmed2026013.0023110
Anrich Nortje3048116.0065400
Rasikh Salam4044311.0084310
Mukesh Kumar4041110.2576101
Axar Patel302819.3342100
Kuldeep Yadav402927.2552010


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