Delhi beat Punjab in Super Over, Stoinis steals the show

Delhi Capitals Marcus Stoinis in action. (Twitter)

It was treat for cricket lovers to watch tonight. First Delhi’s Marcus Stoinis (53) displayed some brilliant cricket and then Mayank Agarwal’s (89) power-packed show. However, it was Stoinis at the end who stole the limelight. The DC vs KXIP match went to Super Over after two teams finished with identical scores of 157 for 8 scored in the second match of IPL 2020 in Dubai.

Kings XI Punjab Mayank Agarwal

Mayank scored 89 off 60 balls but could not finish it. Stoinis picked up two wickets off the last two balls to push the match into super over, which Delhi won comfortably.

Earlier, Rabada dismissed Glenn Maxwell after R Ashwin got two wickets in one over and then walked off the field with an injury in the same as DC ran through KXIP top-order. Mohit Sharma got the first breakthrough for DC by cleaning up KXIP captain KL Rahul after he and Mayank got off to a solid start in the run-chase.

After put into bat, Stoinis hit a flurry of boundaries towards the end, scoring 53 off 21 balls to power Delhi Capitals to 157 for 8. Rishabh Pant and Iyer had put together a good stand after Mohammed Shami struck twice in one over but they too were dismissed in quick succession. It was Stoinis who then took matters in his own hands smashing everything out of the park to DC to a very good score, which once looked way out of their reach.

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