IPL 2020 LIVE Score, DC vs KKR Today’s Match Live Updates: Nitish Rana Hits Fifty But Delhi Capitals Still On Top As Kolkata Knight Riders Chase 229

DC vs KKR IPL 2020 Match Live Updates: Nitish Rana Hits Fifty But Delhi Capitals Still On Top As Kolkata Knight Riders Chase 229

DC vs KKR IPL 2020 Score: The Delhi Capitals bowlers have picked wickets at regular intervals.© BCCI/IPL




Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsmen Dinesh Karthik and Nitish Rana hold the key following the dismissals of Andre Russell, Sunil Narine and Shubman Gill, after being handed a record target of 229 runs. Delhi Capitals (DC) posted a total of 228/4 after the side was sent in to bat by KKR in the 16th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Skipper Shreyas Iyer scored his fastest half-century ever in the tournament, remaining unbeaten on 88*. Iyer’s knock comprised of seven boundaries and six sixes. Opener Prithvi Shaw earlier smashed 66 runs off 41 deliveries, in an innings comprising of four boundaries and as many sixes. The duo further enjoyed support from wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant who scored a 17-ball 38. Andre Russell was the pick of the bowlers for KKR, picking two wickets while conceding 29 runs. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2020 Live Match Updates Between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders, straight from Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

  • 22:50 (IST)

    SIX!

    Nitish Rana gets his fourth six of the innings, swinging astutely and hitting the ball into the stands.

  • 22:48 (IST)

    Half-century for Nitish Rana

    Nitish Rana gets his ninth half-century in the IPL with a single, as Marcus Stoinis completes his second over of the innings. KKR have reached 108 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 12 overs. 

  • 22:45 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Nitish Rana gets a much-needed boundary, hitting the slow and short delivery into the gap. 

  • 22:41 (IST)

    KKR reach the 100-run mark

    KKR have reached the 100-run mark at the end of 11 overs having lost three wickets. The team needs 129 runs in 54 deliveries.

  • 22:33 (IST)

    WICKET! Andre Russell c Anrich Nortje b Kagiso Rabada 13 (8)

    Andre Russell departs for 13 runs off 8 deliveries, as he gets a top-edge off a short delivery, with Anrich Nortje completing a fine catch. Dinesh Karthik is the new man in.

  • 22:32 (IST)

    SIX!

    Russell follows up the boundary with a six, hitting the ball straight down the ground with great strength.

  • 22:31 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Andre Russell gets his first boundary of the innings, clearing his front leg and hammering the ball over vacant straight mid-on.

  • 22:26 (IST)

    SIX!

    Nitish Rana gets his third six of the innings, clearing his front leg and hitting the ball straight down the ground.

  • 22:19 (IST)

    WICKET! Shubman Gill c Rishabh Pant b Amit Mishra 28 (22)

    Shubman Gill is dismissed for 28 runs off 22 deliveries, as he bowls a slow, tossed up delivery which Gill attempts to smash with great strength, resulting in a top-edge which Rishabh Pant completes a catch off. Andre Russell is the next batsman in.

  • 22:18 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Nitsin Rana finishes Ravichandran Ashwin’s second over of the innings with a boundary off the final delivery, hitting the ball square of the wicket. KKR 72/1 (8 overs). 157 runs needed off 72 deliveries.

  • 22:13 (IST)

    Amit Mishra gets off to a strong start

    Amit Mishra concedes just 2 runs off his opening over, with KKR 61/1 (7 overs). 168 runs are now needed in 78 deliveries.

  • 22:12 (IST)

    Nitish Rana dropped by Amit Mishra

    Nitish Rana gets a second chance after Amit Mishra fails to complete a return catch, which would have changed the game.

  • 22:07 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Consecutive boundaries for Nitish Rana, who directs the slower delivery in the space between the keeper and short third.

  • 22:06 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Boundary for Nitish Rana who gets a thick edge off a slower delivery, with the ball flying on to the ropes.

  • 22:01 (IST)

    Nine runs off Marcus Stoinis’s opening over

    Marcus Stoinis concedes nine runs off his opening over, with KKR 48/1 (5 overs). 181 runs needed off 90 deliveries.

  • 21:58 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Shubman Gill gets his second boundary of the innings, beating the fielder in the deep with a well timed shot to backward square leg.

  • 21:57 (IST)

    12 runs off Anrich Norjte’s second over

    KKR have scored 39 runs for the loss of 1 wicket in 4 overs. Proteas pacer conceded Anrich Nortje conceded 12 runs off his second over, comprising of a six and a boundary by Shubman Gill. 

  • 21:54 (IST)

    SIX!

    Anrich Nortje follows up with a boundary with his opening six, directing the ball into the deep square leg stands.

  • 21:52 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Shubman Gill gets his first boundary of the innings, hitting the ball straight down the ground.

  • 21:52 (IST)

    SIX!

    Nitish Rana smashes a second six off the final delivery of Ravichandran Ashwin’s opening over, smashing the ball into the stands. KKR 27/1 (3 overs). Need 202 runs, following an over which added 15 runs to the total. 

  • 21:49 (IST)

    SIX!

    Nitish Rana gets his first six of the innings, hitting Ravichandran Ashwin with great strength into the stands. 

  • 21:45 (IST)

    Nitish Rana is the next batsman in

    Nitish Rana is the new batsman at the crease, replacing Sunil Narine.

  • 21:42 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Anrich Nortje concedes a boundary off the first delivery of his opening over, following a sharp bouncer which beats keeper Rishabh Pant going on to hit the fence.

  • 21:41 (IST)

    Excellent start by Kagiso Rabada

    Rabada concedes just four runs off the opening over of the second innings, with KKR 4/0 (1 over)

  • 21:39 (IST)

    Sunil Narine and Shubman Gill are ready to start the chase of 229

    Sunil Narine and Shubman Gill are ready to begin the second innings, with Kagiso Rabada set to bowl the opening over.

  • 21:34 (IST)

    Delhi Capitals finish on 228/4

    Delhi Capitals finish with a score of 228/4 in 20 overs, with just seven runs off the final over of the innings bowled by Andre Russell. Kolkata Knight Riders need 229 runs to win. 

  • 21:19 (IST)

    SIX!

    Shimron Hetmyer gets off the mark with a six off his second delivery, smashing the full delivery high and long.

  • 21:18 (IST)

    WICKET! Marcus Stoinis c Varun Chakravarthy b Andre Russell 1 (3)

    Marcus Stoinis departs for 1, as he fails to negotiate a slower delivery by Russell, handing a catch to Varun Chakravarthy who makes no mistakes. Shimron Hetmyer is the new man in.

  • 21:16 (IST)

    SIX!

    Shreyas Iyer gets an excellent six off the final ball of the 19th over, smashing the ball over deep mid-wicket. 

  • 21:13 (IST)

    SIX!

    Shreyas Iyer gets his sixth six of the innings, hitting the ball sweetly into the deep extra cover stands.

  • 21:13 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Shreyas Iyer gets his seventh boundary of the innings, muscling the length ball in front of square on the leg-side.

  • 21:12 (IST)

    WICKET! Rishabh Pant c Shivam Mavi b Andre Russell 38 (17)

    Rishabh Pant departs for 38, as he attempts to play a helicopter shot without proper contact, with Shivam Mavi completing a catch at long-on. Marcus Stoinis is the new man in.

  • 21:09 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Consecutive boundaries for Rishabh Pant, who hits the full toss in front of square on the off-side.

  • 21:08 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Rishabh Pant follows up the six with a boundary, hitting the short ball over square leg.

  • 21:08 (IST)

    SIX!

    Superb six by Rishabh Pant, who deposits the ball over deep mid-wicket.

  • 21:05 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Sixth boundary of the innings for Shreyas Iyer, who pierces the gap between extra cover and mid-off beautifully.

  • 21:04 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Iyer follows up the six with a boundary, as Sunil Narine fails to stop the ball at short fine, with the ball going on to hit the boundary ropes.

  • 21:03 (IST)

    SIX!

    Shreyas Iyer gets his fourth six of the innings, clearing cow corner with a mighty hit.

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