IPL 2022, DC vs PBKS: Delhi Capitals beat Punjab Kings by 17 runs to keep play-off hopes alive

IPL 2022, DC vs PBKS: In the 64th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, Delhi Capitals defeated Punjab Kings by 17 runs. In this match played at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai, Punjab Kings won the toss and elected to bowl. Batting first, Delhi Capitals scored 159 for 7 in 20 overs. Chasing the target, Punjab Kings could only manage 142 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs. After this win, Delhi Capitals now reach 14 points. Their net run rate is +0.255. At present, They are at the fourth position in the points table. If they win their 14th match, they will be almost certain to reach the playoffs.

IPL 2022, DC vs PBKS

Shardul Thakur took 4 wickets for 36 runs in 4 overs for Delhi Capitals. He was adjudged player of the match. Akshar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav took 2-2 wickets for 14-14 runs. Jitesh Sharma scored 44 runs for Punjab Kings. Apart from this, Jonny Bairstow scored 28 runs in 15 balls and Shikhar Dhawan scored 19 runs in 16 balls. Rahul Chahar remained unbeaten on 25 off 24 balls.

Punjab Kings have not made any changes in their playing XI. At the same time, in this match, Delhi Capitals landed with 2 changes. Khaleel Ahmed came in place of Chetan Sakaria and Sarfaraz Khan came in place of KS Bharat.

So far 30 matches have been played between both the teams in IPL. Out of this, Delhi Capitals have won 16 and Punjab Kings have won 14. However, since the year 2018, Punjab Kings have won 5 out of the last 10 matches.

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