With the help of Prithvi’s wonderful ‘show’, the Delhi Capitals team managed to beat the Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Thursday night. With this win, the Delhi team has moved up to second place after Chennai Super Kings in the points table. Prithvi Shaw scored a blistering innings of 82 off 200 balls with a strike of 200. During this, he also hit 6 consecutive fours in the first over of the inning.
Shaw’s batting had some flaws during the recent tour of Australia due to which he was shown the way out of the team after the Adelaide Test. But he has now returned with full preparation on the big stage of IPL. Seeing this innings of Shaw, captain Rishabh Pant’s heart also got overwhelmed and he praised this young player fiercely.
Pant said after the match, “He is a talented player, we all know that. But when you show confidence in him, he can do wonders. We always tell him to play his natural game.”
Pant further added, “Avesh Khan knows his work. Lalit Yadav is also a good batsman but he has only got the opportunity to bowl in which he has done well. The last match we lost by just one run, then having a team As we talked, we will not make any kind of change. I am enjoying the captaincy. “
Kolkata Knight Riders, batting first in this match, had a target of 155 runs in front of Delhi Capitals. Delhi team reached this score in 16.3 overs. Apart from Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan scored 46 runs.