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IPL 2019, Kolkata vs Delhi Highlights: As it happened

Team Delhi defeated Kolkata by 7 wickets in the 26th match of the twelfth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Friday.

IPL 2019, Kolkata vs Delhi Highlights: As it happened
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Team Delhi, led by Shreyas Iyer, registered a 7-wicket win against Kolkata in the 26th match of the twelfth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Here are the highlights:

# Delhi win by 7 wickets! 

# Delhi 180/3 (18.5 overs)

# Ingram finishes the game with a six, with Dhawan remaining unbeaten on 97! 

# Need 7 runs from 10 deliveries! 

# Boundary off the second delivery, as Ingram scores a boundary off an outside edge! 

# Need 11 runs from 11 deliveries! 

# Dhawan is unbeaten on 96, which is his highest score in IPL!  

Piyush Chawla to bowl the 19th over! 

# Need 12 runs from 12 deliveries! 

# Delhi 167/3 (18 overs)

# 15 runs needed off 14 deliveries! 

# Colin Ingram is the new man in! 

# Wicket! Rishabh Pant dismissed for 46 runs off 31 deliveries as Rana bowls a slow delivery which Pant attempts to smash without proper connect, with Kuldeep Yadav completing the catch. 

# Nitish Rana into the attack, to bowl his second over! 

# Need 17 runs from 18 deliveries! 

# Delhi 162/2 (17 overs)

# Pant smashes a boundary and a six off the second and third delivery of the over, directing the ball over long-on! 

# 31 needed off 24 deliveries with Russell set to bowl his third over! 

# Delhi 148/2 (16 overs)

# Boundary off the fourth delivery as Dhawan hits the ball down the ground to bring the equation down to 34 runs off 26 deliveries! 

# Dhawan sweeps the ball for a single, handing the strike to Pant!  

# Single off the first delivery, with Dhawan on strike at 84! 

# Kuldeep Yadav to bowl his final over! 

# Need 41 runs from 30 deliveries! 

# Delhi 138/2 (15 overs)

# Need 43 runs from 32 deliveries! 

# Delhi 136/2 (14.4 overs)

# Prasidh Krishna into the attack! 

# Delhi 130/2 (14 overs)

# Pant finishes the over with a boundary, directing the ball on the on-side!  

# Boundary off the first ball as Pant smashes the googly for a boundary off the backfoot!  

# Need 57 runs from 41 deliveries! 

# Piyush Chawla to bowl his second over! 

# Another boundary off the fourth delivery as Dhawan drives the ball past the fielder at cover!  

# Boundary off the first delivery as Dhawan drives the ball through covers! 

# Lockie Ferguson to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# Need 74 runs from 48 deliveries! 

# 7 runs from the over, Delhi 105/2(12 overs)

# Nitish Rana into the attack! 

# 10 runs from the over, Delhi 98/2 (11 overs)

# Six off the fourth delivery of the over as Pant comes down the track and hits the ball over long-off!  

# Kuldeep Yadav to bowl his second over! 

# Need 91 runs from 60 deliveries! 

# 13 runs from the over, Delhi 89/2 (10 overs)

# Dhawan brings up his half-century with consecutive boundaries directing the ball to fine leg and through the covers! 

# Need 104 runs from 66 deliveries! 

# Carlos Braithwaite into the attack! 

# Time for the strategic timeout! 

# 2 runs from the over, Delhi 75/2 (9 overs)

# Kuldeep Yadav to bowl his second over! 

# 10 runs from the over, Delhi 73/2 (8 overs)

# Pant finishes the over with a boundary to deep mid-wicket! 

# Piyush Chawla into the attack! 

# 6 runs from the over, Kolkata 63/2 (7 overs)

# Kuldeep Yadav into the attack! 

# 2 runs from the over, Kolkata 57/2 ( 6 overs)

# Rishabh Pant is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket!  Iyer dismissed for 6 runs off 6 deliveries as the Delhi skipper edges the ball to wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik off a short delivery down the leg side!  

# Andre Russell to bowl his second over of the innings! 

# Dhawan finishes the over with a boundary, smashing the ball to deep mid-wicket! Delhi 55/1 (5 overs) 

# Boundary off the fourth delivery of the over, as Shreyas Iyer hits the ball to long-on! 

# Lockie Ferguson to bowl his second over! 

# Delhi 45/1 (4 overs)

# Third boundary of the over for Dhawan off the fourth delivery as the batsman directs the ball to long-on!  

# Consecutive boundaries for Dhawan as the opener edges the ball to Nitish Rana who fails to complete the catch with the ball going for a boundary!   

# Andre Russell into the attack! 

# Delhi 32/1 (3 overs)

# Shreyas Iyer is the new man in! 

# Wicket! Prithvi Shaw dismissed for 14 runs off 7 deliveries as the batsman edges the ball to wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik!  

# Dhawan continues to score at an aggressive rate, with a second six over deep backward point!  

# He follows it up with a boundary off the second delivery of the over, which is bowled short! 

# Dhawan smashes a six off the first delivery of the over, to short fine leg off a bouncer! 

# Prasidh Krishna to continue with the ball! 

# Delhi 15/0 (2 overs)

# Shaw follows it up with a six off the final delivery of the over, hitting the ball to fine leg! 

# Shaw smashes the first six of the innings, hitting the ball square of the wicket following a quick delivery! 

# Lockie Ferguson into the attack, set to bowl the second over! 

# Delhi 1/0 (1 over)

# Single off the first delivery as Prasidh Krishna starts with a short delivery, in an attempt to cramp the batsman!  

# Delhi openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan are set to kick off the chase with Prasidh Krishna set to bowl the opening over!  

# Delhi need 179 runs to win! 

# Kolkata 178/7 (20 overs)

# Boundary off the third delivery as Chawla directs the ball to backward square leg!  

# Kuldeep Yadav is the new man in! 

# Wicket! Braithwaite departs for 6 runs off 7 deliveries as he attempts to go for a big hit off a slower ball, handing a catch to Rahul Tewatia! 

# 3 runs off the first delivery as Tewatia spills an opportunity off a top-edge! 

# Keemo Paul to bowl the final over with Chawla on strike! 

# Kolkata 168/6 (19 overs)

# Boundary off the third delivery as Chawla edges the ball off the pads! 

# Piyush Chawla is the new man in! 

# Wicket! Russell departs for 45 as the Windies batsman slices the ball to Kagiso Rabada!  

# Single off the first delivery as Russell gets back on strike! 

# Braithwaite on strike!  

# Morris to bowl his final over of the innings! 

# Rabada finishes with a dot delivery, Kolkata 160/5 (18 overs)

# 2 runs off the fourth and fifth delivery with Russell on strike for the final delivery! 

# He follows it up with a second six off the third delivery of the over, smashing the ball towards backward square leg! 

# Six off the first delivery as Russell smashes a short bouncer to deep square leg! 

# Rabada to bowl his final over of the innings! 

# Single off the final delivery to make it 10 runs from the over, Kolkata 144/5 (17 overs)

# Russell smashes the fourth delivery for a six over deep square leg!  

# 3 runs from the first three deliveries! 

# Chris Morris to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# Kolkata 134/5 (16 overs)

# Russell follows it up with a six off a length delivery which was bowled at a slower pace!  

# Boundary off the second delivery as Russell senses the slower ball, directs the ball wide of short third man!   

# Carlos Braithwaite is the new man in! 

# Wicket! Karthik dismissed for 2 runs off 3 deliveries, as the Kolkata skipper flicks the pacy ball to Dhawan.   

# Kagiso Rabada to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# 11 runs from the over, Kolkata 122/4 (15 overs)

# Dinesh Karthik is the new man in! 

# Wicket! Gill dismissed for 65 runs off 39 deliveries as the youngster flicks the ball to Axar Patel at short fine leg.   

# Keemo Paul to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# Single off the final delivery, Kolkata 111/3 (14 overs)

# The youngster has followed it up with a boundary off the fifth delivery!    

# Gill further smashes a six off the fourth delivery of the over bowled at length, smashing the ball over wide long-on! 

# Boundary off the second delivery as Russell hits the ball through point! 

# Axar Patel to bowl his final over of the innings! 

# 9 runs from the over, Kolkata 95/3 (13 overs)

# Andre Russell is the new man in! 

# Wicket! Nitish Rana departs for 11 runs off 12 deliveries as Morris dismisses the batsman with a yorker, with Rana failing to get his bat down on time! 

# Nitish Rana on strike! 

# Single off the first delivery as Gill completes his second half-century in the IPL! 

# Chris Morris to bowl his second over! 

# 9 runs from the over, Kolkata 86/2 (12 overs)

# Gill smashes a six off the third delivery of the over, coming down the crease and lofting the ball down the ground!  

# Akshar Patel to bowl his second over of the innings! 

# 5 runs from Sharma's final over of the innings, Kolkata 77/2 (11 overs)

# Ishant Sharma to bowl his final over! 

# 8 runs from the over, Kolkata 72/2 (10 overs)

# Keemo Paul to bowl his second over! 

# 2 runs from the over, Kolkata 64/2 (9 overs)

# Nitish Rana is the new man in! 

# Time for the strategic timeout! 

# Wicket! Uthappa departs for 28 runs off 30 deliveries as Pant pulls off a fine catch off an edge following a short bouncer. Kolkata 63/2 (8.4 overs) 

# Rabada to bowl his second over of the innings! 

# 4 runs from the over, Kolkata 62/1 (8 overs)

# Axar Patel to bowl his second over of the innings! 

# Single off the final delivery to make it 17 runs from the over, Kolkata 58/1 (7overs)

# Boundary off the fifth delivery as Gill directs the ball to square third man! 

# Single off the fourth delivery with Gill on strike! 

# Six off the third delivery of the over as Uthappa smashes the ball to long-on! 

#Keemo Paul into the attack! 

# Just a single off the over, as Kolkata finish the powerplay at a score of 41/1 (6 overs) 

# Axar Patel into the attack! 

# Single off the final delivery to make it 11 runs from the over, Kolkata 40/1 (5 overs)

# Boundaries off the opening and third delivery of the over as Gill hits the ball wide of mid-on, over square leg! 

# Sharma to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# Kolkata 29/1 (4 overs)

# 12 runs from the over as Uthappa smashes three boundaries off the second, fourth and six delivery.     

# Kagiso Rabada into the attack! 

# Six runs off the over as Gill finishes the over with a boundary to deep mid-wicket! Kolkata 17/1 (3 overs)  

# Shikhar Dhawan is playing his 150th match of the IPL!

# No runs off the first two deliveries as Gill pushes the ball to cover, to the off-side! 

# Sharma to bowl his second over! 

# 11 runs from the over, Kolkata 11/0 (2 overs)

# Uthappa follows it up with a boundary off the third delivery, clipping the ball through mid-wicket!  

# Boundary off the first delivery of the over as Gill flicks the half-volley past square leg! 

# Chris Morris to bowl the second over of the innings! 

# Wicket maiden for Ishant Sharma off the first over. Kolkata 0/1 (1 over)  

# No runs off the over with four deliveries bowled so far as Uthappa defends the ball to the off-side! 

# Robin Uthappa is the new batsman in! 

# Wicket! Joe Denly dismissed for a duck off the first delivery of the opening over as the Englishman fails to negotiate the late swing! Kolkata 0/1 (0.1 overs)  

# The Delhi players are set to kick off the clash with Ishant Sharma set to bowl the opening over of the innings!  

# Kolkata openers Joe Denly and Shubman Gill have made their way down to the crease!  

# Kolkata (Playing XI): Joe Denly, Robbie Uthappa, Carlos Brathwaite, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Andre Russell, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna

# Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn and Harry Gurney have been benched! 

# Carlos Braithwaite and Joe Denly are set to play their first games for Kolkata with Lockie Ferguson included in the lineup as well! 

# Delhi (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Colin Ingram, Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Keemo Paul, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma

# Keemo Paul has replaced Sandeep Lamicchane in the Delhi lineup! 

# Delhi has won the toss and opted to field! 

# The toss is set to take place in a few minutes! 

Swashbuckling Andre Russell's big-hitting prowess will be pitted against Kagiso Rabada's inch-perfect yorkers for the second time when Kolkata face Delhi in a return-leg fixture of the IPL on Friday.

Second in the IPL table with eight points from six matches, Kolkata's season so far has been a Russell show with the Jamaican amassing 257 runs from five innings, out of which 150 have come in sixes alone.

Delhi, who have six points from as many matches, will be looking for their fourth win of the league to return to the top-five.

Teams (From):

Kolkata: Dinesh Karthik (capt), Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Nikhil Naik, Joe Denly, Shrikant Mundhe, Nitish Rana, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson, Harry Gurney, KC Cariappa and Yarra Prithviraj.

Delhi: Shreyas Iyer(capt), Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant(wk), Colin Ingram, Keemo Paul, Axar Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Hanuma Vihari, Ankush Bains, Harshal Patel, Manjot Kalra, Chris Morris, Sherfane Rutherford, Jalaj Saxena, Sandeep Lamichhane, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Nathu Singh, Bandaru Ayyappa, Colin Munro.

(With PTI Inputs)