DC’s openers were dismissed inside the Power-play overs by Pat Cummins. Ajinkya Rahane was trapped Lbw on the first delivery of the chase while Shikhar Dhawan was bowled on 6 runs.
KKR’s innings was quite impressive as Nitish Rana & Sunil Narine scored half centuries to help KKR post a strong target for DC at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. KKR posted a strong target of 194/6 after the completion of 20 overs against Delhi Capitals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The target set by KKR is 195 runs. DC initially won the toss & elected to field. Both the teams met earlier in Match 16 with DC winning from 18 runs following an unbeaten knock of 88 runs by Shreyas Iyer & three dismissals by Anrich Nortje. DC are currently second in the league table after registering seven wins & three defeats. Meanwhile, KKR are on fourth spot after five victories & five losses. With the league currently in a crucial phase, it will be very important for both the teams to score two points.