Batting first, Delhi Capitals scored 149 runs and set a target of 150 runs to Lucknow Supergiants in the match between Delhi Capitals and Lucknow Supergiants being played at DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai. Prithvi Shaw gave a great start for Delhi Capitals but Delhi’s batting could not take advantage of the start and could reach only 149 runs. Captain Rishabh Pant and Sarfaraz Khan played useful innings but they could not take Delhi’s score beyond 150.
In reply to Delhi’s 149, Lucknow Supergiants made a great start in the power play and thrashed the Delhi bowlers. Quniton de Kock and KL Rahul gave a brilliant start for Lucknow, scoring 48 runs in 6 overs. Hard hitting batsman Quniton de Kock scored 35 runs in 20 balls and batted at a superb strike rate of 175. On the other hand, KL Rahul also played full support of Quniton de Kock in the powerplay and kept the other end.
Even after the powerplay, Quinton de Kock continued his fiery batting and scored his maiden half-century for Lucknow. This is Quniton de Kock first half-century of the season and after this start, Lucknow has come very close to winning this match. Quinton de Kock displayed his superb form and completed his half-century in 36 balls and took his team to a strong position. Quinton de Kock also hit 4 fours and 2 sixes in his half-century innings.