Tata IPL 2022: Shreyas Iyer’s impactful innings kept Kolkata Knight Riders in game

Chasing 216, Kolkata Knight Riders receives early hiccups when they lost openers Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane.

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Tata IPL 2022 – Kolkata Knight Riders lock horns against Delhi Capitals in their 5th game of the season. Kolkata Knight Riders has already leading the table with highest points. The captain himself launched himself in the big chase with the brilliant half century.

But once captain departs Kolkata Knight Riders lost the momentum in the big chase against Delhi Capitals. Invited to bat first, Delhi Capitals has the dream start in the game when the opening pair put on flying start against the KKR pace attack.

Warner- Shaw combination put on 68 runs in the powerplay to clear the Delhi Capitals intentions in the match. Both the batsman half centuries guided the team momentum for the big score in the match.

Coming into the chase, Kolkata Knight Riders was not into the game from the start. As wickets start to fall, KKR lost the way into the match and target. The last match hero,  Pat Cummins has failed to score against quality pace attack of Delhi Capitals. KKR lost the match by 44 runs and faced the second defeat of the season.