New Delhi: 21-year-old Prithvi Shaw stunned cricket fans on Thursday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In the 25th match of the IPL played between Delhi Capitals and KKR, this stormy innings of the Earth caused DC to crush KKR badly.
Chasing the target, Delhi Capitals achieved the target of 154 in just 16.3 overs. Prithvi scored a brilliant 82 off 41 balls. Prithvi hit 11 fours and 3 sixes. He hit 6 fours in the first over. He then hit a half century off 18 balls. Shikhar Dhawan made 46 runs from 47 balls with his support. Kapzan Rishabh Pant scored 16 runs off 8 balls. Stoinis contributed 6 runs. DC team won this match by 7 wickets.
6 fours planted like this
The chase of opener Prithvi from the Delhi Capitals team chased down the target, raising the breath of KKR captain Eoin Morgan from the very first over. Prithvi scored 6 fours in the first over. KKR’s Shivam Mavi who came for bowling was beaten badly by Prithvi Shaw.
Mavi conceded 25 runs in this over. He bowled the first ball wide, then got a four on each ball. After this, Prithvi did not stop, he made a lot of fireworks with the bat.
KKR’s team scored 154 runs in 20 overs, batting first. For KKR, Shubman Gill scored 43 and Andre Russell played a brilliant innings of 45 runs. In bowling, Pat Cummins took 3 wickets for 24 runs in 4 overs. Apart from him, no bowler could succeed.