IPL 2021- Prithvi Shaw storms Delhi Capitals past Kolkata Knight Riders

Delhi Capitals returned to winning ways after thrashing Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets in match 25 after chasing 155 runs with 21 balls to spare. 

KKR struggle with bat, yet again! (Photo: IPL)

Delhi Capitals won the toss and chose to bowl first. Kolkata Knight Riders' struggle with the bat continued as they were reduced to 109 for six.

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Dre Russ power! (Photo: IPL)

However, Andre Russell unleashed his brute force and powered KKR to 154 at the end of the innings. 

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4,4,4,4,4,4: Prithvi Shaw's smash-fest (Photo: IPL)

Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw kicked off the chase of 155 runs in some style after smashing six consecutive boundaries in the first over against Kolkata Knight Riders. Shaw became the second batsman in IPL history to do so. He achieved it against Shivam Mavi, who conceded 25 runs in the first over as the first ball was wide. 

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Quickfire 50 for Shaw (Photo: IPL)

Shaw joined his current DC teammate Ajinkya Rahane to the elite list of batsmen who smashed six consecutive boundaries.

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DC go on second spot! (Photo: IPL)

The opening partners (Dhawan and Shaw) put up 132-run stand. Shaw brought up a quickfire 50. 

Skipper Pant's cameo and Marcus Stoinis took Delhi over the line. With this win, Delhi Capitals move to second spot in the points table. 

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