As it happened | IPL 2019: Delhi beat Kolkata in super over thriller

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 30, 2019, 07.29 PM (IST)

File photo of Prithvi Shaw (L). Photograph: PTI

Mar 31, 2019, 12.59 AM

That's all for today. Good night!

Mar 31, 2019, 12.22 AM

And Delhi have won it. What a super over it was. Rabada did the job for Delhi, first dismissing Andre Russell and secondly restraining skipper Dinesh Karthik and Robin Uthappa


Kolkata tasted their first defeat in this season, while Delhi registered their second victory.

Mar 31, 2019, 12.11 AM



Mar 31, 2019, 12.07 AM

11 runs is the target set by Delhi for Kolkata. Who will Kolkata ask to bat? Andre Russell will be the man or not? 

Yes it is Russell. Delhi need to have a bowling plan now. 

Mar 31, 2019, 12.02 AM

Now, Iyer departs while trying to hit a big shot in straight. Prithvi Shaw comes to crease. Will he get his 100 tonight? 

Mar 31, 2019, 12.00 AM

Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer have come to crease.

Pant gave a single to Iyer who slammed a four on next ball. 

Mar 30, 2019, 11.53 PM

IPL 2019 has got its first super over as the match between Delhi and Kolkata was tied. The credit goes to brilliant bowling of Kuldeep Yadav. 

Mar 30, 2019, 11.44 PM

Prithvi Shaw was dismissed on 99 by Lockie Ferguson. So unfortunate it is. Even Shaw was not happy with his shot. 


Delhi now needs a run per ball to win the game. 

Mar 30, 2019, 11.38 PM

Rishabh Pant departs for 11 runs. The wicket was taken by Kuldeep Yadav and a good catch by Piyush Chawla.


Mar 30, 2019, 11.15 PM

Iyer departed for 43 but Shaw's show is continuing with his show. Pant is on crease and the two can easily get Delhi this game, provided they play sensibly. 


Mar 30, 2019, 10.56 PM

After 10 overs, Delhi are 82/1.

Shaw and Iyer are playing it extremely safe but are also scoring runs. All shots are coming ground and only the sure shot ones are being lift in the air. 

Mar 30, 2019, 10.34 PM

Delhi: 33/1 after 5 overs

Despite losing a wicket, Delhi have got a decent start and are 33 for the loss of one wicket. 

Dhawan departed early. Shreyas Iyer and opener Prithvi Shaw are on crease, Will the two be able to turn the game in their favour is something to be seen .


Mar 30, 2019, 10.23 PM

Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed early as Delhi began their 186 run chase. The Southpaw was dismissed by Piyush Chawla for 16 runs. 

Mar 30, 2019, 09.56 PM

Andre Russell and Dinesh Karthik powered KOlkata to a huge 185. The side, at a point, was reduced to 61 for the loss of five wickets.

Russell slammed 62 runs in just 28 balls while Dinesh Karthik made 50 runs in just 36 balls. 

Delhi needs 186 runs to win this game. 

Mar 30, 2019, 09.48 PM

The Kolkata run-machine departed after a brilliant 62 runs in just 28 balls which included four boundaries and six sixes. 


Kolkata have set a big target for the Delhi and still have more an over remaining to end their innings. 

Mar 30, 2019, 09.41 PM

Kolkata at one point were 61/5 and now they are 150/5, thanks to Andre Russell's brilliant half century in just 23 balls. 

Mar 30, 2019, 09.35 PM

Andre Russell has set the stage on fire. The batsman has brought Kolkata back in the game and will be able to set a good total.

Boundaries are raining for the side as he is hitting every ball out of the boundary line. 


He is well supported by Dinesh karthik. 

Mar 30, 2019, 09.17 PM

After 14 overs, Kolkata's score stands at 101/5.

Andre Russell was hit hard on his shoulder by a no ball delivered by Harshal Patel.

Russell is going strong and his injury will be a big blow to the Kolkata side. He is getting some more treatment from Andrew Leipus. He's massaging that left shoulder of his.



Mar 30, 2019, 09.03 PM

Andre Russell have come on crease to safe its side from drowning. The Knight Riders tumbled after losing five quick wickets.

However, Russell, like previous two games, is giving it back to Delhi by hitting some boundaries. 

he is well supported by skipper Dinesh Karthik.  

Mar 30, 2019, 08.42 PM

Wickets are falling too early for Kolkata. The side has lost their top players with only Dinesh Karthik being on crease.   

Lynn departed to a brilliant catch by wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant, Nitish Rana was caught out by Rabada off Harsha Patel.  

Mar 30, 2019, 08.35 PM

Minutes after Robin Uthappa departed, Kolkata have lost one more wicket with Chris Lynn going back to the pavilion for 20 runs. 

Seven overs jhave been bowled and Kolkata's score is 44 for the loss of three wickets.


Mar 30, 2019, 08.31 PM

Delhi have got their man Robin Uthappa, credit goes to a brilliant pace ball by Harshal Patel.

The Delhi youngster had LBW Uthappa for 11 to give his side second wicket of the game.   



Mar 30, 2019, 08.26 PM

Five overs have been bowled and Kolkata's score stands at 30 for the loss of one wicket.

Robin Uthappa and Chris Lynn are on the crease. The only thing Kolkata need right now is a partnership. 

Uthappa is well aware of the ground and will be crucial player for the side today. 

Mar 30, 2019, 08.22 PM

Delhi have got their first wicket in the form of Nikhil Naik. He was dismissed by Sandeep Lamichhane for just seven runs. 



Mar 30, 2019, 08.01 PM

...And the battle begins!

The game opens with a boundary hit by Nikhil Naik off Kagiso Rabada


Mar 30, 2019, 07.51 PM

For Kolkata, Sunil Narine is out with an injury. Meanwhile, Nikhil Naik has been inducted in the team. 

Meanwhile for Delhi,


Delhi have made four changes in the squad. Hope things work out for them as Kolkata re a tough team and are playing tremendously well. 

Mar 30, 2019, 07.46 PM


Delhi (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Colin Ingram, Hanuma Vihari, Chris Morris, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Harshal Patel, Amit Mishra

Kolkata (Playing XI): Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Nikhil Naik, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna

Mar 30, 2019, 07.37 PM

Delhi have won the toss and have opted to bowl. They want to chase the target set by Kolkata. 

Delhi has a strong team but it is the execution of the plan that will help them win the game. 


Mar 30, 2019, 07.33 PM

After losing their second game to Chennai, Delhi are all set to host Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata today and the team would be eager to return to winning ways. 

Delhi, won their first game against Mumbai, but lost to MS Dhoni-led brigade despite playing at their home ground.  

Kolkata, on the other hand, have won both their games, first against Hyderabad and second against Punjab.