Today is the 42nd match of the 13th season of IPL between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Capitals (DC) in which Kolkata batting first and giving Delhi a target of 195 runs. Kolkata scored 194 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs thanks to a fifty by Nitish Rana (81) and Sunil Narine (64). This is Rana's 10th IPL and Naren's fourth Fifty. Apart from this, Eoin Morgan was dismissed by 17 runs. At the same time, Delhi's Enrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, and Marcus Stoinis got 2–2 wickets.
Kolkata lost 2 wickets in power-play
Nitish Rana opened for Kolkata with Shubman Gill. Gill could only make 9 runs and caught Akshar Patel off the ball of Enrich Nortje. After this, Rahul Tripathi (13) was bowled by Norte, who showed the way to the pavilion. Kolkata scored 36 for 2 in the power-play. After this, Dinesh Karthik could score only 3 runs and Kagiso was dismissed by Rabada's ball.
Took over from Rana-Naren
After losing 3 wickets early, Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine handled the innings. Both played vigorously, hitting fours and sixes on a bad ball. The two shared a 115-run partnership for the fourth wicket. After applying Fifty, Nitish Rana of Kolkata showed the jersey named after his father-in-law. He died on Friday.