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IPL 2019: Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer lead show as Delhi Capitals beat Kings XI Punjab by 5 wickets

Updated : 2019-04-21 06:56:52

Delhi Capitals avenged their shocking first-leg defeat with a five-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab, brightening their prospects of making the play-offs of the Indian Premier League on Saturday. Chasing 164 for a win, senior opener Shikhar Dhawan laid the foundation with a fluent 56 of 41 balls, while skipper Shreyas Iyer contributed an unbeaten 58 off 49 balls to complete the job with two balls to spare. Iyer hit five fours and a six. In the first leg in Mohali, DC lost seven wickets for eight runs to gift KXIP victory after sitting pretty at 144 for three in the 17th over while chasing 168.

Kings XI Punjab batsman KL Rahul, left, looks on as Delhi Capitals players celebrate his dismissal during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab batsman KL Rahul, left, looks on as Delhi Capitals players celebrate his dismissal during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals player Sherfane Rutherford takes a catch to dismiss Kings XI Punjab batsman Mayank Agarwal during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals player Sherfane Rutherford takes a catch to dismiss Kings XI Punjab batsman Mayank Agarwal during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab batsman Mayank Agarwal, left, walks back as Delhi Capitals players celebrate his dismissal during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab batsman Mayank Agarwal, left, walks back as Delhi Capitals players celebrate his dismissal during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab batsman Chris Gayle plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Delhi Capitals in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab batsman Chris Gayle plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Delhi Capitals in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals player Ishant Sharma bowls during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals player Ishant Sharma bowls during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals players celebrate the dismissal of Kings XI Punjab batsman Chris Gayle during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals players celebrate the dismissal of Kings XI Punjab batsman Chris Gayle during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals players Sandeep Lamichhane, left and Rishabh Pant celebrate the dismissal of Kings XI Punjab batsman Chris Gayle during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals players Sandeep Lamichhane, left and Rishabh Pant celebrate the dismissal of Kings XI Punjab batsman Chris Gayle during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Delhi Capitals in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Delhi Capitals in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals bowler Sandeep Lamichhane prepares to bowl during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals bowler Sandeep Lamichhane prepares to bowl during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals player Kagiso Rabada bowls during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals player Kagiso Rabada bowls during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab captain Ravichandran Ashwin plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Delhi Capitals in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab captain Ravichandran Ashwin plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Delhi Capitals in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab batsman Hardus Viljoen plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Delhi Capitals in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab batsman Hardus Viljoen plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Delhi Capitals in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab players celebrate the dismissal of Delhi Capitals batsman Prithvi Shaw during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab players celebrate the dismissal of Delhi Capitals batsman Prithvi Shaw during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab players celebrate the dismissal of Delhi Capitals batsman Prithvi Shaw during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab players celebrate the dismissal of Delhi Capitals batsman Prithvi Shaw during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab players celebrate the dismissal of Delhi Capitals batsman Prithvi Shaw during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab players celebrate the dismissal of Delhi Capitals batsman Prithvi Shaw during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab captain Ravichandran Ashwin bowls during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Delhi Capitals in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab captain Ravichandran Ashwin bowls during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Delhi Capitals in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Shikhar Dhawan avoids a beamer bowled by Kings XI Punjab bowler Sam Curran during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Shikhar Dhawan avoids a beamer bowled by Kings XI Punjab bowler Sam Curran during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Shikhar Dhawan raises his bat after scoring fifty runs during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Shikhar Dhawan raises his bat after scoring fifty runs during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsmen Shikhar Dhawan, left and Shreyas Iyer looks on as they bat during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsmen Shikhar Dhawan, left and Shreyas Iyer looks on as they bat during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Shikhar Dhawan removes his helmet as he walks back to pavilion after being dismissed during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Shikhar Dhawan removes his helmet as he walks back to pavilion after being dismissed during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab players Hardus Viljoen, left, and Mandeep Singh, right, celebrate the dismissal of Delhi Capitals batsman Rishabh Pant during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Kings XI Punjab players Hardus Viljoen, left, and Mandeep Singh, right, celebrate the dismissal of Delhi Capitals batsman Rishabh Pant during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Colin Ingram plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Colin Ingram plays a shot during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Colin Ingram is bowled out during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Colin Ingram is bowled out during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Axar Patel, left, is run out by Kings XI Punjab wicketkeeper KL Rahul during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals batsman Axar Patel, left, is run out by Kings XI Punjab wicketkeeper KL Rahul during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer reacts in jubilation after scoring winning runs during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer reacts in jubilation after scoring winning runs during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer, left, embraces his teammate Sherfane Rutherford after scoring winning runs during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer, left, embraces his teammate Sherfane Rutherford after scoring winning runs during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kings XI Punjab in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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