KKR vs DC, IPL 2020: Nitish Rana raised a KKR t-shirt along with his father-in-law’s title on the again.© Twitter
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Nitish Rana on Saturday scored a fast half-century in opposition to Delhi Capitals on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi and devoted it to his father-in-law Surinder Marwah who died on Friday. Nitish Rana, who was promoted up the order to open the innings with Shubman Gill, smashed Anrich Nortje for a boundary on the final ball of 13th over to deliver up his 10th IPL fifty off simply 35 deliveries. Quickly after reaching his fifty, Rana raised a specifically designed KKR t-shirt, along with his father-in-law’s title inscribed on the again.
He and Sunil Narine mixed collectively to placed on a 115-run stand for the fourth wicket in simply 56 balls, driving on which KKR posted an enormous complete of 194/6 in 20 overs.
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After KKR had been put in to bat by Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer, KKR began poorly shedding Shubman Gill (9) and Rahul Tripathi (13) contained in the Powerplay. Former skipper Dinesh Karthik’s rusty type continued and he received out after edging a ball straight to Rishabh Pant behind stumps.
With their facet on the backfoot, KKR determined to ship Sunil Narine forward of skipper Eoin Morgan and it paid off properly because the West Indian, making a comeback into the facet, took the assault to the opposition bowlers and scored a quick-fire 64 off simply 32 balls, placing his facet in a commanding place.
After his departure, Rana carried on the momentum and saved hitting boundaries. He received out on the second final supply of the innings however not earlier than scoring 81 off simply 53 balls. Morgan additionally fell on the final ball however by then KKR had already reached an imposing complete.
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