The match between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings witnessed one hell of a drama during the 14th over. Before that, Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant won the toss and opted to bowl first.
The match is being taking place at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Punjab Kings are playing without their main captain KL Rahul as the latter was hospitalized with acute appendicitis.
Mayank Agarwal is leading the troops from the front. He played one of the supreme knocks of his IPL career as he chipped in with an unbeaten 99 off 58 balls.
Mayank Agarwal single-handedly carried the team on his shoulders when all others failed to give him company at the crease. Mayank’s innings was studded with 8 fours and 4 sixes.
PBKS’ interim captain maintained a sensational strike rate of 170.89. On the other hand, Kagiso Rabada was the pick of the bowlers for the Delhi Capitals franchise.
The Proteas pacer took 3 wickets to his name whereas Avesh Khan and Axar Patel settled for 1 wicket apiece. Punjab Kings posted 166 for the loss of 6 wickets in their quota of 20 overs.
Deepak Hooda departs after a strange mix-up with Mayank Agarwal
Case in point, Deepak Hooda and Mayank Agarwal were involved in a bizarre mix-up while running between the wickets. The incident happened during the 14th over bowled by Axar Patel. Mayank hit the ball to take a single and then the ugly mix-up happened.
Both batsmen were running towards the same end. Upon viewing the replay on the big screen, Hooda’s bat was in front of his partner. As a result, Deepak made his way back to the dressing room.
Watch the video below to get a complete clarity on the incident:
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