IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders to face Delhi Capitals in second qualifier at Sharjah today
In IPL Cricket, Kolkata Knight Riders will now face Delhi Capitals in the second qualifier today evening at Sharjah. Delhi Capitals was toppers in the league stage lost to Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier 1.
The winner’s Qualifier 2 will play the final against Chennai Super Kings on Friday in Dubai. CSK has already qualified for their ninth IPL final.
In the Eliminator match at Sharjah last night, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by four wickets to reach qualifier 2.
Opting to bat first, Bangalore posted a total of 138 for the loss of seven wickets in the stipulated 20 overs with help of Captain Virat Kohli’s 39 off 33 balls. For Kolkata, Sunil Narine picked up four wickets while Lockie Ferguson took two.
In reply, Kolkata chased down the victory target after losing six wickets in the 19.4 overs with the help of Shubman Gill’s 29 runs and Venkatesh Iyer’s 26. Sunil Narine too contributed 26 runs and was declared man of the match for his all-around performance.