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Dhawan’s 97 helps Delhi Capitals to victory over KKR by 7 wickets
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Dhawan’s 97 helps Delhi Capitals to victory over KKR by 7 wickets

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Kolkata, Apr 12: Shikhar Dhawan's 97 helped Delhi Capitals to victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 7 wickets in the VIVO IPL match at Eden Gardens here on Friday.

Left-handed batsman Dhawan played an unbeaten knock of 97 and helped his team to beat Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets. He smashed 2 sixes and 11 fours and took only 63 balls. Dhawan and wicket keeper Rishabh Pant added 105 off 69 deliveries for the
third wicket.

Kolkata Knight Riders tried out 7 different bowlers but they were unable to prevent the firm of Dhawan and Pant from running away with the game. Delhi Capitals needed 5 off 8 balls and Dhawan needed 3 to complete his maiden T20 hundred but Colin Ingram hit a six to finish the game.

With this victory, Delhi Capitals won the fourth match of the Vivo IPL 2019. This was the second consecutive loss for strong Kolkata.UNI