Delhi Capitals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in their Indian Premier League match in Ahmedabad on Thursday. Asked to bat first, Kolkata Knight Riders made 154 for six against the in-form team from Delhi. Opener Shubman Gill regained some form with a 38-ball 43 but KKR slipped to 82 for five before Andrew Russell smashed 45 off 27 balls to take them past the 150-mark at the Narendra Modi Stadium. In reply, DC chased down the target in 16.3 overs. Opener Prithvi Shaw blazed away to 82 off only 41 balls while sharing 142 runs for the first wicket with Shikhar Dhawan (46). The 21-year-old Shaw smashed 11 fours and three sixes during his blazing knock. Among Delhi Capitals bowlers, the spin duo of Axar Patel (2/32) and Lalit Yadav (2/13) snared two wickets each, while Avesh Khan (1/31) captured one. Brief Scores: Kolkata Knight Riders: 154 for 6 in 20 in overs (Andrew Russell 45, Shubman Gill 43; Lalit Yadav 2/13, Axar Patel 2/32), Delhi Capitals: 156/3 in 16.3 overs (Prithvi Shaw 82, Shikhar Dhawan 46; Pat Cummins 3/24). Catch the highlights of KKR vs DC here.
7:30 PM IST: Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana out in the middle for KKR, while Ishant Sharma has the ball in hand for Delhi Capitals. Scroll down for live commentary
7:14 PM IST: TEAMS:
Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan (c), Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
7:05 PM IST: Delhi Capitals have won the toss and opted to bowl first. Delhi have made one change - injured Amit Mishra has been replaced by Lalit Yadav
6:55 M IST: Hello and welcome to the coverage of 25th match of IPL between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders. Stay tuned for toss. Find out details of RR and MI match here.