After the game between DC and KKR, the updated IPL 2023 points table, orange cap, and purple cap list: DC register first win
Delhi Capitals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 4 wickets on Thursday in Delhi to earn their first victory of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. After losing six games in a row, the David Warner-led team finally earned its first two points in the match with these two victories. Warner set an excellent example by scoring another half-century, while Ishant Sharma, Andrich Nortje, and Kuldeep Yadav each claimed two wickets to reduce KKR to less than 130 runs. Due to the defeat, KKR are now seventh in the standings with four points, while DC are still in bottom place with just two points.
Faf du Plessis, captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, moved significantly closer to winning the orange cap with a half-century that brought his total to 343 runs in six games. After his effort against KKR on Thursday, Warner presently holds down the second slot with 285 runs.
Mohammed Siraj, who took four wickets to lead RCB to victory over Punjab Kings, is the new Purple Cap leader. Currently, Rashid Khan, Mark Wood, and Yuzvendra Chahal are tied for the lead with 11 wickets apiece while the pacer has 12 wickets.
With the help of their captain David Warner's fifty and some outstanding bowling, Delhi Capitals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 4 wickets.
KKR demonstrated their bowling prowess and won the match in the last over. Nitish Rana seized the initiative for KKR and claimed two victims, while Varun Chakravarthy also claimed the important two wickets, including the departure of David Warner. DC Captain David Warner scored 57 runs off 51 balls to win the game.
Ishant, Axar, Nortje, and Kuldeep each claimed two wickets for DC, while Mukesh Kumar claimed just one. Jason Roy led the way for KKR with a score of 43 off 39 while Andre Russell produced a key unbeaten knock of 38 off 31 deliveries. In the powerplay, KKR lost wickets, and as a result, they were only able to score 127 runs.