Punjab Kings' path to the IPL 2023 playoffs was made more difficult by Delhi Capitals' 15-run victory over them on May 17 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala.
DC scored a massive 213/2 in the first innings after being given the opportunity to bat first, thanks in large part to outstanding performances from David Warner (46 off 31), Prithvi Shaw (54 off 38), and Rilee Rossouw (82 off 37). Sam Curran, who had stats of 2/36 in four overs, was the bowler of choice for PBKS. I
n reply, Liam Livingstone (94 off 48) and Atharva Taide (55 off 42) both played outstanding innings, but Punjab could only muster 198/8 in their allotted 20 overs. The best bowlers for DC were Anrich Nortje (2/36) and Ishant Sharma (2/36, 3 overs).
Brief scores: Delhi Capitals 213/2 in 20 overs (Rilee Rossouw 82*, Prithvi Shaw 54; Sam Curran 2/36) beat Punjab Kings 198/8 in 20 overs (Liam Livingstone 94, Atharva Taide 55; Anrich Nortje 2-36, Ishant Sharma 2-36) by 15 runs