Captain Iyer leads Delhi to their biggest win, Prithvi registers joint record


With Friday’s win, Delhi’s stay at the bottom of the points table ended as they climbed to the 7th spot while KKR remained static at No.4 despite their fourth loss in seven matches.

Inspired by half-centuries from new skipper Shreyas Iyer and Prithvi Shaw, Delhi Daredevils finally ended their three-match losing streak with a 55-run thumping win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Friday.

Playing his first match after replacing the off-colour Gautam Gambhir as captain, Iyer blasted a 40-ball unbeaten 93, laced with three fours and 10 sixes, to propel the hosts to this IPL season’s highest total of 219