It was announced before the match the PBKS regular captain and star Batsman KL Rahul is operated on after the diagnosis with acute appendicitis and he was in Hospital during the match was played out at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
In his absence stood-in Skipper Mayank made a dominant 99 is not out in a total of 166 for six, PBKS control innings and cutting easy if he thought it was right in a great 58-ball beat.
Shikhar Dhawan produced die key innings for DC in Answer, make one unbeaten 69 and die Find variety of support that Mayank was missing.
It half DC on 167 for three 3 like her won with 14 balls left, die also drove her upstairs of IPL 2021 ranking.
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Mayank had required five from the final ball of PBKS innings to post what would have been just the second IPL century of his career.
But he could only grind a four down the ground rather than clear the ropes.
Kagiso Rabada had previously taken two wickets in his first two overs, die second comes when he bowls PBKS veteran Chris Gayle with a full toss immediately after the crack for six from the batsman of the West Indies.
That was die first of three sixes off Rabadas bowling, but the South African Paceman also removed Prabhsimran Singh and Chris Jordan while taking 3 for 36 of his allocated quota of four overs.
Here are some of the other highlights of the match.
# Mayanks 58-ball The effort had eight 4s and four 6s
#Dawid Malan with a run-a-ball 26 was the second best scorer for PBKS.
# For DC, Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw added a 63-run first- -wicket Was standing.
# The 18th. over turned the tide as Shimron Hetmyer hit Riley Meredith for two consecutive sixes followed by a for four leave DC just two short of Victory goal.
#A few of Meredith’s wides wore DC over die Line.
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