IPL 2018: Captain Iyer’s 40-ball 93 helps Delhi beat KKR by 55 runs

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shreyas iyer playing a stormy innings made such records which no one could make in the ipl

Delhi's new captain shreyas iyer's unbeaten 93 runs on the brilliant bowling of his bowlers, the team defeated kolkata by 55 runs on friday in a ipl match in their domestic firoz shah kotla ground here on sunday to register their second win in the league. of delhi first scored a huge score of 219 runs for four wickets, and then kolkata won the match by 55 runs for 9 wickets in the 20 overs, stopping at 164 runs.

in this match, delhi's new captain shreyas iyer made several records on his stellar innings. shreyas iyer smashed 93 runs in 44 balls, he was not dismissed by the end. in this he scored 3 fours and 10 sixes. in this way shreyas iyer made a new record in his first captaincy innings.

shreer iyer, who made the biggest score in the debut innings as captain, became the first player. before them, this record named after aaron finch.

players who made the most runs in the first innings as captain

shreyas iyer, 93 runs (delhi) vs. kolkata, 2018

aaron finch, 64, pune, v. punjab 2013

murali vijay, 55 runs, punjab v gujarat 2016

adam gilchrist, 54, deccan chargers vs chennai 2008

most impressive captains also became

shreyas iyer became the player with the most number of sixes in an innings from delhi. he is the only captain to have the most sixes in ipl in one innings. earlier, kevin pietersen had made 9 sixes in an innings from delhi.

this is the second win in seven matches of delhi, while kolkata has faced a fourth defeat in seven matches. gautam gambhir, who scored 85 runs in his last five innings, was also in the same match as shreyas iyer scored 93 in yesterday's match. gambhir has left behind a lot in terms of runs. shreyas iyer has scored 244 runs in 7 matches so far. he is number 7 in the batting list.

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