IPL 2024: Delhi Capitals vs Lucknow Super Giants in pix

Ishant Sharma
Ishant Sharma was the pick of the DC bowlers. Photo: PTI/Kamal Kishore

Delhi Capitals (DC) kept their slim playoffs hopes alive with a 19-run win over Lucknow Super Giants (DC) in an IPL 2024 match on Tuesday. The home side made 208/4 after being put int to bat and then restricted LSG to 189/9.

Abishek Porel
DC opener Abishek Porel in action. Photo: PTI/Kamal Kishore

Opener Abishek Porel and Tristan Stubbs smashed half-centuries as DC posted a big total. The left-handed Porel hit five fours and four sixes in his 33-ball 58. Stubbs' 25-ball unbeaten 57 contained three fours and four sixes. Naveen-ul Haq claimed 2/51 from his four overs for LSG.

Mukesh Kumar
Mukesh Kumar, centre, celebrates with teammates after taking the catch to dismiss K L Rahul. Photo: PTI/Kamal Kishore

Veteran seamer Ishant Sharma rocked LSG early on with the wickets of skipper K L Rahul (5), his opening partner Quinton de Kock (12) and Deepak Hooda (0). Though Nicholas Pooran (61) and Arshad Khan (58 not out) tried hard, LSG fell short. Ishant finished 3/34.

DC ended the league phase with 14 points from as many outings and await the results of other team to find out whether they can sneak through to the playoffs. The defeat hurt LSG's chances as they slipped to seventh place with just 12 points from 13 games. 

Nicholas Pooran
Nicholas Pooran can't hide his disappointment after falling to Mukesh Kumar. Photo: PTI/Kamal Kishore

LSG meet Mumbai Indians in their final league match on Friday.

Arshad Khan
Arshad Khan's heroics went in vain. Photo: PTI/Kamal Kishore
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