The Delhi Capitals thrashed Punjab Kings at the Brabourne Stadium Thursday night for their biggest triumph in the IPL. Check IPL biggest defeats with balls remaining: Complete list
Last night, Delhi Capitals moved up to sixth place in the Indian Premier League 2022 standings after winning their third game. DC avoided having their losses outweigh their victories at a vital point in the season with a 9-wicket win.
On Wednesday, Delhi Capitals chased down a 116-run target against Punjab Kings at the Brabourne Stadium, completing the chase in just the 11th over thanks to an 83-run opening partnership between openers Prithvi Shaw (41) and David Warner (60*).
Axar Patel, a Delhi all-rounder, was the pick of their bowlers, with scores of 4-0-10-2. Lalit Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, and Kuldeep Yadav each took two wickets, same to Patel. Kuldeep was named Player of the Match for the third time this season, and he generously shared the honour with Axar during the post-match presentation ceremony.
Told you he is an entertainer on and off the field 👋🏼@davidwarner31 in the last 1️⃣0️⃣ Days 👇🏼
60* (30) vs PBKS
66 (38) vs RCB
61 (45) vs KKR
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) April 21, 2022
IPL biggest defeats with balls remaining
The Capitals, who won the match with 57 balls to spare, also set a new record for the most balls left in an IPL match. Delhi (then Daredevils) had previously won matches with 42 (against Deccan Chargers in Hyderabad in 2008) and 40 (vs Chennai Super Kings in Delhi in 2012) balls to spare.
|87||8 wickets||Mumbai Indians||Kolkata Knight Riders||Mumbai||2008|
|76||8 wickets||Kochi Tuskers Kerala||Rajasthan Royals||Indore||2011|
|73||10 wickets||Punjab Kings||Delhi Capitals||Mohali||2017|
|71||10 wickets||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Punjab Kings||Indore||2018|
|70||8 wickets||Mumbai Indians||Rajasthan Royals||Sharjah||2021|
|60||9 wickets||Kolkata Knight Riders||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Abu Dhabi||2021|
|57||10 wickets||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Delhi Capitals||Delhi||2015|
|57||9 wickets||Delhi Capitals||Punjab Kings||Mumbai (BS)||2022|
|56||10 wickets||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Rajasthan Royals||Bengaluru||2010|
|48||10 wickets||Deccan Chargers||Mumbai Indians||Navi Mumbai||2008|