DC vs KKR, IPL 2023 Match 28 Stats Review: David Warner's most runs against KKR and other Stats

DC registered their first win of IPL 2023

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An all-round bowling display followed by a composed fifty from David Warner and a steady finish from Axar Patel saw Delhi Capitals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by a margin of four wickets in match number 28 of the Indian Premier League 2023. With this, Delhi registered their first win in the ongoing IPL season. 

The toss belonged to the hosts in a rain-delayed game as David Warner & Co decided to bowl first. Mukesh Kumar drew the first blood for DC as Litton Das departed for four runs off four balls. Soon, Anrich Nortje banged one to dismiss Venkatesh Iyer in the slip cordon with a fearsome bowling display in the fourth over. From there on DC went berserk against the likes of KKR batters as they piled up wickets at regular intervals leaving the batters clueless. 

However, Jason Roy kept the innings going from one end with 43 runs from 39 balls but succumbed to Kuldeep Yadav’s spin dominance in the 15th over. Andre Russell fought alone in the last five overs. Russell went bonkers against Mukesh Kumar in the 20th over to help KKR post 127 runs on the board in 20 overs. Russell amassed unbeaten 38 runs from 31 balls that included five boundaries. For DC, Ishant Sharma Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje and Axar Patel picked two wickets each.

Chasing 128, Capitals got off to a brisk start in the powerplay, but Varun Chakravarthy drew the first blood for KKR as Prithvi Shaw departed after an 11-ball 13 runs cameo. Soon, Varun Chakravarthy sent back Mitchell Marsh who departed for two runs off nine balls as David Warner kept going as he struck 57 off 41 deliveries, which included eleven fours. Nitish Rana and Anukul Roy chipped in with wickets in the middle overs as DC's middle-order fell in quick succession and were left reeling at 93/4 in 13.1 overs. However, Manish Pandey (21 off 23) and in-form all-rounder Axar Patel (19* off 22) helped DC register their first win in IPL 2023. 

Meanwhile, here are some of the important stats and numbers from Match No. 28 between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League 2023

50 - Varun Chakravarthy completes 50 wickets in the IPL 

1075 – With 1075 runs against KKR, David Warner has now scored the most runs against an opponent in the IPL. He surpassed Rohit Sharma's tally of 1040 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders. 

- David Warner has smashed eight fifty-plus scores against KKR, the joint-highest for a batter against KKR along with Suresh Raina 

67 - KKR became the second team to play the most dots in an Innings in IPL 2023 and PBKS tops the list with 74 dots in an Innings in IPL 2023. 

10-Kuldeep Yadav has picked 10 wickets against KKR at an average of 6.40 and a strike rate of 6.0 in the IPL 

Kuldeep vs KKR: 

4-0-35-4 - Brabourne in 2022 

3-0-14-4 - Wankhede in 2022 

3-0-15-2 - Delhi in 2023 

Delhi Capitals register their first win in the ongoing Indian Premier League 2023.

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