Delhi Capitals sealed a thrilling opening win via Super Over in the 2020 IPL after beating Kings XI Punjab in Dubai on Sunday.
Marcus Stoinis, in normal time, and Kagiso Rabada, in the tiebreaker, were the heroes as the exciting young side from India’s capital eventually downed Punjab.
Stoinis hit 53 runs off 21 balls and lifted Delhi’s total to 157-8 with Chris Jordan conceding 30 runs off the 20th over.
Stoinis then forced the game into the Super Over by dismissing opener Mayank Agarwal (89 off 60 balls) and Jordan off the last two balls as Punjab also finished on 157-8.
South Africa quick Rabada restricted Punjab’s total to just two runs in the Super Over by dismissing captain KL Rahul and Nicholas Pooran off his second and third deliveries which brought an end to the over. Delhi chased down the runs in two balls.
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