Delhi Capitals beat Kolkata Knight Riders (DC vs KKR) by 7 wickets in the 25th match of IPL 2021. Dinesh Kartik and Shikhar Dhawan were involved in hilarious banter during the match.
Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik shared a funny moment in the 11th over of Delhi's chase, KKR Wicket-keeper Dinesh Kartik made a strong appeal on a stumping attempt against Dhawan and the Delhi opener immediately dropped his bat and fell to his knees. Karthik's appeal to the player and not the field umpire made fans laugh.
Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw gave quite a explosive start to Delhi and KKR desperately needed a wicket, meanwhile, in a hurry to dismiss Dhawan, Karthik made a strong appeal. Karthik shouted very loudly at Dhawan at the time of this appeal, Dhawan's reaction was worth watching. After this, Shikhar Dhawan fell on his knee on the pitch right in front of Karthik. Seeing this moment, the commentators also started laughing loudly. A video of Dhawan and Karthik is also getting viral on social media.
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Talking about the match, the Delhi team, which came to chase the target of 155 runs, were off to a great start by their openers Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw, who made a 132 run- partnership for the first wicket. Shaw played a thunderous inning of 82 runs off 41 balls including 11 fours and 3 sixes, while Dhawan played a knock 46 runs. Delhi comfortably won the match by losing 3 wickets in 16.3 overs.