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DC vs PBKS: Punjab Kings knock Delhi Capitals out of Playoffs race as they register win in thrilling match

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Punjab Kings beat Delhi Capitals in the 59th match of IPL 2023 on Saturday. With the win, PBKS have now managed to maintain themselves alive. However, DC have been knocked out of the Playoffs race. DC received the toss and opted to bowl in the thrilling sport. Coming to bat first, Punjab batters scored 167/7 in 20 overs. On the opposite hand, regardless of having an important begin, Delhi batters managed to attain simply 136/8 in 20 overs and Shikhar Dhawan-led workforce received by 31 runs.

Prabhsimran performed a superb knock of 103 runs off 65 balls. When none of the Punjab batters may cross 20 runs on a sluggish pitch, Prabhsimran guided his workforce from 46/3 to a aggressive whole. PBKS bowlers Harpreet Brar (4/30) and Rahul Chahar (2/16) performed an vital position in collapsing the batting order of the house workforce. 

Despite begin and a superb batting knock of 27-ball 54 by skipper David Warner, DC batters failed to realize the goal. Warner and Phil Salt supplied a flying begin to Delhi however the spin duo of Brar and Chahar scalped six wickets for simply 19 runs to slide Delhi from 69 for no loss to 88/6 in 10.1 overs.

Brar dismissed Warner, Phil Salt (21), Rilee Rossouw (5), and Manish Pandey (0). Chahar however, picked up wickets of Mitchell Marsh (3) and Axar Patel (1) in their quota of 4 overs. With 66 wanted off 36 balls, Aman Khan (16) and Praveen Dubey (16) tried their arms earlier than turning into the victims of Nathan Ellis (2/21).

Delhi have their subsequent two matches in opposition to Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings on May 17 and May 20, respectively. On the opposite hand, Punjab have their subsequent two matches in opposition to DC and Rajasthan Royals (May 19) which they will wish to win in order to maneuver nearer to the Playoffs qualification.

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