Indian Premier League IPL 2019: Change in name led to change in fortunes for Delhi Capitals

first_imghighlights Delhi Capitals registered 37 run win over Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians hasn’t won the first game of IPL since 2012. Delhi Capitals have reached the top of the table with that win.  New Delhi: Rishabh Pant’s ballistic knock off 78 runs powered Delhi Capitals total over 200, giving Mumbai Indians a mammoth target of 214 which was out of men-in-blue’s reach in more ways than one. In the end, it was the Capitals, who managed to come out trumps by 38 runs courtesy of a resounding all-round show at the iconic Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Moreover, Shreyas Iyer and Co also moved to the top of the points table.After Mumbai Indians won the toss and fielded first, very few things went right for them as the visiting team amassed 213 for six in 20 overs. Mitchell McClenaghan nipped out Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer cheaply to give his team a decent start. However, Colin Ingram and swashbuckler Shikhar Dhawan put their heads down and injected momentum into the innings with a stand of 83 runs.Ben Cutting broke the stand, dismissing Ingram, who scored 47 runs with seven boundaries and a six. A couple of overs later, Dhawan fell prey to Hardik Pandya after notching 43 runs from 36 balls. Thereafter, Rishabh Pant took over and raced away to a fifty off 18 balls. The southpaw went hell for leather and remained not out on 78 runs from 27 balls with seven fours and as many sixes.Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock put on 33 in quick time to start the home team’s run-chase. Ishant Sharma’s knuckleball accounted for the wicket of Sharma. Suryakumar Yadav perished courtesy of a direct-hit from Shreyas Iyer. De Kock paved his way to a 16-ball 27 after which Sharma removed him. Thereafter, Yuvraj Singh and Kieron Pollard tried to pull things back for MI.The duo compiled a half-century stand to keep the hosts in the match. Keemo Paul picked up the prized scalp of Pollard to break the partnership. Rohit’s men kept losing wickets and the required-rate kept mounting. The southpaw Yuvraj Singh tried his heart out with a 35-ball 53, but that wasn’t enough to get his team home. For Delhi, Ishant and Rabada were the most successful with two wickets each.center_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Indian Premier League News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

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The Latest: Churchill Downs has 47 positive COVID-19 tests

first_imgThe coach says that allowed them to do contact tracing and check what areas they can be better at when dealing with a pandemic. Mason says the stoppage offered a good reminder for players to take care of one another, a message he believes they got loud and clear. Vanderbilt is scheduled to open the season on Sept. 26 with a game at Texas A&M.___The Cleveland Browns still don’t know if they’ll have fans at games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But in case they do, the team sent a letter to season ticket holders outlining plans and protocols that will be in place at FirstEnergy Stadium.There is still a chance the Browns will have a “limited amount of fans” when they open at home on Sept. 17 against the Cincinnati Bengals. The team recently presented its “Responsible Restart Plan” to the city and Ohio state health departments and is awaiting approval. Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Ahead of next week’s Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs says there have been 47 positive tests for COVID-19. The Latest: Churchill Downs has 47 positive COVID-19 tests All fans will be required to wear masks and there will be a four-quadrant system in the 65,000-seat stadium to keep fans safely separated. The Browns will have pregame health screenings and fans will enter through a dedicated gate close to their seats before sitting in pods of 1 to 10 people.Several NFL teams already have they won’t have fans at their early season games.The Bengals announced Tuesday they won’t have fans for their season opener at Paul Brown Stadium on Sept. 13. They applied for an exemption to the state’s ban on large public gatherings, but it was turned down.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports The Louisville track says it administered 1,823 tests to staff, horsemen and vendors from Aug. 19-24. From that group, there were 47 positive tests for a positivity rate of 2.58%.The track requires any individual allowed entrance to the stable area to take a COVID-19 test. Those who don’t pass the test or medical screening are denied entry and asked to isolate or quarantine.___Vanderbilt’s football team is back at practice after a coronavirus-caused stoppage, and coach Derek Mason says a couple of players remain in quarantine.Mason says the team had to stop practicing because a couple of Commodores tested positive for COVID-19. Vanderbilt canceled a practice Friday and wound up missing two practices before resuming work on the field Wednesday. August 26, 2020last_img read more

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