Stellar Show by Kuldeep Yadav as Delhi Capitals Outclass Lucknow Super Giants IPL 2024

Delhi Capitals (DC) displayed sheer dominance as they clinched a resounding victory against the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in a thrilling encounter during Match 26 of IPL 2024. Played at the Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, on Friday, April 12, the match witnessed an intense battle between bat and ball.

In a remarkable display of spin bowling, Kuldeep Yadav emerged as the star performer for Delhi Capitals. Yadav’s exceptional spell saw him dismantle LSG’s batting lineup, claiming three crucial wickets of Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, and KL Rahul, conceding a mere 20 runs. His mesmerizing performance rightfully earned him the prestigious title of Player of the Match.

Awards Galore:

  • Player of the Match: Kuldeep Yadav (3/20)
  • Super Sixes of the Match: Jake Fraser-McGurk (5 sixes)
  • Most Fours in the Match: Prithvi Shaw (6 fours)
  • Electric Striker of the Match: KL Rahul (strike rate of 177.27)

Match Summary:

Match Summary:

LSG’s innings got off to a rocky start, losing seven wickets with just 94 runs on the board, courtesy of Kuldeep Yadav’s spin wizardry. However, a resilient eighth-wicket partnership between Ayush Badoni and Arshad Khan propelled LSG’s total to 167/7, offering a competitive target for Delhi Capitals.

In response, despite an early setback with the dismissal of senior opener David Warner, Delhi’s middle-order showcased remarkable resilience and composure. Debutant Jake Fraser-McGurk dazzled with a brilliant half-century, supported by skipper Rishabh Pant’s explosive innings of 41 runs off 24 balls, steering Delhi to a convincing six-wicket victory.

Record-Breaking Feats:

  • Ayush Badoni and Arshad Khan’s partnership of 73* runs for the eighth wicket stands as the highest ever in IPL history.
  • Rishabh Pant achieved a significant milestone by surpassing the 3,000-run mark in IPL, becoming the fastest Indian player to do so in terms of balls faced, reaching the milestone in 2028 balls.
  • Pant also etched his name in Delhi Capitals’ history books, becoming the most capped player with 104 appearances, surpassing the previous record held by Amit Mishra (103 matches).


Delhi Capitals’ comprehensive victory against Lucknow Super Giants underscores their formidable prowess in IPL 2024. Kuldeep Yadav’s stellar performance, coupled with notable contributions from young talents like Jake Fraser-McGurk and the ever-reliable Rishabh Pant, propelled Delhi to yet another memorable win, solidifying their position as contenders for the coveted title.

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