LSG vs DC: Watch - Mark Wood Bamboozles Prithvi Shaw And Mitchell Marsh With Sensational Deliveries In IPL 2023
LSG vs DC: Watch - Mark Wood Bamboozles Prithvi Shaw And Mitchell Marsh With Sensational Deliveries In IPL 2023 [PC: BCCI]

Last Update on: April 1st, 2023 at 10:43 pm

Delhi Capitals (DC) had won the toss & opted to bowl first against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG). LSG scored 193-6, Kyle Mayers was in a beast mode where he scored 73 runs in 38 balls and he smashed 2 fours & 7 huge sixes. LSG have got lethal pace duo in the form of Mark Wood & Avesh Khan. Mark Wood‘s experience would be invaluable.

Apart from DC left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed, all the bowlers were taken to the cleaners. LSG batters didn’t panic after playing a string of dot balls & capitalized on loose deliveries where Nicholas Pooran played a breezy cameo of 36 runs in 21 balls where he struck 2 fours & 3 sixes. It was quite astonishing to see that the LSG batter struck 15 sixes while scoring 193 runs.

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Watch: Mark Wood Thrashes Prithvi Shaw & Mitchell Marsh’s Stumps

DC’s score at the end of 4 overs was 40 for the loss of no wickets. Mark Wood was bowling the 5th over & on the 3rd delivery, Wood knocked off Shaw’s stumps by bowling an in-swinging length delivery. Shaw was dismissed on 12 runs in 9 balls where he struck 2 fours. Mitchell Marsh came into bat where Mark Wood bowled a fuller delivery & rattled Mitchell Marsh’s stumps & was dismissed him for a duck. DC’s score at that time was 40-2 in 4.4 overs where David Warner was on 26 runs in 18 balls.

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Uphill Task for DC

DC skipper David Warner now needs to make sure that he bats till the end of the innings & capitalizes on loose deliveries & at the same, it won’t be easy for the new batter to go berserk from ball 1. All eyes would be on Sarfaraz Khan as the right-handed batter is in sublime form in the domestic circuit.

It won’t be a surprise if Mark Wood bowls another over as he is generating sheer pace & so far has shown good control over his line & length. The pitch doesn’t have any significant demons where LSG will have to keep on picking wickets as DC bat quite deep as they have got the likes of Rovman Powell & Rilee Rossouw present.

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