Delhi Capitals defeat Punjab Kings; memes flood social media

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Delhi Capitals defeat Punjab Kings; memes flood social media

Delhi Capitals move up to second spot in the points table with a run rate of +0.453

Delhi Capitals defeat Punjab Kings; memes flood social media

New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 witnessed yet another thrilling match of this season with netizens starting a meme fest on social media. In yesterday's match, Delhi Capitals (DC) registered their second win of the IPL 2021. Delhi Capitals defeated Punjab Kings (PBKS) at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai last night and moved up to the second position in the points table with a run rate of +0.453.

Pant won the toss and chose for DC to bowl. PBKS went to bat and gave a massive chase score to DC of 195/4. Mayank Agarwal and Captain KL Rahul made an opening century which stood to guide Punjab to a challenging 195/4, in which Agarwal made 69 off 36 balls, while Rahul scored 61 off 51 balls and gave a good start to their innings.

However, DC’s players chased 196 very easily, Dhawan and Shaw made a good start and made a partnership of 59 runs in just 33 balls for the opening wicket. Dhawan scored 92 in just 49 balls and put his team in a strong position. In the end, Marcus Stoinis (27*) and Lalit Yadav (12*) helped DC to win the match with ten balls and six wickets in spare.

Former cricketer Virender Sehwag shared a tweet that said, “Shikhar Dhawan is a classic example of how to maintain a good strike rate without taking undue risks. A great learning example for many players who get bogged down. This 92 Was a Champion knock @SDhawan25, showing how it is done.  #DCvsPBKS (sic)."

After the thrilling match, hundreds of memes were shared on social media which went viral in a matter of minutes. We list a few for you: