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DNMUM434863 | 4/13/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :399

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Senior pro carries responsibility of taking team home with 97* as DC beat KKR by 7 wickets
Indian Premier League Match No. 26
Mumbai: Throughout this IPL season, Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting has spoken about some experienced player standing up and taking responsibility in this team filled with youngsters.
In Kolkata on Friday, Shikhar Dhawan did exactly that, leading his team to a seven-wicket win over the Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens.
Chasing a below-par total of 178/7, the India opener shouldered the innings with an unbeaten 97 off 63 balls to ensure that his team got over the line with relative ease.
After sharing a 32-run opening stand with Prithvi Shaw and losing captain Shreyas Iyer cheaply, Dhawan found an able partner in Rishabh Pant.
The duo shared a 105-run partnership for the third-wicket before Pant threw
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