Ashwin conceded just 14 runs and no boundaries in his three overs after being brought in following the powerplay on Thursday night when DC were defending a modest 148
Former Indian cricketer Virender Sewhag lauded the decision to send Stoinis to open the innings and he thought of the move much earlier.
All-rounder Stoinis continues to shine as Capitals maul Royals
Capitals were struggling at one point before Stoinis helped them to 157/8 with his fifty. Kagiso Rabada conceded just two runs in the Super Over paving way for DC’s win. “We had lost a few wickets in the powerplay and were struggling.
Stoinis first blasted his way to a 21-ball-53 as his late assault ensured a decent 157 for 8 for Capitals with 57 coming off last three overs. Stoinis hit seven fours and three sixes.
The India skipper blasted eight boundaries, while de Villiers clobbered two sixes and five hits across the rope in his 38-ball innings
The result means KKR have now won three out of their four games while RCB are have lost five in a row and are heading towards another sorry season
The Bengaluru franchise is optimistic of ending on a high in new season.
India are leading the five-match series 2-0.
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