David Warner may have got out for a golden duck in the team's previous IPL match against Punjab Kings, but he made vital contributions in the field.
DC are currently seventh in the standings with eight points from nine games but with another five rounds left for a few teams and four for some of the others.
Kuldeep Yadav's four-wicket haul and blistering knocks from David Warner and Powell powered Delhi Capitals to a four-wicket victory against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede Stadium.
Warner (61 off 45 balls) and Shaw (51 off 29 balls) were facing one of the most lethal pace attacks of this edition but to their advantage, it was perhaps the best batting track.
Just when it looked like Delhi was racing away, the spin duo of Ravi Bishnoi and Krishnappa Gowtham helped pull things back in favour of the Giants.
Cricket Australia said on Friday night that Smith will miss the white-ball leg of the tour of Pakistan to manage discomfort in his left elbow.
Looking for quick runs to bolster their chances of a series-clinching victory, Warner opened with three boundaries in the second over of the day against pace spearhead Shaheen Shah Afridi.
In a sensational collapse after tea on Day 3, Pakistan lost seven wickets for 41 runs, the last four wickets without adding a run as Cummins finished with 5-56 and Starc took 4-36.
Pakistan came back in the last hour when Faheem Ashraf (1-20) found the outside edge of Warner’s bat off a delivery that moved a fraction away from the left-hander.
The Australian media dubbed it as 'Mankading', a name which stuck in popular parlance but was vehemently opposed by legends like Sunil Gavaskar for being 'disrespectful' towards Mankad.
Raja said that Pakistan has planned low-bouncy tracks for Australia's first tour to Pakistan since 1998, keeping in mind Pakistan's strength against a tough opponent.
Warner and frontline pace bowling trio Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood will play in the three-test series that starts March 4 before leaving to participate in the IPL.
David Warner said that he will miss playing cricket with Kane Williamson at SunRisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League.
Warner, who started his IPL journey with the Delhi franchise, became the first buy of the mega auction for the Capitals.
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