Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bowl first at Ferozshah Kotla ground in New Delhi. Delhi Daredevils started without Gambhir and Shreyas Iyer leading the forces.The newly-promoted captain, Shreyas Iyer played an incredible knock, scoring 93 runs with 10 sixes.
The India Under-19 World Cup-winning captain Prithvi Shaw played a solid knock to score his maiden fifty in the IPL. Shaw, scored 62 off 44, including seven fours and two sixes. Aged 18 years and 169 days Prithvi became the joint-youngest to score a half-century in the Indian Premier League.