DC: Delhi Capitals (previously Delhi Daredevils) is one of the most unpredictable teams in the history of the Indian Premier League. The 2020 runner-up have got some serious talent. Over the years, the franchise has given some memorable performances for their fans. They ended up in the top four five times in 2008, 2009, 2012, 2019, and 2021. It is because this team loves playing competitive cricket.
But over the years, there have been some times when Delhi has also had miserable performances. In this article, we will cover the list of lowest scores made by the Delhi Capitals in the history of the IPL. However, Delhi has been dismissed below 100 only 11 times in the IPL in its overall 15 seasons.
Delhi Capitals Lowest Score in IPL
|66||13.4||2||MI||Delhi||6 May 2017|
|67||17.1||1||KXIP||Mohali||30 Apr 2017|
|80||19.1||2||SRH||Hyderabad||4 May 2013|
|83||17.3||2||CSK||Delhi||18 Apr 2013|
|84||15.4||2||CSK||Abu Dhabi||21 Apr 2014|
|87||16.1||1||RR||Wankhede||30 May 2008|
|95||18.2||1||RCB||Delhi||26 Apr 2015|
|95||17.4||1||MI||Delhi||10 Apr 2011|
|98/8||20.0||1||Victoria||Delhi||9 Oct 2009|
|98||17.4||1||KKR||Kolkata||10 Apr 2016|
3. DC (80 all out) vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2013
The third lowest score for Delhi Capitals came against the 2016 champions, Sunrisers Hyderabad. It came in the 48th game of the 2013 season in Hyderabad. After winning the toss, Delhi chose to bat first. But they had a pretty horrible performance with the bat. They kept losing wickets at regular intervals. Seven DC batters got out below 10 runs. The highest scorer was Unmukt Chand, who made 17 runs.
DC registered their third lowest IPL score and the whole team got out for 80 in 19.1 overs. In reply, SRH also started cautiously, but in the end, made it to the match. SRH scored 81/4 in 13.5 overs and won the game by 6 wickets. Thus, with the third lowest total, Delhi lost the game.
2. DC (67 all out) vs Kings XI Punjab in 2017
The second lowest score for the Delhi Capitals came against Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings). It came in the 36th game of the 2017 season in Mohali. Punjab won the toss and decided to bowl first. And their bowler proved to be the right decision for the team. Delhi started with two wickets for seven runs within three overs. After that, the whole team got all out for 67 in 17.1 overs.
Corey Anderson was the highest run-scorer with 18 runs. 8 players couldn’t touch the 10-run mark. In reply, Punjab made the chase very comfortable, that too without losing any wickets. Both openers scored an unbeaten 68 runs in just 7.5 overs to thrash Delhi by 10 wickets. Martin Guptill made 50* off 27, while Hashim Amla remained not out on 16* off 20.
1. DC (66 all out) vs Mumbai Indians in 2017
The lowest score for the Delhi Capitals came against five-time champions, the Mumbai Indians, in 2017. It came in the 45th game of the tournament in Delhi. Delhi won the toss and decided to bowl first. MI had a brilliant start and made 79 runs for the first wicket in 8.4 overs. Lendl Simmons made 66 off 43, while Kieron Pollard scored an unbeaten 63* off 35 balls.
In the end, a late flourish by Hardik Pandya (29* off 14) provided MI a good finishing touch. MI made 212/3 in their 20 overs. It was a good total to chase. But Delhi failed in doing that. The whole team got dismissed for their lowest total of 66 runs in 13.4 overs and lost the match by a massive margin of 146 runs.
Team Wise Lowest Score in IPL
|CSK Lowest Score||Mumbai Indians Lowest Score|
|RCB Lowest Score||Delhi Capitals Lowest Score|
|KKR Lowest Score||SRH Lowest Score|
|LSG Lowest Score||Rajasthan Royals Lowest Score|
|GT Lowest Score||Punjab Kings Lowest Score|