Wood takes English record 5-14 in IPL

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Mark WoodMark Wood played for England successful their caller one-day and T20 bid successful Bangladesh past month
Lucknow Super Giants 193-6 (20 overs): Mayers 73; Khaleel 2-30
Delhi Capitals 143-9 (20 overs): Warner 56; Wood 5-14

England accelerated bowler Mark Wood took 5 wickets arsenic Lucknow Super Giants bushed Delhi Capitals by 50 runs successful the Indian Premier League.

Wood, absent from the IPL since 2018, claimed 5-14 - the best-ever figures for an Englishman successful the tournament.

Earlier, West Indies batter Kyle Mayers deed 73 disconnected 38 balls connected his IPL debut arsenic Lucknow made 193-6.

Delhi were past restricted to 143-9 with Australia's David Warner hitting 56 and Rilee Rossouw adding 30.

In his archetypal implicit Wood removed opener Prithvi Shaw and past Mitchell Marsh successful successive balls but Sarfaraz Khan prevented the hat-trick.

Sarfaraz would aboriginal autumn to Wood, who besides dismissed Axar Patel and Chetan Sakariya.

Wood present has the joint-eighth champion bowling figures successful men's IPL history, portion the erstwhile champion by an Englishman was erstwhile England all-rounder Dimitri Mascarenhas' 5-25 for Kings XI Punjab successful 2012.

"Last clip I was here, I played for CSK and it didn't spell rather truthful well, truthful I wanted to effort to marque an interaction this time," said Wood.

"I'm delighted that it's gone well."

His skipper KL Rahul added: "It was Woody's time today. It's ever a imagination for a accelerated bowler.

"When idiosyncratic is going good and has those kinds of performances, it has a immense interaction connected the squad and connected the effect of the game. It was Woody's time and helium made it count."

Elsewhere, England all-rounder Sam Curran, the astir costly subordinate successful the competition's 16-year history, deed an unbeaten 26 arsenic Punjab Kings made 191-5.

They past restricted two-time champions Kolkata to 146-7 successful 16 overs erstwhile rainfall stopped play with Punjab winning by 7 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method.

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