The Delhi Daredevils won their second consecutive match in a row to move up to 6th spot in the points table and keep their hopes alive for a semifinal berth although it looks too difficult for them. They beat Gujarat Lions by 7 wickets tonight.
The Lions posted 208/7 in 20 overs. Suresh Raina (77) and Dinesh Karthik (65) were the top scorers. Rabada and Cummins took two wickets each.
Delhi Daredevils banked heavily on Sanju Samson (61) and he did not disappoint. But, it was wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant who hit 97 off 43 balls with 6 boundaries and 9 sixes to snatch the game away from Gujarat Lions.
Daredevils made 214/3 in 17.3 overs and won the match convincingly. Rishabh Pant was adjudged ‘Player of the Match’.