Delhi Capitals Clinch Last Over Thriller To Eliminate SunRisers Hyderabad
Delhi Capitals rode on a half-century by Prithvi Shaw and a quickfire 49-run knock by Rishabh Pant to defeat SunRisers Hyderabad by two wickets in the Eliminator at Visakhapatnam on Wednesday. With this win, Delhi Capitals set up Qualifier 2 clash against defending champions Chennai Super Kings.
Ishant Sharma claimed 2 wickets for Delhi Capitals, bowling out danger man Kane Williamson with a finely directed yorker. (All images courtesy AFP)
Martin Guptill played an important cameo for SRH to make up for the absence of Warner and Bairstow.
Keemo Paul struck thrice for Delhi Capitals, taking the wickets of Manish Pandey, Mohammed Nabi and Rashid Khan.
Prithvi Shaw top-scored in the chase for Delhi Capitals with 56 runs off 38 balls.
Khaleel Ahmed and Rashid Khan claimed 2 wickets each for SRH, bringing them back into the game after Prithvi Shaw's early charge.