Delhi whip KKR
Riding on David Warner's unbeaten half-century, Delhi Daredevils recorded a comfrotable seven-wicket win with two overs to spare over against...
Riding on David Warner's unbeaten half-century, Delhi Daredevils recorded a comfrotable seven-wicket win with two overs to spare over against defending champion Kolkata Knight Riders in their IPL match at Raipur on Wednesday. Warner, scored 66 from 41 deliveries while Unmukt Chand contributed 37 runs to steady the innings after the openers fell early.A Chasing an achievable target of 137, Delhi Daredevils made heavy weather of it and lost two early wickets. Skipper Mahela Jayawardene (5) and Virender Sehwag (17) were sent back to the pavilion with the team precariously placed at 23 for two. Warner and Chand formed 95-run partnership for the third wicket, which pushed the innings to a win. However, Chand fell in the 17th over to Brett Lee, with Delhi requiring 15 more runs to win. Earlier, the strugguling KKR managed to put up a paltry 136 for seven on the board. Captain Gautam Gambhir was run out without facing a ball by a brilliant throw by Irfan Pathan. KKR were five for 50 in 9 overs. In the end, Rajath Bhatia and Sumit Narval used the long handle as did Lee who slammed two successive sixes of the last over to provide respectability to the score. Brief Scores: KKR 136 for seven (R Bhatia 26, S Narwal 23, Umesh Yadav 2/36) lost to DD 137 for three (D warner 66 no, U Chand 37)