DC vs SRH Man of the Match: Delhi Capitals star batsman was declared the ‘Man of the Match’ for his game-changing knock vs SRH.
During the Eliminator of the ongoing 12th season of the Indian Premier League between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Visakhapatnam, Delhi Capitals defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 2 wickets to qualify for Qualifier 2 of IPL 2019.
Capitals will now face defending champions Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 2 at the same venue on Friday.
After Delhi captain Shreyas Iyer won the toss and put Hyderabad in to bat, they ended up scoring 162/8 in their allotted quota of 20 overs. Opening batsman Martin Guptill top-scored for his team scoring 36 (19) with the help of one four and four sixes. With bowling figures of 4-0-32-3, Paul was the pick of the bowlers for DC.
DC vs SRH Man of the Match
Delhi were powered by a 66-run opening partnership between Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan. Shaw, who was coming on the back of an extended lean patch, top-scored for DC scoring 56 (38) with the help of six fours and two sixes.
That being said, a sudden collapse saw Delhi losing half their side in the next seven overs. Just when DC were looking behind in the chase, wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant played a phenomenal innings to turn the things for his team.
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Coming in to bat at No. 4 in the 11th over, Pant was witness to as many as four batsmen being dismissed with him on the non-striker’s end. Not losing his composure before the shot on which he got out, Pant ensured that he carried his team on the brink of victory.
The 21-year old cricketer scoring two fours and two sixes in the 18th over off Basil Thampi was the game-changing moment in the match. Having scored 49 (21) with the help of two fours and five sixes, Pant was declared the ‘Man of the Match’.