DDvGL Match ended with a thrill few days back but Daredevils ensured that the next is as simple as a one sided affair for them. Delhi Daredevils cruised to victory by 8 wickets with 16 balls left and sit comfortably in the second position.
DDvGL Match Summary
Zaheer Khan is at twilight of his career and leading a pack that was most underrated team before the start of the tournament. Zak and Rahul Dravid as coach has transformed the team and Delhi Daredevils are sitting at No 2 now after the DDvGL match.
Gujarat Lions Batting Failed
Gujarat Lions were asked to bat first and they failed miserably. Tight and discipline bowling helped DD to take one after the other wicket. It was Dinesh Karthik and Ravindra Jadeja who offered some resistance and took the score to fighting 149 runs.
Delhi was on the top
It was Chris Morris who almost snatched a win against GL in the last match. But Q De Kock and Rishabh Pant made sure that he does not need to come on to the crease today. Delhi Daredevils lost couple of wickets before marching to the target in the 18th over.
The DDvGL match has boosted the NRR of Delhi team by a large margin and it will be difficult to stop Delhi from entering last 4 in IPL 2016.
|Gujarat Lions – 149/7 – 20 Overs|
|Dinesh Karthik – 53(43)||S Nadeem – 3-0-23-2|
|Ravindra Jadeja – 36(26)||Zaheer Khan 4-0-27-1|
|Delhi Daredevils – 150/2 – 17.2 Overs|
|Risabh Pant – 69(49)||S Kaushik -4-0-29-1|
|Q de Kick – 46(45)||R Jadeja-2.2-0-21-1|