IPL 2019 Eliminator highlights: Pant heroics helps DC beat SRH by 2 wickets

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Delhi Capitals Rishabh Pant bats during the VIVO IPL T20 cricket match against sunrises hydrabad.


Delhi Capitals, who had lost the way after a blazing start, were brought to cusp of victory by Pant, who crushed 49 off 21 balls with five sixes as Windies’ Paul completed it off the penultimate ball.

In Eliminator of VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL 2019), Young Keemo Paul gave the final touches to a Rishabh Pant blitzkrieg as Delhi Capitals (DC) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by two wickets in a nerve-wracking IPL match at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.Pursuing an objective of 163, Delhi Capitals, who had lost the route after a bursting begin, were conveyed to cusp of triumph by youthful Pant, who crushed 49 off 21 balls with five sixes as West Indies’ Paul completed it off the penultimate chunk of the innings with a limit off Khaleel Ahmed.Pant, who resurrected the innings from a precarious 111 for 5 couldn’t have chosen a better venue than chairman of selectors MSK Prasad’s home ground to drive home a point on his much debated World Cup exclusion.It was a feeling of history repeating itself for Paul, who had comparatively hit winning keeps running in a U-19 World Cup last in 2016 when Khaleel was the bowler in the last finished. Delhi Capital currently face Chennai Super Kings in the second Qualifier in their offer to make it to the lady IPL last against Mumbai Indians. Requiring 34 from three overs, Pant indicated splendid amusement attention to focus on Sunrisers’ weakest connection Basil Thampi, crushing him for 21 keeps running in the eighteenth over as he expedited the diversion level.http://www.trendingsportsnet.com/latest-ipl-news/ipl-2019-playoffs-mumbai-indians-sets-up-csk-meeting-srh-sneaks-in-with-12-points/ A six off Bhuvneshwar Kumar brought the equation down to five runs before Pant in his bid to finish the game was holed out with five required from seven.

When the chase started, Prithvi Shaw (56 off 38 balls) was in his element in the fifth over bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar when he first played a flowing cover drive, followed by a ramp shot for six over third man and a lofted boundary over mid-off to put Sunrisers on the backfoot

Sensing that Prithvi has taken the lead, senior partner Shikhar Dhawan (17) after collecting three boundaries started playing the second fiddle with 55 coming off Powerplay overs.A standout amongst the most magnificent shots played by Prithvi was a six over long-on when he emitted spinner Deepak Hooda the charge. In the same over, Wriddhiman Saha effected a smart stumping down leg-side to see the end of Dhawan even as Prithvi completed his 50 off 31 balls.Anyway simply like Sunrisers, Delhi additionally lost energy at beginning of the back-10 with Khaleel’s additional pace and bob representing Prithvi and captain Shreyas Iyer (8). Prithvi’s innings had six fours and two sixes. http://www.trendingsportsnet.com/latest-ipl-news/ipl-2019-resurgent-delhi-and-experienced-hyderabad-look-to-survive-elimination/

It was Rashid Khan (2/15 in 4 overs), who them removed Colun Munro (14) and Axar Patel (0) to peg back Delhi at 111 for 5.
Pant, who teed off with a six off Mohammed Nabi, hit him for a second six as 42 runs were required off the last four overs when Pant changed the match.Earlier, Delhi Capitals bowlers pulled the module the center overs, confining Sunrisers Hyderabad to a standard score of 162 for 8 on a decent batting surface subsequent to picking to field.

SRH batsman Deepak Hooda slams into DC bowler Keemo Paul amid the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) eliminator cricket coordinate between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), at ACA-VDCA Cricket arena in Visakhapatnam.

Keemo Paul (3/32 in 4 overs) was ably supported by Amit Mishra (1/16 in 4 overs), Ishant Sharma (2/34 in 4 overs) and Axar Patel (0/30 in 4 overs) as the quartet bowled 40 dot balls between them.

Ishant disposed of Wriddhiman Saha (8), who offered a straightforward catch to Shreyas Iyer at mid-off.

Martin Guptill (36, 19 balls) hit three sixes including two off his countrymate Trent Boult to set the pace in the Powerplay overs which yielded 54 runs.

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