Daredevils Beats Lions, Courtesy Pant

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  • ALL OVER! Delhi Daredevils chase down 209 to beat Gujarat Lions by 7 wickets
  • 14.3: WICKET! R Pant (97) is out, c Dinesh Karthik b Basil Thampi, 179/3
  • Match 42. 13.4: R Jadeja to R Pant, 4 runs, 177/2
  • 13.2: WICKET! S Samson (61) is out, c James Faulkner b Ravindra Jadeja, 167/2
  • It’s raining SIXES at the Kotla as Samson hit Soni for two big hits in the over. DD 111/1 in 9.3 overs
  • 8.6: S Raina to R Pant, 6 runs, 97/1
  • 7.5: A Soni to R Pant, 6 runs, 82/1
  • 6.2: S Raina to S Samson, 6 runs, 70/1
  • After 6 overs, DD 63/1. Pant 29*, Samson 17*
  • After five overs DD are 58/1!
  • SIX! Sanju Samson with a cracking shot for a six
  • 4,4 Good start from karun Nair who begins with two boundaries in the first over
  • Match 42. 0.3: P Sangwan to K Nair, 4 runs, 5/0
  • Gujarat Lions have posted a challenging total of 208/7. Delhi Daredevils have a tough task ahead
  • WICKET! Another sensational catch, Rishabh Pant this time. Aaron Finch departs, GL 189/6
  • P Cummins to A Finch, 4 runs, 184/5
  • GL are 178/4 after 17 overs
  • patcummins30 sends back Ishan Kishan for 4 as GL’s score reads 178/5
  • 200 very much on the cards for Gujarat Lions. They are 178/4 after 17 overs
  • Corey Anderson takes a stunning catch at long-off to dismiss Karthik for 65. GL 158/4 in 14.1 ovs
  • Finally a wicket for @DelhiDaredevils as Raina is run out for 77
  • After 13 overs, GL 139/2. Raina 77*, Karthik 50*
  • SIX! Dinesh Karthik puts away a short delivery into the stands. Gujarat 138/2 after 12.5 overs
  • Anderson to Karthik, SIX! That’s his fourth maximum in the match. GL 137/2
  • Gujarat Lions are 109/2 after 11 overs!
  • Gujarat Lions are 93/2 after 10 overs thanks to a brilliant partnership between Suresh Raina and Dinesh Karthik
  • Captain Suresh Raina and Dinesh Karthik at the crease for Gujarat Lions2.2: P Cummins to S Raina, 4 runs, 17/2.
  • Gujarat Lions 13/2 after 2 overs. McCullum and Smith sent packing.
  • SO CLOSE!! Raina lifts one in the air and it just evades Marlon Samuels at extra cover
  • WICKET! Marlon Samuels hits the stumps and Smith is on the line. Gujarat lose 2/2. 10/2
  • Brendon McCullum out.
  • After 1 over, GL 10/0. Smith 9*, McCullum1*
  • So the first over is up and GL are 10 for no loss!
  • GL XI: Kishan, McCullum, Raina, Finch, Karthik, Jadeja, Smith, Faulkner, Sangwan, Thampi, Soni.

New Delhi: Placed in the bottom half of the points table, Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Gujarat Lions (GL) face an uphill task in their quest for a play-off spot in the IPL 2017. With their top four hopes not looking very bright, both DD and GL will be desperate to notch up a win when they clash at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi today.

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