Delhi defeated last time champion Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets in the Eliminator match at Visakhapatnam on Wednesday in the qualifiers -2, where they will face Chennai on this ground on Friday. Earlier, batting first, the Hyderabad team scored 162 for eight wickets in 20 overs. For him, Martin Guptill scored 36 runs in 19 balls with one four and four sixes. Delhi have won a playoff game for the first time in the Indian T20 League history.
In reply, Delhi won the match by 165 runs in eight overs in 19.5 overs. When Prithvi Shaw laid the foundation for Delhi's victory, Rishabh Pant delivered it to the threshold of victory. The Prithvi scored 56 runs off 38 balls with the help of six fours and two sixes, while Rishabh scored 49 runs off 21 balls with two fours and five sixes.
Prithvi's aggressive start: The goal in front of Delhi was definitely short, but it was not easy. Needed to play with confidence and did the same thing as the young world shaw and veteran Shikhar Dhawan (17) salute couple. Both gave their team an offensive start. However, after the quick start, Dhawan took care of himself, but the Prithvi retained aggressive style. During this time, the life of the Prithvi was also found, when Basil Thumpi bowled a simple catch at mid-off on the Mohammad Nabi ball in the fourth over. At that time, the Prithvi just scored 15 runs.
Delhi's first six in the innings also came out of the Prithvi's bat. The sixth was seen in the fifth ball of the fifth over. Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled a short ball outside the off side and the Prithvi showed the direction of the third man through an uppercut. However, the fielder was present on the third man, but there was no alternative except to see the ball go for six runs. The Prithvi just hit the ball in Bhubaneswar just before and immediately after the sixes too. Delhi's 50 runs were completed in just 34 balls. After the end of the Powerplay, Delhi had a score of 55 runs.