Daredevils edge Lions in thriller

By on May 10, 2017

A superb knock from India’s & Daredevils brightest young batting talent, Shreyas Iyer, helped Delhi get over the line in a thriller in Kanpur. Chasing a formidable 196 for victory, DD lost early wickets and looked in real trouble, before Iyer stabilized the ship with a splendid 96 from 57. This gave Delhi a huge foothold in the game, and although they wobbled having lost Iyer and others as the match drew to a close, Amit Mishra was able to guide DD to victory by dispatching back to back boundaries in the final over of the game.

Brief Scoreboard

Gujarat Lions 195/5 (20.0 Overs)

Delhi Daredevils 197/8 (19.3 Overs)

Result: Delhi Daredevils won by 2 wickets

Player of the Match : Shreyas Iyer

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