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Dhamaka in Delhi



Well well, if you have missed out tonight's encounter between Delhi and Hyderabad, then you have certainly missed out on some serious run feast. Winning the toss and electing to bat first, Delhi has lost couple of early wickets as Sunrisers were again spot on with their line and lengths.

However, their misery wasn't amplified as Pant took up the responsibility and annihilated the Sunrisers bowlers to every nook and corner of the park. Very seldom you find a guy like Maxwell being veiled by his partner's innings; it was the case today when Pant has out shadowed every one until something unprecedented incident took place.

Scoring his maiden century, Pant has smashed all the bowlers of SRH; known for their bowling SRH has turned the tide and chased down 188 like a boss.

At the end of first innings, it certainly looked like an uphill task for the Sunrisers. But what we have witnessed was just scintillating. SRH batsmen were all over the DD bowlers and never let the required rate pressure pile up on them.

While we witnessed a "Pantastic" innings in the first half, we were blessed with other fabulous and flamboyant innings from two of the SRH's batting mainstays. Dhawan rediscovers his lost Midas touch while Williamson continues his flamboyance approach with the bat.

Piling up an unbeaten 176 run stand Williamson and Dhawan have made sure that SRH is the first team to qualify for the playoffs this season, contrastingly DD is the first team to be eliminated from this season.

With everything being said, one has to feel genuinely sad for this young gun. Pant has been doing this for quite some time now but isn't really backed up by any of his teammates.

How often you find a team where three youngsters at the age of 18, 19 and 23 doing the bulk of the scoring with international heavyweights in their side. Such was the DD story this season.

Feeling sad for Pant and happy for Dhawan, it has been an emotional encounter at the capital city of Incredible India where SRH has registered their highest ever successful run chase.



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