Delhi beat Chennai by 3 wickets in match 50 of the Indian T20 League 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday.

Chasing a paltry total of 138, Delhi batters were off to a brisk start with Shikhar Dhawan smashing Deepak Chahar for 21 runs in the fifth over.

A flurry of wickets in the middle got Chennai back into the match with Shardul Thakur leading the charge with figures of 4-0-13-2.

However, a crucial inning from Shimron Hetmyer 28 (18) helped Delhi cross the finish line and move to the top of the points table. 

Here's how the match unfolded. 

Delhi go on top of the standings!

The victory has now taken Delhi to the top of the standings. A good hard-fought win for Pant and Co. They are now looking as serious title contenders this year. That's it from us today. Follow SportsAdda for all the live updates. 

Delhi win!

On the pads, Bravo misses his line. Rabada flicks it towards fine leg fence for a four! Delhi win by 3 wickets 

Out! Axar goes!

Is there a twist in the tale? Axar Patel departs for 5. Delhi need 2 off 3 balls

Delhi need 6 off the final over!

Hetmyer gets Delhi closer to victory. Should be their game from here. 26 from 17 balls, what an innings he has played tonight. 

Dropped! Gowtham spills a simple chance

Low full toss from Bravo, Hetmyer smacks it straight down long on's throat. Gowtham drops a relatively easy chance. Delhi need 17 off 14 balls

Delhi need a big over!

Equation 28 off 18 now. Time for Hetmyer to unleash his shots

Out! Dhawan is out caught!

Dhawan will have to walk back this time around. Wide outside offstump from Shardul, Dhawan looks for the big booming cover drive. Moeen Ali positioned there plucks a fine fine reflex catch. Big wicket for Chennai, Delhi are slipping here. Need 38 off 30 balls 

Review for a caught behind...

Dhawan survives a caught-behind appeal. Sigh of relief for Delhi fans. It's getting tight here. Delhi need 38 off 32

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