Delhi defeated Hyderabad by eight wickets in match 33 of Indian T20 League 2021 at Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday, September 22.
Chasing a modest target of 135, Delhi rode on Shikhar Dhawan (42), Shreyas Iyer (47 not out) and captain Rishabh Pant (35 not out) to seal an eight-wicket victory. With this win, Delhi moved to the top of the points table.
Earlier, last year finalists restricted Hyderabad to 134/9 in their quota of 20 overs. Delhi pacer Kagiso Rabada picked three wickets while Anrich Nortje and Axar Patel bagged two wickets each.
Here's what happened during the match.
It's all over! Shreyas Iyer seals victory with a boundary!
10:56 PM IST: Another clinical performance from Delhi as they beat Hyderabad by eight wickets. With this win, Delhi move to the top of the table!
Another massive hit by Rishabh Pant!
This is just spectacular batting. Rishabh Pant has looked in great touch today as he smashed Khaleel Ahmed for a huge six. The skipper is making it in an easy chase for his side. Delhi 126/2 in 17 overs.
SIX!!! Rishabh Pant, you beauty!
Rishabh Pant anticipated the slower one from Bhuvneshwar Kumar as he clobbered the ball for a huge six. Delhi 107/2 in 15.3 overs.
Shreyas Iyer completes 4000 T20 runs.
Delhi need 50 runs in 42 balls
10:30 PM IST: Since Shikhar Dhawan departed, Shreyas Iyer and Delhi captain Rishabh Pant have looked in complete control. Can they power their side to an easy victory or will we see a late twist like last night?
OUT!!! Rashid removes in-form Dhawan
This is a much-needed breakthrough for Hyderabad. Guess who provides the massive wicket. None other than Rashid Khan does it again as he sends Shikhar Dhawan back to the pavilion. Delhi 72/2 in 10.5 overs.
SIX! What a shot!
Former Delhi captain Shreyas Iyer slog-sweeps Rashid Khan for a maximum. Fantastic strike. Completely nailed it! Delhi 60-1 in 9 overs.