Delhi Capitals on course for maiden final

Delhi Capitals on course for maiden final

Prithvi Shaw (56) and Rishabh Pant (49) starred for DC asSRH were knocked out of the 2019 IPL.Prithvi Shaw's stylish half-century and aninnings of brute force from Rishabh Pant helped Delhi Capitals beat SunrisersHyderabad by 2 wickets in the Eliminator in Vizag on Tuesday. SRH were knockedout while DC kept alive their dreams of a maiden IPL final.

DC will take on Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 2 for aplace in the final.

On Friday, Delhi Capitals will take on defending championsChennai Super Kings in Qualifier 2 in Vizag for a berth in the title clashagainst Mumbai Indians. DC have made it to the playoffs for the first timesince 2012 and would be eager to make the most of this opportunity.

Prithvi Shaw led the charge for Delhi Capitals in theirchase of 163. He has been out of sorts since that 99 against Kolkata KnightRiders but on Wednesday, Shaw came out all guns blazing and became only the 2ndteenager to hit 4 fifties after Shubman Gill in the Indian Premier League.

Sunrisers Hyderabad lost Wriddhiman Saha to Ishant Sharmaearly after Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer won the toss and decided tobowl in Vizag. But Martin Guptill hit 4 sixes to help SRH to a rapid startdespite the early setback.

Score In Brief : SRH 162/8 (20 overs), DC 165/8 (19.5 overs)

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