IPL 2018: Delhi Daredevils pull off consolation win against Chennai Super Kings
He is the second fiddle to a chase and he banked on his trusted lieutenant Ravindra Jadeja to take the team over the line once Ambati Rayudu holed out at mid-wicket off Harshal Patel after seamlessly notching up a half-century. The frantic scampers between the wickets, the ill-timed hoics fell deflating 34 runs short of the target.
The defeat might not hamper their CSK’s chances of finishing in the top-two but wooden-spooners DD exposed the frailties in their death-over game—both with the bat and ball. A strike-rate under 75 in a 23-ball stay for 17 is a telling statement of diminishing ability.