Sehwag gives Delhi first win

Sport
FILE Photo. Delhi Daredevils batsman Virender Sehwag bats during a twenty over circket match. The Delhi Dardevils picked up their first IPL win this season, beating the Mumbai Indians by 6 wickets, with Sehwag posting 95 runs. Picture: AFP PHOTO /Luigi Bennett

Delhi – The Delhi Dardevils picked up their first Indian Premier League win for the season when they beat the Mumbai Indians by a massive nine wickets on Sunday.

The Indians batted first, posting a target of 161 runs.

Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma were in great form with the bat, hitting 54 and 73 runs respectively.

The Daredevils bowler’s struggled against the Indians, with Umesh Yadav managing to take two wickets.

The Delhi Daredevils had their work cut out for them, but Mahela Jayawardene and Virender Sehwag were in absolutely inspired form.

Jayawardene batted for 59 runs off 43 balls, and Sehwag smashed a whopping 95 runs off 57 balls, hitting 13 fours and two sixes.

The Indians bowlers had absolutely no reply to the Devils attack and Delhi picked up their first win, putting an end to a six game losing streak in this season’s IPL.

-eNCA

COMMENTS

     

LATEST STORIES

South Korean prosecutors sought arrest warrants on Friday for the captain and two crew members of the ferry that capsized two days before with hundreds of children on board.
Nearly 20 Filipinos and a Danish filmmaker were nailed to crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday, a practice the Roman Catholic Church frowns upon.
Utility back Ulrich Beyers will start at fullback for the Bulls against the Waratahs in their Super Rugby match on Saturday.

TOP STORIES view all

Twenty-four people have died and 34 others sustained injuries on South Africa's roads since the start of the Easter weekend.
The second installment of the Wits Great Debate was more about belittling each other in an attempt to secure votes than presenting solutions.
Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) made a new wage offer to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union on Thursday in a bid to end the strike in the platinum sector.

NEWS STREAMcloseview all

This is the overlay

eNCA Subscriptions

Close