Sehwag gives Delhi first win

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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

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