Delhi Daredevils beat Kings XI Punjab by 51 runs

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The Daredevils are now at the fifth position in the points table having won one match and lost the other.

Delhi Daredevils vs KXIP scorecard:Toss: DD won the toss and chose to bat first. He was trapped leg before by leg-spinner Nadeem Shahbaz when the team's score was five. Morris added 16 runs to the team's total before getting dismissed by Sandeep Sharma in the 18th over.

Much was expected from the opener and in-form Hashim Amla but he also flopped when the team needed him most. Then Chris Morris walked in.

The two put on 31 runs in just 2.4 overs, with the South African scoring the bulk of those runs.

Karun Nair's poor form continuedand Shreyas Iyer, playing his first game, looked in good touch before getting caught on the edge of inside circle, one of Morgan's three catches. The flat-bat hit met the ball close to the bottom of Anderson's bat, but he swung with enough bat-speed to clear the leaping fielder at long-on. Mishra claimed Maxwell for the fourth time in five innings. It was the last ball of the 19th over, and Axar Patel delivered it with the singular goal of denying Anderson a hit into his favourite on-side areas. They started off cautiously and then when they tried to up the ante they lost wickets but then Sam Billings stood up to the plate and scored 55 off 40 balls.

In the next over, Englishman Billings joined the party as he hit two back to back boundaries off the bowling of Mohit Sharma.

Glenn Maxwell and David Miller (KXIP) have proven credentials - having caused plenty of damage at the highest level; they are the most important names in the KXIP batting line-up.

The New Zealand allrounder smashed two fours and three sixes in the final two overs, with two of those maximums coming off the final two deliveries of the innings.

For DD, Shreyas Iyer got a nod ahead of Aditya Tare. The opener hit eight boundaries in his 60-run knock.

Cummins wasn't exactly instrumental in the Delhi Daredevils win over Kings XI Punjab but he did take 2-23 in an economical four overs, that saw him claim the scalp of the unsafe Eoin Morgan for 23.

The two stayed together for a while, but the runs didn't come as easily as they would have liked and, as a result, the required run rate just kept climbing up, with the equation, at the halfway stage of the chase, reading 125 runs from 60 balls, as Morgan (22, 20b, 3x4) fell off the last ball of the tenth over. Pat Cummins ends the DD's innings with a brilliant six in the last ball of the 20th over.

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