Pune VS Delhi Live score
Pune couldn’t fulfill the task
One side there is in form side, Pune super giants..Other end there is inconsistent team, Delhi. Safe bet would always be on RPS. RPS couldn’t fulfil their fan’s wish yesterday. In a tight match, Delhi held their nerve and gave shock to Super giants. Play off race is wide on Friday. Only Mumbai has confirmed its berth. With the defeat of Pune, Playoff race has become much more exciting.
Pune would have registered a playoff berth with ninth win yesterday. They dropped the match against Delhi Daredevils. Chasing a modest total of 169 ,Pune fell short of 8 runs. Manoj Tiwary’s fifty went in a vein. HE scored 60 in 45 balls, which included five fours and three sixes. Zaheer Khan and Md Shammi restricted RPS batsmen by grabbing two wickets each..Earlier, Karun Nair scored 64 in 45 deliveries and helped his team to reach 168. RPS will face Punjab in a virtual semi final on Sunday.
From winning position
Earlier Pune too seemed uncomfortable perusing the chase. RPS Lost two quick wickets in the form of tripathi and Ajinkya Rehane. Rehane didn’t even bother to trouble the scorers. Steven Smith stabilized the innings with Manoj Tiwary after the fall of couple of wickets. Pune managed to score 74 in first 9 overs. At this juncture steve smith was caught infront of stumps. Manoj Tiwary was once again involved in partnership with Ben stokes. Stokes scores 33 in just 25 balls in which he cleared the ropes on two occasions.
Dismissal of stokes can be said as turning point of the match. In the following over bowled by Pat Cummins, Dhoni was run out. Christian Dan also failed to make an impact.
Pune reruired24 Runs in final over against Delhi
Tiwary blasted the first two balls of final over, Bowled by Cummins, for a six and brought pune ‘s hopes back to live. Pat Cummins ensured that the next four deliveries were dots. Tiwary was bowled on final ball of the match