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Delhi Capitals won by 2 wickets
DC
165/8 - 19.5/20 ov
SRH
162/8 - 20/20 ov
Eliminator, Visakhapatnam

What a dramatic game. Right to the end, we weren't sure who was going to win. Rashid Khan and Rishabh Pant were utterly epic in those last 10 overs as the pendulum swung this way and that. However, DC's win has meant it's second v third on Friday with a chance to play first in the Final on Sunday. Brilliant entertainment all round today. Thanks for your company, and we'll see you tomorrow for more action from the Women's T20 Challenge.

MoM: Rishabh Pant

Iyer: "I can't express my emotions. I was sitting and those last two overs were like a hell . An amazing feeling and I could see the happiness in everyone's faces. The joy we share after winning was good. Looking forward to the next game. The start they got, it was really good for this track. The way Martin Guptill played, and they carried on with that momentum, they got to a par score. Mishi bowled an amazing spell, and everybody else also chipped in. I think 160 was a good score to defend. I personally feel Shaw and Pant are the sort of batsmen that you can't control and let them play on their own. If you try to stop players like Rishabh and Prithvi, it may not work. If they go on with the flow, they can win you games."

Williamson: "After the first half, we knew we would have to fight hard to defend this competitive total. After thier Powerplay, it was always going to be tricky. We've been in a similar position of strength in the past this season, and it was frustrating to not win. It is frustrating, because we were in that position of strength that we couldn't convert. It looked like a winning total, but they started off really well in the Powerplay. We were able to squeeze them and bring it back, but these sort of wickets, you have to be clinical. We probably missed that a few times. It's been a number of strong performances from us, but today we thought we did well enough to get a winning total, but it was not to be. The depth that we have, without Bairstow and Warner, we have put up some strong performances. We perhaps haven't had the wins that we wanted. If you look at how many times we were on the right side of close matches last year, and we were on the wrong side this year. Small margins, and we couldn't get across the line."

Delhi Capitals win by 2 wickets

End of Over 20 - 7 runs, 1 wicket DC 165/8
Keemo Paul*5* (4b 1x4)
Trent Boult0* (0b)

Four! Keemo Paul finishes it off. DC are in the Qualifier 2! Pulled through mid-wicket

19.5 K Ahmed to K Paul, FOUR, 121.9 km/h short length just outside off stump.

2 required from 2. Trent Boult in. I have no idea which way this is going!

Review! Outside off, swing and a miss and they sneak a bye. But what's going on here?! Has Mishra obstructed the field? They've gone for a review. It's utter chaos. No edge so definitely not out caught behind. But Mishra has changed his angle slightly running. I have no idea what's going on! Mishra's been given out for obstructing the field! WICKET!

19.4 K Ahmed to A Mishra, WICKET!!! A Mishra is out Obstructing the field, 140.96 km/h full length outside off stump.

Worked from outside off through mid-wicket. 2 from 3...

19.3 K Ahmed to K Paul, one run, 125.04 km/h short length outside off stump.

Dot ball! Banged in outside off and Keemo can't connect

19.2 K Ahmed to K Paul, no run, 121.09 km/h short length outside off stump.

Mishi gets bat on ball. 3 required from 5

19.1 K Ahmed to A Mishra, one run, 137.86 km/h short length just outside off stump.

Starts with a wide! SRH do not need that. Round the wicket outside off, but too wide

19.1 K Ahmed to A Mishra, wide delivery.

5 required for DC. They've imploded in this tournament memorably against KXIP, but surely they've got this. Khaleel has got to bowl the over of his life!

End of Over 19 - 7 runs, 2 wickets DC 158/7
Keemo Paul0* (1b)
Amit Mishra*0* (0b)

Close! Beaten outside off. SRH are just about hanging in there!

18.6 B Kumar to K Paul, no run, 126.47 km/h good length outside off stump.

Wicket! Tries to finish it with a six, but finds Nabi at long off. He's furious with himself. Went for the big shot with a one handed helicopter and Nabi collects. Still, what an innings!

18.5 B Kumar to R Pant, WICKET!!! R Pant is out c Mohammad Nabi b Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 128.55 km/h good length outside off stump.

Defended back to Bhuvi. Thoughts from Paul of a single, but Pant says no

18.4 B Kumar to R Pant, no run, 133.91 km/h short length outside off stump.

Tries the short stuff but it's too high and it's wide

18.4 B Kumar to R Pant, wide delivery.

Six! Good night Mr Kumar! Launched over long off. Rishabh Pant is the left handed MS Dhoni, but even more ridiculous! There - I've said it!

18.3 B Kumar to R Pant, SIX, 122.09 km/h good length outside off stump.

Straight to point. 12 off 10...

18.2 B Kumar to R Pant, no run, 132.14 km/h good length outside off stump.

Wicket! Goes for the one handed six over long off, but caught by Nabi in the deep. It'll get Pant back on strike though. Bowled wide by Bhuvi, and Rutherford was always stretching for it

18.1 B Kumar to S Rutherford, WICKET!!! S Rutherford is out c Mohammad Nabi b Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 130.67 km/h good length outside off stump.

What an over for DC. Just 12 required from 12 deliveries. Khaleel or Bhuvi have got an awful lot to do if they're to bring this back before the last over.

End of Over 18 - 22 runs DC 151/5
Sherfane Rutherford*9* (11b 1x6)
Rishabh Pant43* (17b 2x4 4x6)
17.6 B Thampi to S Rutherford, one run, 126.42 km/h good length just outside off stump.
17.5 B Thampi to R Pant, one run, 140.43 km/h full length just outside off stump.

Six! He's doing it on his own! Launched over mid-wicket. Ridiculous hitting and it's down to a run a ball required

17.4 B Thampi to R Pant, SIX, 123.99 km/h full length on middle stump.

Four! On the pads and whipped behind square for four

17.3 B Thampi to R Pant, FOUR, 121.79 km/h good length going down leg.

Six! That is a remarkable shot! Full and outside off from round the wicket, and it's slog swept over cow corner. 24 off 16. Pant-a-long from Rishabh!

17.2 B Thampi to R Pant, SIX, 118.99 km/h full length just outside off stump.

Four! Starts too full and thrashed back down the ground

17.1 B Thampi to R Pant, FOUR, 121.53 km/h full length just outside off stump.

3 overs to go. Khaleel has 2 in his locker, and Thampi and Bhuvi have one. Will SRH stick to tried and trusted? I remember Pant taking Bhuvi to the cleaners in one game at the death last year. It's Thampi to bowl the 18th.

End of Over 17 - 8 runs DC 129/5
Sherfane Rutherford8* (10b 1x6)
Rishabh Pant*22* (12b 2x6)
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