Leg Spinner Imran Tahir returned a three-wicket haul after skipper Jean-Paul Duminy and Shreyas Iyer's batting exploits as Delhi Daredevils ended a nine-match losing streak at home with a 37-run win over Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League match, here today.
Mumbai Indians take on Delhi Daredevils in the 21st match of the Indian Premier League at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium. While DD have won two out of five matches, MI are in a spot of bother having lost four out of five matches.
With Delhi Daredevils having lost nine matches on the trot in the IPL, captain Jean-Paul Duminy is keen to set the record straight when they take on Mumbai Indians at the Feroz Shah Kotla here tomorrow.
Opener Mayank Agarwal and Yuvraj Singh struck half centuries as Delhi Daredevils snapped their 11-match losing streak in the IPL cricket tournament by beating Kings XI Punjab by five wickets here today.
JP Duminy-led Delhi Daredevils take on George Bailey-led Kings XI Punjab in the 10th match of the Indian Premier League at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune. (ALSO SEE: IPL 2015 FULL COVERAGE | POINTS TALLY | SCHEDULE)
Delhi Daredevils, over the past two seasons, have shown a penchant for starting with a fresh team but the idea has its own pitfalls as one doesn't know what is the best combination unlike some of the other settled teams, feels newly appointed captain JP Duminy.
Delhi Daredevils' head coach Gary Kirsten said on Friday he wanted Yuvraj Singh in the team because of his great rapport with him during his tenure as the Indian cricket team boss. He also said the flamboyant all-rounder was motivated more than ever to perform in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Delhi Daredevils' chief coach Gary Kirsten said that he was caught off-guard in respect to the demands and needs of coaching a franchise in T20 leagues like the IPL as the team finished last in the table in 2014.
Hoping to make a comeback into the Indian cricket team with stellar showings in the IPL, new Delhi Daredevils recruits Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan today said they will make their stint with the franchise count to revive their international careers.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has denied reports that the selection of pacer Vernon Philander ahead of fast bowler Kyle Abbott for their team's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand was racially motivated.