South African cricketer Faf du Plessis has now reportedly turned the tables on the visitors by claiming that something was amiss about the ball reversing so early on the third day of the decisive third Test at Newlands.
Kings XI Punjab batsmen complemented a fine display by their bowling colleagues as they scored an easy five-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils in their Pepsi Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Tuesday.
After a morale-boosting victory that snapped a six-game losing streak, Delhi Daredevils would look to build on the winning momentum and keep themselves afloat in the competition, as they take on Kings XI Punjab in their Pepsi Indian Premier League match here on Tuesday.
Delhi Daredevils` dismal form in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has not deterred their fans, who turned up at Ferozeshah Kotla in plenty to watch their team take on the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) here on Thursday.
After losing three matches in a row, Delhi Daredevils would be desperate to register their first victory as they lock horns with the Sunrisers Hyderabad who have won two matches out of three in the Indian Premier League.
Delhi Daredevils might not have had an ideal start to their campaign in Pepsi IPL-6, losing all three of their matches so far, but young opener Unmukt Chand said he was confident of his team bouncing back in the tournament.
Delhi Daredevils skipper Mahela Jayawardene admitted that his team faltered in the last 10 balls while chasing 166 against Rajasthan Royals, suffering their second consecutive loss in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday.
It`s not easy to be out of match practice for 10 months especially when one is on the wrong side of 40 and by his own admission, former India captain Rahul Dravid was a ‘bit nervous’ at the start of his innings during Rajasthan Royals` Pepsi IPL match against Delhi Daredevils Saturday.
Delhi have always had a strong squad in Indian Premier League and have reached the semi-finals thrice (2008, 2009, and 2012) - but on all occasions Delhi Daredevils have faltered in the end and failed to make it to the finals on all three occasions.