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WATCH: Shreyas Iyer goes one-to-one with Ben Stokes in a fight for fielding laurels

WATCH: Shreyas Iyer goes one-to-one with Ben Stokes in a fight for fielding laurels

The fielding highlights of the match were those of Stokes' catch and Iyer's stop at boundary.

WATCH: Million dollar arm! Sanju Samson pays the price for taking on dead-eye accurate Ben Stokes

WATCH: Million dollar arm! Sanju Samson pays the price for taking on dead-eye accurate Ben Stokes

Stokes was bought for a whopping Rs 14.5 crores, making him the most expensive overseas player ever in IPL.

IPL 2017, Match 52: Delhi Daredevils vs Rising Pune Supergiant – Players to watch out for!

IPL 2017, Match 52: Delhi Daredevils vs Rising Pune Supergiant – Players to watch out for!

Rising Pune Supergiant  is now just a win away to confirm their ticket to the next round.

WATCH: Shreyas Iyer's 96 - The classic IPL 2017 knock that didn't make headlines

WATCH: Shreyas Iyer's 96 - The classic IPL 2017 knock that didn't make headlines

For the record, Iyer's was the third big knock scored by a youngster from the Delhi stable, after Sanju Samson's hundred against Rising Pune Supergiant and that peerless 97 by Rishabh Pant against the Lions in their first leg.

WATCH: Delhi Daredevils' Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson 'shake up' Feroz Shah Kotla stadium's top tier

WATCH: Delhi Daredevils' Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson 'shake up' Feroz Shah Kotla stadium's top tier

While Pant smashed his way to a brilliant 97, Samson scored a fluent 61 to guide the Daredevils to a comfortable seven-wicket win over Gujarat Lions.

WATCH: Rahul Dravid trolls himself while discussing Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson's knocks against Gujarat Lions

WATCH: Rahul Dravid trolls himself while discussing Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson's knocks against Gujarat Lions

Though it was an immensely impressive performance from the duo, Dravid did tell them that he hopes they finish the job next time and bat through innings to remain not out till the very end.

WATCH: Gujarat Lions' Suresh Raina consoles Rishab Pant after he misses out on maiden ton in DD vs GL IPL match by three runs

WATCH: Gujarat Lions' Suresh Raina consoles Rishab Pant after he misses out on maiden ton in DD vs GL IPL match by three runs

Delhi Daredevils batsman Rishab Pant played one of the most entertaining knocks in the history of Indian Premier League on Thursday night. Up against Gujarat Lions, Pant demolished the bowlers with a blitzkrieg 43-ball 97 which stunned Suresh Raina's men.

Rishab Pant-Sanju Samson's partnership: Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag bowled over by duo's performance

Rishab Pant-Sanju Samson's partnership: Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag bowled over by duo's performance

Delhi Daredevils' Rishab Pant won massive praise from cricket fraternity by pulling off a sensational chase against Gujarat Lions in Match 42 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017. The 19-year-old caused carnage at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium during his 43-ball 97 and gave spectators entertainment worth their money.

DD vs GL: Rishab Pant, Sanju Samson live up to Rahul Dravid's expectations by making a mockery of Gujarat Lions' 208-run total

DD vs GL: Rishab Pant, Sanju Samson live up to Rahul Dravid's expectations by making a mockery of Gujarat Lions' 208-run total

Dravid, who has spent a lot of time with these players as the coach, would be extremely proud of the way his boys have fought back in the tournament.

IPL 2017: 143-run stand between Pant and Samson is the best I've ever seen, says Karun Nair

IPL 2017: 143-run stand between Pant and Samson is the best I've ever seen, says Karun Nair

Chasing an imposing 209 to win, Pant (97) and Samson (61) recorded a match-winning partnership of 143 off 63 balls for the second wicket to script the second-highest successful runchase in IPL history en route to Delhi's seven wicket win over Gujarat Lions here.

WATCH: Teen sensation Rishabh Pant makes mockery of limited-overs specialist James Faulkner in 24-run over

WATCH: Teen sensation Rishabh Pant makes mockery of limited-overs specialist James Faulkner in 24-run over

Pant, however, failed to complete his hundred. He got out on 97, caught behind off the bowling of Basil Thampi.

IPL 2017, Match 42: Pant-Samson stand sets up 7-wicket win for Delhi Daredevils; diffuses Gujarat Lions' play-off hopes

IPL 2017, Match 42: Pant-Samson stand sets up 7-wicket win for Delhi Daredevils; diffuses Gujarat Lions' play-off hopes

Chasing a mammoth 209, the left-right combo of Pant (97) and Samson (61) plundered the Gujarat bowlers all over the park to raise a 143-run stand of mere 63 balls to overhaul the target with 15 balls to spare.

IPL 2017: We need to keep going with positive mindset despite facing more failures than success, believes Sanju Samson

IPL 2017: We need to keep going with positive mindset despite facing more failures than success, believes Sanju Samson

Delhi are currently at the bottom of the league table with just four points -- from two wins -- from seven matches. The loss against Kolkata today was their fourth successive defeat this season.

IPL 2017: Watch epic Amit Mishra-Sanju Samson stare down after comical dropped catch of Robin Uthappa — VIDEO

IPL 2017: Watch epic Amit Mishra-Sanju Samson stare down after comical dropped catch of Robin Uthappa — VIDEO

The 32nd match of 2017 IPL at Eden Gardens on Friday witnessed two Delhi Daredevils Amit Mishra and Sanju Samson involved in a farcical mixed-up which let off Kolkata Knight Riders' Robin Uthappa.

IPL 2017, Match 32: Brilliant Kolkata Knight Riders humble Delhi Daredevils by seven wickets, move closer to playoffs

IPL 2017, Match 32: Brilliant Kolkata Knight Riders humble Delhi Daredevils by seven wickets, move closer to playoffs

KKR (14 points) have one foot in the playoff with seven wins from nine matches, while DD's campaign is all but over following a four-match losing streak to languish at the bottom of the table with four points from seven matches.

IPL 2017: Hardik Pandya's SENSATIONAL fielding tops Mumbai Indians' brilliant day — WATCH

IPL 2017: Hardik Pandya's SENSATIONAL fielding tops Mumbai Indians' brilliant day — WATCH

Thanks to good bowling and concerted fielding efforts, Mumbai Indians defended a small total of 142 to register their sixth win in last seven matches.

IPL 2017: Sanju Samson's underhand direct hit stuns Mumbai, sends dangerous Jos Buttler back — WATCH

IPL 2017: Sanju Samson's underhand direct hit stuns Mumbai, sends dangerous Jos Buttler back — WATCH

In Delhi's previous match against Kolkata Knight Riders also, Samson produced a stunning fielding effort at boundary to deny a sure six.

IPL 10: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils – Players to watch out for!

IPL 10: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils – Players to watch out for!

Mumbai presently sit top of the IPL 2017 standings with 10 points.

Superman Sanju Samson's flying boundary-rope fielding sets internet on fire – Watch Video

Superman Sanju Samson's flying boundary-rope fielding sets internet on fire – Watch Video

A brilliant batting effort from Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan to beat Delhi Daredevils by four wickets in a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 match.

Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders: Players to watch out for in Match 18 of IPL 2017

Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders: Players to watch out for in Match 18 of IPL 2017

DD vs KKR: The massive wins against Rising Pune Supergiant and Kings XI Punjab must have sent strong signals to KKR camp.