Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant said preserving wickets in the run chase was key  to toppling Mumbai Indians by six wickets in Chennai on Tuesday.

Pant also lauded the Delhi bowlers, led by Amit Mishra who rattled a solid Mumbai line-up with four wickets.


Mishra, who made a return to the Delhi side after playing its first match, removed Rohit Sharma for 40. He followed it up with the wickets of Hardik Pandya (0), Kieron Pollard (1) and Ishan Kishan (26) in a spell of four for 24.

“When we started, we were little under pressure. Mishy (Mishra) bhai got us into the game. Bowlers did a great job to restrict them to 136,” said Pant after the win.


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Pant praised all-rounder Lalit Yadav who helped Delhi see off the chase in the final over by remaining unbeaten on 22. Yadav also chipped in with the ball, registering…

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