Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals

Indian Premier League, 2008-09

Nagraj Gollapudi

At Centurion, April 28, 2009 (floodlit). Rajasthan Royals won by five wickets. Toss: Delhi Daredevils. Delhi Daredevils 143-7 (20 overs) (A. B. de Villiers 50); Rajasthan Royals 147-5 (18.3 overs) (G. C. Smith 44*, Y. K. Pathan 62*; A. Mishra 3-34). Rajasthan Royals 2 pts. Man of the Match: Y. K. Pathan.

At 64-5, needing a further 80 runs off the last nine overs, Shane Warne's team looked out of contention, but Yusuf Pathan clattered 62* from 30 balls, with six sixes and three fours, to inflict Delhi's first defeat after three victories.

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