Rishabh Pant (DC): Not a birthday present, was a tough match, we made it tough for ourselves. In the end if we win everything is fine. In the powerplay, they came hard and got away. After that we bowled some good overs. In the end, they got away with some extra runs. With the bat, Prithivi got us to a good start. We were always in the chase as it was a low total, in the end we got over the line. Prithvi is going to play that well and Shikhar is going to help him playing that way, but started well. We got what we needed from him and in the Hetty (Hetmyer) finished it off for us. (On Ashwin's promotion) We were just trying to keep the right-left combination. Big win, because of this we can be absolutely sure that we can finish in top two. So it's a great win for us
Dhoni (CSK): We were looking to get closer to 150. After we lost a few wickets, around the 15-16th over mark the platform was nice. We failed to accelerate. I thought it was a tough pitch. Anything close to 150 would've been a good score. It's a two-paced wicket. It's not like it slowed down drastically. Can't just play your shots. That's what the Delhi batters also faced. The taller bowlers were getting movement. It was a very good effort to make a game out of it. Was important not to give too many in the first six. Was one expensive over in the first six, but when quality players are batting it can happen.
Delhi Capitals won by 3 wickets
Over 19.4 Dwayne Bravobowls a pitched up deliveryto Kagiso Rabada, Boundary! Moves across in the crease and flicks it away to the fine leg fence. Hetmyer pumps the air.
Over 19.3 Dwayne Bravobowls a good length deliveryto Axar Patel,out Caught by Moeen Ali!! Axar reaches out and drills it straight to Moeen Ali at cover. A catching practice.
Over 19.2 Dwayne Bravobowls a pitched up deliveryto Axar Patel, no run, gets forward and flashes his bat and misses the cut
Over 19.2 Dwayne Bravobowls a pitched up deliveryto Axar Patel,2 wides
Over 19.1 Dwayne Bravobowls a good length deliveryto Shimron Hetmyer, 2 runs, backs awat in the crease and slapped to deep extra cover for a couple